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Friday 20 June 2014


Global Adventure Challenges launches
The First Ever ‘Pedal for Pride’
A 400 km charity cycle challenge
from Yosemite to the 45th Pride celebration in San Francisco 
20-30 June 2015

Charity challenge tour operator Global Adventure Challenges has launched the first ever Pedal For Pride, a tough 400km cycle challenge across the state of California, which sets off in the majestic Yosemite national park, takes in spectacular lakes and mountain scenery and ends with a breathtaking finish over the Golden Gate Bridge in time for the 45th Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual (LGBT) Pride celebrations in San Francisco (27 & 28 June 2015).

Participants will be motivated to do the challenge by raising money for their favourite charities. For ‘Pedal for Pride,’ Global Adventure Challenges has partnered with some of the UK’s leading LGBT charities including - Stonewall and the The Albert Kennedy Trust - but cyclists can raise funds for any other charity from cancer research to animal welfare. 
Peter Robinson, Director of Events and co-founder of Global Adventure Challenges said: “This is the first cycle challenge of its kind and there will be an incredible atmosphere throughout the whole of the challenge as each kilometer we ride will take us nearer to San Fran’s biggest party of the year. The days’ cycling will be long and tough, but well worth it to feel that incredible sense of achievement as you ride over the Golden Gate Bridge and then spend the whole weekend enjoying the celebrations as a reward for your hard work.”
The challenge kicks off in the monumental Yosemite National Park with its massive peaks and towering forests and then rides around Turlock and Camanche Lakes on mountain roads. It then cuts a course along the Pacific Coast Road, high above the surf and takes in golden beaches and laid-back towns.
To sign up, registration costs £399 plus £1800 for the self-funding option or a minimum sponsorship of £3600.

For more details and to book call 01244 676 454 or visit

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Global Adventure Challenges has been organising worldwide charity challenge events since the year 2000. By working with 1,500 different charities, all the events raise essential funds for a wide variety of causes. For 2014 the company will operate 100 challenges for more than 2,800 participants. For more information visit

Stonewall promotes equality for the LGBT community.
Albert Kennedy Trust supports young LGBT 16-25 year olds who are made homeless or living in a hostile environment.

For further information, images or interviews contact: Peter Robinson | Director | Global Adventure Challenges Ltd, Red Hill House, Hope Street, Saltney, Chester, CH4 8BU, DDI: 01244 670742 | Fax: 01244 683962  

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