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Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).


Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).


For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).


These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.
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Manchester 100 Km

Sunday 03 Sep 2017

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The Christie Manchester 100km
The Christie Manchester 100km will take you through beautiful country lanes that start and finish at Wythenshawe Park and that sweep through the stunning Cheshire landscape. Cyclists will return to a warm welcome by Team Christie where they can enjoy a well-earned massage.
Money raised from The Christie Manchester 100km helps to provide inspiration and hope to cancer patients and their families, as well as helping to carry out more research, give more people the very best treatment and care – and save even more lives.
Entry fees only pay for the safe running of the event; The Christie charity needs participants to raise sponsorship to help revolutionise the fight against cancer.
Don’t just take our word for how great this event is:
“Organiser Bike Events once again made looking after 3,000 riders seem easy and hoped to improve on last year’s healthy six-figure sum raised for the Christie Hospital.” Cycling Weekly on the Manchester 100 ride.
"A group of friends did the Manchester100 in 2012, we've ridden several Sportives this year and we all agreed what a fantastic event this was. From the very start it was well organised, well signposted, a marshal at the junctions letting us know there was a clear road ahead. The feed station/cafes again exceeded expectation, a relaxed atmosphere, well staffed and well organised. And when we came across the finish line to applause, a band playing, and a certificate and gift..absolutely brilliant. Thank you Bike Events, you really know how to do it." A. S.


THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.

Ride Details
StartWythenshawe Park, Wythenshawe Road, Manchester M23 0AB
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FinishWythenshawe Park, Wythenshawe Road, Manchester M23 0AB
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Distance100km (62 miles) approx
Challenge Rating ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 1750ft.
Getting There: CarWythenshawe Park is close to Jc 3a of the M56. Then take A5103, Princess Parkway and turn on to Wythenshawe Road (B5167) using the north entrance to the park off Wythenshawe Road. All day parking at Wythenshawe Park and The Manchester College £3 (both accessed from Wythenshawe Road - we will direct you on arrival). Buy in advance to avoid queues on the day, and have your ticket ready to show at the entrance!
Getting There: TrainPiccadilly station is only 7 miles north of the park. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail enquiries 08457 48 49 50
www.nationalrail.co.uk
Start Times08.15 - 09.00
Local InfoManchester Visitor Centre: 0161 234 3157
www.visitmanchester.com
www.visitcheshire.com
Other InfoMinimum rider age is 14 YRS. Riders under 16 MUST wear a cycle helmet and be accompanied by an adult over 18.

You can refill your water bottle and purchase food and drinks at the official refreshment stops along the way.
September weather can be mixed, so you may want to bring waterproofs along with your sunscreen!

Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable.

It is recommended that all riders wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.

** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**

GPX routes are available after online booking.

For answers to common queries about our rides, please see our ONLINE FAQs
PricingEntry Pack 100k (£20.00)
Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£19.50)

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Get pedalling this summer for #TeamChristie 100km or 100 miles - you decide!

The Christie charity provides enhanced services over and above what the NHS funds, focusing on 4 main areas, research, care and treatment, education and extra patient services.

Each and every pound donated makes a real difference to our patients, their families and friends.

As a member of Team Christie you will receive:
• A welcome pack
• A free Christie t-shirt
• Fundraising support and advice leading up to the race
• An unforgettable race day experience!
Anyone who raises £150 by Sunday 27th August will receive a free Team Christie cycling jersey

With your support, we can carry out more research, give more people the very best treatment and care – and save even more lives.

If you have any questions please get in touch by calling 0161 446 3400 or emailing events@christies.org

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