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Chance to get up close at Cycle Wiltshire

Chance to get up close at Cycle Wiltshire

Enter the Cycle Wiltshire Sportive on 3 May 2014 for your chance to win a seat in the service neutral car during the Wilton Grand Prix on 4 May 2014. This is your chance to experience an elite road race up close. All you need to is enter the Sportive on the Saturday, then bring your number to the pro race on Sunday to be entered into a draw to win this amazing opportunity. So if you are ready to experience the fast paced action of an elite road race now is your chance. To enter the Cycle Wiltshire Sportive visit the Cycle Wiltshire website.

Cycle Wiltshire, part of Wiltshire Council’s A Legacy for Wiltshire partnership, is a unique opportunity for people to take to the road on their bikes, as well as experience the excitement and thrill of top-class cycling in their local community.

The Cycle Wiltshire Sportive event is on Saturday May 3 and gives people of all cycling abilities the chance to take part in a picturesque ride through Salisbury and the surrounding area. People will have a choice of three distances to ride: 20 miles for the beginners and 64 miles or 100 miles for enthusiasts and those looking for an extra challenge. There is also a one mile route for youngsters and their families keen not to miss out. The event starts at Five Rivers Leisure Centre, Salisbury from 8:30am.

There will also be displays and exhibition stands as well as entertainment for all the family to enjoy at the Sportive Village at the leisure centre.

The weekend’s cycling fun continues on Sunday May 4 with the Cycle Wiltshire Grand Prix. This elite cycle race, part of the British Cycling National Road Race series, will see 100 elite riders from top professional teams taking part. Local people can line the route to support some of the best riders in Britain as they compete. The race starts at 11am and will finish on its tenth passage through Wilton at 3pm.

For more information on both days of the event and to sign up people should visit the Cycle Wiltshire website

People can also find out about a number of other events taking part in their local area throughout the year by visiting the Wiltshire Council events site

People can also get regular updates on Twitter by following @CycleWiltshire


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