Cheshire East Tour of Britain Charity Sportive - promoted by Congleton Cycling Club

Stage 3 of the 2016 Tour of Britain starts in our very own market town of Congleton - the first time the borough has hosted a stage of the UK's premier cycling event. What's more, amateur enthusiasts can ride over 138km of the course in the Cheshire Tour of Britain Charity Sportive two days earlier on Sunday 4th September. Featuring many of the same roads & climbs with over 1500m total ascent, the sportive is an unmissable opportunity to race like the pros while supporting 2 local charities!

Online registration has now closed - but don't panic - you can still enter on the day!

  • Simply make your way to Congleton High School on Sunday 4th September with your 25 entry fee payable in cash or by cheque.
  • Sign on begins at 07:30 - we recommend arriving as early as possible to allow time for registration before the group starts from 08:00 until 09:00.
  • Forecasted favourable weather conditions should make for an excellent days riding, with highs of 17C and rain probability of just 10%.

Event Details

Event Date

Sunday 4th September 2016

Event HQ

Congleton High School,
Box Lane, Congleton CW12 4NS

Sign on

Group starts from 08:00 until 9:00

Entry Fee

£25 with all profits going to our two chosen charities

Entry Includes

  • Event souvenir
  • Chip timing
  • Web results service
  • Downloadable Certificate
  • 2 Feed Stations
  • Medical support
  • Mobile Mechanic Support
  • Fully way marked route
  • Downloadable GPX/TCX Files
  • Refreshments after the ride
  • Free parking

Proudly Sponsored by


Children's Adventure Farm Trust provide a variety of programmes for terminally ill, disabled and disadvantaged children from all over the North West.

North West Air Ambulance provide the rapid pre-hospital care needed to make a life changing difference, and has been influential in helping save the lives of some cyclists in our area.

The Route

Route Features

  • Stunning views of the Cheshire countryside
  • Route includes all the main features of TOB stage 3
  • Some of the best cycling lanes in the country
  • Famous Cheshire landmarks such as Jodrell Bank, Tatton Park and the Peak District
  • Fast sweeping descents
  • Iconic Brickworks and Cat & Fiddle Climbs