Please note: Places will go on sale in due course

Challenge yourself to cycle as far as you can during the 2021 Tour de France.

Let the world’s most famous cycle race inspire you to complete one of our four suggested distances, or push yourself to ride as far as you can.

Sign up now and be a tour de force for your Hospice.

All cyclists will receive a bespoke post-event medal to mark their achievement.

You can cycle as far as you like. If a gentle ten kilometres is your limit, do that. If you like to be on the road for a few hours each day, don’t let us stop you.

This is a challenge can be completed over the course of the 23 days of the Tour de France.

The distances below may help you decide the length of your challenge.

40KM (25 miles)
This equates to distance around the outskirts of Hereford city. A good target for young children.

150KM (95 miles)
This equates to the distance between Herefordshire’s market towns. Children 8+. Novice adults

400 KM (249 miles)
This equates to the distance from Hereford to Calais, France. Regular adult cyclists.

700KM (435 miles)
This equates to the distance from Hereford to Paris. Club cyclists.

Tell us your target distance when you sign up. You won’t be tied to this figure though and can cycle further if you wish.

For those into a bit of healthy competition we’ve added additional optional challenges to whet your appetite.

Categories/Prizes
Total – 22 Prizes

  • Yellow Jersey (Total Sponsorship)​
  • U11 Boys and Girls (Total Sponsorship)​
  • U11 Boys (Total Distance)​
  • U11 Girls (Total Distance) ​
  • U18 Boys and Girls (Total Sponsorship)​
  • U18 Boys (Total Distance)​
  • U18 Girls (Total Distance) ​
  • U50 Men and Women (Total Sponsorship)​
  • U50 Men (Total Distance)​
  • U50 Men (KOM) ​
  • U50 Women (Total Distance)​
  • U50 Women (QOM)​
  • 50-65 Men and Women (Total Sponsorship)
  • 50-65 Men (Total Distance)
  • 50-65 Men (KOM)
  • 50-65 Women (Total Distance)
  • 50-65 Women (QOM)
  • Over 65 Men and Women (Total Sponsorship)
  • Over 65 Men (Total Distance)
  • Over 65 Men (KOM)
  • Over 65 Women (Total Distance)
  • Over 65 Women (QOM)

Entry fee per cyclist – £5

In addition, we ask all entrants raise as much sponsorship for St Michael’s as possible.

A newly-designed St Michael’s cycling jersey will be on offer to participants who raise over £60 in sponsorship.

After registering, you will be invited to join the St Michael’s Hospice event group on Strava where all riders must log their Tour de Hereford rides.

Strava is free to register and if you need any assistance, please get in touch with us by emailing events@smhospicehereford.org
You can add your Strava distances to your JustGiving page which is a great way to keep your donors up to date with your progress.

You can also join our Tour de Hereford Support Group on Facebook where you’ll meet other Tour de Hereford cyclists. This page will be the place for you to share hints, tips and routes with others, and get in touch with the Events and Community team at St Michael’s Hospice, 01432 851 000.

The Facebook group is also where you’ll find the published weekly results from each distance.

Beryl Bike Share – No bike no problem 🙂
For the Tour de Hereford 2021, we have teamed up with Beryl, Hereford’s bike-share provider.
Beryl is kindly offering eight St Michael’s Hospice fundraiser’s free hire of a Beryl bike for the duration of Tour de Hereford.
To be part of Team Beryl, we ask that you pledge to raise at least £100 in sponsorship.
To take up this great opportunity, email Event Coordinator James Maggs: jmaggs@smhospicehereford.org
Team Beryl membership will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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