CALLANDER CYCLE CHALLENGE 2019

Come and enjoy spectacular Scottish scenery within the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, while cycling one of three route options. Start and finish point is Callander, a beautiful bustling tourist town situated on the River Teith, near Stirling, often described as the gateway to the Highlands.


Date: Saturday 27th April 2019

Registration Fee: £25

Minimum Fundraising Target: £100

Cause: Water for Life

 

CHOOSE A ROUTE:

Route 1: Callander to Strathclyde (18 miles)

This is a family route suitable for children (around 8yrs+) and takes around 2-3 hours following the old railway line from Callander, past the Roman fort, up the side of the falls of Dochart and along Loch Lubnaig, across the suspension bridge into Strathyre. Return the same route.

 

Route 2: Callander to Balquihidder (25 miles)

Starting the same as Route 1, then from Strathyre you follow the unlisted back road through the Strathyre forest to Balquhidder. This is a family route suitable for children (around 8yrs+) and takes around 4-5 hours. Rob Roy McGregor is buried in the church yard in Balquhidder. Approx 25-miles. Return the same route.

Route 3: Callander to Killin (48 miles)

Starting the same as Route 1 & 2 but from Strathyre pick up the new cycle route at the bridge in Strathyre and follow the path to the Kingshouse Road, picking up the cycle route. Follow the cycle path up above Lochearnhead and into Glen Ogle. The route continues up Glen Ogle with spectacular views down the Glen from the former railway viaduct. At the top of the Glen cross the road and follow the forestry path down into Killin. Remember if you go down into Killin you have to cycle back up. Take time to view the falls in Killin before returning the same route.

You do need to be a seasoned cyclist and fit for this route.

 

HOW TO REGISTER:

  1. Visit: http://www.callandercyclechallenge.org.uk/
  2. Select the route of your choice and click 'Register Now'
  3. Once you have registered, come back to this page and set up a fundraising page by clicking on the 'Start Fundraising' button.
  4. Share the fundraising page with your family, friends, colleagues and neighbours to raise much needed funds for our Water4Life appeal

If you have any questions or queries email us at challenges@islamic-relief.org.uk

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