Active travel challenge!Ride a bike, walk or run for just 10 minutes and win prizes!

THE CHALLENGE: Compete against other teams across Derbyshire to see who can get the most people to ride a bike, walk or run for just 10 minutes or more.

THE AIM: To enjoy cycling, walking and running and win prizes!

THE BENEFITS: Improve health, reduce congestion and CO2 emissions, save money and have some fun!

WHERE/WHEN: Cycle, walk or run anywhere you like, at any time during the 4 week Challenge period from 5th – 30th September 2011

Give it a go, it’s free and easy to take part:

STEP 1: Join the Challenge at

STEP 2: Encourage friends/colleagues to join in

STEP 3: You and your team walk, cycle or run for 10 minutes or more and log your journey online.

STEP 4: Win prizes!

You can win some great prizes just by taking part – with a vintage bike worth £250 up for grabs, a family ticket to Poole’s Cavern, free bike hire for 4 at Carsington Water, 2 tickets to Buxton Opera House, and a luxury overnight stay for 2 at East Lodge Hotel near Chatsworth with award-winning breakfast. Teams can win a luxury Croots Farm hamper, a guided walk in the Peak District with Peak Walking Adventures or 10 tickets to the Go Ape! experience in Buxton.

So join the challenge, get your bike out or pull on your walking or running shoes and have some fun!

For more information and to join, go to

To spread the word around fellow cyclists, go to


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