The Edge Cycle RideJoin the ride
Maglia Rosso, Lawshall Road, Hawstead, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK
July 11, 2021 9am - 5pm
The Edge is an exciting cycling challenge event in aid of the Hospice, taking place on Sunday, 11 July. Riders can choose to cycle 15 miles, 30 miles, 60 miles or 100 miles.
For 2021 we are introducing a new family-friendly option of 15 miles (this route can also be completed by individuals).
The event, which is sponsored by Atkins Dellow, features four distances offering beautiful views of the West Suffolk countryside, starting and finishing at Maglia Rosso Cycling Centre in Hawstead.
All route maps will be available to event sign-ups nearer to the event. Those taking part must wear a helmet at all times.
After completing the route, participants will receive a goody bag supplied by Maglia Rosso, a bespoke designed medal, and a snood. There will also be refreshment stops along the routes.
- Fifteen miles – individual entry: £15, or a £25 flat-rate family offer for a family of up to five.
- Thirty miles – £25
- Sixty miles – £35
- One hundred miles – £45
Make your challenge a sponsored one
Any additional funds you raise by taking part in this event will help fund the much-needed services the Hospice provides across West Suffolk and Thetford for those facing dying, caring and grief.
If you wish to support the Hospice further, you can set up an online giving page through JustGiving, or we can send you a downloadable version of our sponsorship form.
Registering people under the age of 18
For the individual 15, 30, 60 and 100-mile rides, the minimum age for participants is 14 years old. There is no upper age limit. Participants aged between 14 and 17 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult at the event at all times.
For the 15-mile family ride, the minimum age for participants is eight years old. There is no upper age limit. Participants aged between eight and 17 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult at the event at all times. The maximum group size for the family ride is five, including at least one responsible adult.
All adults must make the decision as to whether their under 18-year-old is capable of doing the route.
All riders taking part in the event must have either completed a cycling proficiency test or have adequate experience of cycling on public highways.
We are monitoring the developments relating to the coronavirus pandemic and following the updates and advice given by the UK Government. The health and safety of our supporters, volunteers and staff is paramount and we will continue to monitor the situation and make recommendations as required.
Following the government’s announcement that the end of Covid-19 restrictions has been delayed, we have added in some extra measures to make sure The Edge not only complies with government guidelines but is as safe as it possibly can be for those taking part, our staff and volunteers.
Please take the time to read all about the procedures and measures that will be in place during the event, which will help us keep everyone safe. You can find out more about the measures and processes in place at Hospice-run events by clicking here.
We’d ask that everyone please keeps to the social distance guidance while at the event at all times.
Registering for the event
- Track and Trace will be in place, we will have a QR barcode that you can scan on your phone upon arrival, and we will also have details from your registration form.
- We ask that you arrive 30 minutes before your ride time to sign in at the registration desk.
- As you register your attendance at the registration desk, please sanitise your hands with the gel provided and collect a face-covering that is yours to keep for the event.
- We also ask that you remain socially distanced when queuing at the registration desk and before the ride sets off.
- Depending on the number of people completing each distance, we may stagger riders and set people off in smaller groups.
- Should anyone wish to sign up on the day, they will be asked to register inside the Maglia Rosso shop and pay the entry fee, cashless if possible or to provide the right amount of money in cash, which will be deposited in a donation bucket, so no cash is handled.
During your ride
- Please maintain social distancing when needed.
- As you approach water stops along the route, we ask that you wear a face covering and sanitise your hands with the gel provided.
- Water stops must not have more than six people gathered and will adopt a one-way system.
After you finish
On completion of the ride, you must sign back in at the registration desk. Upon arrival, please sanitise your hands and help yourself to a goody bag, which will contain your medal.
If you cancel, the registration fee is non-refundable, sponsorship can be offered back although any fees incurred to St Nicholas Hospice Care from online donation pages or equivalent will be deducted first. If St Nicholas Hospice Care cancels the event, we would seek to provide an alternative date or offer a refund.
We’d like to thank those supporting this event.
Our event sponsors Atkins Dellow
And Thomas Ridley Foodservice, who has kindly agreed to provide refreshments for riders.
Using your data
St Nicholas Hospice Care will only ever use your data in relevant and meaningful ways to you. You can learn more about data protection and change your preferences at www.stnicholashospice.org.uk/yourdata.
Event Terms and Conditions
To read our event Terms and Conditions, please click here.
Please note that details are subject to change, in line with government guidelines.