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Innertube Postcode Challenge 2013!

23 April 2013

Postcode Challenge 3

Explore the North Edinburgh Cycleways with Edinburgh’s favourite treasure hunt on wheels

What: The Postcode Challenge, organised by The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and The Bike Station.  This is a fun, free ‘treasure hunt’ event for cyclists and walkers on the North Edinburgh Path Network, part of the Innertube project and funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

Where:The North Edinburgh Cycleways (various entrances to the cycleway including at: Trinity Rd/Lower Granton Road; Ferry Road; Clark Road; Wardie Road; Hawthornvale; Pilton Drive; Scotland St)

When: Sunday 28th April 2013, 11am – 4pm

This coming Sunday is the third Postcode Challenge on the north Edinburgh paths, a fun, free event for cyclists and walkers, a ‘treasure hunt on wheels’ (and foot), with the chance to explore around 27km of continuous off-road routes and to enter into the prize draw at the same time.

Dotted around the network will be ten stands, run by local organisations. Find your first one (you can start anywhere on the route) and they will give you a card.  Get the card stamped at all ten locations (five if you are on foot) and bring it back to the event HQ at Fiveways Junction by 4pm to be entered into the free prize draw. As well as the main prizes, many of the stands may have freebies and presents to give away too and you’ll be able to get your bike fixed and have cycling advice from Hart’s Cyclery, Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op and The Bike Station stands.

Postcode Challenge 2

The event is totally traffic free and great for all ages and everyone is welcome – you can take part on your own, as a family or as part of a team.

Participants can download further information here and a cyclist route map and stamp card here or if you are on foot, download the walkers' version. Or just collect one at the first stand you find.

Look out for the following stalls on the route:  

  1. The Bike Station - for bike repairs with Dr Bike
  2. Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust
  3. The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop - check out their gorgeous new building!
  4. Pedal on Parliament
  5. Spokes
  6. Sustrans
  7. Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre
  8. Harts Cyclery  - Bike repairs and advice
  9. My Edinburgh (MYDG)
  10. Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op  - Bike repairs and advice

Postcode Challenge 1

The following organisations have donated prizes: Spokes, the Bike Station, Harts Cyclery Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op and Green Yonder Tours

This event is part of the Innertube project, funded thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery. 

For further information, please contact Liz on 0771 265 1102 or email liz@elgt.org.uk 

Download a printable version of the poster to help promote the Challenge.