More than 700 Tour De Broads cyclists expected to visit Thorpe St Andrew

The regions biggest not-for-profit cycling event is coming to Thorpe St Andrew over the weekend.

The regions biggest not-for-profit cycling event is coming to Thorpe St Andrew over the weekend. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

The region's biggest not-for-profit cycling event is coming to Thorpe St Andrew over the weekend.

More than 700 riders will pull up at River Green, on Yarmouth Road, for lunch and rest breaks from 11am on Sunday.

The Tour De Broads South route starts at Great Yarmouth's Sea Life Gardens and follows a 75-mile and 100-mile route through the Broads.

It is supporting the charities Macmillian Cancer Support, NNAB, Nelsons Journey and the Suffolk Wildlife Trust.

The quickest cyclists are expected to reach River Green by 11am, with most riders arriving around midday.


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Town Mayor Ian Mackie will be attending to welcome in the riders and army cadets will be running the lunch stop.

Town clerk, Thomas Foreman said 'it is fantastic that the organisers have chosen River Green park to be part of this event.'

For more information, visit www.tourdebroads.com

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