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London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Take part in this iconic 55 mile cycle ride starting from Clapham Common in South London, to the seaside town of Brighton.

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Would you like a place in the 2022 London to Brighton Cycle Ride?

The London to Brighton Cycle Ride is an unforgettable 55 mile adventure taking you on a beautiful journey through some of the South's most spectacular landscapes down to Brighton , which makes this an ideal challenge for any keen cyclist! Sign up is £35 and we are asking for a minimum fundraising target of £200.

Join Team Police Care UK by signing up below to embark on this incredible challenge and help us support UK police, and their families, who suffer harm as a result of their job.

Why join Team Police Care?

As part of our team you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up all the way until you reach the finish line. We’ll also provide you with:

A branded Police Care UK vest which you can wear with pride

On-hand support from our dedicated fundraising team

An online fundraising pack to help you smash those targets.

You can look forward to

Cycling down quiet country lanes and through the idyllic towns of Mitcham, Carshalton, Chipstead, Banstead and Haywards Heath before it's downhill to Brighton!

Flying down to the finish line and collecting your medal!

Full support from our fantastic fundraising team!

Get your place!

FAQs

All you need to know about the London to Brighton Cycle Ride

When is the event?

The date for 2022 is the 11th of September

Where does the bike ride start?

The ride will start from Clapham Common South side, Balham Hill, London, SW12 9DU.

What is the Route?

The route will be available on Strava. You’ll be able to download this once you have signed up. The route will also be signed on the day with brightly coloured arrows from the start to the finish which you can follow if you prefer.

How much do I need to raise?

Cost to sign up is £35 and we are asking for a £200 fundraising target per rider

Is there any support along the way?

There will be a full support crew as well as medics and mechanics should you need assistance please call the contact number on the front of your bike number. If for any reason you need to retire from the ride you must inform a member of the support crew.

Are there any toilets on the way?

There will be portable toilets at the water stops, and at the finish in Brighton.

Is there any transport back to London after the ride?

Yes, this can be arranged for you! Once you have confirmed your place on the ride you’ll be able to book a space on one of our coaches returning from Brighton to Clapham Common.

How do I set up a fundraising page?

You can set up either a Justgiving page. Our fundraising team are here to help should you want and they will help you make the most of your page

What type of bike do I need?

You will need to provide your own bike  Whilst using a mountain bike is possible, they are heavier and it would be more challenging! We recommend using a light weight road bike, or hybrid bike. It is also advisable that you have your bike serviced before the ride and ensure it is in good condition. Please bring a puncture repair kit with you and any spare parts you think you may need.

Already taking part?

If you are already taking part you can still support Police Care UK. Get in touch with our Fundraising team to find out how we can support you with your event!

 

Any other questions?

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact our Fundraising team Fundraising@policecare.org.uk or call 0300 012 0030.

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