Our People | Ride the North 2017

The official logo of Ride the North 2017

Ride the North returns for another year, taking place on the 26th and 27th August 2017.

Cycle enthusiasts take on a two day challenge ride which celebrates the love of cycling and the beautiful scenery in the North East of Scotland covering around 170-175 miles.

Once again, Walkers Shortbread Ltd are proud to announce our sponsorship and participation with this worthy charitable event.

Cyclists taking part in Ride the North 2016Image credits: www.ride-the-north.co.uk

Ride The North 2017 – All for Charity

Over the past 6 years, all participants in this event have raised a whopping £1.4m for charity. For this year’s event, Ride the North have invited 13 partner charities to take protected places for riders who wish to support them. Charities include Alzheimer's Scotland, The ARCHIE Foundation and CLAN.

Our Ride the North Team

Our team for Ride the North

Our Walkers Shortbread team for 2017 comprises of a cross section of our workforce. Taking to the roads on wheels for us this year are:

  • Andrzej Reclaw
  • Neil Johnston 
  • Jake Stewart 
  • Yvonne Scott
  • Matt Carter 
  • Ian McGill 
  • Tolga Dagtas (not pictured) 

Feel free to come along and support the cyclists along the route on 26 & 27 August.

We wish all riders the very best of luck – especially Yvonne our first female to participate in the challenge!