Annual Cycle Event 2017

The Annual Cycling Event (ACE) returns for 2017 during Bike Week and this year we are celebrating the Oxford Road transformation and National Clean Air Day!

Day: Thursday 15 June
Time: 8am – 3pm
Location: The University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, M13 9PL


Register your attendance through Eventbrite below for entry into the prize draw!  (No need to print your ticket, just tell us your name on the day).

Eventbrite - Annual Cycle Event 2017


Free one-week trial* for Corridor Partner employees from Manchester Bike Hire.

Simply email stating why you would like to take advantage of the free trial and we will get back to you to confirm availability.
* All hires are subject to availability and a refundable deposit of £50


8 – 11am: Breakfast time. Cycle to the event and enjoy a hot or cold breakfast on us.  At EATS Restaurant, University Place.

8am – 3pm: The main event! Visit stalls, participate in activities, get involved in competitions.

» Guided Routes to the event
Join one of our Guided Routes to ACE2017 from Cheadle and East Didsbury, Chorlton, Heatons and Levenshulme, Prestwich, Sale Moor, or West Didsbury and Withington

» Photo booth
Go wild in the ACE themed photo booth with free instant prints for everyone!

» Cycle City Skyline
Drop by and decorate your own plywood bike silhouette with artist Richard Dawson who will then assemble them against the backdrop of Manchester’s skyline to create a colourful communal artwork.

» How slow can you go race
Record the slowest time on a bike around the specially marked out track to win prizes.  Bikes provided.

» Photo contest
Tweet your ACE pictures using #ACEMCR17 to @CorridorTravel for the chance to win.

» Anatomy of a bike competition
Can you correctly label the parts of a bike?  Put your knowledge to the test with the anatomy of a bike quiz.

» Plant sale
A whole range of lovely indoor and outdoor plants will be available to purchase.

» Music performance
Make sure you are around between 12:30 and 1:30pm to listen to the talented RNCM students on guitar and cello.

» Oxford Road transformation
Oxford Road has changed and the evolution is complete.  The transformation means one of Manchester’s most recognisable roads, and one of Europe’s busiest bus routes, is now a more pleasant and greener environment for everyone.  Visit colleagues from Transport for Greater Manchester at their stall to find out more.

Any questions get in touch:
Twitter @CorridorManchester


Full list of stallholders/activities:

UoM Sport

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UMRUN – Was set up by University Staff  2015 to encourage run commuting to and from work through buddying up and organising monthly run to work event, where those who have run to work will get the chance to meet, discuss and share experiences and ideas over a free breakfast.

These events take place on the final Thursday of each month, you can find more information on @WeRun_UoM on Twitter and by following Environmental Sustainability updates via FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

UMRUN now has over 248 members.

Sport – see what’s activities are on offer at the University from competitive Sport to Mind body classes.

Lunch Time strollers– come and find out about ore regular campus walks for staff. For more information


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