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Ride North Norfolk

Bank Holiday Sunday 26th August 2018

A great way to spend the day Riding North Norfolk

Ride North Norfolk has a selection of sociable, leisure cycle rides starting from the picturesque North Norfolk market town of Fakenham and going through some of the best gentle cycling routes in the country. It is a friendly local ride that will end an exciting week of activities in and around the town. It is a registered British Cycling Sportives. To keep the character of the ride we are limting this year’s entry to around 500. See the British Cycling website for more information. or to sign up.

Choose from our great routes of approximate lengths:
15 miles, 25 miles or 36 miles, 62 (100k) miles or 100 miles

This is a cycle ride and a day out that caters for most abilities. If you can ride a bicycle, you should be able to take part. The countryside has gentle slopes and no big hills.

Everyone is welcome to come and ride with us. Register now to be part of this exhilarating day.

More details via www.activefakenham.org.uk
Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/Fakenham50/

Fakenham Criterium Races 2018

1st April 2018

These races will be run on closed roads round the picturesque North Norfolk town centre on an approx. 1k circuit. The event is being run by Active Fakenham with the help of the local club the East Coast Riders and others from around Norfolk.

The town centre will be closed to traffic for the day. Events will include British Cycling licenced cycle races for various ages and abilities, a 1K Easter Fun run, a 5K RunEngland mixed ability road race and local organisations running stalls and activities.

Criterium races cover most abilities from youth to National B (E,1, 2, 3) and a cat 4 race and this year includes a women’s race. Numbers will be limited to 45 per race as the one kilometre course is challenging with some tight corners, narrow roads and various surfaces, but with some fast straights and slight hills.

Details available at www.activefakenham.org.uk

Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/141297946657569/

Active Fakenham

Email: info@activefakenham.org.uk
Website: www.activefakenham.org.uk

We are a community organisation offering support for local events, working with local clubs, organisations and businesses to initiate, organise and promote activities that enrich the health and wellbeing of Fakenham’s residents and visitors.

Active Fakenham is run by volunteers following a one-off grant from the Town Council Market Tolls Fund. We have a Steering Group, which meets monthly.

We aim to promote the health and wellbeing opportunities for local people and visitors by:

  •  supporting the activities of local clubs and organisations
  • co-ordinating and running various events including Easter Fun days, Criterium Racing, Easter Runs, Active Fakenham week in August
  • running various training sessions for people from local organisations
  • managing a steering group so that local representatives can discuss their ideas
  • promoting activities on this website and through press and social media
  • Coordinating the Fakenham Info Hub

Fakenham 25k – 50k – 100k Cycle Ride

fakenham50

Sunday 28th August
Fakenham 25, 50, 100 Cycle Ride organised by Active Fakenham
Choice of several routes, approx 15, 25, 36, 62 or 100 miles
Free goodies and a social event at the finish.

Book your place now at www.activefakenham.org.uk
or at Fakenham Info Hub / Sweets’n’Things, 15-16 Market Place
For more information ring 07887 803091

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