Charity bike rides

Charity bike rides

Discover a comprehensive range of charity bike rides, from charity sportives to virtual cycling challenges!

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Charity bike rides in the UK

Cycling events raise huge amounts of money for charities each year, from major rides like London to Brighton to virtual cycling challenges. Select your location for charity events in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Charity bike rides in 2024

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London to Brighton Cycle Ride
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London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Join The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity for this epic ride! Wear your branded cycling jersey with pride and raise £150 to help cancer patients.

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Netherlands Liberation Trail
New for 2025

Netherlands Liberation Trail

A historic tour to freedom, filled with commemoration and camaraderie.

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Ride 212 miles of Britain's beautiful countryside over 4 days all the way from Honeypot Hampshire to Honeypot mid-Wales alongside two star guests and supporting young carers along the way!
  • Thu 1 - Sun 4 Aug
  • £100-£595
Southampton, Hampshire, UK

Honeypot House to House Cycle

Ride 212 miles of Britain's beautiful countryside over 4 days all the way from Honeypot Hampshire to Honeypot mid-Wales alongside two star guests and supporting young carers along the way!

  • 4 days road cycling
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Champion is ideal if you're an experienced sportive rider.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £43.20
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Champion

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Champion is ideal if you're an experienced sportive rider.

  • 100 miles road cycling + 3209 ft ascent
A beginner-friendly route in stunning surroundings and part of the Pedal Stirling Sportive for Parkinson's UK. You'll get chip timing, finishers medal and professional photos too!
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £35-£40
Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Classic 22 Mile

A beginner-friendly route in stunning surroundings and part of the Pedal Stirling Sportive for Parkinson's UK. You'll get chip timing, finishers medal and professional photos too!

  • 22 miles road cycling + 513 m ascent
The intermediate route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive, expertly brought to you by Parkinson's UK, heading across Flanders Moss, past Lake of Menteith and up to the Carron Valley Reservoir.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £45-£50
Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Challenge 50 Mile

The intermediate route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive, expertly brought to you by Parkinson's UK, heading across Flanders Moss, past Lake of Menteith and up to the Carron Valley Reservoir.

  • 50 miles road cycling + 998 m ascent
The most demanding route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive covering some of the most iconic climbs in the Trossachs National Park including Dukes Pass and the infamous Crow Road.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £55-£60
Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Tough 100 Mile

The most demanding route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive covering some of the most iconic climbs in the Trossachs National Park including Dukes Pass and the infamous Crow Road.

  • 100 miles road cycling + 2015 m ascent
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Classic route, part of the RIDE Series, is a great challenge.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £41.40
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Classic

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Classic route, part of the RIDE Series, is a great challenge.

  • 64 miles road cycling + 1985 ft ascent
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Cool ride, part of the RIDE Series, is ideal for newcomers.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £32.40
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Cool

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Cool ride, part of the RIDE Series, is ideal for newcomers.

  • 36 miles road cycling + 1079 ft ascent
See Scotland at its very best! Cycle from the capital city all the way to the remote island of Iona off the west coast with Cure Parkinson's, through several of Scotland's Top 50 Routes!
  • Wed 4 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £250
Edinburgh, UK

The Celtic Challenge

See Scotland at its very best! Cycle from the capital city all the way to the remote island of Iona off the west coast with Cure Parkinson's, through several of Scotland's Top 50 Routes!

  • 4 days road cycling
Across 9 epic days, Babble Ride Across Britain covers 980 miles of the most beautiful landscapes accessible on two wheels. There is no better way to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 15 Sep
  • £2,150-£2,750
  • 4 charities
Penzance, Cornwall, UK

Babble Ride Across Britain | Full Classic route

Across 9 epic days, Babble Ride Across Britain covers 980 miles of the most beautiful landscapes accessible on two wheels. There is no better way to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats!

  • 9 days
The Big Blue Bike Ride's Epic route explores the Thames Valley, the Chiltern Hills AONB and the historic towns of Marlow and Henley-on-Thames, signposted all the way.
  • Sun 8 Sep
  • £35
Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Big Blue Bike Ride | The Epic

The Big Blue Bike Ride's Epic route explores the Thames Valley, the Chiltern Hills AONB and the historic towns of Marlow and Henley-on-Thames, signposted all the way.

  • 65 miles road cycling
The Big Blue Bike Ride's Classic route heads past the historic Windsor Castle before crossing the River Thames into Eton and exploring the Chiltern Hills AONB, signposted all the way.
  • Sun 8 Sep
  • £35
Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Big Blue Bike Ride | The Classic

The Big Blue Bike Ride's Classic route heads past the historic Windsor Castle before crossing the River Thames into Eton and exploring the Chiltern Hills AONB, signposted all the way.

  • 40 miles road cycling
Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £55
  • 16 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.

  • 55 miles road cycling
Join over 2000 riders in taking on 61 miles of superb views and technical terrain, conquering Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event to fund lifesaving research.
  • Sat 21 Sep
  • £55
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

Join over 2000 riders in taking on 61 miles of superb views and technical terrain, conquering Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event to fund lifesaving research.

  • 61 miles mountain biking + 1295 m ascent
An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!
  • Sun 30 Mar 2025
  • £40.50
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Champion

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!

  • 100 miles road cycling + 1315 m ascent
An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 30 Mar 2025
  • £38.50
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Classic

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 70 miles road cycling + 931 m ascent
An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!
  • Sun 30 Mar 2025
  • £28.50
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Cool

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!

  • 34 miles road cycling + 158 m ascent
Themed ride around wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), RAF Culmhead and more sites of interest.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Wellington Route

Themed ride around wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), RAF Culmhead and more sites of interest.

  • 101 miles road cycling + 5500 ft ascent
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Dakota Route

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs.

  • 63 miles road cycling + 4000 ft ascent
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs. Children aged 11+ can join in accompanied.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Spitfire Route

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs. Children aged 11+ can join in accompanied.

  • 37 miles road cycling + 2500 ft ascent
Pedal through the Liberation of the Netherlands: A historic tour to freedom, filled with commemoration and camaraderie, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Fri 2 - Tue 6 May 2025
  • £300-£2,250
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Netherlands Liberation Trail

Pedal through the Liberation of the Netherlands: A historic tour to freedom, filled with commemoration and camaraderie, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 338 km road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the longest Epic Route!
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £50.50
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Epic

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the longest Epic Route!

  • 126 miles road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the long Champion route!
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £40.50
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Champion

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the long Champion route!

  • 100 miles road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £38.50
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Classic

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 73 miles road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the super Cool route!
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £28.50
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Cool

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the super Cool route!

  • 36 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for  an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £40.50
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Champion

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!

  • 102 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for  an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £38.50
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Classic

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 65 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £28.50
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Cool

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!

  • 42 miles road cycling
RideLondon-Essex 100 returns with an exciting traffic-free route from the capital into glorious Essex countryside and back to a rapturous finish at Tower Bridge. Charity places now available for 2025.
  • Sun 25 May 2025
  • £99
  • 10 charities
London, UK

RideLondon-Essex 100

RideLondon-Essex 100 returns with an exciting traffic-free route from the capital into glorious Essex countryside and back to a rapturous finish at Tower Bridge. Charity places now available for 2025.

  • 100 miles road cycling
Featuring the Trapping Hill climb from the Tour de Yorkshire and the UCI Road World Champs with great views to boot. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!
  • Sun 1 Jun 2025
  • £40.50
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Champion

Featuring the Trapping Hill climb from the Tour de Yorkshire and the UCI Road World Champs with great views to boot. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!

  • 100 miles road cycling + 422 m ascent
The Classic Route takes riders into Nidderdale AONB with its rolling dales and friendly villages. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 1 Jun 2025
  • £38.50
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Classic

The Classic Route takes riders into Nidderdale AONB with its rolling dales and friendly villages. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 70 miles road cycling + 396 m ascent
The Cool Route is the least intense ride of the Ride The Dales sportive and offers a relatively flat alternative, taking riders past Fountains Abbey. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!
  • Sun 1 Jun 2025
  • £28.50
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Cool

The Cool Route is the least intense ride of the Ride The Dales sportive and offers a relatively flat alternative, taking riders past Fountains Abbey. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!

  • 41 miles road cycling + 147 m ascent
Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.
  • Sun 15 Jun 2025
  • £45
  • 2 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Bike Ride

Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.

  • 54 miles road cycling
Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Thu 4 - Mon 8 Sep 2025
  • £199-£2,069
London, UK

Pedal to Paris

Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 460 km road cycling

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