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We had a fantastic day and we hope that all our riders enjoyed themselves

We have raised nearly £30,000 - please help us to get to this magical figure by donating any small amount.

OUR SUPPORTERS
RAFFLE WINNERS!
The Winning raffle ticket for the new Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1 bike was Mr G Pulling.  The Specialised cycle shoes were won by Mr G Foster.  
A voucher for two at WoodFire was won by S Maycock and the two bike racks were won by D Wilson and P Nott. All will be contacted directly.
Sams Ride is an annual very friendly, non-competitive charity Cycle Sportive in aid of the Samaritans of Salisbury and District  that is now recognised as one of the premier charity cycle sportives  in the Hampshire and Wiltshire region. In 2015, we had 400 riders and 2016 we had over 600. Our third event took place on Sunday 21st May 2017 and we had over 800 Thank you to all of our helpers, supporters and riders - it would not happen without you!


RIDEDISTANCESTANDARDUNDER 25BC MEMBERSON THE DAY
SENSIBLE25 MILES£25.00£25.00£25.00£30.00
SPORTY50 MILES£30.00£25.00£25.00£35.00
SERIOUS100 MILES£30.00£25.00£25.00£35.00
WE HAVE A LIMITED STOCK LEFT OF SHIRTS FOR PURCHASE. ONLY £40 - FIRST COME FIRST SERVED!
Our Cycle Sportive includes the following:

  • Three signed courses for 100, 50 and 25 miles through scenic countryside. Designated .gpx map files are available for download
  • Min age 16. Riders under 18 must sign a parental consent form which can be downloaded here
  • Rest and refuel stations at regular intervals with free refreshments and toilets
  • Event public liability insurance: Riders are encouraged to have their own personal insurance (covered by certain categories of British Cycing Membership)
  • Ride HQ: Start and finish point with:
    • Registration desk for all participants to collect a rider pack that includes
      • Wristband for participant identification
      • Laminated bike number and ties
    • Car Parking
    • Tented registration cover
    • Coffee/Tea/Breakfast (self-purchase)
    • Male and female toilet and changing facilities
    • Water on tap
    • First Aid station
    • Bicycle stand racking
    • Mechanical support
  • On course
    • Marshalls at key crossing points
    • Good route signage with hazard markings
    • Feed stations with male and female toilets
    • Cycle repair and support 
    • Emergency support and First Aid
    • On course photography
    • Broom wagon to sweep up stranded riders
  • Post finish
    • Post-race hot meal (Included in entry fee)
    • Event memento and medal
    • Post event bar
 
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