Canaccord Sportive

Have some fun, challenge yourself and do some good!

The Canaccord Sportive in aid of Rebecca House is a new event on the Manx Cycling calendar with the start and finish being hosted by the Nunnery Estate on Old Castletown Road, Douglas. Rebecca House is the Isle of Man Children's Hospice.  

Online Entry for all rides is £40 (discounted rate of £20 applies for <16's taking part in either of the two shorter distances), but due to the generous sponsorship by Canaccord, plus the kind patronage of the Nunnery, it is guaranteed that 100% of your entry fee will go directly to Rebecca House. 

Entry includes: Finisher's Medal, Cycling Neck Warmer, Electronic Timing, Energy Bar, Cycling Bottle, photos on Facebook, a feed station on the route and a refreshment voucher for Tea/Coffee + cake at the finish 

Entries are capped at 300 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Nunnery estate, the event offers participants the chance to explore scenic routes and breathtaking landscapes while making a positive impact on the lives of those in need. Participants can choose from three routes tailored to different skill levels. These range from a mainly flat 40Km ride through to the 100Km course, which features over 2000m of climbing, including one of the toughest hills on the Island - the Beast of Glen Maye. Although it has just been beautifully re-surfaced by our friends in the Department of Infrastructure, it still has 25% ramps in places and is probably the toughest 2Km uphill you will find here on the Rock. 

Throughout the event, riders will be supported by dedicated volunteers and an aid station offering refreshments and assistance. 

Participants may start anytime between 09:00 & 09:30, although slower riders for the longer distances are advised to go off as close to 09:00 as possible.

All participants under the age of 18 must submit a consent form completed by their parent/guardian on the day of the event. Parental Consent forms are available for download from the British Cycling website. In terms of participation, the shortest route is suitable for all ages and the 74Km route for competent riders in 14-16 year age bracket. The 100Km route, which has over 2000m of climbing is not recommended for under-16's. PLEASE NOTE:Riders under the age of 16 must also be accompanied by a parent or guardian on the ride.

All the Routes are 'Public' on Strava as follows:

40Km - 

74km -

100Km -


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    Nunnery Estate, Old Castletown Road, Douglas, Isle Of Man, IM2 1QB
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