Ivanhoe Way Challenge 2017

The Ivanhoe Way Challenge, organised by Richard and Angela Bebbington raises funds for Wishes 4 Kids. Setting off at 4am from Ashby De La Zouch on Saturday 17th June 2017 the challenge is to complete the 37 mile Ivanhoe Way Public footpath in 15 hours or less. S tarting in Ashby De La Zouch, the route passes through Staunton Harold Reservoir, heads to the rocky outcrops of Charnwood Forest, before going out towards Bagworth. The second half of the route heads over to Shackerstone, along the route of the Ashby Canal, then towards the Moria Furnace.

The 9th annual IWC, Saturday 17th June 2017

  • The Ivanhoe Way Challenge (37 miles)
  • The Ivanhoe Way 20
  • The Ivanhoe Way 13

  • Applications will open 1st Jan 2017.


    Wishes 4 Kids

    Wishes 4 Kids has been created to grant a wish for children and youngsters in Leicestershire who are life limited, terminally ill, have experienced life-changing physical or emotional traumas, have suffered major abuse or are diagnosed as HIV Positive. The Charity grants wishes for those of eighteen years and below.


    2017 Ivanhoe Way Challenge

    The date for the 2017 challenge has been set. It will take place on Saturday 17th June 2017.



    Applications for the 2017 challenges open Sunday 1st Jan.



    Home to Rome

    Richard and Angela started their Home (Ashby De La Zouch) to Rome cycle challenge on Sunday 18th Aug 2013. Totally self-funded and self-supported they travelled down towards Portsmouth, over to France, onto Pithiviers. From there they aimed towards the Alps, before crossing over into Italy and onto Rome.