Arran Sportive back this weekend

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More than 120 cyclists will take to the roads today (Saturday) in the second Arran Sportive.

This year the 56 mile charity cycle, in aid of the Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, will have participants from Scotland, England, Ireland and as far away as Australia.

One the route there will be two water stations- one at Pirnmill primary school and one at Velo Café Lagg and Brodick Co-op have donated some bananas

After the event  VisitArran will be running a barbeque and the Arran Brewery will also have a stall. The Trust have been donated products from Arran Distillery, Kinloch Hotel and James of Arran chocolate which will be used as prizes for the participant that raises the most money. CalMac ferries are also sponsoring the event.

OYT Scotland is an organisation which helps over 550 young people each year from all backgrounds and abilities gain valuable leadership, teamwork, and communication skills as well as other beneficial qualifications and experiences through sailing.