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Our partners

Break the Cycle would simply not run without the support of our partners.

We'd like to say a big thank you to all the official sponsors and suppliers of Break The Cycle 2019. Find out more about each of them below.

With many organisations coming back for another year alongside welcoming new business to the event each and every one of our partners involvement not only positively impacts upon delivery of the event - through volunteer time and/or products or services they supply - but also the total amount of money raised, which goes towards securing and developing the fantastic work of our sporting partner charities.


Santander is very pleased to be supporting the Break The Cycle event and Bristol Sport Foundation again this year.  A very worthy cause reaching out to help change disaffected young people’s lives across the community, our team of volunteers have been engaged throughout the year with BSF and look forwarding to continuing.   

At Santander, we’re committed to building close and enduring relationships with each of our business customers, so that we understand how we can help you achieve your ambitions. As businesses strive to develop and grow in this rapidly changing world, they need the support of trusted partners, and that’s why our Relationship Directors will take the time to get to know you and your company with regular face-to-face meetings where you can share your goals and needs. 

As well as being able to support your businesses locally through a network of corporate Business Centres and specialists in the UK, we have a strong international presence thanks to our extensive global network in 10 major markets. We’ll help you manage the uncertainties of the world today, from the impact of Brexit to the challenges posed by cyber security, while anticipating your future business needs.

So whether your next step is to invest in a new growth area, consider an acquisition or break into an overseas market, we have the knowledge and experience to help you get ahead.

Hargreaves Lansdown is delighted to support Break the Cycle. From a back bedroom in Clifton in 1981, Hargreaves Lansdown has grown to become the UK’s largest direct-to-investor provider of investment services, administering £82 billion of investments for over one million clients.

Our purpose is to empower people to save and invest with confidence. We aim to provide a lifelong, secure home for people’s savings and investments that offers great value, an incredible service and makes their financial life easy.

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Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol's premier conference and events venue, features a wide range of function rooms available for both corporate and private hire.

The home of Bristol City and Bristol Bears completed a £45m rebuild in 2016 and is now firmly established as the largest conference and events venue in the South West.

Ashton Gate is an outstanding state-of-the-art-venue with rooms that are suitable for a wide variety of events ranging from weddingsChristmas partiesconferences and meetings to all kinds of private celebrations. The Stadium also houses a Sports Bar & Pizzeria, the Ashton Gate coffee shop and club store.

For more information on the facilities and to book visit the Ashton Gate website, call 0117 963 0680 or email

Sprague Gibbons advertising is immensely proud to be supporting Break the Cycle again as primary sponsor, having helped to establish the event in 2011.

Sprague Gibbons is a boutique advertising and marketing agency that works with clients large and small to achieve their marketing objectives. From brand strategy to website development, digital marketing to advertising design, recruitment communications to property marketing, we take huge pride in our work.

As an agency that relies purely on referrals and word of mouth for new business, we know that we’re only as good as our last piece of work, and that strong client relationships are critical. We’re lucky enough to name CBRE, Sony Europe, Cooper Tires, Lloyds Register among our clients as well as many smaller companies. Contact Peter Gibbons to find out how we could help your business grow.

Established in 2004 and still a family owned business, Toogood International Transport is one of the United Kingdom's leading express transport companies.

Unlike many other normal transport companies, we at Toogood International always give our customers that bit extra with fully transparent access to all our vehicles at the most competitive rates.

We have a very experienced and professional customer service team on call twenty-four hours a day every day of the year. 

Aspire gives personal financial planning and strategic investment advice.

Modern life is full of choices. In our day to day business we see the good effect that taking an interest and giving guidance can have. We also believe in the positive power of recreational physical activity and help our employees get involved in sport, fitness and outdoor activities.

It’s fantastic to witness the ability of sport to engage and educate so many disaffected young people in our community and why Aspire support Break the Cycle.

Bishop Fleming is one of the leading accountancy, audit and advisory businesses in the UK, and award winning too – Large Practice of the Year, a Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For employer, and the number one Academies firm in the UK. We advise private individuals, owner-managed businesses through to big name brands, entrepreneurs, charities and schools.

Working with businesses in the communities that we operate in means that we get to see first-hand the great work that organisations such as the Bristol Rugby Community Foundation can do. We are delighted to sponsor Break the Cycle for a fourth year and look forward to the challenge!

Ashfords is a national provider of legal, professional and regulatory services.

We work with many different kinds of clients - business owners, public sector, large corporates, private individuals and not for profit organisations - to help them make the most of their opportunities, whilst effectively managing risk. 

We provide legal advice that is not just technically sound, but is rooted in a wider appreciation of the real world in which we all exist. A world that is constantly changing, frequently surprising and invariably hard to navigate.

Whilst we recognise that no two clients’ legal issues are the same, we aim always to provide straightforward, timely advice, delivered in clear and simple language.

As the UK's largest independent plant and machinery dealer Molson can supply all types of construction machinery from the extensive Hyundai & Kobelco range of hydraulic excavators from one ton to 120 ton, Hyundai Wheel Loaders & Wheeled Excavators, OM / Keestrack Crushers & Screeners, Sennebogen material handlers, Terex Ecotec trommels / shredders / chippers / grinders and screeners, TromALL screeners and trommels, Dieci telehandlers, NPK & Daemo attachments, Ammann compaction equipment & NC Engineering Site Dumpers.

With extensive experience in the construction industry, Molson has developed a broad international supplier network which offers customers a true one stop shop for all their heavy equipment needs.


Osborne Clarke is a future-focused international legal practice. We have over 700 talented lawyers and more than 225 expert partners in 25 offices around the world, helping clients to succeed across eight core sectors.

Across our well-connected international group we can offer the very best of Osborne Clarke's sector-led approach and innovative culture. And we have a robust understanding of the local business environment and in-depth legal expertise in each jurisdiction. We’re listeners, innovators and problem solvers, finding new ways to join the dots between our clients' challenges today and the opportunities being created in an ever-evolving, ever-developing global society.

Marie, Nina, Emma and Emma are delighted to be supporting Break the Cycle 2019 and The Bristol Bears Community Foundation. We feel very proud that our work as HR and People Specialists with local businesses enables us to make a contribution to this wonderful charity. 

We feel a strong affinity to the foundation, partly due to our love for both rugby and cycling, but mostly because we are a team of working mothers who have empathy for the challenges faced by the young people who are supported by this cause.

Knee Specialists was established to offer the very highest quality care for all knee related problems by dedicated experts.

Andrew Porteous, James Murray, Hywel Davies, Jonathan Eldridge and James Robinson are consultant orthopaedic knee surgeons based in Bristol.

We specialise exclusively in knee surgery and are leaders in the field. We are all UK trained and have gone on to gain international fellowship experience in the latest surgical techniques. Together we combine the skills and knowledge to offer in depth expertise and the highest quality treatment, for all knee problems. Our understanding and experience covers a vast range of orthopaedic procedures, from arthroscopic ‘key-hole surgery’ to ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair, partial and total knee replacement.

Indigo Food Group is the umbrella for a trusted portfolio of food companies driven by quality, value and innovation. Our manufacturing sites based in Bristol and South Wales supply cooked meats and savoury pastry product ranges to the major multiples under their own-label, as well as branded lines such as The Welsh Pantry to wholesalers and independent retailers throughout the UK.

We are delighted to be supporting Break the Cycle 2019 and Bristol Bears Community Foundation – good luck to all! 

Artis Recruitment is a multi-disciplinary recruitment services group with specialist operating divisions spanning HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Customer Contact, Marketing and Executive Search.

Established in 2007, we’ve grown to become one of the leading providers of mid-to-senior level professionals across the south west, M4 corridor and London. We work with FTSE plcs and major brands, providing both interim and permanent professionals.

Our team of seasoned and well-networked recruiters - all experts in their chosen sectors - offer that perfect mix of deep market knowledge, broad reach and exceptional judgement.

At Nando's our restaurants build relationships with community projects across the country. Bristol Bears Community Foundation is one of such brilliant projects we are involved with. Nando's have an ambition to create lasting relationships with our communities through involvement from our restaurants.

Nando's being involved in Break The Cycle helps the development of sport for all ages across our local community here in Bristol, along with Gloucester and Bath. Of course, we also recognise the importance of good nutrition and how important being well fuelled before, during and after a ride is.

For this reason, we will be supporting Break The Cycle 2019 by providing delicious and nutritious snacks to ensure all cyclists have the energy needed to reach the finish line. Looking forward to the cycling - we think.

Amstel is proud to continue its partnership with Break The Cycle 2018. This is the 4th year Amstel has sponsored this growing event and we congratulate the team at Bristol Sport for making the day bigger and better each year.

Good luck to all the riders. 

BW Cycling combines the experience of a three-time Olympic cyclist and a world champion triathlete to bring you a complete cycling experience - from bike selection, bike fitting, fitness assessments and regular servicing through to specialist talks, physiotherapy and personal training.

Specialists in road, triathlon and mountain bikes. Offering experienced independent advice and the best brands for all levels of rider, from beginner to elite.

BW Cycling are providing technical support for the BTC for the third year running. Co-owner Oli Beckingsale is also an ambassador for the event.

We have always believed that business can and should be a force for good. We are committed to doing things in a responsible way and having a positive impact on the world around us. 

We don’t claim to be perfect, but we always strive to increase the good stuff we do and reduce the inevitable environmental costs associated with running a business like ours.

From the suppliers we work with to the way we power our stores, from our charity partnerships to our goals as an employer, we think there is a lot to feel good about.

Good4U is an award-winning, family run business based in Sligo on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way with a mission to empower people of all ages to live a healthier life. Good4U have developed a continuously expanding healthy snacking range including Salad Toppers, Protein Balls, Super Seed Shots, Energy Balls and Nutri Balls for kids as well as their hugely popular fresh salad topper range. Each of these ranges delivers on Good4U’s brand promise, a commitment to only producing tasty, functional, honest and healthy snacks and toppers.

Good4U are delighted to be Official Snack Supplier to Bristol Sport and thrilled to provide snacks to keep riders fuelled on ‘Break The Cycle’ day. In addition, we have created a ‘Break The Cycle’ Boost Box, available for a limited time on our online store for £18 reduced from £27 when you use the code G4UBTC19.

PHIZZ is a 2-in-1 electrolyte and multi-vitamin effervescent tablet that promotes optimal hydration as well as boosting the immune system. It’s used by over 65 professional football, rugby and cricket clubs worldwide in order to replace electrolytes that are lost through sweat. PHIZZ is proud to be supporting the Break The Cycle event and Bristol Sport Foundation for the second year running. All participants of the event will receive a sample of PHIZZ in their goodie bags and PHIZZ is also available to purchase ahead of the event at a 10% discount using the code: BTC10 at

We wish everyone taking part in the event the very best of luck!

Geraint and Jenny Lewis founders of Up & Under Sports are big supporters of the Break the Cycle event.

Up & Under Sports provides high quality sports coaching sessions for both primary and secondary schools in the Bath, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire area. All of our sessions are active, purposeful, enjoyable and we aim to inspire pupils to achieve a healthy lifestyle. 

Total Produce is one of the world’s largest and most accomplished fresh produce providers. Operating out of 26 countries while serving many more, Total Produce‘s global infrastructure of over 120 facilities extends across Europe, India and North America.

Growing, sourcing, importing, packaging, marketing and distributing over 300 lines of fresh produce, Total Produce’s range extends from the more familiar to the truly exotic. Serving the retail, wholesale and foodservice sectors, Total Produce is a complete fresh produce solution provider – offering a comprehensive menu of services to our customers ranging from simple service provision to complete Category Management.

BFS Bananas are delighted to be supporting Break The Cycle again this year, providing the participants with highly nutritious bananas for the ride.

BFS Bananas proudly supply quality bananas and pineapples to the wholesale market. Our careful blend of state of the art technology, a lifetime of knowledge and expertise combined with the best service in the business has established us as one of the UK's most respected fruit suppliers.

Everyone Active are extremely proud to be supporting the Break The Cycle event and Bristol Sport Foundation this year.  A commendable cause which is close to our hearts. As a recognised family orientated company we understand the importance of these events and the value they bring to family’s who face daily challenges with young people who we are supporting for this cause.

We’re called Everyone Active for a reason – we have built a strong reputation for delivering well-managed leisure facilities, which have successfully proven to encourage everyone to be more active.

Whether it’s the most state-of-the-art gym equipment, sports facilities, ASA accredited swim programmes or fun activities for children; we have something for the entire community to enjoy.

We’re enthusiastic about being active and staying healthy and we want the Bristol community to be too. We’ve made it our mission to encourage more people to participate in 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, five times a week, either in-centre or online.Everyone Active prides itself on being a community-focused company, with a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of local communities. We offer a wide range of facilities to appeal to different people and to help get them get active in different ways. As well as gym and fitness facilities, we also offer a wide choice of children’s activities, an ASA accredited Learn to Swim programme and many sports facilities and programmes.

Good luck to all involved and see you on the day!

Nutrition X is a leading sports nutrition brand, offering a range of products and supplements scientifically formulated by a team of world-renowned sports nutritionists to support athletic performance across a range of disciplines.

Renowned for our quality, each of our products are batch tested and submitted to Informed-Sport for certification, ensuring that every product adheres to substances listed on the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) banned substance list.

As a result, we have fast become the number one choice of sports nutrition for a number of elite athletes and professional sports teams around the world.