Be part of the UK’s ultimate 100-mile sportive in 2020 - the perfect ride for all abilities from lycra-clad enthusiasts to beginners.
Enjoy a tour of London’s famous landmarks on closed roads before testing your pedal power on Surrey’s leg-burning climbs made famous by the world’s greatest cyclists in the 2012 Olympic road race.
After enjoying the spectacular Surrey countryside, return to the capital in style alongside 30,000 fellow cyclists down The Mall, before finishing in front of Buckingham Palace.
Riders will set off in waves from 06:00, Sun 16 Aug 2020. If you've secured a place, you'll be notified of your start time in early July 2020 via email.
The 100-mile route starts and finishes right in the heart of London. Taking place on completely closed roads, you’ll explore London before venturing out into the Surrey Hills, where you’ll take on over 1,700m of climbing. Feed stations, as well as medical and mechanical aid, line the route.
For your first 100-mile sportive, this event has everything, from the fast closed-roads of Central London to the testing climbs out in the Surrey Hills.
If you're looking to pit yourself against the fastest amateur cyclists in the country, RideLondon 100 is the place to do it - how fast can you complete the course?
Riders can track their times and position throughout the event by downloading the new RideLondon app free of charge. Family and friends can use the GPS tracking system to support the riders on the route and meet with them afterwards.
The Cycling Show takes place at ExCeL London, and will be FREE to enter. Expect personal appearances from top professional riders, interviews with special guests and presentations in coaching and nutrition.
A wide range of bike-based entertainment will be taking place at seven Festival Zones scattered around the iconic London locations of Green Park, Lincoln's Inn Fields, Southbank, Aldwych, St Paul's Churchyard, Guildhall and Leadenhall Market.
"I completely underestimated how lovely closed roads are; I don't think I even touched the brakes for the first 15 miles. And the support from the public was terrific.. people banging the boards while you sprint down The Mall was spine-tingling. I recommend it."
"One of the highlights was being cheered on by the police as I was going through many a red light!"
"The most amazing cycling event I've ever taken part in. The closed roads and the crowds made it a day I'll never, ever forget."
There are two ways of entering; via the ballot or with a charity place.
Enter the ballot
Ballot entries are now open until Friday 3 January 2020 or until 80,000 applications have been received, whichever comes sooner. If you are successful, entry will cost £79. You can still apply for a charity place even if you've entered the ballot, this will ensure your entry is secured no matter what the ballot results.
Ride for charity
You’re not going to be part of a bigger peloton as you join 30,000 amateur cyclists in the world’s greatest charity fundraising event on two wheels. With more than £66 million raised since 2013, you too can help raise money for a good cause by securing your charity place today and beating the ballot.
Official Charity of the Year – Pancreatic Cancer UK
Help us fund our nurses to support more people affected by pancreatic cancer through our specialist Support Line and Living with Pancreatic Cancer Support Days. The number of people using our Support Line has doubled in 5 years.
Be part of the team who are making a difference and receive:
Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
Providing free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally.
Smile Train empowers local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally. We advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, speak, and ultimately thrive.
Registered no: 1114748.
Dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children.
NDCS work in the UK and worldwide to provide support on childhood deafness and campaign for the rights of deaf children. With a vision of a world with no barriers for deaf children, £12.50 could fund 20 minutes helpline support where a family who have just found out that their baby is deaf or £102 could provide four sign language classes a year for parents in Kenya to communicate with their deaf child for the first time.
Registered no: 1016532.
Living for today, creating memories for tomorrow.
Providing care and support to children and young people who are at risk of death because of a life-limiting or life-threatening health condition.
We deliver clinical care, short breaks and other residential services to children and young adults, while supporting their families through things like counselling and bereavement support. With a focus on living for today, we also offer a fun activities for all the family to enjoy.
Registered no: 1059029.
Secure your place for £10
All of us against arthritis.
Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care have merged. We are now Versus Arthritis. We’re the carers, researchers, healthcare professionals, friends and fundraisers, all united in our ambition to ensure that one day, no one will have to live with the pain, fatigue and isolation that arthritis causes.
We fund breakthrough treatments, campaign relentlessly for arthritis to be seen as a priority, and support each other whenever we need it.
Registered no: 207711 / SC041146.
Secure your place for £15
Care and support through terminal illness.
Marie Curie provides around the clock support to people in the UK living with a terminal illness. Either in people's homes or in their hospices, nurses help patients achieve the best quality of life possible, managing pain and providing emotional support to the whole family.
Funds you raise can help them reach more people, £20 could pay for one hour or £180 could provide nine hours of nursing support through the night, for someone in the comfort of their own home bringing the expert care and comfort families need.
Registered no: 207994.
Secure your place for £20
Help us be there for young people who need us.
Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. We’re the only charity dedicated to providing expert care and support from the moment they hear the word cancer. We treat them as young people first, cancer patients second and everything we do aims to improve their quality of life and chances of survival.
Registered no: 1062559.
Secure your place for £24
Funding research, providing support & campaigning to take on cancer together.
Every day 24 families in the UK receive the news that someone they love has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We're here to make sure that everyone affected by this tough cancer gets the help they need.
Pancreatic Cancer UK is taking on this cancer to make a difference. It's tough. Tough to diagnose, tough to treat and tough to research and for too long it has been side-lined.
Join the Pancreatic Cancer UK community and support our challenge.
Registered no: 1112708.
Secure your place for £28
Safer sleep for babies and support for families.
We work to understand why over 500 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly in the UK each year, the majority of whom appear to be healthy. We are a national charity operating across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Since we formed as The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths in 1971 we have been pivotal in reducing SIDS by 82%.
Registered no: 262191.
Making the discoveries that defeat cancer.
The Institute of Cancer Research has a mission to make discoveries that defeat cancer, the biggest killer in the UK claiming around 160,000 lives per year. Complex to treat because its molecular make-up can evolve and adapt, the Institute is conducting research to confront this ability.
Since 2005 they have progressed ten drugs into clinical trials and had a prostate cancer drug approved by NICE. They need your help to support their ongoing world-leading research.
Registered no: 534147.
Caring for families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.
Through their eight teams of Support Workers across the UK, the Rainbow Trust Children's Charity provides assistance and support to children with a life threatening or terminal illness and their families.
In 2017/18 they helped 2,500 families but their vision is that every family in the UK who has a child with a life threatening illness should get the support they need.
Registered no: 1070532.
Providing information and support to sufferers of this incurable disease which could affect anyone of any age.
Cardiomyopathy is an incurable disease of the heart muscle which can affect people of all ages. It can usually be treated successfully with a good outlook for most of those affected. The news that a family member has cardiomyopathy can cause overwhelming feelings of uncertainty, confusion & anxiety. Cardiomyopathy UK provides information & support to these families meaning that they can adjust & cope with their situation more confidently.
Registered no: 1164263.
Challenging attitudes on mental health to help those affected by mental illness.
Rethink Mental Illness improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning with the goal of making sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.
Mental health support groups and services take place all over the country. From peer to peer support, to an advice and information service, the aim is to ensure people are respected, listened to and get the right kind of support at the right time.
Let’s stamp out stigma and help people severely affected by mental illness together. Sign up to take on an event or challenge for Rethink Mental Illness.
Registered no: 271028.
Fighting against loneliness and isolation for older people living across the UK.
Sadly, almost three-quarters of older people in the UK identify as lonely, so supporting MHA has never been more important. You'll be helping older people thrive in communities that care - reducing isolation, promoting 'Live at Home' schemes, providing therapy for those with dementia and more. MHA has been improving the lives of older people for over 75 years and with your support can help many more.
Registered no: 1083995.
The voice of learning disability
Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.
Mencap improves the lives of people with a learning disability and their families now, and fight alongside them for a better future. We team up with our network of over 400 local groups to reach people across England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Registered no: 222377.
Leading the fight against muscle-wasting conditions.
Muscular Dystrophy UK brings together individuals, families and professionals to fight muscle-wasting conditions affecting around 70,000 UK children and adults by providing support and advice to those affected and funding ongoing research.
Of funds you might raise £30 could help provide a physio session to a family to learn mobility techniques or £60 could help fund vital research.
Registered no: 205395 .
Every childhood is worth fighting for.
Together we can help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives. Together we can protect children at risk. And, together, we can find the best ways of preventing child abuse from ever happening.
We change the law. We visit schools across the country, helping children understand what abuse is. And, through our Childline service, we give young people a voice when no one else will listen.
But all this is only possible with your support.
Every pound raised, every petition you sign, every minute of your time, will help make sure we can fight for every childhood.
Registered no: 216401/SC037717.
We exist to save lives and rebuild futures by funding research, raising awareness and providing support.
The ultimate aim of Meningitis Now is that no-one in the UK loses their life to meningitis and families affected get the support they need. Over a 30-year history, they have invested over £12m in research, contributing to five vaccines which have saved many lives.
You can help continue their research and support services; £10 can help get over 300 signs and symptoms cards out to increase awareness or £50 could pay for an hour of counselling, providing emotional support for someone affected.
Registered no: 803016.
Transforming young lives forever through travel and real adventure.
Where you go changes who you become. Every child deserves a chance to discover, explore and grow. Together we can turn isolation into exploration, adversity into adventure and fear into freedom.
Amazing places to stay and unique opportunities to explore are how YHA makes this happen - bringing love and care of the countryside, appreciation of cultural values and promoting health, recreation and education.
Registered no: 306122.
Care and support for children with a long-term or complex health condition.
There are thousands of children and young people in the UK living with a long-term or complex health condition. WellChild is the national charity working to ensure the best possible care and support for all these children and their families wherever they are and whenever they need it.
Through our UK-wide network of children’s nurses, home adaptation projects, family support groups and research, we make it possible for children with serious illness to be cared for at home with their families wherever possible.
Registered no: 289600.
Our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.
As a homelessness charity and housing association our clients are at the heart of what we do. We provide a bed and support to more than 2,700 people a night who are either homeless or at risk, and work to prevent homelessness, helping about 25,000 people a year.
We support men and women through more than 300 projects including:
Registered no: 1149085.
We exist to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We’re the disability equality charity. We'll be here until we achieve a society where all disabled people enjoy fairness and equality. We provide emotional support and practical advice to disabled people and their loved ones whenever they need it. Collectively, we use our power to change attitudes and end injustice. And we campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.
Registered no: 208231.
A full life for everyone affected by epilepsy.
Epilepsy Society are the leading national epilepsy medical charity working for everyone affected by epilepsy.
Through our cutting edge research, fundraising and awareness campaigns, and expert care, we want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible.
We set out to make a difference to every person affected by epilepsy whatever their background, however seriously it affects them, and whether they have the condition themselves or are close to someone with epilepsy.
Registered no: 206186.
We are the cancer prevention experts
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) is committed to cancer prevention through a healthy diet, nutrition and weight management. We provide people with the information they need to reduce their cancer risk and we were the first charity to link diet and cancer. Over the last 25 years we have made huge steps forward with our cancer prevention research, linking lifestyle factors to cancer risk. We are mostly funded by donations from the general public.
Registered no: 1000739.
Funding research to slow, stop and reverse Parkinson’s
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust is the only organisation in the UK solely dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s. At CPT we believe that we are closer than ever to new treatments that for the first time will slow, stop or even reverse the progression of the Parkinson's.
Registered no: 1111816.
Supporting children and young people with terminal illnesses.
Delmelza offers specialist care and support to children and young people with a life-limiting condition across South East London, Kent and East Sussex together with their loved ones so they can enjoy their time left together as a family.
They are currently caring for around 750 families but with your help they would like to reach many more as every £100 raised helps to fund an evening of respite care.
Registered no: 1039651.
Caring for the eight Royal Parks in London for everyone to enjoy.
Every year millions of tourists and Londoners visit the eight Royal Parks free of charge - giving opportunity for exploration, enjoyment and healthy living in the heart of the city.
Walks, picnics, sport, entertainment, education and community projects take place throughout the year in the 5000 acres of parkland.
The parks offer fascinating insight into London's heritage, history and architecture with hundreds of buildings, statues and memorials to be admired.
We manage these spaces and almost everything in them. We conserve the parks to ensure future generations can enjoy them too.
Registered no: 10016100.
Transforming the lives of vulnerable children & young people in the UK.
Tackling the challenges faced by the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people, both physical and mental, has never been more complex.
Barnardo's currently protects and supports over 300,000 children, young people, parents and carers to help every child fulfil their potential through their local services, campaigns and research. £25 could provide a young person with bedding and a safe place to sleep or £100 could provide four mentoring sessions to a young person leaving care.
Registered no: 216250 / SC037605.
As the nation's leading first aid charity, we want to teach everyone simple, life saving skills.
Lives shouldn't be lost because no one could give first aid when it was needed. We teach people first aid so that they make the difference between losing a life and saving one. We teach young people in schools, people in the workplace & people in the community. Our skilled volunteers offer their time at public events & back up to local ambulance services.
Registered no: 1077265/1.
The leading UK charity striving to beat multiple sclerosis.
MS can develop at any age and is for life. People in the UK are most likely to get a diagnosis in their thirties, but symptoms may be noticed years before. The MS Society aim to find a cure by conducting critical research and support people with MS through their campaigning, helpline and local community groups.
£10 of funds you raise could help them support someone calling the MS Helpline or £240 could help fund a short break for someone with MS.
Registered no: 1139257.
Supporting limbless veterans since WW1.
Blesma is one of the few surviving charities established in the aftermath of the First World War and has been dedicated to helping limbless veterans ever since.
The loss of a limb or eye is life-changing but our expertise on living with limb loss helps thousands of serving and ex-Service men and women every year.
With your support, Blesma can ensure that those who have served our country and who endure limbloss every day, can lead independent and fulfilling lives.
Registered no: 1084189 / SC010315.
Granting magical wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions.
Make-A-Wish Foundation UK was established in the UK in 1986 and has so far granted 9000+ magical wishes to children with life threatening conditions meaning that seriously ill children, their parents and families get to enjoy an unforgettable day.
A child's life shouldn't be about hospitals and illness, it should be about wonder, joy and hope. Our children's wishes are varied, from walking with dinosaurs to starring in their own films, meeting a celebrity hero to going on that holiday of a lifetime. No two wishes are the same, and at Make-A-Wish Foundation UK we are commited to making their personal dreams a reality - at a time when they need it most.
Your support will help us grant more magical wishes.
Registered no: 295672/SC037479.
The UK’s leading support and research charity for the 850,000 people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Every 3 minutes someone develops dementia, a progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and the ability to carry out the simplest tasks and it can happen to anyone at any time. Your support of Alzheimer's Society directly helps over 100,000 people through their local services across the UK and to fund their commitment to spend £150 million on cutting-edge research over the next decade to improve care and work towards a cure.
Registered no: 296645.
Providing clean water and decent toilets to everyone, everywhere
Extreme poverty won't end until everyone, everywhere has clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. WaterAid is determined to achieve this within a generation and change peoples lives for good.
Registered no: 288701 / SC039479.
The UK's leading charity for children with brain injury.
Every year The Children's Trust helps hundreds of children and young people and their families from across the UK through a unique range of services including intensive residential rehabilitation programmes, expert nursing and medical care and special education.
Our aim is to help children with acquired brain injury, complex health needs and multiple disabilities live the best life possible. Your support will help fund building works, staff, equipment, leisure and play activities and much more!
Registered no: 288018.
We are the UK’s leading veterinary charity – saving and protecting pets is what we’re all about.
Every year, PDSA saves the lives of hundreds of thousands of pets when their owners have nowhere else to turn. Whether it’s a single parent, someone with a disability or an elderly person living on their own, we help people from all lifestyles by tackling poverty in a unique way.
Yet our work goes beyond caring for pets when they’re sick; we’re working to prevent this from happening in the first place. With 48 Pet Hospitals across the UK, veterinary expertise is at the core of what we do and we’re dedicated to educating present and future owners on all aspects of pet ownership.
We touch the lives of more pets and their owners than any other animal charity in the UK today, and we’ve been doing this for 100 years. In that time we have provided a staggering 100 million free treatments to more than 20 million pets.
We’re a lifeline for sick and injured pets, and yet we receive no HM Government funding for our life-saving work. We can’t do it without you.
Registered no: 208217 & SC037585.
We run 21 rehoming centres to save over 16,000 abandoned dogs annually.
Dogs Trust care for over 15,000 dogs each year at their 21 rehoming centres across the UK and Ireland and never put a healthy dog to sleep. They promote responsible dog ownership with training and education to prevent abandonment where possible.
Of funds you raise, £20 helps to buy a dog bed or £50 can help with the cost of neutering a dog in their care.
A dog is for Life, not just for Christmas ©
Registered no: 227523 / SC037843.
Saving and changing children's lives through medical research.
Action Medical Research funds research to help thousands of sick and disabled babies and children in the UK. We have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives including the first UK polio vaccine, ultrasound scanning in pregnancy and discovering that taking folic acid in pregnancy helps prevent spina bifida. Whether you cycle, run or trek, we need you to help us save tiny lives.
Registered no: 208701.
Beating bowel cancer together
Increasingly affecting those in their 20s and 30s, over 16,000 people in the UK die of Bowel cancer annually making it the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.
Bowel Cancer UK provides support to improve the quality of life for patients and their families, but it is a preventable and curable disease, so their ultimate vision is to save all lives through research, campaigns and education.
Just £25 raised could help campaign for improvements to the screening programme or £50 can help improve surgical techniques for bowel cancer patients.
Registered no: 1071038.
Working to keep children worldwide safe from danger
Millions of children are in danger - right now - facing war, disaster, violence, hunger and disease. Unicef ensures more children get life-saving food, vaccinations, education and protection than anyone else. We can build a safer world for children with your help.
Registered no: 1072612 (Eng & Wales) SC043677 (Scot).
Funding medical research projects to secure a future without prostate cancer.
Last year 56,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK. They are someone's grandfather, father, brother, or son.
Whilst prostate cancer is treatable in the prostate, once it spreads to other parts of the body, it becomes incurable and life-limiting. Our aim is simple: to fund the ground-breaking research into developing patient first treatments, which provide hope and a future for men and their families.
Thanks to our fundraisers, we have recently increased the number of medical research projects we fund by 175%. It is our hope that this will lead to further breakthroughs and the development of future therapies for men with prostate cancer.
Registered no: 1156027.
We’re the UK’s leading charity for Crohn’s and Colitis – the two forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Right now, over 300,000 people in the UK are living with these conditions. And the real number could be almost double that.
We’re working to improve diagnosis and treatment, and to fund research into a cure; to raise awareness and to give people hope, comfort and confidence to live freer, fuller lives.
We're here for everyone affected by Crohn's and Colitis.
Registered no: 1117148.
Every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose.
By offering in-depth expertise, a range of services and our years of experience, we support those who've served in the Armed Forces or has completed National Service, and those who are now living with significant sight loss.
We are proud to have been offering physical and emotional support to veterans with vision impairment since 1915, and we continue to help those adjusting to the loss of sight and overcome the challenges of blindness.
Registered no: 216227.
No child should grow up to be poor or lonely just because they are blind
The Royal Society for Blind Children supports blind and partially sighted children and young people across England and Wales, where there are estimated to be 36,000. This charity helps them to build friendships, independence and to fulfil their potential and supports their families too.
With four more children diagnosed with sight loss every day, the charity needs support from people like you to continue their work.
Registered no: 307892.
Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes.
Diabetes UK is the charity leading the fight against the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time, creating a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes affects more people than any other serious health condition in the UK - more than dementia and cancer combined. That means we need to take action now. It’s a fight that involves all of us – sharing knowledge and taking diabetes on together until we achieve our vision. Join us.
Registered no: 215199.
Saving more women's lives through early diagnosis and treatment.
Ovarian cancer can be devastating, but there is hope. Target Ovarian Cancer saves the lives of more women in the UK by improving early diagnosis, discovering new treatments and offering support to sufferers and their families. We want to help those diagnosed to live their lives to the full.
Registered no: 1125038.
Helping blind and partially sighted people break down the barriers of sight loss.
Each day in the UK 250 people start losing their sight - leading to isolation, depression and unable to achieve their potential. RNIB won’t stop until every last psychological and physical barrier has gone for good - and you can help smash through them.
Registered no: 226227.
There are 2 ways to secure your place in Prudential RideLondon 100.
Secure your place at the start line with one of our charity partners.
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This event operates a ballot, which means your name is put in a 'hat' and places are drawn out randomly. If you don't get a ballot place, the only way to take part is with a charity place.
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