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Wheelpower announce 'Alternative Tour de Vale'

The sports disability charity are hoping people will still help raise the vital funds.

Published by Scarlett Bawden-Gaul at 5:39am 20th July 2020. (Updated at 6:55pm 20th July 2020) 2-minute read.

Wheelpower announce 'Alternative Tour de Vale'

Buckinghamshire-based charity Wheelpower have announced their alternative fundraiser. 

Earlier in the year it was announced Tour de Vale would have to be postponed following the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, Buckinghamshire based charity Wheelpower has announced their plans for the Aylesbury Vale event. 

This September locals, and those further a field, are being invited to take part in the 'Alternative Tour De Vale'. 

Throughout the month people can pick a distance, a route, and get on their bikes for charity. 

People can choose their own route or join in the usual TDV route and take in the sights of Aylesbury Vale and surrounding areas. 

The three distances are:

  • 110k - Advanced Ride for experienced cyclists
  • 65k - Challenge Ride with a few steep hills
  • 25k - Fun Ride for all the family

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Wheelpower is a charity that provides opportunities for disabled children and adults to engage in physical activity.

Due to the pandemic it is expected their income with reduce by over 50%.

However, the challenges they face have only increased as they trying to engage and support disabled people in their homes. 

Entry to the 'Alternative Tour De Vale' is free, however riders are asked to think about donating to the charity of fundraising by asking people to sponsor them for the ride. 

Anyone who completes the challenge and donates or raises over £10 will receive a medal from the group. 

The top adult, child and team fundraisers will also receive a prize.

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