The 2017 Bethany Sportive is a mass participation cycling event in Midlothian and the Scottish Borders, taking place on the 3rd June 2017. Now in it’s 9th year, this exciting event is growing from strength to strength. Whether you’re a serious amateur, looking to try something new or just want to keep fit, there’s something for you at the Bethany Sportive. The Bethany Sportive is an event run by the charity Bethany Christian Trust, to raise funds to support their work with homeless and vulnerable people. Every year, Bethany supports over 7,000 homeless and vulnerable people to find, equip and maintain a home within their local community. As well as meeting housing needs, Bethany provides support to individuals and families to help them tackle long-term homelessness problems, including addictions, debt, lack of furniture, unemployment and social isolation.