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Longridge and North Preston Rotary Club’s charity cycling sportive to raise funds for Prostate Cancer Research

Posted on - 26th April, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Longridge, Preston News, Ribble Valley News, What's On in Preston
Longridge Rotary Cycling Sportive in aid of Prostate Cancer

Longridge and North Preston Rotary have organised a charity cycling sportive which will go ahead on Sunday 25 July.

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All proceeds will go to Prostate Cancer Research.

Participants will start in Longridge, going over the fell with fantastic views of the Ribble Valley, through picturesque Waddington and on into Yorkshire with views of two of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

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Then, up to Settle on peaceful roads to cross the border again into Cumbria near Sedbergh and on through Kirkby Lonsdale back into Lancashire, passing Stocks Reservoir and through Gisburn Forest and small villages including the centre of the United Kingdom, Dunsop Bridge.

The total ascent is 2212m or 7260ft.

Longridge and North Preston Rotary try to raise funds for Prostate Cancer Research each year as 1 in 8 men suffer with it during their life.

It costs £20 to enter with proceeds going to charity. If you would like to participate, click here.

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