Wild Boar Challenge | Cycle Ride | Cycle Ride Leeds | Off Road Cycle Challenge

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The route

Starting and finishing in Rothwell Country Park. The route follows canal tow paths, disused railway lines, bridle paths and some minor roads. It passes through Parlington Park, skirts Lotherton Hall and passes through Temple Newsam estate before joining the river bank again to return to Rothwell Country Park. More details of the route will be sent to you after you have registered.

Timetable of the days events

Start Times: 65km 8.00am - registration open at 7.00am, last starters 9.30am
50km 8.00am - registration open at 7.00am, last starters 9.30am

Time Limit: 6 hours. Please note that riders in the 65km ride may be redirected to continue on the 50km route if the marshal considers that they will not complete the challenge in the time available.

What to bring with you

Equipment: Helmets, maintenance kits, water, first aid kit and mobile phone are recommended.

Rider Packs: Collected at Pre-Registration on the day.

Be a volunteer marshal

If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Marshall, please email wildboar@rothwell-lions.org.uk.

Safety rules

Knowledge of the Highway Code, Countryside Code and Cycling Code of Conduct (https://www.cyclinguk.org/article/cycling-guide/off-road-cycling-code-conduct) are required.

"We had a great day on the bike ride and raised £300. We'll definitely be taking part again next year!"
Mr A Wright, Rodley

"What a fantastic day - thank you to all the people who took part"
Mrs S Hudson, Wetherby

"Super ride along different types of terrain and by the magnificent Temple Newsam House!"
Miss T Kirkham, Rothwell

"A great day was had by all and we didn't do too badly at raising some money for some exceptional causes! Same time next year..."
Mr D Notice, Horsforth