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Entries Open for Inaugural Guide Dogs Tour of Berkshire

by Nick Gregory

Entries are now open for the inaugural Guide Dogs Tour of Berkshire Cyclosportive. The event will be held on 6th April 2014, and will start from the Guide Dogs headquarters in Burghfield Common near Reading, Berkshire. 

This brand new event is suitable for all, from regular sportive riders to cycling newbies. There are a variety of distance options to suit all abilities, with a 41.5km Fun Ride running alongside a 84km Classic Sportive and a 125km Epic Sportive option aimed at cyclists looking for an early season challenge. 

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The route takes participants through the beautiful Berkshire countryside, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Here they will pass through the traditional villages of West Berkshire, negotiate a selection of short punchy climbs and experience the stunning scenery and quiet country lanes of the Royal County of Berkshire whilst raising vital funds for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. 

Facilities include chip timing, fully sign posted course, aid stations, mechanic on site, on course support, sag wagon and refreshments on site. The event starts at 8:30, with registration taking place from 7:50. Here you will receive your numbers and timing chip. 

To enter and for more information go to www.dengieevents.co.uk