Our People | Ride the North 2018

Two-day cycle challenge in the North East of Scotland  Helping disadvantaged children in the north of Scotland

The fantastic Ride the North returns, with this year’s event taking place on the 25th and 26th August 2018.

Cycle enthusiasts take on a two-day challenge ride across Moray and Grampian which celebrates the love of cycling and the beautiful scenery in the North East of Scotland. It is estimated that the route entails a total of 170 miles!

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

 Walkers team of cyclists 

'RTN' 2018 – All for Charity

Over the past 7 years, all participants in this great event have raised a whopping £1.6m for local charities.

This year, our team are raising money for MFR Cash for Kids because of the fantastic work they do in helping disadvantaged children in the North of Scotland.

If you would like to contribute, please follow the link to our JustGiving page below - all contributions welcome!

https://www.justgiving.com/WalkersRTN2018

Our team smiling for the camera with their bikes!

To enhance our sponsorship with Ride the North, we also support them every year by printing our company logo onto the cycle jerseys (front and back).  

Our 'Ride the North' Team

Our team comprises of a cross section of our workforce and taking to the roads on wheels for us this year are:

  • Ian McGill
  • Ian Dethick
  • Andrzej Reclaw
  • Yvonne Scott
  • Neil Johnston
  • Mariusz Olejnick
  • Matt Carter
  • Debbie Baker

Further information on the event and photographs will follow. Feel free to come along and support the cyclists along the route on 25 & 26 August.

We wish all riders the very best of luck!