Festive charity hill climb invite
Ilkeston Cycle Club are hosting a charity hill climb on Boxing Day '” and inviting members of the public to take part or watch.
The event from 10am on Bath Street in Ilkeston will raise money for Ben’s Den, a dedicated children’s charity based in the town, which was set up in memory of Ben Parker, who died in 2003 following a battle with leukaemia.
The hill climb will cater for all abilities and cyclists can enter at http://bit.ly/ilkestoncc
Admission for the time trial event is £5.
The cycle club has gone from strength to strength since it was set up by four men in March and now boasts 200 members.
It aims to provide a positive lasting legacy of cycling in Ilkeston and develop something the town can feel proud of.
An awards night recently saw British cycling guru Sir Dave Brailsford, now a club member, present the prizes and there were video messages of support from some of the sport’s stars.
To find out more about Ilkeston Cycling Club, go to Facebook/ilkestoncc or find them at www.britishcycling.co.uk or on Strava.