Welcome to the Tearfund Drumlanrig Challenge


In support of tearfund



All change for 2017. New 80 mile, 55 mile and 26 mile route options, all finishing on the spectacular drive up to the castle

Entry details will be announced early December.

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2016 event, with gift aid added we have raised almost £11000 for Tearfund  Collect your Virtual Goody Bag here some photos here  and here are the Times

2015 report HERE and TIMES HERE

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Some photos HERE, and here , here and here .Over £16000 donated in 2015, thank you very much to everyone.

2014 TIMES ARE HERE 2014 times pdf    excel

click for some 2014 photos

and a whole load more here


The Tearfund  Drumlanrig challenge is organised and supported by members of churches from Dumfries and Nithsdale. Their aim is to provide participants with a memorable and enjoyable cycling challenge in the glorious scenery and traffic free roads around Drumlanrig Castle, and at the same time raise funds for Tearfund. Tearfund is a Christian charity dedicated to bringing relief,hope and a future to some of the worlds poorest communities and to those suffering from natural and man-made disasters

Participants have the choice of a 88 miles or a 50 miles cycling challenge. Whatever route you choose you have the added challenge of tackling the copious supplies of sandwiches and home baking provided by the church members at the feed stations. With this event having the unique feature of not timing  the lunch break, you can sample as much of the food on offer as you like without it impacting on your time

The times for 2013 are here in EXCEL or PDF We also have some PHOTOS 

2012 pictures of most people here PHOTOS, feel free to download for yourself. They are in order as you appeared just after the second morning water station or at the end of the afternoon ride. Some more pictures here EXTRA PICS

 For the last four years we have organised a fully supported Tour of Scotland with baggage transfer, support vehicles meals and food on route. The 2017 tour is being planned see the Tearfund Cycling website for details 

For more Tearfund cycling events.   See www.tearfundcycling.btck.co.uk

2011 RESULT  AVAILABLE  here as an excel document or here as a pdf

FREE HEALTHY SNACKS. use this link to get a box of healthy snacks worth £3.99 and when you do I will donate £1 to a Ugandan farming school http://www.graze.com/p/DHH7RJ

Want to try a cycle race? TLI cycling is a good place to start for entry level and age related bike race



TOUR OF THE SCOTLAND    2017 tour details to follow.

rumlanrig Challenge