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We are delighted to announce that Le Cure de France has now raised over half a million pounds! Since inception in 2014 Le Cure has, including Gift Aid, raised over £500,000 to fund cancer research at the Royal Marsden Hospital.  In 2014, Le Cure raised £133,000 and has so far raised over £369,000 in 2015. As in… Read more »

Our very own Dave Hemming recently took part in the Legends race at the 2015 Rose British Downhill Series. Dave raised over £2000 (in the space of a few hours) for Le Cure in return for racing in his 2015 Le Cure Jersey. See how Dave got on and how he looked in his amalgamated Le Cure… Read more »

So… We’ve landed in Geneva and just about got everyone and their luggage on the coach. Modane and stage 1 is looming. Spirits are high, having been fuelled by a couple of beers at Heathrow. And maybe one or two on the flight. We will feel them in the legs tomorrow but right now, they… Read more »

We’re excited and grateful to be able to confirm Carling’s return as main kit sponsor for Le Cure 2015, and for continuing to support Le Cure de France.  We are also delighted to announce that they will be joined this year by the following sponsors, whose logos the Curistas will be proudly sporting on our… Read more »

We are delighted to announce that Paragon has kindly agreed to sponsor Le Cure’s prestigious prize caps: Our prize caps are awarded for the Ride of the Day, the Pedaleur de Charme (for feats of kindness, generosity, or downright stubbornness on the road!) and – of course – the King of the Mountains. Naturally, the… Read more »

Saturday’s ride saw a good turnout from old and new Curistas looking forward to a tough test of the legs with only two months before Le Grand Départ in September. With customary precision planning by our course directeur, it covered 102.8 km and 1,620 vertical metres including the Beast of Beddlestead, Ide Hill and the… Read more »

Le Cure is extremely excited to announce that this year Vulpine will be joining the Le Cure team as official partners. As well as helping out on the kit front and endorsing the route, Vulpine will also be coordinating and implementing a training programme for all Curistas, and former pro-cyclist Dave Hemming is joining the ride… Read more »

We are delighted to reveal this year’s unique kit design. Carling have once again agreed to be the main kit sponsor, so a big thank you to Carling from all at Le Cure! As in 2014 Milltag have designed and will manufacture the jerseys, caps and arm-warmers. The Jersey (with plenty of room for other sponsors!)… Read more »

Le Cure de France is back for its second year! We’re pleased to announce that the final fundraising tally from 2014 was £133,620.76.  Thank you for all your amazing support so far – with your help we’re hoping to do better in 2015. The money raised has been used to create a research fellowship at… Read more »

Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore hosted a lunch fundraiser in the Supreme Court and House of Lords in December for some donors and potential Curistas for Le Cure ’15. With the average age being well over 60, we salute them.  Derek Holden turns 82 in March, but is still playing competitive tennis and waterskiing, so we may… Read more »

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