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Grand Depart: Yorkshire Tour Challenge

This is a once in a lifetime challenge to cycle the 120 miles of first stage of the Tour de France

Jul 03 2014

Jul 05 2014

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3-5 July 2014

In 2014, the world’s greatest cycling event, the Tour de France, makes its Grand Depart from Leeds in Yorkshire on 5 July. The Yorkshire Tour Challenge takes in the key features of the Grand Depart route from Leeds to Harrogate as it passes through the Yorkshire Dales over a gruelling 120 miles.

 Once you have completed the days cycling you will stay overnight in Leeds with the opportunity to watch and cheer on the world’s greatest cyclists in the official Grand Depart of the Tour de France.

 The event includes:

  • Fully signed and supported route with roving mechanics, water-stops, snacks and experienced support crew
  • Transfer from Harrogate back to Leeds
  • Two nights accommodation in Leeds
  • Celebration meal

How to register

To secure your place on this unique challenge, all you need to do is follow the link below and pay your registration fee:

 To book your place on the Grand Depart Yorkshire Tour Challenge and fundraise for Help the Hospices please click here

Registration fee: £99

Minimum sponsorship: £600

 Our support for you

 We pride ourselves on supporting our fantastic team of fundraisers every step of the way, our support includes the following:

  • Fundraising pack
  • Fundraising merchandise
  • Unlimited supported from the challenge events team
  • Cycling jersey
  • Training tips and information
  • On the day presence

 Further information

If you would like further information about this new and exciting event you will find it here. Alternatively you can contact Help the Hospices Events.

Visit http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/getinvolved/fundraising/events/cycling/granddepart/

Admission Price:


Event Type

Active & Health – Cycling

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