Ride Chartridge routes revealed

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Event: 11 May 2014

Ride Chartridge, the first annual cycling sportive to take place in Chesham, will be hosted by Chartridge School on 11 May. The event routes can now be seen to give you a feel for the rides involved within the overall event.

Delivered in association with IBB Solicitors, the event is organised by parents in support of the school.

The sportive features a 100KM route for the serious rider and a 45KM option for anyone who wants to get on their bike and enjoy a beautiful ride through the Chilterns. There will also be a range of cycling-related activities at Chartridge School for the whole family.

Ride Chartridge is a British Cycling registered sportive, with both rides providing an excellent way to enjoy the local scenery, meet new riders and raise money for the school. Places are still available, so to sign up go to www.ridechartridge.com.

Everyone who takes part can look forward to a clearly signed route with marshalls, a well-stocked lunch stop, electronic timing service, event photographs and a goody-bag.

In addition to cyclists, the Ride Chartridge team welcomes interest from individuals and businesses that would like to help support the event. To get in touch please email: contact@ridechartridge.com.


The Black Run - 100km:
A challenging cycle-sportive covering 100km of cycling throughout the beautiful Chiltern countryside. The route will be safe, scenic and well signed. Registered entrants will receive a number and timing chip to record their finishing time and a goody-bag as they cross the line. There will also be an excellent food-stop to help participants remain well fuelled throughout the day. This ride will suit keen cyclists over the age of 16.

The Red Run - 45km:
A scenic cycle-sportive covering 45km of rolling hills. If you need an excuse to use that new bicycle that you received for Christmas, this is it! The route will be well signed with refreshment stops and all participants will benefit from chip timing and a goody-bag. This ride will suit riders of all abilities that are prepared to put-in some training, older children may take part under the supervision of an adult.

The Blue Run - family activies:
An event in itself, a variety of activities at Chartridge School for families and friends to get involved. A nominal fee on the day will allow younger children access to a host of cycling related fun and games.

There will be mechanical support for cyclists at HQ, along with medical support to ensure a safe and fun experience for everybody. The Chartridge School Association will be running a BBQ & licensed bar on the day. There will also be the opportunity to purchase stunning family photographs.

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