The Tour de Furness charity cycle event is organised by the Rotary Club of Furness to raise money for St Mary’s Hospice and for 2017 the Bay Hospitals Charity – BayB’s Appeal – raising additional funds for the new maternity unit at Furness General Hospital as well as others. The idea of the event is to get cyclists of all abilities joining in to have fun and raise money for charities of their choice.harities of their choice.
The 2017 Tour de Furness will be on Sunday 10th September. We have a choice of four routes from 5 to 50 miles to test your physical fitness, but remember, ‘this is not a race!’ If you’d like to take part please have a look at the four excellent routes that take in some of the most breathtaking scenery the Furness peninsula has to offer and see our ABOUT page for entry details.
The 5 mile route is suitable for novices and families with children.
The 13 mile Tour de Furness route should appeal to family groups and the leisure cyclist
The 23 mile route is for people who want to do more than 13 miles, but not quite as far as 50.
The “Furness 50” is suitable for cycling enthusiasts.
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Who We Help
- 17th St Perrans Scouts
- The Christie Youth Ward
- Animal Refuge Barrow
- Alzhiemers Society
- Help For Heroes
- Dalton Rugby Club
- Local MacMillan Nurses
- Jo’s Appeal
- Northwest Air Ambulance
- Furness Oncology Unit
- Inner Wheel Club of Barrow
- British Bikers Relief Foundation
- Children with Cancer
- Morcambe Bay Renal Patients Association
- Rotary Club of Furness
- Prostate Cancer UK
- Sandside Lodge
- St Mary’s Hospice
- Bay Hospitals Charity – Call the Midwife Team