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Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge 2017
Friday 9th – Sunday 11th June 2017
We are currently looking for cyclists to join in with our Coast to Coast Cycle challenge.
This is not a RACE or timed event; this is a fundraising event for people who enjoy a physical and mental challenge.
By taking part you are helping raise funds and awareness of Young Carers who face an even bigger challenge throughout their childhood.
About the Crossroads Together Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge:
The Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge involves cycling from Whitehaven on the West Coast to Tynemouth on the East Coast covering approximately 140 miles (225 kilometres).
Starting with your rear cycle wheel in the Irish Sea in Whitehaven the cycle route will take you across the stunning scenery of the Lake District through the North Pennine Moors finishing with your front wheel in the North Sea at Tynemouth.
The cycle challenge will begin on Friday 10th June at 1pm in Whitehaven and will cover three days of cycling:
Day 1 Whitehaven to Penrith 52 miles Approx. 5.5hrs Stay overnight in Penrith
Day 2 Penrith to Consett 54 miles Approx. 7.5hrs Stay overnight in Consett
Day 3 Consett to Tynemouth 27 miles Approx. 3.5hrs