This incredible bike ride takes you from quaint English villages, to the breathtakingly beautiful French countryside, passing numerous historic landmarks along your way. The following gives you an insight into what you can expect on your journey to Paris.
Sign up here and see the itinerary below to find out what you could be doing from the 24th July to the 28th July 2019!
Day 1: London to Calais
Our challenge begins bright and early from Crystal Palace heading south towards the coast. Today's route winds through the beautiful Kent countryside before we reach the famous white cliffs of Dover. From here we catch the ferry to Calais for our first overnight stop. 95 miles cycling (approx)
Day 2: Calais to Arras
Stunning picturesque countryside awaits us in northern France as we travel south from Calais to Desvre, a small market town known for its ceramics. We cycle through charming villages before reaching Arras, a town steeped in history . 75 miles cycling (approx)
Day 3: Arras to Beauvais
Our route this morning crosses the river Somme out of Arras. Though the famous battle likely comes to mind first, the name Somme actually derives from the Celtic word for 'tranquility' which fully encapsulates the feeling of the day as you cycle through this beautiful region. We finish the day in Beauvais whose market square is a true highlight with several of the buildings dating from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries. 70 miles cycling (approx)
Day 4: Beauvais to Paris
Our final day of cycling and the big push to Paris! We are still treated to some stunning countryside all the way up to our lunch spot by the River Seine. After lunch we follow the river down through the suburbs until we reach the Bois de Boulogne - the largest park in Paris. We then have a short ride along the famous wide boulevards of Paris before reaching our finishing point at the Eiffel Tower! 60 miles cycling (approx)
Day 5: Paris to London
The day is yours to soak up the Parisian way of life and explore the city and visit the landmarks only yesterday you were cycling by. We will be catching an evening Eurostar home arriving at St Pancras, where you will be reunited with your bike which will have been transported for you overnight.
Join Our Team
We are offering our places at a fantastic price of £125 each. What we ask in return is a commitment from you to raise a minimum sponsorship of £1,650. We are here to make sure you reach that target by offering you a unique supporter package including the following:
- Dedicated member of the World Child Cancer Fundraising Team who will provide one-on-one support from sign up to race day
- A full training and nutritional guide
- Fundraising pack filled with all the materials you need
- Unique fundraising tips to engage your sponsors, friends & family
- Free World Child Cancer cycling jersey
- Regular supporter emails packed with all the information you need leading up to the event
Why Cycle For Us?
The money you raise could support ongoing treatment for 14 children with cancer in Cameroon for three years. Join our team today and with your invaluable support we could provide better care for children with cancer in the developing world.