Following the great success of last year’s event, leading charity Bowel Cancer UK has once again teamed up with organiser Bike Events to host a sponsored bike ride from London to Windsor on 2nd September 2007.
The London to Windsor Bike Ride is the last in a series of three cycling fundraisers the charity is hosting this year and Bowel Cancer UK hopes that public support for the event will bolster its work to help those affected by bowel cancer and raise awareness of the disease.
The 37 mile route is perfect for a late summer day’s cycling, taking in country roads from Richmond Green to Alexandra Gardens in Windsor. There is also a shorter 29 mile ride, which might be more suitable for families taking part and less experienced riders. Both routes follow the River Thames, winding along leafy lanes and through the pretty villages of the Thames Valley.
The bike ride starts between 9.00 and 10.30 a.m. All that is required to join is an administration fee of £15 for adults and £7.50 for children. Any amount given in addition to this goes to Bowel Cancer UK.
It is also possible to join the ride on the day, as the registration process is very straightforward, and sponsorship can of course be obtained afterwards.
Jock Wright, Events Fundraiser at Bowel Cancer UK, said: “Last year was a great success with 2,100 riders taking part, 500 of whom registered on the day, raising £70,000 for the charity. We would like to encourage people to join us this year and ensure this event is also a success. For families and cycling fanatics alike this is a wonderful event.”
To register and to obtain more information, visit the website.