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The 2023 Event

Join us on Sunday 3rd September for the Places for People Chapelton Bike Ride, with 46 mile and 12 mile cycle routes available.

A stunning ride through the Aberdeenshire countryside awaits riders of both routes with refreshment stops along the way.

By simply participating in this fun event you will be helping to raise vital funds for local charity, North East Sensory Services

Chapelton 5K Walk

For full details about the 5k Walk Sponsored by Brio Retirement Living please follow the link here.

Registration & Fees

We would encourage you to register online before the day. Registration in person will incur a fee of £5 per person.

46 mile

12 mile




Group/Team of up to 4



*Online entry fees. (Up to 31/8/23 at 1pm.) Registration after this time can only be done in person on the day and will incur an additional £5 fee per person.


Below are links to the Strava routes. Please be aware that the routes may have last minute changes may be required due to unexpected road closures.

Routes are available through Strava who provide a free downloadable app for iOS and Android phones and smart watches.

The route is also availble to download as a pdf that you can view on your device or print off. Simply click the button below to download it.


Check-in on the day takes place in Chapelton at The Hut, Liddell Place AB39 8BA.

For directions visit

Start both routes at the NESS tent, Hume Square, Chapelton.
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46 mile cycle - Check in at The Hut, Chapelton from 9:30am for 10:30am start.

12 mile cycle - Check in at The Hut, Chapelton from 11:00am for 12:00pm start.


Immediately following your cycle, please visit the NESS tent so we know you have returned safely!

Here you will receive a voucher for some well-deserved hot food from one of our tasty vendors in the square.

Make sure to take your photo at our finishers board, located on Hume Square outside Brae.

Additional Info

Huge thanks to Stonehaven Cycling Club who are managing the route this year with the help of volunteers from the local community.

First Aid will be located at The Hut.

Should you need any emergency repairs to your bicycle on the day, Trinity Frameworks will be on hand to help. Visit their stall at Hume Square for bike maintenance, service and repair advice.

Follow our Facebook page @Chapelton Bike Ride for updates.


“We had a fantastic day at the Chapelton Bike Ride. The route was brilliant and very picturesque. The whole day was well organised and the delicious cakes on the refreshment stations went down a treat!” S Cullen, 2019.

“Another superb event. Always a great atmosphere in Chapelton and thoroughly enjoyed route.” R Stephen, 2019.