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London to Glasgow – Cycle for Palestine 2017

February Special: 50% off one sign-up if booking 2 or more spaces (coupon code: map50)

Take on a 1, 3 or 6-day cycling challenge and help to raise funds and awareness for our projects in Occupied Palestine and Lebanon. The route will take riders out of the buzz of London into the beautiful English and Scottish countryside ending with a celebration in Glasgow City Centre.
Join hundreds of cyclists for an unmissable experience combining a physical challenge and sense of camaraderie all in support of the health and dignity of Palestinians.

Deciding to go on the ride was one of the best decisions I have made.’
Niul Dillon Hatcher, Cycle Palestine 2016 rider

About this Trip

What’s Included

  • Choose to ride 1, 2 or all 6 days of our fantastic London – Glasgow route
  • 1, 2, 6 nights hotel accommodation (twin share, half board)
  • Detailed route info, gps data, & route profiles
  • Turn by turn signing covering the whole route from London – Glasgow
  • Full event support crew include qualified mechanics and medics
  • Experienced ride leaders to inspire, support and motivate riders of all abilities
  • Fully loaded pitstops catering for all nutritional requirements
  • Broom wagon support for riders to rest tired legs
  • Pre -event training plan
  • Access to exclusive training days
  • MAP fundraising pack & fundraising support

Extra’s / Not Included

  • Travel to & from the event
  • Return bike & luggage transfer to London (£65)
  • Bike & helmet hire
  • Single Supplement (£35 per night)
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Personal Travel Insurance

 

Trip Dates

London – Glasgow (6 days riding, 6 nights):  July 4th – July 9th 2017

Weekend Package (2 days riding, 2 nights):  July 7th – 9th 2017

One Day (1 day, 1 night): Choose to ride any single day from July 4th – 9th 2017

Costs:
• Full Route:  6-Days London – Glasgow:  £350 (£1500 minimum fundraising target)
• Weekend Challenge:  3 nights, 2 days.  Carlisle – Glasgow  £200 (£500 minimum fundraising target)

• One-Day Challenge: (Including 1 night accommodation) £100 (£200 minimum fundraising target)

75% of fund raising must be completed one month before your challenge

Extras
• Single Supplement (£35 per night)
• Bike & luggage transfer back to London from Glasgow (£65)
• Bike & helmet hire (1-3 days: from £95  6 days: from £150)

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: London - Rugby (97 Miles)

Ride through Britain’s capital city and then head for the countryside via backroads.  We take you through The Chilterns AONB, idyllic English villages and several other areas of typical British scenery.

Day 2: Rugby - Manchester (100 miles)

Today the route hits the edge of The Peak District National Park and watch out for stags as we pass through Cannock Chase finishing in Manchester.

Day 3: Manchester - Lancaster (77 miles)

One of the most beautiful and challenging days of the ride as we pass through The Forest of Bowland.  Enjoy the seaview before descending into the historic city of Lancaster

Day 4: Lancaster - Carlisle (72 miles)

We pass through the world famous Lake District National Park where the ride reaches its high point on the Kirkstone Pass.  After a spectacular ride along the edge of Ullswater and a short climb out of the park you will have earnt the 20 mile descent into the finish.

Day 5: Carlisle - Dumfries (50 miles)

After the climbs of The Lake District today we cross into Scotland and the fast rolling terrain of the Scottish Borders.  A day of cycling fun from start to finish.

Day 6: Dumfries - Glasgow (75 miles)

After the spectacular views on the climb out of Moffat the ride descends towards our finish point and celebrations in the City of Glasgow.