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Pedal with the Parcs as a VIP


We’ve got three pairs of tickets to give away for this year’s first ever ‘Pedal with the Parcs’ event in association with Center Parcs. You’ll get an all expenses paid week of riding in the height of the British summer time, and get to rub shoulders with the many celebrities already signed up for the event.

The event consists of a series of charity bike rides designed to appeal to all abilities of cyclists and will raise money for SPARKS, the pioneering children’s medical research charity and will be backed by sporting celebrities, and the National Byway.

On four consecutive summer Sundays cyclists will be able to take part in a 50-mile challenge ride or a 10-mile family fun ride in countryside around each of the four Center Parcs villages. The rides will be open to members of the public as well as Center Parcs guests, providing the perfect way to get active and enjoy the summer with friends and family.

In addition to the main event, Center Parcs have also created a special team of 6 people who will undertake the ultimate challenge by cycling every one of the four 50-mile challenge rides taking place at each of the Center Parcs villages plus the journey in between each Center Parcs’ location. The team, which will include celebrities and sports professionals, will begin at Whinfell Forest in Cumbria, cycling on to Longleat Forest in Wiltshire, across to Elveden Forest in Suffolk, then finally to Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire – a total of nearly 800 miles!

Interested? All you need to do to take part is answer the following simple questions and you could be in with a chance of riding with all the celebs and cycling stars, be accommodated in 4 star hotels and dine with the Pedal with the Parks team on the night before the challenge. The best thing is it’s entirely up to you how many miles you want to put in and how much of the challenge you want to take on.

So, what we want to know is:

  • Are you available for one week between the dates of 23rd July 2006 and 13th August 2006?

  • Which of the following 4 Center Parcs venues are you closest to?

    Whinfell Forest in Cumbria
    Longleat Forest in Wiltshire
    Elveden Forest in Suffolk
    Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire

    Simply send your answers in to [email protected] and we’ll pick six lucky readers to receive a star studded week of VIP treatment during the event.

    Good luck!

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