Morning events, Sport, Cycling

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Pedal on Parliament

Massed bike ride from the Meadows down to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood to raise awareness of the need for proper provision for cyclists on our roads. Come one, come all (even those who don't own a bike) to help make some noise for road safety and follow it all up with a picnic in Holyrood Park.

The Meadows, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr


Anne Frank Cycle Challenge

A London to Amsterdam cycle covering 155 miles over two days to raise funds for the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Various Venues, London SW19

Fri 29 May

£200 Registration fee; £1500 Minimum sponsorship / 020 7284 5858

Exact start point to be confirmed.

Bike For Bobath

Charity cycle run from the Riverside Museum to Balloch in aid of cerebral palsy charity Bobath. The route is scenic but flat and suitable for all ages and abilities. Refreshments and first aid are on hand along the way.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

£15 (Children £5) / 0141 287 2720

British Mountain Bike Marathon Championships

The British MTB Marathon Championships are accompanied by non-competitive rides of various distances – something for all abilities.

Selkirk Rugby Club

Sat 2 May


Epilepsy Action Tour of the Roses

Three day, coast to coast, cycle challenge in aid of Epilepsy Action. Starting in Blackpool and finishing in Scarborough the route includes parts of the first Stage of the 2014 Tour de France and passes the most iconic locations in the region. Accommodation, meals, baggage transfer, medical cover and mechanical assistance…

North Pier Blackpool

Sat 23 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Sun 24 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Mon 25 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

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GoFest Sportive

A family cycle event around Surrey's North Downs with a choice of 20 or 40 mile distances.

Surrey Sports Park, Guildford

Sun 12 Jul

£25 includes medal / 01483 689111

The Good Friday Meeting

Open-track cycling event for elite, professional and club-level riders.

Lee Valley Velopark, London E20

Fri 3 Apr

£11.25–£27.50 all day pass

King of the Mountains Sportive

Ride Scotland's best mountain passes and snow roads. Chose a 100 mile, 100 kilometre or 25 mile route

Grampian Transport Museum, Alford

Sat 16 May

£25–£35 (Children free if they are 11–15, on the 25 mile route and accompanied by a paying adult rider) / 019755 62292

London To Oxford Bike Ride

Enjoy a great Summer's day cycling from London through the Chilterns to Oxford in aid of Prostate Cancer Research Centre.

Syon Park, Brentford

Sun 5 Jul

£20 / 020 8560 0882

London To Windsor Bike Ride

A day cycling from Richmond Green to Alexandra Gardens.

Richmond Green (Off Kew Road)

Sat 29 Aug

£20 ( £14.50; Children £9)

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National Star Cycling Challenge

Take part in a 50km or 100km circular bike ride around the Cotswolds to help raise money for National Star.

National Star College, Cheltenham

Sun 26 Apr

£25; suggested minimum sponsorship of £75

On Your Bike

A sponsored bike ride from Isabel Hospice. Choose from three distances (25k, 50k and 100k) and cycle away through the countryside. But don't worry, it's not all about the pedalling – there's also a BBQ, refreshments, a bike doctor and a sports massage tent.

Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Sun 31 May

Prices vary

  • 09:00 – 14:00 On Your Bike Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Portsmouth Triathlon

Swim, cycle and run past a slew of Portsmouth landmarks.

Castle Field, Southsea

Sun 6 Sep

£45–£82 Includes technical t-shirt and medal / 02392 814875

Rob Roy Challenge

Not for the faint hearted – teams take part in an action-packed day including a 16-mile walk (or run) from Drymen to Callander then a 39-mile cycle to Kenmore. A party and feast await the intrepid participants upon their finish. Teams should include four people and each team member is asked to raise a minimum of £350.

Drymen Village Hall

Sat 20 Jun

£65; £105 with bike hire / 07977 151540

Spin London – The Urban Cycle Show

Cycle festival displaying all manner of cycle gear from top of the range bikes, to accessories and sport fashion. To demonstrate cycling is no longer the domain of old boys with their trousers tucked into their socks there's a host of other cool stuff to enjoy, including a Test Track, pro-rider talks, live music, an art…

The Sorting Office, London WC1A

Fri 8 May

£10 / 020 7269 9750

Sat 9 May

£10 / 020 7269 9750

Sun 10 May

£10 / 020 7269 9750


An outdoor challenge encompassing a ten mile walk/run round the shoulder of Ben Lomond and a 34 mile cycle to raise funds for SYHA's youth activity programmes for disadvantaged young people.

Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel, Drymen

Sat 18 Apr

£20 / 01786 891400

  • 10:00 – 18:00 SYHActive Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel, Drymen

Torrington Terror Triathlon

Nothing makes you want to grab your trainers and your bike like the word 'terror' in the title. This rural bike and run course is novice friendly but will challenge you.

Torrington Pool

Sun 26 Jul

01805 623085

Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge Rides

Get into the cycling spirit ahead of the Tour de France and take part in a mass cycle across the Northumbrian countryside. There are three distances available, 34, 64 or 106 miles.

Falcons Rugby Club, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 20 Jun

£28 (Children £14) / 0191 236 7078

Women's National Series Road Race – The Curlew Cup

Olympic and World medalists compete in a 62 mile race around Stamfordham and Matfen.

Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 21 Jun

Free Confirm upon entry