Events and Competitions
Road Safety Week, promoted by Cardiff Council (f)
Road Safety Week takes places between 18th -24th November 2019 and is supported by Brake. The week is an opportunity to raise awareness of road safety. This year’s theme is Step Up for Safety and is all about how better street design can create safe and healthy journeys. To sign up for a free action pack visit http://roadsafetyweek.org.uk/our-theme
The Big Shift (f)
Available all year round – choose any five days to take the challenge. Sustrans’ Big Shift Cymru is a free to access online challenge designed to motivate the school community in Wales to travel more actively.
The challenge will set you targets based on how pupils currently travel to school. Make a Small Step, Big Stride or Giant Leap to increasing active travel and receive recognition for your achievements.
To find out more visit http://bigshiftcymru.sustrans.org.uk/ or contact Sustrans Cymru on 02920 650602
The Big Pedal (f)
Annual competition open to all schools to record the number of active journeys made over a 10-day period. it is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling, walking and scooting challenge inspiring hundreds of thousands of pupils, staff and parents to choose human power for their journey to school. Dates for 2020’s Big Pedal at 22nd April to 5th May. To find out more visit http://bigpedal.org.uk/ or contact Sustrans Cymru on 02920 650602.
Bike to School Week
Bike to School Week is a week-long event designed to showcase the benefits of cycling to school across the UK.
Bike to School Week is an opportunity to promote the positive impact that an active lifestyle can have on pupils’ wellbeing and health. It’s free, there’s no need to register. For more information visit https://www.sustrans.org.uk/campaigns/bike-to-school-week-2019/
Go Ride Interschool Event (f)
Offered to Cardiff Schools this is a chance to enjoy cycle racing. The event takes place in the summer term and last four hours with a lunch break and is offered to year 5 and 6 pupils. To register for this event contact Will Soffe Will.Soffe@welshcycling.co.uk / 07561 430978