All profits will go to Just Drop In Who provide free and friendly services for children and young people from Macclesfield and surrounding areas and do all that they can to provide support to those who need a bit of help in finding their feet or who are struggling with their emotional health and wellbeing.
Bikeathon is sponsored by Macclesfield Town Council
17+ for the 33 & 64 mile routes
14-16 year olds are welcome on the 33 & 64 mile routes but must be accompanied by a parent / guardian.
1-99 year olds are welcome on the Family 12 mile route
12 mile family ride heads north out of Macclesfield along The Middlewood Way towards Poynton where the route joins the road and heads south back towards Macclesfield. See route here
33 mile ride around the beautiful Cheshire Plain with its quiet hedgerow lined lanes.
The route heads west from Macclesfield towards Jodrell Bank then north towards the feed station at Great Warford Baptist Church. Then it is on to Alderley Edge and Mottram St Andrew before returning to the Macclesfield town centre where the welcome of the finish line awaits. See route here
The longer 64 mile route follows the above 33 mile route to the feed station at Great Warford. It then continues west, following quiet Cheshire lanes towards Tatton Park taking in views as you ride through the parkland. From here more country lanes link to Byley where the route turns for home heading northeast back towards the feed station for another refreshment stop and the final push back to Macclesfield to collect your well earned finishers' goodies. See route here
This event offers the option to purchase upgraded refundable terms, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.