A new points participation challenge will be part of UCI Highclere Castle Sportive on Sunday 8th June 2008.
Victor Ludorum Points Challenge: This challenge is open to all teams whether entered as a Club, Company, Organisation or Sports Association. Earn a point for your team by just taking part and completing a course Each member of the team will earn up to 6 points whatever distance is completed on the day Trophy will be awarded to the team accumulating the most points Participation from all levels of cycling abilities Encourages teamwork; each team member matters Raises donations for The Fire Fighters charity through private and/or Corporate sponsorship
This is how it works: Enter either the 200km, 120km or 70km distance challenge and Enter your Club, Company, Organisation and Sports Association team (Spelt correctly!) The following points will be applied regardless of the distance entered: Achieve Gold Standard – earn 6 points for your Team Achieve Silver Standard – earn 3 points for your Team Achieve Bronze Standard – earn 1 point for your Team All points earned will be allocated to your Club, Company, Organisation, Sports Association team Points Challenge trophy will be awarded along with Fire Fighters sponsorship donation recognition award.
Enter online at www.cyclegb.co.uk.
Highclere Castle organisers Ken and Barbara Robson commented “We are very pleased to support The Fire Fighters Charity and each year we make significant donations as a result of T-shirts sales, post event sports massage, and supplier donations.
The Points Challenge is an invitation to cyclists at all levels and abilities to come and take part in UCI Highclere Castle sportive challenge and be proud of a team result, knowing that their personal contribution can help towards both team success and fund-raising.“
Want to find out more? Visit www.firefighterscharity.org.uk.