Round the Wrekin 2022

8am - Sunday 22nd May 2022

Carvers' Round the Wrekin Sportive 2022

Our annual sportive is back! We are delighted that, after a two year pause, our popular cycling event returns on Sunday 22nd May at the Dudley Kingswinford Rugby and Football Club. This sportive forms part of our 40th birthday celebrations and we're looking forward to seeing hundreds of cyclists on the day.

We are unable to take any more entries through our website, if you have any questions about the event, you can call us on 0300 323 0250 or email fundraising@comptoncare.org.uk 

All riders have paid an entry fee and then any sponsorship they raise on top of this amount will help us to continue to provide our care and support to our patients and their families across Wolverhampton, the Black Country, South Staffordshire and East Shropshire.

The event

As in previous years, the event will start and finish at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club (DY6 0AW). There will be three route options which take in the breath-taking scenery of Shropshire countryside. Since the event's inception in 2016, we raised over £109,000 to support our vital work. We hope you will join us this year to help us

We are proud to be supported, once again, by cycling legend and Compton Patron, Hugh Porter MBE. Hugh has been involved in this event right from the start and is passionate about making this event a huge success.

For further details, such as what is included in the event, Terms and Conditions and age restrictions, please click here.

The routes

Cyclists will be taking part in the below routes:

  • Hugh Porter Challenge - 25 miles / short / start time 10am

This ride follows quiet lanes in Worfield and Calverley and then into Pattingham. After a moderate 1000ft climb, participants cross the finish line at DK Rugby Club. The route is an achievable distance and would be suitable for those new to cycling events. Click here for the route map.

  • Compton Care Classic - 64 miles / medium / start time 9am

A picturesque ride out to Bridgnorth, before heading around the Wrekin and back to the finish line via the Ironbridge Gorge. This route, with a total climbing range of 3800ft, is ideal for those who want to take on an adventurous challenge. Click here for the route map.

  •   The Carvers' Epic - 101 miles / long / start time 8am

Our most challenging route goes deep into the scenic Shropshire countryside and includes a big climb through the Long Mynd, before returning to DK Rugby Club via the Wrekin. This route is for well-trained cyclist who relishes a challenge and enjoy the 6700ft climb! Click here for the route map.

Your sponsorship makes all the difference:

  • £12 will pay for a home cooked meal for a patient on our Inpatient Unit
  • £52.50 will pay for a counselling session for a bereaved relative
  • £131 will pay for a Health Care Assistant to support a patient in their own home
  • £246 will pay for a Community Nurse Specialist to visit a patient and provide medication to relieve symptoms and help with pain control.

Out top ten fundraisers from this event will receive an exclusive gift from Compton. Also, everyone who raises over £250 will receive a Compton Care branded cycle jersey.

You can also purchase a Compton Care cycle jersey to wear during the event or souvernir. Prices at £25, including post and packaging, you'll be sure to look the part as you take part in our sportive. To order, visit our online shop.

We are delighted that this year's sportive is sponsored by Carvers Building Supplies, Their support means that funds from this event go directly to supporting our patients and their families who are living with an incurable condition.

Thank you also to our event supporters:
  • Andy Dawson and Ride Ventures
  • Stuweb
  • Hugh Porter MBE and Anita Porter
  • Fat Scottie and Wolverhampton's 101.8 WCR FM
  • Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club
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Add to Calendar 2022-05-22 08:00:00 United Kingdom/London Round the Wrekin 2022

Carvers' Round the Wrekin Sportive 2022

Our annual sportive is back! We are delighted that, after a two year pause, our popular cycling event returns on Sunday 22nd May at the Dudley Kingswinford Rugby and Football Club. This sportive forms part of our 40th birthday celebrations and we're looking forward to seeing hundreds of cyclists on the day.

We are unable to take any more entries through our website, if you have any questions about the event, you can call us on 0300 323 0250 or email fundraising@comptoncare.org.uk 

All riders have paid an entry fee and then any sponsorship they raise on top of this amount will help us to continue to provide our care and support to our patients and their families across Wolverhampton, the Black Country, South Staffordshire and East Shropshire.

The event

As in previous years, the event will start and finish at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club (DY6 0AW). There will be three route options which take in the breath-taking scenery of Shropshire countryside. Since the event's inception in 2016, we raised over £109,000 to support our vital work. We hope you will join us this year to help us

We are proud to be supported, once again, by cycling legend and Compton Patron, Hugh Porter MBE. Hugh has been involved in this event right from the start and is passionate about making this event a huge success.

For further details, such as what is included in the event, Terms and Conditions and age restrictions, please click here.

The routes

Cyclists will be taking part in the below routes:

  • Hugh Porter Challenge - 25 miles / short / start time 10am

This ride follows quiet lanes in Worfield and Calverley and then into Pattingham. After a moderate 1000ft climb, participants cross the finish line at DK Rugby Club. The route is an achievable distance and would be suitable for those new to cycling events. Click here for the route map.

  • Compton Care Classic - 64 miles / medium / start time 9am

A picturesque ride out to Bridgnorth, before heading around the Wrekin and back to the finish line via the Ironbridge Gorge. This route, with a total climbing range of 3800ft, is ideal for those who want to take on an adventurous challenge. Click here for the route map.

  •   The Carvers' Epic - 101 miles / long / start time 8am

Our most challenging route goes deep into the scenic Shropshire countryside and includes a big climb through the Long Mynd, before returning to DK Rugby Club via the Wrekin. This route is for well-trained cyclist who relishes a challenge and enjoy the 6700ft climb! Click here for the route map.

Your sponsorship makes all the difference:

  • £12 will pay for a home cooked meal for a patient on our Inpatient Unit
  • £52.50 will pay for a counselling session for a bereaved relative
  • £131 will pay for a Health Care Assistant to support a patient in their own home
  • £246 will pay for a Community Nurse Specialist to visit a patient and provide medication to relieve symptoms and help with pain control.

Out top ten fundraisers from this event will receive an exclusive gift from Compton. Also, everyone who raises over £250 will receive a Compton Care branded cycle jersey.

You can also purchase a Compton Care cycle jersey to wear during the event or souvernir. Prices at £25, including post and packaging, you'll be sure to look the part as you take part in our sportive. To order, visit our online shop.

We are delighted that this year's sportive is sponsored by Carvers Building Supplies, Their support means that funds from this event go directly to supporting our patients and their families who are living with an incurable condition.

Thank you also to our event supporters:
  • Andy Dawson and Ride Ventures
  • Stuweb
  • Hugh Porter MBE and Anita Porter
  • Fat Scottie and Wolverhampton's 101.8 WCR FM
  • Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club
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