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Galloway reCycle Sportive

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Saturday 11th August 2018

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Wednesday 20th December 2017
Entries Close
Thursday 9th August 2018 at 20:00
Courses
102 Miles; 67 Miles; 30 Miles
Entries so Far
166 Riders
Entry Fees
102 Miles   £30.00   
67 Miles   £30.00   
30 Miles   £25.00   
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A beautiful cycle ride organised by The Rotary Club of Kirkcudbright

Please enter early as it makes it easier for us to plan and organise the event. We have kept the same low entry fee of £25 if you enter by the end of July, but from the 1st of August the online fee for the 67 and 102 mile routes increases to £30. For all 3 routes entry on the day will be a further £5 (i.e. £30 for the 30 mile route and £35 for the 67 and 102 mile routes).

Choose between 102 Miles, 67 Miles or 30 Mile circular routes on quiet Galloway roads, all routes clearly arrowed and marshalled. 

  • Feed Stations
  • Electronic Timing
  • Support vehicles and motor cycles on patrol in case of problems
  • Food when you finish.
  • Broom wagon to bring you back if you "just can't go on", for mechanical or other reasons!

For more information see  www.gallowayrecyclesportive.co.uk/

By running the event with volunteers, we manage to keep our expenses to a minimum, and hence maximise the amount raised for charity.  Your enthusiasm for cycling and participation in this event will ultimately help those less fortunate.  All money raised goes to charity: half to Rotary charities, and half going to our  two cycling-related charities.  The first is ‘Killie Can Cycle’ which is based in Kilmarnock.  They collect bikes donated from around Ayrshire and restore them to working order, selling them at low cost to children in Scotland. They also supply bikes to children in third world countries.  Check out their website http://killiecancycle.webs.com  We are also supporting a Rotary-based charity Bikes 4 Africa which delivers refurbished bikes to schoolchildren in The Gambia to enable them to attend school from remote rural locations.  Details of this highly successful programme can be seen at www.jolerider.org/programmes/bikes4africa which highlights the dramatic impact these bikes have in raising the standards in education.

Some quotes from previous participants:

Well organised as ever, great day- thanks Kirkcudbright Rotary- Susanne Greeley

Massively enjoyable event, huge thanks to the organisers and fellow riders.- Robert Duncan

Hi. Would just like to say my husband, brother, friend and I had a fantastic time on Saturday doing your well organised event. Could you please send us some pictures please. This would be very much appreciated. Will definitely be back next year.- Margaret Irvine

We took part in the 67 mile Sportive on Saturday. This is just to say how much we enjoyed the event (our first sportive) - excellent organisation, very friendly officials and marshals and excellent food!  Thanks to all who helped, and we'll definitely be back next year.- Bob and Susan McClean

Well sign posted and marshalled. Friendly atmosphere - I signed up to cycle myself but quickly found others also cycling themselves. Excellent soup and cakes! Generally just a well organised event particularly with the time chip system.- Helen Steele

Thank you for a fantastic event on Saturday.  I think it was the best organised sportive I've ever done, great route, great refreshments, lovely marshalls, great weather (so glad it was on Saturday - not Sunday).  Have already recommended it to everyone on Facebook and will be back.  Thanks to all involved.- Miriam & Graham Adcock

Well done on staging another excellent event and laying on good food, good support and good weather. A little less wind next year, please, for the closing miles. The soup at the end is always a treat - one of my favourite meals of the year. I suspect a secret recipe. The Tunnocks, too, are a treat. Everyone is friendly, the setting and route are first class. One of my favourite rides of the year. I hope it was a successful day from your point of view and a good amount raised for the cause.- Graham Moss 

Thank you for organising such an excellent event.  Without doubt the friendliest and best organised of the many sportives I have ridden.  The route was scenic, varied and set at a sensible challenge level. The signposting and catering of the highest quality with the additional bonus of a Tunnocks Caramel wafer at every stop....what more could a man want!! Without doubt one that my club mates and I will enter again.- John Logue
 

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