When and where is the event?
The event will be held on Sunday 18th April 2021 at the Tamworth Criterium Track (located in the Northern Inland Centre of Sporting Excellence - at the end of Jack Smyth Drive. The Main event is the 8-hour event and will commence from 8:00am. There will also be a 4-hour event commencing from 12:00pm. Both events will conclude at 4:00pm.
What is the Pedal the Peel?
The Pedal the Peel Cycling Challenge has been around since 2010 and has been run by the Rotary Club of Tamworth First Light. The event raises money to donate to local charities, with the major charity in 2021 being the Ronald McDonald House. The event has been revamped in 2021 to be more inclusive for riders of all levels.
Do I have to ride for the entire 8 or 4 hours?
No. There will be a maximum of two riders from each team allowed to ride on the track at any one time. You can complete as many laps as you would like, and rotate electronic trackers between team members as often as you wish. The remainder of the day will be filled with playing activities, socialising and encouraging teammates!
How much of the money raised is actually donated to charities?
100% of money raised is donated to local charities. The day is run by a dedicated group of volunteers along with the support from Tamworth Regional Council.
How much is registration?
Registration will be $500 per team.
How many people can I have in my team?
Teams are required to have a minimum of four people, and are allowed a maximum of ten people. There will be a maximum of thirty teams allowed to register for the day so register now before it is too late! We can help you to join a team if you are short on numbers.
I am unable to ride on the day, can I still participate?
Absolutely! The event will require a range of volunteers on the day to ensure the event runs smoothly. If you are interested in volunteering please send us a message by clicking the 'Contact' tab at the top of the page.
I will not be riding on the day, but would like to donate - what can I do?
You can donate money on the day buy bringing cash, or through the 'Donation' link on the registration page.
What do I do with the funds my team raises?
Have a look at our Fundraising page by CLICKING HERE