An unforgettable 100-mile route on completely closed roads for 15,000 riders through the Midlands countryside.
Whether you're a seasoned sportive rider, a newbie cyclist on a mission to complete a century ride, or an enthusiastic charity fundraiser in search of a truly epic challenge, Vélo Birmingham will deliver an unforgettable cycling experience for each and every participant.
Starting in the heart of Birmingham city centre, the route will wind its way into the picturesque counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire through rolling countryside, lush green woodlands and quaint towns and villages lined with cheering spectators.
With around 2,000 metres of climbing it is a relatively undulating route however you don’t need to worry about encountering any Alpine-like climbs! For those of you who want to channel your inner Chris Froome and really test the legs, we suggest you save some energy for the King & Queen of the Mountains challenge that you’ll encounter 85 miles into the route (there’s no shame in walking this bit!)
If you are worrying you won’t be able to complete the event in time – don’t. The lengthy road closures we have secured means that all riders will have plenty of time to complete the full 100 mile route and we’ll support you every step of the way.
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The UK’s leading support and research charity for the 850,000 people living with dementia, their families and carers.
By 2021 there will be one million people in the UK with dementia. Dementia can happen to anyone and there's currently no cure. We are working towards a better world for all those affected by the many forms of dementia and our practical support and information reaches over 30,000 people per week.
We fund research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia as well as campaigning for better quality of life for people with dementia and a greater understanding of dementia.
Registered no: 296645.
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.