Join the Thrill of the Race from the Base: Ultra-Cycling Challenge!

Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping adventure with Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance's ultra-cycling challenge! Race from the Base is not just a cycling event - it's a life-saving mission. Every pedal stroke you take will help to raise awareness and funds for your local air ambulance service, supporting critically ill or injured patients.

Race from the Base

Taking place on Saturday 7th September, the event has three different distances to choose from. All routes will start and finish at Henstridge Airfield, the home of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

Choose your challenge:

Why take part?

  • Support a vital local charity: Take part and helps us to provide a life-saving service to the people of Dorset and Somerset.
  • Achieve a personal goal: Challenge yourself while enjoying the stunning countryside of the South West.
  • Community and camaraderie: Join a passionate community of cyclists that support their local air ambulance charity.

Fundraising goal: Aim to raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship. The cyclist who raises the most will be awarded the Hugo Yaxley Trophy.

Sign up for Race from the Base Event information and routes

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