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Ride To Amsterdam For Prostate Cancer

20 January 2015

Take part as part of a Crewe Alexandra riding team between 12-14th June

 

Sign up to Prostate Cancer UK’s London to Amsterdam Challenge as club champion and you could lead your team into Europe in June 2015.

 

The ride

 

we kick off our 145 mile ride on Friday morning at the Matchroom Stadium, home of Leyton Orient FC. The ride soon leaves London behind and heads into Essex, with a half time break at Colchester FC.12-14 June 2015Taking place

 

The final part of day one takes us on to Harwich where we board the overnight ferry to Hook of Holland.

 

The second half of the Challenge gives you the time to get to know your team mates as we ride through the Netherlands on cycle tracks. As we enter Amsterdam, crossing canal after canal, we finish at the famous Ajax Stadium, ahead of a Saturday night relaxing or celebrating in the city.

 

We return to the UK on the Sunday morning by train to Brussels and then the Eurostar to King's Cross St Pancras.

 

Being a club champion

 

As club champion, you’ll bring together a team of cyclists to represent your club. It’s a great opportunity to make new friends at your club and across The Football League. Plus revel in the challenge of leading your club to the top of the fundraising league table!

 

Do you have what it takes to be a club champion?

 

You’re a loyal supporter with strong connections at your club

You’re a good organiser, communicator and able to motivate your team

You want to help raise money to save men’s lives

Cycling ability is not important!

 

As club champion you’ll have the full backing of your club and Prostate Cancer UK’s #L2A team.

 

What’s included in the ride?

 

Fully supported ride with guide, medics, bike mechanics and support vehicles

All meals (excluding breakfast on the first morning and lunch on the Sunday)

Celebration meal in Amsterdam

Accommodation – en-suite cabin on ferry and 3-4 star hotel in Amsterdam

Transport – Ferry crossing and return travel train to London via Eurostar

 

Plus as a club champion you’ll also receive the following benefits

 

No registration fee for club champions, just a commitment to raise £1,200 in sponsorship. This covers your event costs and helps fund our life saving work. (standard entry riders will pay an up-front registration fee of £149 and commit to raise £1,000 in sponsorship)

Support from your club to recruit and promote your club’s team.

 

Contact us now

We can provide all the information you need to decide if being club champion is for you. We’ll tell you more about the ride and share examples of how clubs raised money last season.


We’ll then ask your club to formally endorse you, and give you the support you need to take your team back into Europe!


Find out more by contacting Vicky Haywood at cycling@prostatecanceruk.org or call 020 3310 7019.


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