How to join cycling fundraiser for Weston Hospicecare

The Big Virtual Cycle banner.

The Big Virtual Cycle banner. - Credit: Weston Hospicecare

The virtual fundraisers will be dubbed Hospice Heroes upon completion.

Weston Hospicecare has called on its supporters to take part in a virtual cycling fundraiser.

The Big Virtual Cycle is one of a series of events which is helping to fund the hospice through the coronavirus pandemic.

Participants will cycle a set distance over 30 consecutive days and must provide evidence of their hard work.

The distances are split into two categories, family/beginner and advanced.

Families and beginners can take on 30, 50 or 75 miles while the advanced riders will cover 200, 400 or 600 miles.

Event manager Grace Dibden said: “It is open to everyone to take part and this is another brilliant way to help fund palliative care given by the hospice’s amazing nurses and doctors.

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“We’ve designed each distance to make it accessible to all but challenging to those who eat up the miles on their bikes. This is a great way to enjoy the summer weather and keep active while all events are suspended. You’ll also be supporting your local hospice too.”

It costs £5 to take part as an individual or £10 to take part as a family and the challenge ends on August 31.

To sign up for the event, log on to