Cycling enthusiasts can now register to ride the same route as world-class cyclists in the Bupa Challenge Tour presented by The Advertiser as part of the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under.
Launched this week, the route from Modbury to Tanunda will give cyclists the opportunity to challenge themselves just hours before the professionals take to the same route.
The Bupa Challenge Tour, part of the ŠKODA Breakaway Series, will be held on Friday 25 January 2013. For the first time riders have the opportunity to gain free entry in the ride if they raise $1,000 or more as part of the Cancer Council’s Ride for a reason fundraising campaign.
Early bird registrations are open from today until Thursday 12 July, while regular registrations will open from 13 July 2012 to 11 January 2013.
Teams of five riders or more can register up until Monday 22 October 2012 and have their team name printed on their jersey as well as go into the draw VIP hospitality tickets to Stage 6 of the Santos Tour Down Under.Once again the Santos Tour Down Under is teaming up with Cancer Council SA, the official charity partner of the event.
“Ride for a reason is your way to join the Santos Tour Down Under’s Bupa Challenge Tour and make a difference, by raising funds for critical cancer research,” says Troy Flower, General Manager Business Development, Cancer Council SA.
For more information and to register for the 2013 Bupa Challenge Tour, visit www.tourdownunder.com.au or contact +61 8 8463 4701.
The 2013 Santos Tour Down Under will be held in Adelaide and regional South Australia from 20 – 27 January 2013.