London to Paris 2017

17 Sep 2017

£99 registration fee

Please note there is a minimum fundraising target of £1560

Embark on the challenge of a lifetime for charity and take on this iconic route which will lead you from the centre of London right into the heart of the chic and beautiful Paris.

Cycling from London to Paris is one of the great cycle experiences in Europe. Passing through picturesque countryside, we cross the Channel and continue through the small villages and medieval market towns of Northern France. With long days in the saddle and some strenuous hill-climbs, the sight of the Eiffel Tower, our finishing point, will evoke a real sense of achievement.

Itinerary

Day 1: London to Calais
The challenge begins bright and early from Crystal Palace heading south enroute to the coast. (Distance: approx 95 miles)

Day 2: Calais to Abbeville
La belle France! Stunning picturesque countryside awaits us in northern France as we travel south. (Distance: approx 75 miles)

Day 3: Abbeville to Beauvais
The route this morning follows the river Somme out of Abbeville. (Distance: approx 70 miles)

Day 4: Beauvais to Paris
The final day of cycling and the big push to Paris, our final destination. (Distance: approx 60 miles)

Day 5: Paris to London
The day is yours to soak up the Parisian way of life and explore the city. Eurostar home, arriving at St Pancras.

Please note:

£1560 minimum sponsorship target of which 80% must be reached 12 weeks before the trip. The Lily Foundation pays 50% of this target at that time for the trip costs but is reimbursed upon receiving your full sponsorship. 


London to Brighton 2017

17 Sep 2017

£40 registration fee

Click here to book your place on this event

Leave the buzz of the city behind and join your fellow cyclists as you face the challenge of a 54 mile journey on two wheels on the iconic Do It For Charity London to Brighton Cycle.

A truly iconic route and a fantastic day out:
This challenge grows bigger and better year on year and 2017 is set to be the biggest ride yet! The cycle brings an array of different people from all walks of life and of all abilities..

Free buffet lunch: 
This takes place at 29 miles in the picturesque village of Turners Hill. Cyclists can eat as much as they like from delicious pastas to carrot cake! 

Free water stops: 
These take place at 21 miles in the morning and 46 miles at the top of Ditchling Beacon – a well deserved rest and refresh. 

Full mechanical support: 
The event has four stationary mechanic points (at the start, at the morning and afternoon water points, and at lunch) but if you are unlucky enough to experience difficulties in between those points there are also roaming mechanics too.

No previous experience is required and with a bit of training, completing the event should easily be within your capabilities!