1) Is there a prize?The SEStran Megacycle is a non-competitive all-abilities event, that aims to promote cycling for health and as a form of transportation. All participants receive a medal, t shirt and goody bag.
2) When will I receive my information pack?
Information packs will be handed out on the day at the registration station. Please keep checking the website in the build up to the event for the latest news and information. For those planning to register on the day, spare information packs will be available at the starting point, although the registration fee will be an extra £5 (£15).
Your information pack will include:
Route map and details
Confirmation of Transit Details
Please keep checking the website for up to date news prior to the event.
3) Can I fundraise for any charity?
The Sestran Mega Cycle is supporting the Sick Kids Friends Foundation charity and as such we ask that you support this great local cause. You can download sponsor forms here. However you are welcome to raise money for the charity of your choice.
Alternatively you can set up a fundraising page at Justgiving.com , there is an event link to make it even easier to set up a page for this event. However you fundraise, we suggest a minimum of £20 sponsorship and form and money should be sent directly to the charity: The Sick Kids Friends Foundation, 20 Millerfield Place, Edinburgh EH9 1LW.
4) Is there transport available and what do I need to do?Because the route is a round trip in 2013 no transport is required. Participants are asked to make their own arrangements to arrive at the registration and start point on the day of the event.
5) What is the route?The route is a round trip, covering 20 miles from Penicuik to Eskbank and back again. Please consult our route page for more detailed information…
Mega Cycle Route Map
6) What time does everything start?Registration will take place from 12 noon at the Penicuik Centre with the event starting on Penicuik High Street at 1pm. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.
Mega Cycle Route Map