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Record breaker ready for Etape Loch Ness


By Will Clark


Record breaker Jenny Graham will be taking part at Etape Loch Ness on Sunday.
Record breaker Jenny Graham will be taking part at Etape Loch Ness on Sunday.

Thousands of riders will take part in the biggest cycling event in the Highlands.

Etape Loch Ness will see 5600 riders pedal 66 miles of closed-roads where applications for this year's event was sold out within a few hours.

Places for riders who pledged to raise a minimum of £100 for official charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support, have also sold out.

Among the riders who will be taking part include record breaker Jenny Graham who became the fastest woman to cycle around the world.

She completed the challenge in 124 days and this will be the first time she will be taking part at Etape Loch Ness.

She said she will be looking forward to tackling the challenge at a leisurely pace say she will not be looking to break any records on Sunday.

"It is such a classic road, and I cycled it a lot when I was training for the round the world challenge," she said.

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.



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