26 Sep 2020
Coronavirus COVID 19
Because of the fast-changing Government advice in relation to the COVID 19 crisis, we have moved the Tayside Challenge from the original date of 9th May to Saturday 26th September 2020. All cyclists who were registered have now been transferred to that event. We really hope we will be past the current difficulties and that you will be able to come along on that date. All registered riders have been contacted by email in relation to this but if you have any questions or need further help, please contact us.
We see a cycling sportif as a low-risk event but we always put safety first and so we are reviewing every aspect of our event organisation to ensure minimal risk of any form of infection. Our aim is that at all times we will meet or exceed Government and WHO standards.
Should you register and then subsequently decide to withdraw because of health concerns, we will be happy to refund the registration in full.
This charity Sportive, now in its sixth year, is organised by Perth Kinnoull Rotary Club working in partnership with Malawi Fruits. We are offering a memorable and enjoyable cycling challenge in some of Scotland's best scenery while raising funds to support local Perthshire charities and the international charity Malawi Fruits.
Participants have the choice of the Tayside Challenge 81 - a challenging 81mile route or the Tayside Challenge 46- a more modest 46 mile cycling challenge for those who would not be able to complete the longer route in eight hours or less. Both events feature electronic chip timing and we ask for a donation of £35 for the charities, rather than an entry fee. Because the proceeds go to charity, if you are able to tick the box for gift aid on the entry form then this is a great additional benefit. Participants may choose to raise additional funds through sponsorship if they wish but this is not required.
Our routes taken in some of Highland Perthshire's best scenery and the longer route has a great climb up from Loch Tay just after the half way point. Whatever route you choose you will be sustained by great sandwiches and home baking provided by our team at the feed stations as well as bananas and health bars for that added sustenance
This increasingly popular event fully sold out last year so do not miss out, sign up today.
This event is linked with the Cairn o' Mount Challenge (www.ridingforgood.uk) and the well-established Highland Perthshire Challenge so why not consider entering one or both of those too! The events have the same ethos and Cairn o' Mount offers 30 mile and 80 mile routes - the longer route including the mighty Cairn! Highland Perthshire Challenge is based at Perth Airport and has two routes - 100 miles or 50 miles. Book two events at the same time and you can claim a £10 discount or book all three to get £15 off the total donation!
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge
Dates and Status
Total Places: 400
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