Fred Whitton Challenge | Rides in May - week 19

The Fred Whitton Challenge is an annual recreational cycling event that takes place in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. It is a challenging ride that is open to riders of all ages and abilities, and typically includes a range of route options to suit different fitness levels. Starting and finishing in Grasmere, the route is 183 kilometres (114 mi) long, with 3,950 metres (12,960 ft) elevation gain. 2,500 riders take part in the challenge.

The event is organized by the Furness Wheelers cycling club and is named in honor of Fred Whitton, a former club member who was a keen cyclist and advocate for cycling in the Lake District. Over the years it has raised over £1,500,000 (one and a half million pounds) and is Macmillan's biggest fundraiser in Cumbria.

The route typically passes through the stunning countryside of the region, and often includes challenging climbs and descents. It takes in some of the most iconic climbs in the Lake District, including Kirkstone Pass, Honister Pass, Newlands Pass, Whinlatter Pass, Hardknott Pass and Wrynose Pass.

There were 40 rides mentioning "Fred Whitton Challenge" in this week , burning 110149 calories (that's 2754 kCal each)

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