Action Medical Research – who fund vital research to help sick and disabled children in the UK – are making a last call for entries for their Peak District Challenge charity cycle ride which is set to take place on Sunday June 15.The challenge offers a choice of four ride options: Cool (41miles), Classic (74miles) and Champion at a leg-thumping100miles, all setting out from the HSBC Sports Club in Dore, Sheffield.
The routes take in stunning scenery and unparalleled cycling terrain along the way to present you with this epic ride. All three distances promise awe-inspiring views as riders tour this beautiful national park. Challenging climbs on the longer routes include up Mam Nick from Edale and then all three routes climb up from Froggatt on the way back. All riders will take in part of the lovely Derbyshire Dales, with the longer routes also passing through the Hope and Goyt Valleys.
This Peak District Challenge is part of the charity’s popular RIDE100 series of one-day bike rides that take place in fantastic cycling locations across the UK. All include chip timing, food and water stations, lunch, marshals and mechanics. Cyclists participating in the Peak District 100will be raising money to help fund medical research into conditions affecting babies and children.Action Medical Research has been funding medical breakthroughs since it began in 1952. The charity is currently supporting work around stillbirth, epilepsy, meningitis, cerebral palsy and brain cancer, as well as some rare and distressing conditions that severely affect children.
For more information about the Peak District Challenge and to register, visit the website action.org.uk