Following the announcement by British Cycling on 28th May of the extended suspension of cycle events, we have taken the decision to cancel the planned Evesham Cyclefest that was due to take place on July 19th 2020.
The organising committee has delayed making this decision as long as possible in the hope that the situation would have improved to at least allow some form of the event to take place in its usual format. However, we feel that we would not be able to arrange a safe event that would protect the riders, volunteers, and venues while maintaining the atmosphere and enjoyment that make Evesham Cyclefest so special. The rest of the year is just as uncertain and is filling up with plenty of other postponed events so instead we will return in 2021 with the biggest and best Evesham Cyclefest to date.
We’re sure that you will be as disappointed as we are to hear this but we hope that you will also understand and support the decision.
We are currently working on plans for a ‘virtual’ alternative event that will still offer an incentive to enjoy riding your bikes on the beautiful roads around the Vale of Evesham. There will be more information on this once we’ve finalised the details.
For those that have already entered we can offer the following:
Option 1 : Donate your entry fee – the default option
We were hoping to support two very worthwhile charities this year: Midlands Air Ambulance and Evesham and District Mental Health Support Services. Like all charities these organisations have lost a huge amount of income without their usual supporting events so we’d like to donate the entry fees to help them.
Any costs incurred by the event so far will be covered by Cycle Evesham Vale.
Option 2 : Refund – please contact us
We recognise that some people have had a very difficult time over the past few weeks. If you would like a refund then please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org before 19th June 2020.
If you have any questions about the event then please contact us at email@example.com.
Thank you for your understanding. We hope you have all been enjoying your cycling while the roads have been quiet and look forward to seeing you again in 2021.