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Cyclists hit the road for Fakenham Fifty ride

18:31 25 August 2014

Riders taking part in the Fakenham 50.

Riders taking part in the Fakenham 50.

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Hundreds of cyclists got in the saddle for the Fakenham Fifty ride.

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Riders taking part in the Fakenham 50.Riders taking part in the Fakenham 50.

Around 370 riders took part in the event which came at the end of nine days of activities in the town as part of the Get Active in Fakenham festival.

The noncompetitive ride was open to all abilities and had a range of routes from 14 miles to 74 miles.

Ride organiser Richard Crook said: “It went really well, it was a brilliant day.

“Last year I was hoping for a hundred and two hundred came this year I thought it would be about the same and about 170 turned up on the day.

Riders taking part in the Fakenham 50.Riders taking part in the Fakenham 50.

“We had riders from all over the place, some were local and some came from further away, a couple came from Harrogate in Yorkshire.

“People seemed to enjoy it and we have had some really great feedback.

“It was a good all round event and attracted people to the town.

“We had good support from some of the clubs as well, from King’s Lynn and from the local East Coast Riders.”

After they had got off their bikes there was the chance for cyclists to relax at the Fakenham Community Centre where there was live music and food and drink for everyone to enjoy.

Get Active in Fakenham saw nine days of sport and other activities throughout the town including a ceilidh and a literary festival.

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