Charity challenge tour operator Global Adventure Challenges has launched the first ever Pedal For Pride, a tough 400 km cycle challenge across the state of California, which sets off in the majestic Yosemite national park, takes in spectacular lakes and mountain scenery and ends with a breathtaking finish over the Golden Gate Bridge in time for the 45th Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Pride celebrations in San Francisco (27 & 28 June 2015).
Participants will be motivated to do the challenge by raising money for their favourite charities. For ‘Pedal for Pride,’ Global Adventure Challenges has partnered with some of the UK’s leading LGBT charities including – Stonewall and the The Albert Kennedy Trust – but cyclists can raise funds for any other charity from cancer research to animal welfare.
Peter Robinson, Director of Events and co-founder of Global Adventure Challenges said: ‘This is the first cycle challenge of its kind and there will be an incredible atmosphere throughout the whole of the challenge as each kilometre you ride will take you nearer to San Fran’s biggest party of the year. The days’ cycling will be long and tough, but well worth it to feel that incredible sense of achievement as you ride over the Golden Gate Bridge and then spend the whole weekend enjoying the celebrations as a reward for your hard work.’
The challenge kicks off in the monumental Yosemite National Park with its massive peaks and towering forests and then rides around Turlock and Camanche Lakes on mountain roads. It then cuts a course along the Pacific Coast Road, high above the surf and takes in golden beaches and laid-back towns.
To sign up, registration costs £399 plus £1800 for the self-funding option or a minimum sponsorship of £3600.
For more details and to book call 01244 676 454 or visit www.globaladventurechallenges.com.