Pride organisers to boost funds with 25-mile cycle challenge

By Ben Fitzgerald - 10 September 2018

CommunityCharity

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride committee members will join supporters to take part in a 25 mile cycle ride to boost funds for next year’s event.

The annual Ride for Pride event, taking place on 15 September, will see riders setting off at 10am from Faringdon Park, making their way to Lydiard Park, Coate Water, Supermarine, Stanton House, Town Gardens and finishing at the Regent Hotel.

They will join supporters at the Regent from 7pm for a barbeque and entertainment by DJ Roly, Miss Bridy and karaoke.

Pride chairman Kristian Wheeler said: “Our annual Ride for Pride event is always really popular; it’s a great fundraiser and a good way to keep fit and healthy.  We will also be awarding a prize for the individual who raises the most and, for most colourful cyclist. We have checked the weather and it looks like it will be sunny - which is always a bonus”

Swindon & Wiltshire Pride are looking for more riders to take part. Anyone wishing to join the fun can email swinwiltspride@live.co.uk .

It costs £20 on the day or free for those able to raise a minimum £50 sponsorship.

To donate to Swindon & Wiltshire Pride visit

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/swindonandwiltshirepride

Other fundraising events include a Halloween Party at the Regent on 27 October,

A UV Club night on 24 November at Level 3 and a Christmas party on 22 December at The Regent.

 

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