Sir Jimmy Savile Cycle Challenge on July 14
Sir Jimmy Savile
A cyclo-sportive in aid of the charities supported by the late Sir Jimmy Savile will take place on Saturday July 14 as part of the 2012 Scarborough Festival of Cycling.
Sir Jimmy passed away at his home in Leeds on October 29 last year at the age of 84. Although better known as a radio and TV presenter, Savile had a long-running association with cycling. He competed in the 1951 Tour of Britain, later becoming a commentator for the race and was a supporter of the Dave Rayner Fund.
The 65-mile ride will start and finish in the Scarborough Festival of Cycling at Oliver's Mount. The ride takes in Dalby Forest, the Vale of Pickering and Yorkshire Wolds.
Entry costs £25 and you can enter online via SiEntries. Profits from the ride will go to charities supported by Sir Jimmy.
Sir Jimmy Savile, 1926-2011