BOOKING FOR THE BIG ARRAN CHALLENGE 2019 HAS NOW CLOSED. We're grateful to everyone who has signed up and are looking forward to a great day out. All the money raised will be used to provide practical support such as food, company and skills development to people affected by homelessness and poverty in Glasgow.
Watch a short video of what to expect
Which event will you select?
Just 134 feet shy of a Munro, Goatfell is one of Scotland’s most popular peaks with stunning views across the island and over to Ben Lomond, Jura and the coast of Ireland.
Explore the northern half of Arran’s stunning scenery by bike on this 42 mile cycle challenge.
Take in 57 miles of breath-taking scenery on your saddle in this island-lapping cycle challenge.
For cyclists seeking a new challenge, criss-cross the island and take on the notorious String Road climb. At 75 miles long, it’s sure to really stretch those legs.
Climb Goatfell, at 2,866 feet, then cycle 57 miles around the Island. All in one day! Have you got what it takes?
Climb Goatfell then cycle 75 miles across the island in a figure of 8. All in one day! You’ll need to be seriously fit to think you can pull this off in time to make the last ferry home!
Read our information pack (pdf) - all the details you need for taking part.
GCM events, Pre-bookable
02nd Aug. 2019
Join us to see our work first-hand and enjoy a tour of our facilities. Followed by tea and coffee.
19th Jun. 2019
We at Glasgow City Mission are deeply concerned with the news that Serco are to restart asylum seeker lock-change evictions
18th Jun. 2019
Razieh, one of our international guests, has two exhibitions at this month’s Refugee Festival Scotland.