On the 2nd October 2016 The Silverstone Time Trial Challenge will provide a day out like no other.
The Silverstone Time Trial Cycling Challenge is a new cycling event, taking place at the iconic Silverstone Formula 1 race track in October 2016. The event is expected is to attract high numbers of amateur and elite riders to race .
The event is guaranteed with all costs underwritten by sponsors, all proceeds will be donated directly to Operation Smile
A host of famous names and organisations are backing the event, including :
British Cycling and Team Sky and Sir Ben Ainslie and the Americas Cup Challenge Team.
Entrants of all abilities can sign up and enjoy the experience of cycling on one of the most famous tracks in the world. British Cycling regard the event as a true “race for all” and there are various events on offer for all abilities, including a One Lap Time Trial, a 10 Mile Time Trial, a challenging 25 Mile Time Trial, a fun Leisure Ride and the Family Lap.
From the four main races through to the family and leisure rides there is very opportunity for everyone over the age of 5 to ride on the Silverstone Circuit. Ride with Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers.
From the latest bikes, to a wide range of great food and refreshments we will have it all.
Halfords will be providing free bike mechanical support for all competitors on the day.
Featuring a "Chill Out" zone, product and safety demonstrations and lot's more to keep everyone entertained all day.
Silverstone Time Trial Challenge is endorsed by British Cycling and supported by Team Sky, Land Rover BAR and Halfords. If you are a British Cycling member claim your £10 discount on any of the individual races (1 Lap, 10 Mile and 25 Mile) by entering your membership in to the booking system.
The historic heart of Formula One racing is easily accessible from the A43 and is served by good public transport links. Parking and full facilities will be available at the venue as you would expect.
Getting to Silverstone
See the section below to find out more details on the fantastic prizes for the fastest riders of the day. In addition there are runners up prizes and medals for the young ones to celebrate what will be an unforgettable day.
Apart from the rare chance to ride on the historic and iconic Silverstone track and compete against the fastest riders you will be directly helping the work of Operation Smile.
Below are details of the races, family ride and Leisure ride - we really do have something for everyone.
Details here are for information only to sign up to a race please hit on of the Sign Up Now buttons
3.6 miles – you against the clock, and the chance to cycle this iconic venue taking on the twists and turns at your own speed!Learn More
With a distance of 10 miles exactly, this TT length challenge gives you the chance to pit yourself against riders from across the UK.Learn More
The ultimate challenge. Test yourself over 25 miles of Silverstone track, an endurance challenge for those who wish to test their stamina!Learn More
Teams of 4 can take on the 25 mile challenge – this is no relay, but will need team spirit to reach the end together!Learn More
The opportunity for children aged under 14 to cycle the Silverstone circuit accompanied by an adult.Learn More
The Leisure Ride adds another dimension to the day and provides yet another opportunity for cyclists of all abilities to take in this world famous circuit. Open to over 8's and above the Leisure Ride is perfect for groups of friends and families.Learn More
For the fastest lap by a male and female cyclist, we have a genuine Team Sky Pinarello Dogma 8 bike up for grabs – hang it up in your front room or have it custom fitted to you. A true money can’t buy prize.
In addition, Land Rover BAR is also offering an amazing prize for the two teams that set the fastest time in the 25 mile team challenge. The fastest male and female teams will win the unique opportunity to sail with the Land Rover Bar team on board on of their foiling test boats!
All children riding in the event will be entered into a prize draw to win a fantastic Team Sky Frog bike!
More prizes will be announced over the coming weeks – keep an eye on our News and Prizes pages for further details!
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Operation Smile is an international medical charity whose global network of thousands of credentialed medical volunteers from over 80 countries is committed to helping improve the health and lives of children from more than 60 countries.
Since 1982, we've worked with local medical professionals, governments, hospitals and other NGOs to deliver the safest care to each of our patients, and have established care centres wherever possible to give children ongoing medical treatment. Operation Smile continues to provide training and education for local medical professionals so they can provide care within their own communities and help others around the world.
To date, we have provided more than 240,000 free surgeries for children and young adults born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.
With support from British Cycling, Team Sky, BAR and a host of retailers the stage is set for an epic day !
"British Cycling are pleased to be supporting the inaugural Silverstone Time Trial Challenge as it provides a fantastic opportunity for everyone to ride this iconic track. British Cycling is keen to encourage people of all abilities to get on a bike for fun and to improve their health and fitness.”
“The huge growth in cycling participation at all levels in the UK has been fantastic to see. One of the consequences of this is that we have more and more cyclists who ride to a really good level.
"The STTC provides a great opportunity for professionals and amateurs to race alongside each other on the iconic Silverstone course. Team Sky are delighted to be involved and to be supporting the fantastic work of Operation Smile.”
“We are delighted to be the beneficiaries of such an exciting event which gives all cyclists the opportunity to cycle at such an incredible venue! Operation Smile works around the world to provide life-changing surgery for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate. These children face extraordinary struggles and face daily stigma. We hope that the Silverstone Time Trial Challenge will raise £150,000 to support our work around the world to give hundreds of children the smile and lives they deserve. I am incredibly grateful to all the fantastic supporters who are making this event happen – we are so excited about October 2nd!”
“Cycling plays a key role part of our physical training programme, but we also have a number of very keen and quick cyclists within our wider team who are looking forward to getting onto the track. We are delighted to be supporting the Silverstone Time Trial Challenge and the great work that Operation Smile does around the globe.”
Partnering with the STTC provides your company a unique opportunity to participate in a unique cycling event and also to support a charity that transforms lives across the world.
We anticipate the inaugural STTC to attract up to 5000 cyclists. This is an exciting chance for brands to partner with STTC and become identified with this event.
The STTC aims to build upon the legacy of the London 2012 Olympics, and the substantial growth in popularity of cycling. As a medical charity, Operation Smile are invested in the health and well-being of people around the world, and the STTC aims to do the same for people in the UK.
For more information please contact Alix Odgers , Major Gifts Manager.
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