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Love cycling? or just want a lovely day out? then why not join DUK's Local Big Bike Ride Rutland Water Sunday 1st July 2012 

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Sunday 1 July 2012

Rutland Water
Normanton Car Park 
Nr Edith Weston
LE15 8HD

A fantastic day out with various routes of 6, 17 or 23 miles so you are sure to find something to suit for every member of the family


There will be a registration fee of £5.00 (advance) or £10.00 (on the day) per cyclist and participants are encouraged to register before the event. We ask that all participants try to aim to raise £50 in sponsorship. To register for this event please fill in the registration form

Cyclists are encouraged to register in advance. We ask that participants try to aim to raise £50 in sponsorship. The person who raises the most sponsorship will win a Sedona bike (or equivalent) worth £349 generousely donated by Giant!  

There will also be runners up a prize of a Quick Fix Combo Pack RRP £29.99 (includes a mini pump, saddle bag, tool, and puncture repair kit)

On the Day

Registration will open from 10:00am and close at 11:00am. Cyclists are invited to set off at their own pace during these times. The registration desk will close at 4:00pm and we ask all participants to return to the registration desk before this time to check back in and recieve their goody bags.


There are a variety of routes to choose from:

  • 23 mile route which loops the whole site including the peninsula
  • 17 mile route which loops the whole site excluding the peninsula
  • 6 mile route from Normanton car park to the Tourist Information Centre



  • Parking (Charges apply)
  • Cycle hire available *
  • Refreshments at start and finish points
  • Toilets on site
  • Cafe's and pubs en route
  • You are welcome to bring your own picnic

*If you would like to hire a bikes you will need to book this well in advance of the day as there will be limited availability. Please call the cycle hire shop directly on 01780 720 888.

Contact and further details

Joy Jones

Regional Fundraiser 
Diabetes UK- Midlands Team
Tel: 01922 614 500

 link to the DUK website for maps and bike hire details