The Acorn Dalmatian Bike Ride

Location
Caerleon, Newport
Date
14-08-2021
Event Type
Charity Bike Ride

For Tickets or more information, please contact:
Fundraising Dept on 01633 851051 or email dalmatian@stdavidshospicecare.org

Download sponsorship form

PLEASE NOTE: The new event date for the Acorn Dalmatian Bike Ride 2021 is the 14th August 2021. Every registered for the former date in June has been contacted and rolled over to the new event date.

Registration

The Event

  • The Acorn Dalmatian Bike Ride is a Charity Bike Ride is an event with multiple routes where supporters can take part, raising vital funds for St David’s Hospice Care.

Route Information

10 Miles

Description:

  • With a start & finish at Caerleon the route mainly takes place on cycle paths with some smaller roads in and around Newport .
  • This route follows the river Usk down to Newport SDR bridge and back along the riverfront.
  • Cyclists are supported with vehicles which are on hand for support for the ride duration.

Detail:

  • The Caerleon Cycle path out of Caerleon
  • Through Crindau (This is not a closed road section)
  • Along the fabulous Riverfront and onto the SDR Bridge
  • Over the SDR Bridge and following the other side of the river you rejoin your original route at the Millennium Footbridge
  • From here follow the same route in reverse back to Caerleon

24 Miles

Description:

  • With a start & finish at Caerleon the route takes place on a mixture of cycle paths and smaller roads in and around Newport with Nash being the major reference point.
  • This route has one feed/water station.
  • Cyclists are supported with vehicles which are on hand for support for the ride duration.

Detail:

  • The Caerleon Cycle path out of Caerleon
  • Through Crindau (This is not a closed road section)
  • Along the fabulous Riverfront and onto the SDR Bridge
  • The route then follows Corporation Road until Nash
  • At this point, the route follows lanes around Nash to then follow the same route home to the finish line at the Priory in Caerleon. (This is not a closed road section)

37 Mile Route

Description:

  • With a start & finish at Caerleon the route takes place on a mixture of cycle paths and smaller roads in and around Newport you will pass through Nash with a turnaround point in Magor.
  • This route has two feed/water stations.
  • Cyclists are supported with vehicles which are on hand for support for the ride duration.

Detail:

  • The Caerleon Cycle path out of Caerleon
  • Through Crindau (This is not a closed road section)
  • Along the fabulous Riverfront and onto the SDR Bridge
  • The route then follows Corporation Road until Nash
  • At this point, the route follows the lanes around Nash (This is not a closed road section)
  • From Nash we head to Magor, at which point we turnaround and head home on the same route to the finish line at the Priory in Caerleon.

58 Mile Route

Description:

  • With a start & finish at Caerleon the route takes place on a mixture of cycle paths and smaller roads firstly in Newport and then into Monmouthshire as you travel up into Wentwood Forest.
  • You will pass through Nash, Magor, up into Wentwood Forest before returning to the finish line at the Priory in Caerleon.
  • This route has two-three feed/water stations.
  • Cyclists are supported with vehicles which are on hand for support for the ride duration.

Detail:

  • The Caerleon Cycle path out of Caerleon
  • Through Crindau (This is not a closed road section)
  • Along the fabulous Riverfront and onto the SDR Bridge
  • The route then follows Corporation Road until Nash
  • At this point, the route follows the lanes around Nash (This is not a closed road section)
  • From Nash we head to Magor, at which point we turnaround and head home on the same route to the finish line at the Priory in Caerleon.

45 Mile – Canal route

As many of you will know, this ride was started in memory of Mr John Dixon with the canal route being a very important part of this ride’s heritage. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 regulations and restrictions, we are not able to offer this route in 2021. We will monitor the situation as we move through the year together with any other options that may arise.

About the Charity

The Dalmatian bike ride is a well-loved and critical event in the St David’s Hospice Care fundraising event calendar, helping to fund the continued work of our nurses and the running of hospice services provided free to all patients and families. The price of your entry and any sponsorship raised provides vital palliative care to people facing life limiting illnesses as well as providing support to their families at a very difficult time.

Jersey & Sponsorship

Sponsorship

  • Follow these links to set up your own personal online fundraising page:

Make a page with JustGiving

Or join the Just Giving campaign here; https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/dalmatianbike

  • Download a sponsorship form at the top of the page

About the Dalmatian Bike Ride

The Dalmatian Bike Ride is an annual charity bike that raises funds for St David’s Hospice Care. As well as the ride, members of the committee also undertake a variety of other activities throughout the year for lots of other great local causes. From helping the homeless with clothes and bedding, providing soup kitchens with food parcels and various great campaigns for the children of social services

About St David’s Hospice Care

St David’s Hospice Care is committed to providing bespoke, individual ‘free’ care for all patients and their families. They work alongside patients and hope to support them at the most difficult times of their lives. One of their main aims is to ensure that patients have choice about the care they receive whilst maintaining dignity throughout their journey is paramount to them.

Contact Information – Dalmatian Bike Ride

Contact Information St David’s Hospice Care

Hashtags – #dalmatianbikeride #dallybike

Text to donate

  • Text CWTCH 3 Dalmatian to give £3
  • Text CWTCH 5 Dalmatian to give £5
  • Text CWTCH 10 Dalmatian to give £10
  • Text CWTCH 15 Dalmatian to give £15
  • Text CWTCH 20 Dalmatian to give £20

             Terms & Conditions

  • Send your text to 70300
  • 100% of your donation goes to St David’s Hospice Care
  • Texts costs your donation plus 1 message at your standard network rate. Always ask the bill payers permission. Registered Charity number: 1010576 stdavidshospicecare.org

Covid-19

  • Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and government restrictions on mass participation events, we are monitoring the situation in regards to staging the event on a regular basis.
  • Riders registered for the previous event in 2020 will be communicated with by email and will automatically be entered into the 2021 date.
  • If we do not feel that we are able to stage the event safely, we will look for a new date with all places being rolled over automatically. No refunds will be available.

Sponsored by:

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This event is also supported by:

  • The Priory Hotel & Restaurant who kindly allow us to have our ride finish within their grounds.

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