What is Pedal for Scotland?

Pedal for Scotland, organised by Cycling Scotland, is Scotland’s biggest bike event. Back in 1999, the first event attracted 400 riders. The event has grown increasingly popular with more routes, bigger challenges and more and more participants joining in year on year.

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Pedal for Scotland returns for our 19th year on 9th September 2018, with three rides to choose from catering for all ages and abilities. Pedal for Scotland’s main event day will feature the 45 mile Classic Challenge from Glasgow to Edinburgh, the colossal 100 mile Big Belter from Glasgow to Edinburgh and the Wee Jaunt Edinburgh which takes in the last 10 miles of the Classic Challenge route. We have also launched our Wee Jaunt Falkirk ride which takes place on 6th May 2018. 


Support for the STV Children’s Appeal, official charity partner to Pedal for Scotland, grew in 2015, 2016 and 2017 with a variety of riders including a Scottie dog called Hamish, a couple on a tandem dressed as ‘Big Man and Wee Yin’, the staff of Royal Bank of Scotland and many more helping to raise funds for children and young people affected by poverty in Scotland.

Why don’t you join them in raising money for kids in poverty in Scotland? More info on fundraising is below.