GSD Giant Charity Sportive - Burn glycogen for kids who can’t
PUBLISHED: 14:52 29 August 2014 | UPDATED: 14:52 29 August 2014
7th September 2014, Goodwood, West Sussex - www.gsdgiant.org.uk
The GSD Giant is a small but professionally run road-cycling event with all profits going to the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease (AGSD-UK), a national charity that supports families living with very rare metabolic and neuromuscular conditions. Many children with GSD must eat carbohydrates constantly as their liver glycogen is not available to them – so very similar to an endurance cycling event in some respects, except that their challenge continues through every day and every night!
The Giant’s HQ is the magnificent Goodwood Racecourse and the route circumnavigates the South Downs National Park between Petworth in the east and the Meon Valley in the west; passing through some of the prettiest villages and hamlets in the South of England. Cycling by green rolling pastures, ancient woodlands, river valleys and wetlands within one of Britain’s most accessible breathing spaces you’ll experience an exhilarating and challenging sportive with all the usual facilities and support:
-Individual rider timing and web results service
-Full Route Marking
-WC blocks and showers
-Rider public liability insurance
-Plentiful free parking
102 miles, BC Grade 4 76 miles, BC Grade 3 47 miles, BC Grade 2
If you’re interested in participating in the Sportive, go to the GSD Cycling Events website www.GSDGiant.org.uk and register now!