Thousands take part in Liverpool Chester Bike Ride

 More than 3,000 people took to their saddles this weekend to raise money for charity at the 23rd annual Liverpool Chester Liverpool bike ride.

Cyclists of all ages and abilities descended on Liverpool’s Queensway Tunnel to raise funds for good causes.

Liverpool to Chester Bike Ride with the start at Birkenhead Tunnel going through Parkgate and Neston finishing in Chester. Images by Gareth Jones

Liverpool to Chester Bike Ride with the start at Birkenhead Tunnel going through Parkgate and Neston finishing in Chester.
Images by Gareth Jones

 

The cycle, which had six different routes over four distances ranging from 5 miles to 100 miles, saw a record number of entrants taking part.

The routes took in some of Merseyside and Cheshire’s most picturesque locations including  Neston, Wirral and Delamere Forest in the heart of the Cheshire countryside

Event organisers, Pennine Events, had said it was the most successful event to date.

Last year, Pennine Events raised over £26,000 for their sponsored charity Claire House Hospice. They hoped to have raised more than £30,000 this year.

And a date has already been set for next year’s Liverpool Chester Liverpool bike ride, keep Sunday July 2nd 2017 free.

Check out the website for details on when early bird bookings will be available:

http://www.liverpoolchesterliverpool.com/

Liverpool to Chester Bike Ride with the start at Birkenhead Tunnel going through Parkgate and Neston finishing in Chester. Images by Gareth Jones

Liverpool to Chester Bike Ride with the start at Birkenhead Tunnel going through Parkgate and Neston finishing in Chester.
Images by Gareth Jones

 

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