Arran Cycle returns with new third route!
Wed 13th February 2019
Get on your bike for the Rangers Charity Foundation and join our popular Arran Cycle Challenge on Saturday 8 June!
Following the success of the last two years, we’re launching a third route which offers a new distance of 34 miles, perfect for families and beginners to enjoy.
For those who are looking for more of a challenge, you can still sign-up to our existing 55 and 72 mile distance – all routes mainly feature quiet roads, allowing you to enjoy all the sights the beautiful island of Arran has to offer!
The 3 distances suit all cycling abilities:
34 miles: the South Island loop could take just 2 – 4 hours depending on your experience. But there’s no rush! Why not take your family along and enjoy a nice, leisurely and fun cycle?
55 miles: a full loop of the island which should take roughly 4-6 hours depending on fitness levels.
72 miles: the longer distance will see riders cycle a figure of eight, traversing the island, starting and finishing in Brodick. This route should take 6-8 hours depending on fitness levels but is for more experienced cyclists only.
Participants will require a roadworthy bike to take part and we would request that you have your bike safety checked beforehand. Wearing a cyclehelmet will also be mandatory.
We will provide support vehicles, snack and water stops, lunch and return ferry tickets within the registration fee. Participants also have the option to stay the night before and/or after the cycle.
The adult registration fee for this event starts from £35 and covers all expenses for administering your place.
We would ask that all participants raise an additional £100 or more in sponsorship – meaning you’ll become a True Blue Hero and will receive a medal from a Rangers First Team player! Funds raised will help the Foundation make a real difference on behalf of the Rangers Family - whether we're supporting our charity partners or our own community programmes, every penny raised will go a long way.
John Brown, who took part in 2017’s event, commented: “The event was brilliant, the weather spectacular and the Arran scenery beautiful! There was a great bunch of people taking part last time, and great camaraderie on the day. It was a tough challenge – but all for a great cause. Good luck to everyone signed up for this year’s event!”
To sign up, click HERE.