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Sponsorship details unveiled for Light Fund cycle ride

Confirmed cyclists for next year’s Bristol to Dublin ride now also over the 50 mark.

The sponsorship packages have now been confirmed for next year’s Light Fund Cycle Tour – in the same week that participants have passed the 50 mark.

A number of packages are available ranging from a Celebration Awards Package through to shirt sponsorship and individual items in the Bristol to Dublin survival kit.

The full list of sponsorship packages can be found by clicking here. A special thank you must go to Watermelon Creative for its work on the document.

As an overview, they are:

  • Celebration Awards Package – The CRAIC (Cycle Riders Arrival: Irish Celebration), £18,000
  • Gold Package – eight available at £7,000
  • Silver Package – ten available at £3,000
  • A Retail ‘Pitstop’ Package – £5,000
  • A Water Bottle Package – £2,500
  • Extra items and aids – £750 to sponsor individual items in the Bristol to Dublin survival kit including the likes of suncream, lip balm, sweatband, deodorant and tyre repair kit


For sponsorship enquiries, please contact Simon Gresswell, Stephen Gould, Ian Hyder or Anthony Temple.

Meanwhile, confirmed participants have now passed the 50 mark.

Participants to date include:

Patrick Bailey (Blues), Alex Balzaretti (TTL Marketing), Stuart Browning (Blue Sky Designs), Andrew Carley (eOne), Mike Coles (Cooneen), Tim Collins (The Brand Director), Dave Collins (PowerStation Studios), Andy Cooper (Worlds Apart), Tamara Dixon (PowerStation Studios), Jonathan French (Universal), Russell Fogden (Bravado), Darran Garnham (MTW Toys), Serena Gosling (Manchester City FC), Stephen Gould (Sutikki), Daniel Grant (Danilo), Michael Gregson, Simon Gresswell (Sanrio), Zara Grindrod (Rainbow Designs), Maggy Harris (ITV), Mark Hillson, Robin Hillson (Trademark), Paul Hodgson (Forever Collectibles), Ian Hyder (Max Publishing), Ashley Holman (Nickelodeon), Jenny Johnstone (CHF Media Group), Daphne Kellerman (License Connection), Jade Kellman (Sanrio), Mark Kingston (Nickelodeon), Terry Lamb (Corsair), Andrew Levy, Elliot Matthews (Poetic Gem), Karl Matthews (Collective Apparel), Alastair McHarrie (Sanrio), Sonia Morjaria-Shann (UBM), Alex Mitchell (Bravado), Hannah Mungo (Universal), Leonie Oehmen (Bambolino Toys), Richard Pink (Pink Key Consulting), Sarah Jane Porter (Moonpig), Bjorn Praadler, James Redfern (Blueprint Collections), Kate Rollings (eOne), Tim Rudd-Clarke (Gemma), Mike Stagg (Disney), Anthony Temple (DRi Licensing), Norman Thompson (Imagine8), Jonathan Tillery (The Brand Machine Group), Warren Traeger (Imagine8), Mark Tuenissen (Mercis), Alison Vellacott (Highlight PR), Rob Willis (Max Publishing), Eric Zaadnoordijk (World of Delights).

The Light Fund 2018 Cycle Challenge is open to everyone globally from the licensing and associated industries. Managed by sports events company Classic Challenge, the four-day tour starts in Bristol on Tuesday June 12 2018, taking in the stunning Welsh and Irish countryside, with challenging climbs and invigorating downhills, before culminating in Dublin on Friday June 15. Training is recommended!

Each participant will need to pay an entry cost of £900 for a special ‘start to finish line’ package, inclusive of a £200 deposit upon registration, as well as individually fundraise for The Light Fund.

To find out full details on the Bristol to Dublin Challenge, simply click on this link.

To register your place on the challenge, you can click on this link.

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