UK Youth supports young people to learn and succeed outside of the classroom. For over 100 years we have been enabling young people from all backgrounds to realise their potential. Today, through a national network of youth associations, we offer 790,000 7-25 year-olds access to a wide range of vital learning programmes. Our work is all about supporting young people to gain life skills and accredited awards that build confidence, resilience and make them more employable. Our approach works with all young people but has proven particularly effective for those not thriving in mainstream education.
Here are some words from Katy, who rode with us in 2013
"I was familiar with the work of UK Youth for several months prior to getting involved in L2P, but I had no idea about the involvement of UK Youth at such events. Doing L2P really just embodies the work of UK Youth, I got inspired, grew my own confidence in a serious personal challenge, while supporting a charity that does this for millions of youngsters! So yes there was rain, wind and I was a little tired the week after, but this is a distant memory compared to the 3 days riding with equally motivated and inspiring individuals, all with their own reasons to get involved, and what could be better than riding into Paris with the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower in front of you!!!"
Our President Nigel Mansell CBE was part of the UK Youth riding team in 2013.
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Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas launchedTuesday 11th March 2014
HotChillee announced today a new 165km Dunkerque to Roubaix single day Spring Classic with Olympic Champion Team Skys Geraint Thomas taking place on 27 April 2014. The ride will start in Dunkerque and wind through the fields of Flaanders before joining the final 40k of the most coveted spring classics, the Paris-Roubaix.Read More ...
Cape Rouleur 2014 Stage 3 results - Dlamini wins 36ONE Yellow Jersey for Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF)Friday 7th March 2014
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Nicholas Dlamini riding for UBS/EJAF has won the coveted 36ONE yellow jersey at this year's Cape Rouleur. Karl Platt of Team Bulls won the Pro Category jersey. The ladies jersey went to Jo Merritt, with the climbers jersey to Josh Hodge and Bradwin Daniels the talented development rider from Cape Town Giants winning the sprinters jersey.Read More ...