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Cheshire Dash 2022

Cheshire Dash

Hi Cheshire Dashers,

 

Cat here 🖐, and a friendly reminder that there are still places left to join us on this years’ 100-mile cycle dash across Cheshire on 2 July 2022. This time in support of the wonderful charity, The Joshua Tree

 

If you haven’t yet registered, please enter here: Cheshire Dash 2022

 

If you have, another enormous thank you….and please encourage your cycling buddies to join us.🙏

 

To support you with your fundraising campaign, we have teamed up with Just Giving where you can collect sponsorship, make donations, and share your challenge with family, friends, and colleagues. The link can be found here: Just Giving

 

We’ve now finessed the beautiful cycle route for the Dash, which you can see here, together with the profile: Dash Cycle Route Profile

 

In a brief summary, this is how it looks:

Starting in the paddock at Brick Bank in Goostrey you will head out on a familiar cycling route to Knutsford, Mere, the back of Tatton Park, then on to Ashley, Mobberley, Warford, Alderley Edge and our first “pit stop” at Mottram St Andrew’s village hall.

Gentle and flat for the first 25%, having loosened the legs you’ll now be ready for more of a challenge, but scenery to absorb and admire!

Exit Mottram St Andrew rear of the golf club, past Adlington Hall and a gradual climb up to Pott Shrigley, steady on to the Brickworks and arrive at Kettleshulme. Nice downhill stretch, before enjoying the right turn up to Pyms Chair and the amazing Goyt Valley. WOW 🤩

Downhill… all the way through the valley, possibly a short leg stretch at the Running Bear Jeep, refreshments and then continue on past the Cat and Fiddle… Congratulate yourself on being at the highest point of the day… Before meandering through Wildboarclough and out via the Hanging Gate.

Not far now to lunch, via Sutton and on to Gawsworth Village Hall for a well-earned lunch, then “no more hills” (says Mike! 👀)

A relatively flat countryside route after lunch via. Marton, Siddington, Brereton, Leighton, Church Minshull, Winsford and a special treat as our last pit stop of the day will be at The Joshua Tree’s new centre at Sandiway.

Our final stretch back to Goostrey is familiar, through Hartford, Davenham, Allostock and the welcome BBQ and drinks. A HUGE WELL DONE 👏 will welcome you home!

 

Our next training ride will be on Sunday 1st May, from Brick Bank in Goostrey. Just email us at transforminglives6745@gmail.com to let us know if you’re joining us, or if you’d like to join the WhatsApp group, where we have training ride information and general Dash chat.

 

You’re all doing an amazing thing and we’re so appreciative and in awe of you for joining the challenge and making a huge difference to families affected by childhood cancer. Quite simply…. you’re heroes!

 

Thank you!

 

Cat x ❤

About the author: Jonny Mellor

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