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London to Reading Bike Ride - British Heart Foundation - 24th March 2018

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Event title: British Heart Foundation London to Reading Bike Ride
Event date: 24th March 2018
Event location: Kempton Park - Reading
Event organiser: British Heart Foundation
Cost of entry: Early Birds: £15 until 31st Jan 2018, £20 afterwards.
Minimum sponsorship: £100 suggested
Beneficiary: British Heart Foundation
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Be first out of the blocks with your fitness drive this new year by joining the fight against heart disease and taking on this 40 mile challenge.

Setting off from the outskirts of London, you'll cycle through picturesque villages and spring countryside as you head for the euphoria of crossing the finish line in the bustling town of Reading.

Sign up before 31 January 2018 and take advantage of our exclusive early bird offer.

The event is ideal for those who haven’t taken part in many cycling events before. The largely flat route and quiet roads make the challenge an achievable one whilst the beautiful views and amazing atmosphere will allow you to see for yourself just how much fun can be had on two wheels.

The route
We'll take you from the outskirts of London, on open but quiet country roads through some beautiful towns and villages along the Thames Valley - including the jaw dropping views of Virginia Water and Henley-on-Thames. The beautiful spring countryside will provide the picturesque backdrop to this amazing day out, as you head for the glory of crossing the finish line in the bustling town of Reading.

The gradient isn't too hilly - but don't get lulled into a false sense of security. With around 5 miles to go lies the big bad climb known as Chalk Hill. It's tough on the legs but if you can pedal all the way to summit - it will make the feeling of crossing that finish line feel all the more sweeter.

This isn't a race. It's about taking part and conquering a challenge in support of the fight against heart disease. So make sure you enjoy the views, stop at some of our lovely refreshment points, and soak up the fun-filled atmosphere provided by all of our amazing, friendly participants.

Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer. By funding cutting edge research, we are determined to put a stop to the damage heart disease causes. But we can't do so without your support. Your registration fee goes towards the cost of organising the event, but it's the money you raise that powers our life saving research. We're therefore asking all riders taking part in this year's event to raise a minimum of £100 in support of our work.

Your entry includes:
Fully signed and marshalled route
Complimentary water and refreshments
Free massage when you finish
Downloadable route map
Downloadable route GPX file
Access to a range of training and fundraising resources to help you reach your goals
Medical support
Mechanical support
Medal for all finishers

If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0300 330 3322
Email: [email protected]
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