Cyclists wanted for Peak District charity ride

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Children’s charity Action Medical Research is looking for cyclists to sign up for its Peak District 100 bike ride this summer.

The event takes place on Sunday, June 30, and will see cyclists pedal 37, 70 or 104 miles from the HSBC sports ground in Dore.

The route takes in stunning scenery in the Peak District national park and challenging climbs are included on some of the routes.

They include Mam Nick and Froggatt Hill.

Cyclists will also ride through the Hope and Goyt valleys.

The charity currently supports work around Down’s syndrome, epilepsy, sickle -cell disease, and diabetes.

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke, winner of Tour of Britain 2012, is backing the ride and has urged cyclists to sign up.

n Visit www.action.org.uk/peakdistrict to register for the event and find out more about the routes involved.