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Sams Ride will be back on Sunday May 20th 2017

Last year we had over 800 riders and raised nearly £32,000 - a fantastic result and thanks to those who took part and helped with the organisation
Entries are now open!

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, 600 riders and in 2017, over 800! Our fourth event takes place on Sunday 20th May 2018 and we are once again expecting over 800 riders.  We are expecting to sell out so you are advised to enter early


Thank you to all of our helpers, supporters and riders - Sams RIde would not happen without you!
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE INVOLVED IN SAMS RIDE 2018 EITHER AS A SUPPORTER OR SPONSOR, PLEASE CONTACT INFO@SAMSRIDE.CO.UK
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
  • 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
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
 
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