Lands End to John OGroats Cycle Challenge

Lands End to John OGroats Cycle Challenge

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Cycle touring 13 days Cycle touring - Land's End to John O'Groats, Cornwall, UK UK
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Challenge yourself by taking part in the Lands End to John O'Groats cycle ride and help Marie Curie help people living with terminal illnesses.

Cycle touring - 13 days
Land's End to John O'Groats, Cornwall, UK
13 days
Team entries:
Suitable for teams
May not be suitable for novices - please check
Under 18's:
May not be suitable for under 18's - please check
Women only:
No - mixed challenge
Level 5
Payment options:
Minimum sponsorship option:
£250 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option:
Self fund option not available

Cycle the length of the UK on this iconic bike ride. Discover some of England and Scotland’s most spectacular countryside as you conquer this 986 mile cycle challenge.

Itinerary at a glance:
Day 1: Land’s End – Liskeard. 80 miles

Day 2: Liskeard – Tiverton. 77 miles

Day 3: Tiverton – Chepstow. 87 miles

Day 4: Chepstow – Shrewsbury. 93 miles

Day 5: Shrewsbury – Preston. 92 miles

Day 6: Preston – Carlisle. 90 miles

Day 7: Carlisle – Kilmarnock. 100 miles

Day 8: Kilmarnock – Inveraray. 80 miles

Day 9: Inveraray – Loch Lochy. 95 miles

Day 10: Loch Lochy – Tain. 75 miles

Day 11: Tain – Thurso. 87 miles

Day 12: Thurso – John O’Groats. 30 miles

Day 13: Depart Inverness

Why cycle with Marie Curie?
By taking on this once in a lifetime challenge for Marie Curie you will help us care for more people living with a terminal illness. When you join us you will benefit from:

  • Training guides, hints and tips to get you ready for the big challenge
  • Lots of fundraising ideas in your welcome pack
  • Access to a local community fundraiser who will advise you and help you smash your target
  • Two Marie Curie representatives who will cycle the entire journey, join you on a training day and organise a post-cycle reunion
  • A brightly coloured Marie Curie cycle jersey


Find out everything you need to know about taking part in this challenge - fill in the enquiry form now and we will immediately send you an email with:

  • challenge brochure with detailed itinerary
  • tips on raising sponsorship
  • kit list & training tips
  • contact details for any questions
  • registration details

Don't panic, you're NOT registering for the challenge at this stage, just asking for details, and we will never sell your personal details.


This is a closed (or bespoke) challenge which means to take part you must raise funds for the charity above - you cannot choose your own charity. The payment options are explained below.

Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for the above charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Self funder option
This option is not available for this challenge.

Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just complete the request form.

About Marie Curie

We provide care and support for more than 40,000 people living with a terminal illness and their families in the UK each year. Our nurses work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And we help people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.

Charity category: Medical & health - other conditions
Registered no: 207994
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Limited places are available from Marie Curie for Lands End to John OGroats Cycle Challenge on 17/05/2016.

Fill in the form below now to immediately receive an email with details of:

  • how to secure your place
  • tips on raising sponsorship
  • support you will get with kit & training


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