Cornwall Hospice Care Events

Lands End to John O’Groats Virtual Cycle Challenge

Sign Up Today Setup a JustGiving Page

Event Details

Date:
1st January 2021
Registration Deadline:
1st December 2021
Event type:
Cornwall Hospice Care Events
Difficulty:
Suitable for all
Distance:
874 Miles
Fees and sponsorship requirements:
£25.00 - Adult Entry
Contact details:
Cornwall Hospice Care Fundraising Team 01726 66868 option 3 events@cornwallhospice.co.uk  
Location:
, , ,
Map Unavailable

1st January 2021 Events image

Well folks, here we are in another Lockdown. The feedback we received for our lockdown challenges last year was that it gave people a goal, a reason to get up and get out to achieve a challenge. The huge success of Tour de Cornwall and positive feedback around mental health has spurred us on to new challenges. One of our supporters has suggested a virtual cycle from Lands end to John O’Groats. Well we’re up for it if you are! Its 874 miles and we reckon around 20 miles cycling a week on average throughout 2021. We’re giving you all year to achieve it and any miles you cycle will count, including our Coast and Clay cycling event this July.

So drag that rusting bike out of the garage and give it some love or you can do it on your exercise bike, spin bike, Peleton, skateboard or wheelchair, whatever, you just need to be rolling.  We’re offering another spanking medal and certificate on completion and lots of encouragement and laughs in our Strava Team.

You can do this on your own or you can enter as a team. Do it anywhere, anytime. The idea being to get us all motivated to get out and get moving and of course raising some critical funds for the Hospices.

Entry fees are £25 per adult and there’s a spot of Merch on offer too! Grab yourself a Team CHC Cycling Jersey, or Supporter T-shirt to show the world you’re supporting your local Hospice. Purchase here.

Whilst this is all great fun, It would be amazing if you could find a few friends to support you, every penny counts to fund the care we provide at Mount Edgcumbe and St Julia’s Hospice and you will have helped make a huge difference in these tough times. So please remember to set up a JustGiving page when you register, a modest of goal is very achievable and feels amazing when you beat it, knowing its going to fund those last treasured moments.

All you need to do is sign up, download  the free Strava App, join our Team CHC Strava Club and share your stories, photos and achievements and we’ll shout them out on our media channels.

Can I cycle my own route?

Yes you can cycle anywhere, anytime, it’s up to you how you get your distance. You can do it on your own or as a team.

How do I fundraise?

Set up your JustGiving page and share it everywhere to tell the world who will instantly empty their purses into your fundraiser from the sheer shock of learning that you are going to cycle 874 miles. If you want to fundraise for a particular Hospice, sign with just giving to Cornwall Hospice Care and then let us know which Hospice, St Julia’s or Mount Edgcumbe you are supporting.

We’re giving until 31st Decmember 2021 to complete your ride. Upload your rides on strava. We’ll also send you a challenge tracker to upload your monthly miles. When you finish just send us your tracker history and we’ll send you the medal and a smashing certificate to hang on the wall.

On a more serious note, we’re facing a national crisis like no other while still keeping our two hospices open 24/7. With your help we’re continuing to care for terminally ill people in Cornwall and we need you to ensure we maintain this core service.

With all our shops closed and our fundraising events postponed, we need you now more than ever. We are, as a charity, totally reliant on the support of people like you.

£20 funds an hour of our specialist nursing care. If 100 people raised £200 each for us that’s 1000 hours of nursing care.

You could help make that happen, sign up today and invite your friends.

For all cyclists, sponsorship is optional. But please we need you now more than ever and every penny counts to fund those last treasured moments

What happens next?
  1. Register today by clicking on the above red button.
  2. You will receive a confirmation email from our booking platform letting you know that your registration was successful. There will also be details on how you can join the Strava Club.
  3. Setup a JustGiving sponsorship page. Please do so, just £20 raised makes a huge difference to the care we offer.
  4. Share your fundraising page with your friends and family to raise sponsorship for Cornwall Hospice Care.
  5. Start Cycling now
  6. Keep going and build up your distance to complete 874 miles by  31st December 2021
  7. Once you have completed the event, share your distance with us and we’ll be in touch to celebrate your success.
Downloads
LEJOG Terms and Conditions of Entry

See the Terms and Conditions of Entry to LEJOG virtual Cycle Challenge

LEJOG Sponsor Form

You can use this paper sponsor form alongside your Just Giving page

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration process

Sign up using the red button at the top of this page. Once completed, in the confirmation mail you will get a link to access the Strava Club and setup your JustGiving page.

Is there an age limit to take part?

No, none whatsoever!

Everyone and anyone can take part.


Will there be finishers medal?

Yes, and it will suitably enormous. After you complete your distance on we will ask you to send us your evidence and you will receive your finishers medal in the post. The deadline for completion is 31st December 2021

Cancellations and transfers

Registrations are strictly personal, firm and binding and fees shall not be refunded for any reason.

If you are unable to take part please let us know as soon as possible by calling 01726 66868 (option 3).


Event Cancellation Refund Policy

If the event is cancelled due to reasons beyond our control, we may at our discretion offer a refund of your entry fee(s). However, we reserve the right to deduct an amount to cover the expenses incurred in setting up the event to ensure that Cornwall Hospice Care and our associated partners are not out of pocket due to running this event.