Ride some of the finest roads in the Lake District from north to south, with three distances on offer to suit every level of cyclist. Ride for the Roy Castle team and receive a cycling jersey, excellent fundraising support and a post-ride celebration.
Stunning Lake District scenery and challenging climbs feature in this non-competitive sportive which follows roads ridden by the pro cyclists in the Tour of Britain race.
Three routes will be on offer, all professionally managed with mechanical support, well-stocked feed stations, free photography and a hot meal at the finish.
The rides take place on Sunday 15 Sep, temperatures at this time of year average around 15°C. The 75 and 100-mile participants will set off at 8am.
On the day registrations for the Family Ride open at 7am, with the 12-mile event starting 1-3pm.
Setting off from Kendal Rugby Club, the three routes wind along quiet country lanes towards the quaint village of Staveley, from where they enter the Lake District National Park.
Got the sportive fever and need a new challenge in a superb location? Get yourself to Cumbria and explore the Lakes on a 68 or 94-mile ride. You'll have the opportunity to test your legs on The Struggle, an aptly named climb with sections above 20%.
Nestled in the south-east corner of the Lake District, Kendal is the gateway to nearby Lake Windermere and a hub for outdoor pursuits and family activities.
Why not make a weekend of it in England's largest national park? A trip up Scafell Pike is a must if you're into your hiking, Old Man of Coniston also makes for a great climb.
No trip to the Lake District would be complete without a dip in one of the sixteen beautiful lakes, the nearest of which is Windermere. Enjoy canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and more via the Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation are the official charity partner of the 2019 event - they are the only UK charity dedicated solely to defeating all forms of lung cancer.
Roy Castle are offering FREE places in this sportive, in return for just £150 in fundraising.
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Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in both men and women, killing over 46,000 people every year in the UK. Early diagnosis is the key to reducing this high mortality rate and your support makes a huge difference to this.
Every year we fund numerous research projects into two main areas: the early detection of lung cancer and the patient experience. We also provide care and advice through our lung cancer support groups, patient information days and specialist information packs, and campaign for better outcomes for patients.
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