TEAM TOWNEND PUSHBIKE CHALLENGE 2015

 

THE TOUGHEST LAKELAND SPORTIVE

IN LOWESWATER, IN APRIL

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Just £20 including a free cycling bottle, tea and cakes after your ride.

CHRISTIAN & NIGGY

 

The Team Townend Pushbike Challenge is a cycling ride in memory of Christian and Niggy Townend who were killed in a road crash whilst out cycling in 2010. The aims of the day are to raise money for charity, challenge yourself, enjoy cycling and remember Christian and Niggy.

The course itself takes in some of the most scenic and spectacular parts of the Lake District, as well as some of its most challenging roads, including the Whinlatter, Honister and Newlands passes. The first challenge took place in April 2011 and have now raised over £40,000 for charity. Since then it has grown into a popular sportive event, with over 300 riders per year.

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EVENT DETAILS

FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE BRITISH CYCLING PAGE

DATE & TIME

18.04.2015,Start 10:00 am

EVENT LOCATION

Loweswater Village Hall,Loweswater,,Cumbria,CA13 0PR

INFO

Complimentary tea and cakes included. Close to the Kirkstile Inn, the best pub in the Lake District!

THE ROUTES

The Short One

 

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Best for new, young or intermediate riders, the short course is 22 miles long and heads down the Lorton Valley before taking the Whinlatter Pass.

After a winding descent into Braithwaite, the course then snakes up over the challenging Newlands pass and drops into the Buttermere Valley. Then it’s homeward bound alongside Crummock and back over to Loweswater.

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The Long One

 

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Best for experienced riders; the long course is 40 miles long and follows the short course until it turns left at the bottom of Newlands pass. You’ll climb the imposing Honister Pass before dropping into the stunning Borrowdale Valley.

Turn left at Grange then follow the high road alongside Derwentwater and over to the second ascent of Whinlatter Pass. After descending into Lorton you then turn left down the valley towards the Loweswater finish.

DOWNLOAD LONG ROUTE GPS FILE

OUR SUPPORTERS

We couldn’t put the event on without support from all our families and some key businesses. Thank you all.
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SUPPORT OUR CHARITY ROADPEACE

OVER £40,000 RAISED SO FAR

Join Us For An After Party!

Music, food, fine ale and an auction

Just buy a ticket from our store for £5 or pick up a ticket on the day.

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NEWS FLASH CENTRAL FROM TEAM TOWNEND

Times and Star call for more cyclists for the TT Challenge

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The Team Townend Challenge 2015 was featured in the well renowned Times and Star this week to call for more cyclists to join the event and raise money for our charity Road Peace.

The Times and Star has been a huge supporter of the event since the inaugural event in 2011, helping raise awareness and generate support from the local community.

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