Calling Local Cycling Clubs

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The Aviva Women’s Tour has launched a new Volunteer scheme, giving local cycling clubs a chance to exchange their volunteer time on the race with sponsor prizes and giveaways!

The Aviva Women’s Tour is looking for cycling clubs local to the 2016 routes to join a newly launched Volunteer Initiative which exchanges volunteering time for exclusive prizes, giveaways and promotional opportunities for your cycling club.

Each Stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour has two Chain Reaction Cycles Sprints and two STRAVA Queen of the Mountain’s (QoM) points along it. It’s at these points that crowds of spectators gather to watch a snippet of the action and therefore we are reaching out to the cycling community. We are looking for you to collaborate with us and provide us with the much needed volunteer marshals at these points to help maintain the safety of the race for the Pro riders as well as spectators.

Womens Tour Kettering

Each club that signs up and volunteers on the day will receive a bespoke bundle of cycling goodies from our official race sponsors and partners, including products from the following:

  • Vittoria
  • Fenwicks
  • HIGH5 Nutrition
  • Soreen
  • The Cycle Show

That’s not all, SKODA are giving away 4x pairs of RideLondon 100 Sportive places and 2x pairs of RideLondon 46mile places to the first clubs to sign up to the initiative. To ensure you are in with a chance of claiming this fantastic opportunity clubs will need to register with us before 23rd May.

As well as all of the above, participating clubs will be entered into post-event competitions and prize draw to win official Aviva Women’s Tour merchandise and goodies.

You can view the full Club Initiative pack by visiting www.thetour.co.uk/volunteer, which also includes details of who to contact to get involved.

 

Stage One Wednesday 15 June Southwold to Norwich 132km
Stage Two Thursday 16 June Atherstone to Stratford-upon-Avon 140km
Stage Three Friday 17 June Ashbourne to Chesterfield 112km
Stage Four Saturday 18 June Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent 119km
Stage Five Sunday 19 June Northampton to Kettering 133km

 

The Aviva Women’s Tour

Created by SweetSpot Group in 2014, the Aviva Women’s Tour is the UK’s first ever international stage-race for women, bringing the world’s top riders to compete over five days in Great Britain.

SweetSpot are an event organiser and sports marketing company behind the organisation of the Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest professional cycle race and the country’s largest free-to-watch sporting event, and the creation of the unique Tour Series town and city centre televised races.

The two editions to date, won by Marianne Vos in 2014 and Lisa Brennauer in 2015, have seen hundreds of thousands of spectators turn out at the roadside with many more around the UK watching the ITV4 highlights every evening.

The third edition of the Aviva Women’s Tour will run from Wednesday 15 to Sunday 19 June 2016.

Key Links

Website            www.womenstour.co.uk

Twitter              www.twitter.com/thewomenstour

Facebook          www.facebook.com/thewomenstour

Instagram         www.instagram.com/thetourcycling

YouTube           www.youtube.com/thetourcycling

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