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JE James urges cyclists to get into Tour de France spirit on hospice ride

Lead rider..??? in the lead up Holme Moss climb on the Tour de France Stage 2..6th July 2014 ..Picture by Simon Hulme
Peak District National Park Authority's Holme Moss.

Lead rider..??? in the lead up Holme Moss climb on the Tour de France Stage 2..6th July 2014 ..Picture by Simon Hulme Peak District National Park Authority's Holme Moss.

Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospice is urging as many cyclists and volunteer marshals to get into the spirit of the Tour de France and take part in JE James and Derbyshire Times Flagg Challenge on July 27.

Cyclists can sign up now or can register on the day for the event which offers a 55, 25 and a 10 miler to helps raise money for the hospice, on Ashgate Road, at Old Brampton.

It starts at Ashgate Hospice from 9am, on Sunday, July 27, and returns after completing routes around the beautiful Peak District countryside.

Signing-on for the day begins from 8am before the Grand Depart from 9am.

Following the event there will be a free goody bag, soup-and-a-roll.

Co-sponsors JE James, of Brimington Road North, Chesterfield, are providing refreshments and also selling raffle tickets for a Specialised racing bike.

Entrants receive sponsor forms and a map. Entry costs £20 and people can register via http://www.ashgatehospicevents.co.uk/bike/bike.htm or to get details they can contact events@ashgatehospice.nhs.uk, Emily Evans on 01246 568801, or Derbyshire Times’ Jon Cooper at jon.cooper@derbyshiretimes.co.uk and on 01246 504524.

Budding volunteer marshals are also urged to call Emily or Jon.

 

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