Latest news

Tour de Yorkshire challenge winners

Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016

Winning team for Tour De Yorkshire gym challenge

Eighteen teams tested their cycling skills in Hambletons latest gym challenge – to cycle the 198km of Stage 3 of the recent Tour de Yorkshire.

Customers were given two weeks to complete the distance in teams of two, three or four finishing on Sunday 1 May – the day the tour crossed the district.

All 18 teams were entered into a prize draw to win a year’s free membership between them.

The winning team ‘thorn between two roses’ – a team of three completed the challenge at Hambleton Leisure Centre not only cycling the 198km but racked up a massive 750km - more than the entire Tour de Yorkshire route of 519km.

A special mention must go to the youngest team ‘The Gym Lads’ made up of two 14 year old junior members who completed the challenge in just the junior sessions (only 1 hour per day).

For more information on leisure activities in Hambleton, check out