Hit the road with Tour de Ruther­glen

North East Tourist News - - COROWA/RUTHERGLEN -

TOUR de Ruther­glen on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 22 is an ex­cit­ing road cy­cling event tak­ing in the best of Ruther­glen’s wine coun­try while of­fer­ing chal­lenges for all sorts of fit­ness lev­els.

Par­tic­i­pants have the op­tion of com­plet­ing the 110km Three Town Chal­lenge, the 45km Two Town Chal­lenge, or the fam­ily friendly 20km Ruther­glen Ram­ble for the Tour de Ruther­glen.

All money raised goes to the Ruther­glen Ro­tary Club to sup­port lo­cal com­mu­nity and in­ter­na­tional projects.

Ride tick­ets in­clude a bar­be­cue lunch and drinks post-ride, snacks and drinks dur­ing the ride, as well as ded­i­cated cy­cle event sup­port.

To com­ple­ment the ride, a re­laxed win­ery din­ner on the night of the chal­lenge will be held at twi­light at one of Ruther­glen’s fa­mous winer­ies.

A gourmet din­ner will be served and lo­cal spe­cial guests will also be in at­ten­dance, mak­ing it a night you won’t for­get.

Re­turn bus tick­ets (Ruther­glen, Wah­gun­yah and Corowa) are also avail­able for the din­ner.

Tick­ets for the din­ner are strictly lim­ited.

Cost is $90 for the 110km Three Town Chal­lenge; $70 for the 45km Two Town Chal­lenge and $30 for the 20km Ruther­glen Ram­ble.

As well as be­ing in Ruther­glen for the Tour de Ruther­glen, par­tic­i­pants will also be able to en­joy the re­gion’s fa­mous winer­ies, restau­rants, cy­cling trails and history. With so much to do and see, it’ll be an ac­tion-packed week­end for all.

The Ruther­glen Ro­tary Club is thank­ful for the gen­er­ous sup­port of this event from lo­cal busi­nesses, as well as Des­ti­na­tion Ruther­glen, Wine­mak­ers of Ruther­glen and the Indigo Shire Coun­cil.

For more in­for­ma­tion on Tour de Ruther­glen, con­tact Philip Nick­son of the Ruther­glen Ro­tary Club on tour@ruther­glen­ro­tary.org.

CY­CLING TO­GETHER: Tour de Ruther­glen is a pop­u­lar event on the lo­cal cal­en­dar.

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