A cyclist finishing the Ride for Ryder event and celebrating

Ride for Ryder - The Sportive 2022

Date

10th July 2022

Address

Dean Close School
Shelburne Road
Cheltenham
GL51 6HE
England

Distance

40km, 60km, 90km and 130km

Contact

Leckhampton Court Hospice events team
01242 395 450
Event location map

51.892654568263, -2.1047722530259

Get on your bike for Ride for Ryder - The Sportive 2022 and enjoy some of the most stunning routes in the Cotswolds, while raising vital funds for local families needing our expert and compassionate care.

Sue Ryder cyclists at the starting line for Ride for Ryder
A Sue Ryder cyclist giving the thumbs up at the starting line

Saddle up for another year

Online entry is now closed, but you can still sign up on the day.

Saddle up for a stunning ride around the glorious Cotswolds with Ride For Ryder - The Sportive 2022, kindly sponsored by Allstone Speedy Skips. One of the longest running and best loved charity cycling events in the Cotswolds, the event returns for its 34th year on Sunday 10 July 2022.

With a range of cycle routes, everyone can help support Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice and the expert, compassionate care we provide.

On the day

Online entry is now closed, but you can still sign up on the day.

We are delighted to be able to announce On The Day Entry will be available again this year. 

Should you wish to join us and register on the day, please note you will need to arrive for your chosen distance as outlined below:

  • 130km - Arrival from 07.45hrs (1st riders departing from 08.30hrs) 
  • 90km - Arrival from 09.00hrs (1st riders departing from 09.30hrs)
  • 60km - Arrival from 10.00hrs (1st riders departing from 10.30hrs)
  • 40km - Arrival from 11.00hrs (1st riders departing from 11.30hrs)

*Car parking available from 7.30am - 4.30pm (see rider pack for details) 

Please note, we kindly ask all riders (online and on the day entries) not to come onsite before your arrival time. This will enable us to manage the number of people onsite, the flow of riders and sterilise certain areas, ultimately providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Your cooperation with this is very much appreciated.

Your rider information pack

You can view or download our rider pack for all your event information, including parking maps.

Fundraising

Your fundraising is vital to helping us be there when it matters, providing expert and compassionate care from the only palliative in-patient hospice in the county.

All entrants will receive a finisher’s medal. Early Bird sign ups also receive a food voucher for a hot meal at the finish and all riders raising over £145 in sponsorship will be rewarded with a Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice cycling jersey to ride in on the day.

Two Sue Ryder cyclists in their race gear, ready for the Ride for Ryder event

Fundraise for our care

Want to fundraise for Sue Ryder? Creating your own personalised fundraising page on JustGiving is quick, easy and allows you to keep track of donations.

A team of Sue Ryder cyclists, ready for the Ride for Ryder event

Choose your route

This year we invite you to take part in one of our four beautiful routes, and with a new 60km route, we offer something for all abilities. 

At the start and out on our routes you will be offered support by local bike mechanics, in addition to our team of marshals and volunteers on the course located at refreshment stops and water stations, who will be there to cheer you round and keep you hydrated.

View the routes on Strava

All routes start and finish at Dean Close School. 

Two riders celebrating at the Ride for Ryder finish line
Two riders finishing their route for the Ride for Ryder event

Our partners and sponsor

Ride For Ryder - The Sportive is supported by British Cycling, Dean Close and in2print, and kindly sponsored by Allstone Speedy Skips.

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