Friends of the Fred
The Fred Whitton Challenge relies on a lot of help and support from our Friends – a big thank you to all these businesses that help the day run like a well oiled cog!
RAYNET – The Radio Amateurs’ Emergency Network
STEVE FLEMING – Official Photography
YHA– Youth Hostel Association
APPLEYARD LEES – European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
KENDAL MINT COMPANY – For all your sports nutrition needs
CASTELLI – Clothing
RESULTS BASE – Timing Systems
DUDDON AND FURNESS MOUNTAIN RESCUE Mountain Rescue
GREAT NORTH AIR AMBULANCE Airborne Rescue
NORTH WEST AIR AMBULANCE Airborne Rescue
ULVERSTON INSHORE RESCUE – Inshore Rescue
PIXEL TWEAKS – Graphic Design for Print & Web support for FWC
MELVILLE TYSON – High Class Butchers & Grocer
FURNESS FIRST AID ASSOCIATION – Furness First Aid support
LAKES COMPUTER CONSULTANTS – IT support
WHEELBASE – UK’s Largest Cycle Store
CONISTON CORPORATE – Clothing embroidery
GENERATOR POWER – Generator Supplier
FELL AND DALES CATERING – Outside Catering
TIMING UP NORTH – Timing for the event
CYCLEWISE – Rider-owned independent mountain bike and road bike specialist
THE CUMBRIAN TEA & CUMBRIAN COFFEE CO – We love a brew
stuART – Stuart Storey Art – Vibrant Realism with an EDGE
Apologies if we have missed out anyone from this list – let us know ASAP and we’ll pop your link on here too!
Want to get involved?
It takes over 350 registered volunteers to keep the Fred Whitton Challenge going. If you’d like to help out at the event jobs for volunteers vary depending on location, time of day and skills. Please register your interest before the event. All volunteers are guaranteed a place on the following years' ride.
Or you can donate to any of our chosen charities. All donations are well received and go to helping fund these fantastic services in the community.