Ashgate Hospicecare cyclists raise £6,500 for the charity

Around 100 determined cyclists rolled out on a tough cycling challenge to raise about £6,500 in pledges for Chesterfield's Ashgate Hospicecare.

Thursday, 21st July 2016, 9:55 am
Updated Thursday, 21st July 2016, 10:59 am
Pictured are fundraising riders and friends supporting Ashgate Hospicecare by taking part in the Heroica charity ride.

The cyclists took part in either 25, 50 or 100-mile routes on the Heroica Hospice Ride, on Sunday, July 17, after setting off from the hospice, on Ashgate Road.

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They headed out around the Peak District and southern Derbyshire before finishing back at Brampton Manor, on Old Road, Chesterfield.

Bolsover & District Cycling Club and Brampton Manor helped organise the successful event, formerly known as the Flagg Challenge.

Road racers, mountain bikers and even tandem riders took part.