CLIA New Forest 21 – Charity Cycle Tour

This year, travel industry professionals connected with the cruise sector, friends and family will be joining together to support Family Holiday Association once again.

CLIA logoThe CLIA team will be riding 156km, 114km or shorter 72km or 17km routes through the lovely surroundings of the New Forest National Park, all in a bid to support families facing some of life’s toughest challenges.

Team CLIA are aiming to raise £10,000 through this ride and is asking for your support to help them reach their goal – to send 40 families in need on a short break.

Selfie of CLIA bike riders alongside the beach

Sponsor or support the team to achieve their fundraising goal

Donate via Just Giving:

The team has a Just Giving page for their fundraising target. Simply click on the link and donate the amount  – you may also leave a message of support for a particular rider or the whole team!

Donate by text:

TEXT CLIA CYCLE  10 to 70450 to donate £10.00. Texts cost the amount you wish to donate (eg £10) plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text CLIACYCLENOINFO 10 to 70450

You can donate any amount via text eg:

  • To donate £10 text CLIACYCLE 10 to 70450 (or CLIACYCLENOINFO 10 )
  • To donate £20 text CLIACYCLE 20 to 70450 (or CLIACYCLENOINFO 20)
  • To donate £30 text CLIACYCLE 30 to 70450 (or CLIACYCLENOINFO 30)

Donate directly to the charity:

This link is unique to the challenge, so funds donated directly to the charity using this link will be allocated to the cyclists’ fundraising target!

Meet the Team

This year’s #TeamCLIACycle21 is come from across the cruise industry and travel sector:

Taking on the 156km challenge

Giles Hawke, Robbie White, Graham Sandler, Ed Lang, Bernie Carter, Stuart Leven, Peter Shanks, Richard Singer, Peter Whittle, Jenny Lyons, Dave Mills, James Scott, Marco Macchieraldo and Sam Redfearn.

Pulsing through to 114km are:

Tony Roberts, Robert Scott, Sara Macefield, Karen Farndell, John Fair, Dave Gibbons and Philippa Harris.

Battling the 72km are:

Dave Hearn, Ben Bouldin and Nicki Lewis.

Supporting the team are:

Louise Prior and Mads Roast.

Join the Team

If you’d like to take part in the race or simply pedal at your own pace with Team CLIA 21 you can! Whether you fancy a challenging 156km or a more leisurely 17km, you’d be very welcome.

  • Contact Giles Hawke – #TeamCLIACycle21 organiser for more information

About the CLIA partnership

CLIA has supported Family Holiday Association with fundraising for several years, through cycle rides on the South Downs, including us at events and get-togethers. Together, CLIA has donated more than £25,000 to the charity, enabling around 100 families to enjoy a short break. Find out what else they have been up to here.