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Bike Oxford 2020

31st May

  • 31/05/2020 - 31/05/2020
  • Cycle
  • Oxfordshire

Bike Oxford 2020

31st May

  • 31/05/2020 - 31/05/2020
  • Cycle
  • Oxfordshire

When?

31/05/2020

Where?

Oxfordshire

What?

Cycle

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to growing concerns surrounding the Coronavirus. For more information please contact the event organisers.

If you have any questions in regards to fundraising, please speak to the events team on events@helenanddouglas.org.uk

Bike Oxford is a day of marked rides of 25, 50 and 80 miles taking in the best scenery of Oxford and the surrounding countryside. The event aims to showcase the very best of local produce at its feed stations and the post-ride festivities make for a memorable day on and off two wheels.

Date: 31st May 2020
Registration fee: £10 (refundable when you have reached your fundraising target)
Minimum fundraising target: £100

Sign up here

Location: Oxford Rugby Club, Iffley Road or new for this year there is an alternative start/finish at Chipping Norton Rugby Club
Time:
07:30 – 08:30 for 80 milers
08:30 – 09:30 for 50 milers
09:30 – 10:30 for 25 milers

As an entrant you will benefit from:

  • A free medal at the end of your ride.
  • Timing and routes via the new Iconic App.
  • Hot food and a bar on your return to either rugby club.
  • Fully waymarked routes with a back up route map and GPS files.
  • Feed stations on the long and medium routes showcasing the best produce from local food and drink suppliers.
  • On-course first aid support.

This event is not organised by Helen & Douglas House and therefore registration fees do not go to the hospice, it is only your fundraising that will support Helen & Douglas House. If you have any questions in regards to the event itself then please contact the organiser, details can be found on their website.

Why should I cycle for Helen & Douglas House?

Your participation in Bike Oxford 2020 is going to make a real difference to local terminally ill children and their families. It costs £3.6 million a year to run our hospice and provide our outreach nursing service to help families at home and we cannot do this without your help.

Toby is five-years-old with a complex neurological condition called Dravet Syndrome, which means he experiences very frequent and severe seizures. The family was referred to Helen & Douglas House by their Health Visitor in October 2014, when Toby was 11-months-old.

‘The breaks at Helen & Douglas House keep us sane. They allow us to be the people we are. We’d fall apart without it.’ Tim, Toby’s Dad said.

‘Helen & Douglas House picked us up out of a deep dark hole and got us on our feet again.’ Kim, Toby’s Mum.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

We are monitoring closely the developments relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and following advice given by Public Health England.

The current advice is that all mass events should still go ahead.  

If we are advised to cancel any event by Public Health England you will be notified by an email from our Events Team here at Helen & Douglas House and also by Eventbrite.  

We will also post Event notices on our website and social media channels.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) in respect of our events please do contact Hannah Smart or Julia Woodcock in the Events Team at events@helenanddouglas.org.uk

Thank you for supporting local terminally ill children and their families.