Age 16 & over
One of the most popular events in Action Medical Research's RIDE series with over 500 riders! Three routes to choose from through quiet villages and the farmlands of Essex with plentiful feed stops to make it a cracking event!
The historic Writtle University College is the new venue which offers beautiful quaint gardens for your friends and family to enjoy while they wait to cheer you over the finish line.
Enjoy a great day in the saddle with the Action Medical Research team on this cycling event with first-class support throughout the day. Help raise vital funds to help sick and disabled babies and children.
Part of Action's popular, annual RIDE Series.
Journey through quiet villages and farmlands of Essex.
Enjoy a great day in the saddle with first-class support throughout and the 'pro' feel of motorcycle outriders.
Short, medium and long rides cater to a wide range of abilities.
Easy entry online with no sponsorship minimum - simply raise as much as you can.
Ride to raise awareness and funds to help sick and disabled babies and children.
This event is part of RIDE Essex.
This is a traditional road sportive; the most suitable bike would be a drop handle road bike, although hybrids and e-bikes are perfectly suitable also.
Writtle University College
Situated on a stunning 220-hectare estate Writtle University College is the event's home for the day.
Established in 1893, it is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, design and sport courses and will be putting in their own team to ride on the day. There are exciting plans to create an event village for the whole family on ride day!
All events in the RIDE Series are organised and run by children’s charity, Action Medical Research. By taking part in an event, not only will you have a great time with first-class support throughout the day, but you’ll also be helping to raise vital funds to help sick and disabled babies and children.
There is no sponsorship target; you are simply encouraged to raise or donate as much as you can.
16 and 17 year olds must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
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From start to finish, and by that I mean right from booking a place to regular communication along the way, to registration on line and/or at the event. Cheerful, friendly volunteers all the way round and excellent food stops with once again friendly volunteers making tea, coffee and generally being very helpful. Bike mechanic van and engineer at every feed station. This is without doubt a very well organised event. A very relaxed atmosphere on the ride too. Well done to the whole team! I will Definitely do it again!
Great event once again. Well organised, extremely friendly, helpful marshals and helpers. Feed stations first class, lots of choices. Route marking brilliant. Well done to all.
A brilliant event, well run and fun to ride. Not everyone thinks Essex is a pretty county but this might change your mind!