London to Paris Bike Ride 2018

London to Paris Bike Ride 2018

Event date: 18 September 2018

FUNDRAISING for Wigan and Leigh Hospice is going international with a London to Paris bike ride planned for 2018.

Eiffel Tower

The hospice has just 16 places left for a 300-mile bike ride from the heart of London to the city of love in September 2018.

Cyclists will spend five days travelling through the English countryside into rural France passing by historical landmarks and World War 1 battlefields before reaching the Eiffel Tower.

Information Evening

An information evening will be held at the hospice on Kildare Street in Hindley at 7pm on Thursday, January 25th for those wishing to find out more. To book a place please call the fundraising team on 01942 525566 or email: fundraising@wlh.org.uk

Maxine Armstrong, Fundraising and Lottery Manager for the hospice, said: "This is the first time we have taken a fundraising event international and it's a really exciting challenge.
"The route is absolutely stunning and you'll be raising funds to help your hospice care for local people and their loved ones.
"If you are interested please come along to our information evening to find out more. There is no obligation to sign up afterwards."

When does it take place?

From September 18th to September 23rd, 2018.

When do I need to sign up?

There are just 16 places available now which will be allocated on a first come first served basis so please confirm your place ASAP.

What is included?

- 5 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis, including the night before the ride.

- ferry crossing/Eurostar

- All food apart from dinner on board the ferry and lunch in Paris

- support vehicles

- Support from Skyline crew and 1 member of the hospice fundrising team

-mechanical support and basic spares 

How much sponsorship do I need to raise?

You need to raise a minimum of £1,900 which includes all of the above. If you need advice or help with ideas on how to fundraise the hospice fundraising team is here to support you.

How do I sign up?

Contact the fundraising team on 01942 525566 or email: fundraising@wlh.org.uk

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