Cycle challenge attracts more than 100 participants

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The Hebridean Cycle Challenge this year has been a great success with 112 competitors taking part in road cycling, MTB, running and walking to raise funds for the nominated charity ‘The Andrew Macleod Memorial Fund’.

The cyclists were set off on their gruelling challenges by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Convener Norman A Macdonald, who also later accompanied the charity cyclists down to Scaladale.

It was great to see people putting 100% into the challenge and the community spirit that was amongst the competitors and supporters in encouraging each other right to the finishing line.

Even though the day may be over there is still time to give donations to ‘The Andrew Macleod Memorial Fund’ as those who took part can now collect their sponsor monies.

Don’t forget to check our website for full race results and photos, also come along and ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page

If you feel up to it organisers would love to hear your individual stories from the day, why not email them at: with your day’s adventure story and they will publish it on their website.

Thanks goes from the Hebridean Cycle Challenge team to all the participants and to all the volunteers who helped out in both the run up to and on the day.

If you are aged between 14 and 35 years old the first heart screening events funded by ‘The Andrew Macleod Memorial Fund’ will be held on 29th and 30th August, don’t forget to go and register for your free heart screening appointment.

The winners of the day were:

Road Bike / MTB Solo - CHARLIE GREENWOOD - time- 03:12:00

Road Bike / Run Solo - CARINA CONVERY - time - 03:55:52

Road Bike / MTB Team - Gary Maclean and Connor Maclean - time - 02:55:50

Road Bike / Run Team - Donald Thomson and Anesti Davenhill - time - 03:05:06