Appeal for more pedal power on JE James ride for hospice

Big-hearted cyclists and road marshals are being urged to sign up for the JE James and the Derbyshire Times’ Flagg Challenge on July 27 for Ashgate Hospice.

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014, 8:26 am
JE James Cycles promo feature. Gavin Bryan in the workshop.

Riders can sign up now or can register on the day for the event which offers a 55, 25 and a 10 miler to help raise money for the hospice, on Ashgate Road, at Old Brampton.

It starts at Ashgate Hospice from 9am, on Sunday, July 27, and returns after completing routes around the beautiful Peak District countryside.

Signing-on for the day begins from 8am before the Grand Depart from 9am.

Following the event there will be a free goody bag, soup-and-a-roll.

Co-sponsors JE James, of Brimington Road North, Chesterfield, are providing refreshments and also selling raffle tickets for a Specialized racing bike.

Entrants receive sponsor forms and a map. Entry costs £20 and people can register via or to get details they can contact [email protected], Emily Evans on 01246 568801, or Derbyshire Times’ Jon Cooper at [email protected] and on 01246 504524.

Budding volunteer marshals are also urged to call Emily or Jon.