The world’s greatest festival of cycling and we’d love you to join #TeamAction for the 100-mile event.
The RideLondon-Essex 100 is a unique opportunity to ride 100 miles on traffic-free roads through the heart of London and neighbouring Essex.
The perfect mix of London landmarks, picturesque countryside and challenging hills await you on this year's route!
two ways to pay
Variety is the spice of life, so we offer two different payment options for those wishing to buy a charity place in the ride. There's the traditional fundraising option where we ask for a registration fee and minimum fundraising target.
Alternatively, if fundraising isn't for you, choose to self-fund and buy the place for a flat fee.
Why ride for action?
Join Team Action and you'll get:
- FREE Action cycling jersey - if you have raised/paid over £200 by 31 March 2024
- FREE place on one of our RIDE Series sportive events
- Access to an online community so you can chat with other #TeamAction cyclists
- Newsletters with handy fundraising hints, tips and event info
Ride for children like Alice
Alice, who was born prematurely at 32 weeks, faces a lifetime of challenges because her ability to move is severely impaired by cerebral palsy.
By taking part in the RideLondon-Essex 100, and fundraising for Action, you can help fund vital research into cerebral palsy that might one day provide answers.
- Closed roads
- Finish on Tower Bridge
- Finishers medal
- Action jersey (conditions apply)
- FREE RIDE Series entry
- Welfare and mechanical support
- Event app
- Rider pack
- Dedicated event manager
Frequently Asked Questions
How fit do I need to be?
You’ll need to be prepared for this ride. It’s a tough challenge requiring a good level of fitness, stamina and hours in the saddle as you cover 100 miles in one day. However, it should be achievable for most people with adequate training.
Will there be a cut off finish time?
All riders have eight and a half hours to complete their ride. The organisers expect all participants to have finished by 18:00.
Where does the event start and finish?
The 2024 Ford RideLondon-Essex 100 route will be announced in due course, but you can take a look at the 2023 route above.
Will there be food & drink available along the route?
The organisers provide free sports drinks & bars for participants at the rider hubs at 50 miles and 75 miles. There is also an opportunity to buy hot and cold food and drinks from local vendors.
What time does Ride London Start?
Participants will be notified by the event organiser of start times by email approximately 3 weeks before the event day.
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