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Tour de Jersey is returning this Sunday with a challenge for every ability

Tour de Jersey is returning this Sunday with a challenge for every ability

Thursday 07 July 2022

Tour de Jersey is returning this Sunday with a challenge for every ability


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Islanders are invited to join Tour de Jersey this Sunday, 10 July, where cyclists and spectators will come together for a great day of activity in aid of the care and support provided by Jersey Hospice Care. The event is kindly being sponsored by Ravenscroft.

There is still time to register and choose from one of four routes that have been designed by Cog and Sprocket owner, Ian Williams. Online registration closes at 6pm on Saturday 9 June or participants can sign up on the day at Albert Pier from 6:15am for the 100km and 50km routes or from 10:15am for the family routes. Organisers are delighted to be offering free registration for entrants under 12. Sign up at www.jerseyhospicecare.com/events.

The routes: 

100km loop of the Island, taking in many hills and stunning scenery as you go. 

50km route is designed for cyclists who want to be challenged but don’t feel confident taking on the full 100km. Features some hills and leg stretch areas. 

24km family route is a great route for the younger cyclists, starting at Albert Pier and following the cycle track all the way to Corbiere and back. 

7km family route is the newest route and something for novice and young cyclists, or those on scooters and balance bikes. It starts at Albert Pier and follows the cycle track to Bel Royal and back. 

Haydn Taylor, Managing Director of Ravenscroft in Jersey, said: “This is Ravenscroft’s third year as sponsor of the Jersey Hospice Care Tour de Jersey and we are thrilled to once again be involved. We are keen to be a part of a community event that brings people together for a great day and an even greater cause.” 

Tour de Jersey will take place on Sunday 10 July, starting at the Waterfront in town in the morning - start time and exact location to be confirmed after registering. For more information or to sign up, visit www.jerseyhospicecare.com/events. Registration per participant ranges from £0 (for under 12s) to £20.

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