Tour de Forth

Cycle to Save Lives

Date: 4th August 2013
Time: 8am – 6pm
Where: Start/Finish Ocean Terminal


Take on the Tour de Forth 2013, a day of cycling action for everyone. Whether taking on a personal challenge, cycling for fun or looking for a leisurely day out with friends and family, there’s a route for you. This event is for leisure cyclists, club cyclists, families, kids and commuters – of all ages and abilities – so check out the following routes and register now to save your place today!

Set alongside Scotland’s scenic Firth of the Forth, participants can choose between three exhilarating rides. Tour de Forth is a healthy and environmentally friendly way to see some of the Scotland’s most beautiful features, including the monumental Forth Rail Bridge, the spectacular Hopetoun Estate and picturesque villages along the way.

Going the extra mile…
The key part of the Tour de Forth challenge is raising money to help people in some of the world’s toughest places through the work of Mercy Corps. Your registration fee covers the cost of participating in this exciting event, but in order to make your efforts really go the distance we are asking you to pledge a minimum fundraising commitment of £1 per mile. Making every mile you cycle not only a great sense of personal achievement but also a mile of support to help positively transform the lives of people living in situations of crises and oppression.

"A really good day out, taking me places I hadn't been before"

"Atmosphere was really good and the route was superb for my first Sportive."

The Routes

Choose one to suit you


For cyclists looking for a big one-day challenge – the route takes you 66 miles around Scotland’s beautiful River Forth, starting and finishing at Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal.


For cyclists looking to get the best time they can – a timed option taking you 66 miles around Scotland’s beautiful River Forth, starting and finishing at Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal.

Petit Pedal

A day event for all ages and abilities – a leisurely ride from Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal to the beautiful Craigies Farm, before heading back to Ocean Terminal, 24 miles around in total.


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Contact details

Name: Lisa Seymour (Events Coordinator)
Phone: (0131) 662 5176
Address: Mercy Corps Scotland Edinburgh EH9 1NJ