Bike Ride - Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the event start?

There are two starting points, you can choose whether you start at AKS Independent School in Lytham or the Bay Horse Hotel in Thornton.

What time do I have to start?

You may set off from either start point between 8.30am and 10am.

How long are the routes?

There are five routes to suit all abilities .  If you wish to start from AKS there are three routes you can choose to do 18, 30 or 45 miles.  If you start from The Bay Horse there are two routes, either 15 or 45 miles.

You can download the 30 mile or 45 mile routes on Strava.

What should I wear?

We recommend that you wear brightly coloured cycling clothing and a correctly fitted cycling helmet.  If you'd like to buy one of our new bespoke Trinity cycling jerseys, please visit our online shop.

Is the event timed?

No.  This event is not a race and we encourage riders of all abilities and levels of experience.  However finish check points however will close at 3.00pm.

Who do I contact if I need help en-route? 

If you require assistance, please call our emergency help line 07590 876527.

Are there any toilet facilities?

Yes, toilets will be available at each checkpoint

I have a medical condition, do I have to let you know beforehand?

No, but please ensure you complete the medical information on the reverse of your entry number.

Do I need to raise sponsorship?

Yes please!  The entry fee covers our costs for putting on this event.  Any sponsorship raised will go directly towards patient care.  If every rider raises just £30, this event would raise £30,000!

Riders who raise over £30 will be entered into a free prize draw to win a £50 voucher for Apple Bikes.

How do I raise sponsorship?

In your pack you will find a sponsorship form.  Or if you prefer you can create an online giving page  at - it is really easy, only takes a few minutes and maximises the amount of gift aid we can claim.

What do I do with the sponsorship money I've collected?

You can make a donation:

Is there anything else I need to know?

If you'd like to look at our terms and conditions, please click here.

If you have a question we haven't answered, please contact the Fundraising team on 01253 359362 or email

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