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Tue 01 Mar 2022 - Thu 31 Mar 2022

Great Welsh Virtual Cycling Challenge

Date: March 2022          

Where: Anywhere

Registration: Free        

Fundraising Target: £100

Your Nation, Your Challenge, Your Distance

This March take on the Great Welsh Virtual Cycling Challenge for Tenovus Cancer Care. How far along the Cambrian Way can you go? Choose your distance: 50, 100 or 263 miles!

By taking on this challenge, you’ll be traversing the length of the nation, showing just how much Tenovus Cancer Care is part of and proudly supporting communities up and down Wales.

How far you ride is Completely up to you!

Your virtual challenge will start from outside Cardiff Castle right in the heart of the capital and if you complete the full challenge finishing in Conwy Castle!

Take on 50 miles: Ride to Brecon in the Heart of the Brecon Beacons, home to one of our Brecon Tenovus Cancer Care shops.

100 miles: To the Devil’s Bridge, just a stone’s throw away from one of our Sing With Us Choirs and our Tenovus Cancer Care shop in Aberystwyth.

Or the full 263! Taking you all the way north, over 3 mountain ranges and finishing at our Tenovus Cancer Care shop in Conwy, nestled in the shadow of the famous castle.

This is a challenge not only to push yourself and get active in March but to incorporate those lifestyle changes you’ve been promising yourself.

Why we need you?

We understand what it is to live with cancer and how it affects families and friends too. Our wide ranging services means that we’re here with information, advice, practical and emotional support. Our Mobile Support Units bring treatment closer to home and our Sing with Us choirs help people take back some control in their lives.

Tenovus Cancer Care is truly here for everyone in Wales who needs us, and the Great Welsh Virtual Cycling Challenge is a fantastic way to learn more and support our work. Join Team Tenovus Cancer Care because with your support we can be here for those affected today, tomorrow and beyond.

How does it work?

The Great Welsh Virtual Cycling Challenge is all about you getting active and tracking the miles you ride this March.  Use Strava to track your ride and move your icon along the map. It’s really easy to share you page and show your friends, family and colleague the progress you’ve made.

It doesn’t matter whether it’s indoors or outdoors all your miles will count towards your target.

Don’t have Strava? It’s completely free to download and it syncs easily with Enthuse for your challenge. You can also update your miles manually on your fundraising page if you’d like. 

On your own or as a team!

You can tackle the challenge as part of a team, where each of your efforts going towards a combined total.

Why join Team Tenovus Cancer Care?

As one of our brave challengers you’ll receive the best care and support from our friendly Fundraising Team; along with some additional goodies to help with your fundraising:

  • Our helpful Fundraising pack
  • Social Media support
  • Expert advice and care from our professional and friendly Fundraising Team
  • If you raise over £55. A free Tenovus Cancer CareWater Bottle
  • A free Tenovus Cycling jersey to wear with pride when you hit your £100 fundraising target.

Join our Team Tenovus Cancer Care Strava Club to keep up to date with your fellow challengers and like and follow us on Facebook be the first to hear about all things Tenouvs Cancer Care

Why your support matters?

Every year 20,000 people in Wales are diagnosed with cancer. That’s one person every 30 minutes.

Hitting the £100 target you could allow our Benefits Advice Team to support five people who have been diagnosed with cancer to manage the unexpected costs of cancer and access the financial support they are entitled to.

Over 50 years ago, we made a promise, a promise to provide support to people affected by cancer, to give them hope, whatever happens.

We started with funding the search for better treatments. Today, thanks to amazing people like you, that work includes so much more: treatment, care and support to thousands of people every year, when and where it is needed.

If you’d like more information about the event or your fundraising, please be sure to contact our helpful fundraising team on 029 2076 8863 or email fundraising@tenovuscancercare.org.uk

If you or someone you love has been affected by cancer, our free cancer Support Line is there for you. Just call 0808 808 1010