Emulate your heroes in fundraising challenge on key sections of 2018 Tour de Yorkshire course

Cyclist Mark Cavendish at a press conference at The Piece Hall, Halifax, to unveil the full route of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Womens Tour de Yorkshire. PIC: Tony Johnson
Cyclist Mark Cavendish at a press conference at The Piece Hall, Halifax, to unveil the full route of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Womens Tour de Yorkshire. PIC: Tony Johnson
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Maggie’s cancer support charity is offering budding amateurs the opportunity to emulate their cycling heroes with an exclusive offer of places in the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride 2018.

This sought-after fundraising challenge is open to every level of ability, with long, medium and short routes, taking in some of the most stunning cycling the Yorkshire Dales has to offer.

The last time the event was in Leeds, this public cycling event sold out within one week.

The first places to ride are now available through Maggie’s charity, helping them to raise vital funds for the new Maggie’s Yorkshire Centre, being built at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.

Maggie’s currently have 19 Centres and one Online Centre open across the UK, providing free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends.

There are exciting plans afoot to open the doors to a brand-new Maggie’s centre in Leeds in early spring 2019.

You can support bringing Maggie’s Yorkshire to Leeds with an opportunity to guarantee your place early amongst the 6,000 cyclists, and ride key sections of the final stage just hours before the Pros on the same roads as the 2014 Tour de France Stage One.

Martin Jenkins, Maggie’s Yorkshire Campaign Board Chairman, says: “Over 30,000 people are newly diagnosed with cancer each year in our region, many of whom receive treatment here in Leeds. Every cyclist who races for Maggie’s will be making a huge difference to peoples lives.”

Full route details will be announced when general entries open on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. To enter through Maggie’s, and find out more, visit: www.letouryorkshire.com/ride

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