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Our Cycling event Portfolio

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One of our sports specialisms is CYCLING.

Medical cover from professional road races to

local club racing & mass participation sportives

A Selection of our EXPERIENCE within Cycling:

GWAS Ambulance

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Company: GWAS Independent Ambulance Serivce Ltd. Company number 10528063

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The Tour of Britain is the UK's biggest professional cycle race & the country's largest free-to-spectate live sporting event. Taking place each September, the Tour attracts the world's top cyclists to race against home stars on British roads over eight days, bringing large crowds onto the streets. We are proud of our ability to ensure the biggest road race in the UK has limited impact on the NHS. We provided the complete medical package for 6 editions of the Tour of Britian.

Cicle Classic The 2017 edition of the CiCLE Classic cemented this race as the premier and longest standing one day international race on the British calendar available to British competitorsone day road race in the U.K. GWAS is proud to work with such an iconic race as well as the Junior and Womens editions.

The Pearl Izumi Tour Series is a unique team based concept that sees Britain's top ten professional teams battling it out in front of the television cameras on thrilling town and city centre circuits, packed with spectators. Taking place each May and June, teams fight it out over ten rounds for the right to be crowned Champions. We have provided complete medical cover for 4 of the last 5 years, with our medics still represented at the event as specialist team medics support see below.

Vélo Events are the Cotswold’s number 1 sportive organisor of professionally run sportives and road racing including the Cotswold League, with over 15 events annually with events to cater for E,1,2,3,4 as well as the social ride non-competitive sportive events Vélo Events grows year on year in its event participation and we work with them on all events to ensure rider safety and that the events have a zero impact on the NHS.  

The Rise Above Sportive is the official Mark Cavendish mass participation sportive held on the roads in and around Chester for the last 2 years GWAS has been the sole medical supplier to the event, providing both static and rapid response medical cover to its participants. Ensuring for the last 2 years no NHS ambulance has been called to the event and with only 2 people hospitalized as a result of injuries sustained during the event.  


Prudential RideLondon is the Mayor of London's Olympic legacy event, combining one of Britain's biggest closed-road sportive and now with amateur and an elite single-day professional race attracting the world's best riders. GWAS are now the sole providers of the medical cover across all three days of professional, amateur & junior racing.



Velo Birmingham a mass participation cycle ride over a 100 miles with 15,000 riders and we are the sole provider of 72 medical staff to cover the whole event. Also our MD is the consulting Medical Director on the event. We providea full emergency department equipped to NHS levels, as well as 12 Paramedic ambulances and 3 Doctors critical care cars plus 4 on course medical centres along with Paramedic motorcycles.



We are also one of the prefered suppliers to British Cycling for races at Odddown cicuit in BATH and for BATH Cycling Club amongst many.



As well as all of the Cotswold League Road Races for British Cycling, which is a series of 16 road races across the cotswolds region organised by Performance Cycles and the rest of the clubs in the area.


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