Amazing News

UMBR 2019 is almost upon us. We have been very lucky this year to have two sponsors for our event Prem-Tech and Progeny. Both have shown an amazing commitment to support not only us but Martin House through them joining our event. The story so far. 71 cyclists of 75, 11 support staff of 25. […]


A Letter to; TEAM ‘UMBR 2018’

Sometime ago there was a seed of an idea to cycle the Liverpool to Leeds Canal, with the aim of raising funds for Martin House and all because of a certain young man called Alex. Three people did just that, getting on their bikes and pedalling 127.5 miles on a mission to ‘give something back’. […]


8 weeks to go

With as little as 8 weeks remaining this are plodding ahead nicely with the planning. We have closed the event with 71 riders this year.  Thats more riders than the combined team for UMBR 2017. Derek, Steve and myself have been invited to Martin House on Sunday this week to meet with the new CEO, […]


First update for 2018

What an amazing start to 2018 we have experienced.   Already have support from Citroen – Leeds, Enterprise and Unite. Received donations from Family members and a local Pensioners group. Received financial help from the Community Union. Tetley’s Coaches have given us an amazing deal on the coaches to transport the cyclists.   UMBR2018 currently has […]


New Members

Hi All. Been a few weeks since we had an update. Sorry about that. We have some new names added to our Distribution List for the event, we have received our first Entry Fee’s which is fantastic. The Hotel have confirmed the reservation of the rooms for us.  Citroen have confirmed their involvement again for […]


Application / entry forms for the 2018 event.

Hi all. We have now started to receive application / entry forms for the 2018 event. Please take a look at the webpage you can find the entry form on there to send electronically direct from the site itself. Please remember the tyre details and valve type for the wheels. We are still looking […]