Pedal for Parkinson's Stirling

Pedal for Parkinson's Stirling 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Registrations for the 2021 challenge will open soon. If you'd like to take part for Parkinson's UK, register your interest and the team will be in touch. 

Location
Stirling High School
Start date and time
Sign up fee
Sponsorship
£100 suggested

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

All participants will receive:

  • plenty of fundraising and training support
  • 15% discount at Cycle Surgery
  • chip timing
  • first aid and mechanical support on the course
  • checkpoints with refreshments, plus a lunch stop for 100 mile riders
  • bespoke medal

I’ve taken part in Pedal for Parkinson’s for the last six years. I cycle because my husband has Parkinson’s. I want to help find a cure and improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition.
Deirdre Duncan, Pedal for Parkinson's Ambassador

 

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Pedal for Parkinson's Stirling FAQs

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Parkinson’s UK manages your booking, administration and sponsorship money.

Course routes, safety and logistics are planned and managed in collaboration with True Grit Events who draw on many years of experience planning and delivering a variety of outdoor events.

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  • The following age restrictions apply:
    100 miles - 16 or above
    50 miles - 14 or above
    25 miles - 11 or above
  • U18s cannot take part unaccompanied, and must ride with an adult
  • Electric bikes are welcome on all courses
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We’re expecting around 250 cyclists of varying abilities.

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Pedal for Parkinson's is designed to be a challenge for cyclists, but achievable in the time limit. A training plan is provided when you sign up, but we recommend that you seek advice from your GP before embarking on a new exercise programme.

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Online registration will close at 23:59 on Monday 17 August 2020.

You will be able to register on the day, please note that registration fees will increase to the following:
100 miles - £60
50 miles - £45
25 miles - £35

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Pedal for Parkinson's Stirling will start at 08:00 (TBC), with participants leaving in waves - 100 mile riders will start first, followed by 50 miles and finally 25 miles.

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Toilets will be available at the Start/Finish area and at rest stops around the course.

You will be able to buy hot drinks and refreshments from the Start/Finish area.

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There will be rest stops along the course with food and drink for participants, including a lunch stop near to the mid-point for 100 mile riders.
Drinks and refreshments will be available for purchase at the Start/Finish area.

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Professional medical cover is provided at the Start and Finish areas and on the course. Please give way to any emergency vehicles that require access to the course.

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Do not take part if you feel unwell before the event. The organisers reserve the right to prevent participation on the day on medical grounds. If you feel unwell during Pedal for Parkinson's Stirling, let the nearest marshal know or call the on the day contact number provided and they will call for medical assistance.

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We provide you with sponsorship forms and regular e-newsletters containing lots of useful fundraising and training tips. We can also provide fundraising materials such as collection tins, banners and posters on request.

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Your event pack containing all on the day information will be sent out two weeks before the ride.

If you have any other questions please contact the Events team on 020 7932 1356 or [email protected]

Volunteer

If you don’t fancy cycling, why not help out on the day? We need volunteer marshals to help guide our cyclists around the course and volunteers to hand out refreshments and finish medals on the day. Email [email protected] to find out more. 

Contact us

For more information about this event please email [email protected] or give us a call on 020 7932 1356. You can also tweet us on @pedalparkinsons.