9 Days – 12 Riders – Over 900km
A team of 12 riders are saddling up to take on the Trust’s first-ever Largs to Cowes Charity Cycle in May 2019.
The dedicated dozen will take on the whole 940km challenge (584 miles) from the Trust’s base in Largs on Scotland’s West Coast to its headquarters in Cowes on the Isle of Wight between Saturday 4 May to Sunday 12 May. Joined by 10 different day riders on each leg., in total, more than 100 cyclists will don the lycra to support young people in recovery from cancer.
Run in association with adventure sport event specialists, GP Sport, the riders will cycle approximately 100km a day, with the shortest leg 77km to Nottingham on day six and the longest 126km to Samlesbury, near Preston on day four.
In addition to riding through some of Britain’s most striking and memorable scenery and enjoying the sense of achievement from completing a personal challenge of this scale, riders will stop to visit young cancer patients and medical staff at hospitals in Nottingham and Oxford, which both have strong connections to the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.