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2019 Fleet Flyer

Welcome to Fleet Cycling’s 2019 Fleet Flyer Sportive and Family Cycle Rides – Sunday 12th May in aid of Transplant Sport and Berkshire Cancer Centre Charity Fund

Organiser Graham Ellicott writes on 13th May:

Firstly I have to say that I was blown away today by the response to this year’s Fleet Flyer. We hosted 426 riders as against 293 last year – a 45% increase! On-the-day activities raised an extra £2100 which is an outstandingly generous response – thank you all!

Some of the monies raised came as a result of a raffle where all of the prizes were donated by local businesses. The winning ticket numbers are below, following each prize description. To claim your prize simply e-mail a picture of your ticket to me at gellicott@yahoo.com

Grand Prize – Everyone Active have very generously donated the Grand Prize of a year’s full membership for 1 adult. This is worth £599 (RRP) and includes unlimited access to the gym, pool, all classes, sauna and steam room at all Everyone Active centres. Winning ticket: 145

1st Prize – Dinner for two (two main courses) plus bottle of wine, up to total value of £65 at the Hart House Pub in Fleet Winning ticket: 166

2nd Prize – Dinner for two up to £40 at the Oatsheaf in Fleet Winning ticket: 93

3rd Dinner for two, up to £50, at the Exchequer, or any RedMist Leisure Pub Winning ticket: 334

4th & 5th Prizes – (two available) socks plus £40 voucher for WyndyMilla, Seale, Surrey Winning tickets: 347, 262

6th, 7th & 8th Prizes – (three available) Voucher for sitting plus 8×10 photo at Captured Moment in Fleet, worth £35: Winning tickets: 174, 141, 294

And last but not least to slake your thirst after the ride is over – A Hog’s Back Brewery Gift Pack of Ale Winning ticket: 37

Once again thanks to all for riding today and making the event very memorable. We’d love to see any pictures that you can share with us of the ride plus feel free to give any comments (good or bad) about your experience today.

  • Starts at Hart Leisure Centre, Emerald Avenue, Fleet GU51 5EE https://www.everyoneactive.com/centre/hart-leisure-centre/
  • Three routes available, from a gentle 20 mile family-friendly course to challenging 56 mile and 90 mile routes
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Ideal for beginning cyclists or cyclists who would like to take on a personal distance or time challenge
  • Ideal for cyclists looking to build fitness for sportives later in the season
  • Experienced organising team
  • Feed stations on all routes:
      three on the 90 mile route
      two on the 56 mile route
      one on the 20 mile route
  • Marshals at key locations
  • Benefits our two chosen charities, Transplant Sport and the Berkshire Cancer Centre Charity Fund
  • An opportunity to volunteer and get involved in a local event even if you don’t cycle it.
  • Organised under the auspices of British Cycling

Our event Sponsors for 2019 are Pedal Heaven and Everyone Active. For more details see the Sponsoring Partners page.

Fleet Flyer raises money for Transplant Sport and Berkshire Cancer Centre Charity Fund. These charities were chosen as their causes have directly affected the lives of some Fleet Cycling members.

 

Transplant Sport Logo
www.transplantsport.org.uk

Transplant Sport promotes active recovery for organ transplant recipients and increasing awareness of the benefits of organ donation.
 

Logo of The Royal Berks Charity
www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/get-involved/berkshire-cancer-centre-1m-appeal

Royal Berkshire Cancer Centre Charity Fund is currently raising money for the on-going replacement and upgrading of its treatment machines.

You can see testimonials and photos from the 2018 event in this article on the Fleet Cycling website and  this article on the Cycling UK website (linked pages open in a new browser tab).