Ayrshire Alps Sportif
08 Oct 2022
This brand new charity Sportif is organised by the Rotary Club of Ayr 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 Ayrshire charities and the international charity Malawi Fruits.
Participants have the choice of the Ayrshire Alps 80 - a challenging 80 mile route or the Ayrshire Alps 48- a more modest 48 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 South Ayrshire's best scenery and there are loads of great climbs - the clue is in the name, this is the Ayrshire Alps for sure! 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
48 mile route:
80 mile route:.
This event is linked with the Cairn o' Mount Challenge (www.ridingforgood.uk), the Tayside Challenge and the well-established Highland Perthshire Challenge so why not consider entering one or more 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; Tayside Challenge has 81 and 46 mile routes. Book two events at the same time and you can claim a £10 discount or book 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: 200
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