Arla Tour de Yorkshire

Arla Tour de Yorkshire

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Date: Thursday 25th to Friday 26th April 2024

Location: 11:30am arrival, Arla House, 4 Savannah Way, Leeds Valley Park, Leeds LS10 1AB, Ample free parking. Ride starts at 12:30pm. 

Join us for our annual cycling challenge to raise funds for GroceryAid. This year we'll be taking on a two-day Tour de Yorkshire covering over 120km across some of Yorkshire's best cycling roads, including full pro-level support by Struggle Events. 

Just Giving 
Our aim is to raise £250 per rider to reach £5,000 

Arla Tour de Yorkshire

Stage 1: Leeds to Fernhill Castle, 65km

 Start 12:30pm From Arla | 65km Ride to Fernhill Castle | Dinner & Overnight Stay

Join us for a pre-ride lunch at our Arla HQ in Leeds. We’ll then roll out along the flat lands skirting Leeds.

We'll enjoy a scenic ride through West Yorkshire and into the Yorkshire Dales, passing over the Chevin and Cow and Calf with fantastic views over the Wharfedale Valley and Ilkley Moor.

Stage 2: Fernhill Castle to Harrogate, 65km

Start 8:45am Fernhill Castle | 65km Ride to Harrogate 

We’ll start the stage with an easy spin into the Yorkshire Dales. This is where our challenge climb starts as we take on the climb of Skyreholme. We'll drop into Nidderdale for lunch to refuel before the final undulating leg back to Harrogate.

What's included? 

  • Pre-ride lunch at Arla HQ
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation at Fernhill Castle
  • Stage 1 dinner at Fernhill Castle 
  • Stage 2 lunch
  • Pro support by Struggle Events
  • Following car carrying water, sports nutrition and snacks 
  • Roving mechanical support 
  • Expert local rider leaders 
  • Luggage transfer each day

Arla Tour de Yorkshire

What to Expect?

We'll ride in different ability groups based on preferred average speed. The groups will be accompanied by experienced ride leaders. We'll regroup at the top of any hills and no one will be left behind.

A support car and mechanic will be following the riders throughout to provide all the support you need to complete the challenge. 

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