News

16th
Jul

The Routes are up!

In case you hadn’t noticed on the pages for the Friendly 50km, the 100km Challenge Ride or 100 mile Sportive distances – we have just updated these with the NEW 2019 ROUTES on RidewithGPS.com. You can download the GPX files from each route link and there is also the option to download the ‘RidewithGPS’ App […]

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09th
Jul

Who likes a Team Challenge?

Shipston Cycling Club (SCC) will be flying their red and white colours across the Cotswold Hills on 28 July when they will be returning to The Great Shakespeare Ride to defend their Team Challenge title on the 100km event. The Team Challenge is available on the 100 kilometres and 100 miles rides. You can have […]

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09th
Jul

The 2019 GSR medal

Have you seen our 2019 Great Shakespeare Ride medal? See the design below which represents our 3 ride distances – the 50km, the 100km and the 100 mile. Another reason to take part on 28th July – and bag yourself some bling for #MedalMonday!

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24th
Jun

Bike Fixers supporting our riders

We are lucky to have additional help at The Great Shakespeare Ride 2019 with Bike Fixers giving our riders mechanical support throughout the day! Bike Fixers will be ready for anyone needing last minute mechanical support at Walton Hall in the morning on the day from 7:00am before the three rides commence (100 mile starts […]

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24th
Jun

New 2019 Cycle Jerseys

In case you don’t follow us on Instagram, we have new cycling jerseys for our 2019 Great Shakespeare Ride! You can order your jersey when you sign up for the ride. We are loving the fit and colours – particularly the handy pocket at the back for all your gels and extra snacks (not that […]

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04th
Feb

Early Bird Offer to launch entries for GSR 2019!

On Sunday 28 July, cyclists are invited to join The Great Shakespeare Ride 2019! To celebrate the launch of event entries, The Shakespeare Hospice is offering a special ‘Early Bird’ offer with £5 off every ride entered during February.   The feedback from riders who took part in the 2018 event, was again overwhelmingly positive. […]

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28th
Jun

Hurry! Your Last Chance to Buy a GSR Jersey 2018

Unfortunately you are too late to purchase a 2018 Cycling Jersey. If you would like to see our 2019 Jersey – please take a look at our new post here and you can buy the jersey when you enter the ride (or via the same link).

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20th
Jun

Cotswold Cycles pop-up facility

  Cotswold Cycles of Moreton-in-Marsh will be providing support at our Great Shakespeare Ride on 12th August with a pop up mechanical facility for all riders and their bikes at the event. They will be based at Walton Hall near to the start line.

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02nd
May

Great Shakespeare Ride Routes – 2018

Below are the 2018 routes, we will be adding the 2019 routes once these are firmed up.  Thank you so much for your support! The Map My Ride and GPX Garmin links are below to help you find your way on our rides. To download the GPX files click on the link. GPX (Garmin): [download […]

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11th
Apr

Stay at Walton Hall – Special Rate

Walton Hall have offered us a special room rate for the Saturday and Sunday night on the weekend of the event.   For further details contact Walton Hall Hotel directly on Tel: 01789 842424

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