Richmond Park bike event helps youngsters on two wheels

Ready to go: Kids from the Above School Cycling

Ready to go: Kids from the Above School Cycling

First published in News by

Schoolchildren whizzed around Richmond Park on bikes this week as part of a school initiative to promote cycling.

Year 3 to 5 students from Broomfield House School cycled around the park on Wednesday, May 21, in the first ever tour de Broomfield arranged by their head of sport.

Year 3 students took part in a shorter 5km route, while older students cycled a six-mile lap.

Keen cyclist and teacher Ross Montague, who organised the ride, said: “I wanted to get the children into cycling and they have all been really excited about it.

“It is about getting a positive message out to children, trying to get more of them cycling and cycling to school.”


Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree