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London to Paris Bike Ride

3-7 June 2020
15-19 July 2020
12-16 August 2020
9-13 September 2020

Organiser: Global Adventure Challenges

The Challenge

Spend four days in the saddle, cycling 308 miles from capital to capital. The adventure begins in London with the route taking you through glorious English countryside from Kent to Dover, before crossing the Channel to Calais. Once across the water, you’ll start cycling ‘French style’, remembering to keep to the right!  We cycle along quiet French country lanes, through traditional market towns with views of the rolling green hills of Northern France, passing the war memorials and cemeteries of the Somme.

A spectacular finish awaits you as we reach the home stretch up the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe, before reaching the piece de resistance, the Eiffel Tower, which marks our finish line. The days in the saddle may be long but the sense of achievement you’ll feel crossing the finish line and the euphoric atmosphere as we celebrate our achievements in this magnificent capital, the saddle soreness soon wears off!

To find out more information, or to take on this challenge and raise vital funds for our charity please email Daniel Robson, Head of Charity Fundraising at daniel.robson3@nhs.net.

Payment Options

Option A - Minimum sponsorship 
Registration Fee £125 + minimum sponsorship £1600

Option B - Self-funding 
Registration Fee £125 + self-funding £800

Itinerary

Day 1
Registration for challenge early morning in Croydon and start cycling at 7am through Kent to Dover. Ferry to Calais. Distance – 86 miles

Day 2
Cycle from Calais to Arras through charming villages and along quiet country lanes. Distance – 82 miles

Day 3
Cycle from Arras to Compiègne passing numerous WWI memorials and monuments through the Region of the Somme. Distance – 76 miles

Day 4
Cycle to Paris, up the Champs-Élysées, round the Arc de Triomphe and finish overlooking the Eiffel Tower from the Champ de Mars. Celebratory meal. Distance – 67 miles

Day 5
Free morning in Paris, before catching the Eurostar to London where you are re-united with your bicycle.

 

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