Great Manchester Cycle

The Great Manchester Cycle takes place on Bank Holiday Monday 4th June. The multi-distance event will be the first mass participation urban bike ride taking place on completely closed roads in an otherwise bustling city centre, including a stretch of Manchester’s busiest motorway – the iconic Mancunian way.

Part of a ‘Great’ festival of sport in Manchester this summer, the Daily Mirror Great Manchester Cycle will join a full programme that includes the UK’s most popular 10k, the Bupa Great Manchester Run and the British Gas Great Manchester Swim.

Starting and finishing at Eastlands, the course will take in the districts of Manchester, Trafford and Salford. The urban terrain provides access to roads normally strictly off limits to cyclists, giving a new perspective on the iconic buildings and landscapes of Greater Manchester.

The event has three distance options, setting off in waves from 08:00 – giving the option to; Get Out and Pedal over 13 miles, Rule the Roads over 26 miles or Test Yourself over 52 miles.

Suitable for all ages and abilities, the Daily Mirror Great Manchester Cycle is brought to you by the organisers of the Bupa Great Manchester Run, so you can be guaranteed a safe and well organised event.

There a range of different activities they can do.
1.Meet and greet the participants and give out information about the ride
2.Assist with set up and hand out refreshments (Either at the Etihad Stadium or Old Trafford)
3.Prepare and hand out goody bags (Etihad Stadium)
4.Litter pick/ambassador at Lowry Plaza, Salford Quays

Perks – Nova branded event jacket – we will need their size in advance Goody bag containing T-shirt and promo items Packed lunch & drink on day of event ( we will need to know any allergies or vegetarians) If wet weather a poncho will be provided.

For more volunteering opportunities please visit www.manchestervsb.org

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