Football to Amsterdam 2019

This year's event has now taken place, but you can register your interest now and be the first to hear about our plans for 2020!

Leave your rivalries on the pitch and help stop prostate cancer being a killer.

A game of two halves

Prostate cancer kills 1 man every 45 minutes - that's two men during a football match - but it doesn't have to be this way.

Our aim is to turn the game around for men everywhere and stop prostate cancer being a killer.

Why sign up?

  • Help us raise over £600,000 to fund research to stop prostate cancer being a killer
  • Represent your favourite club
  • Join hundreds of football fans and enjoy the banter on the ride
  • Transport, accommodation and food costs covered
  • Enjoy a celebration dinner and night out in Amsterdam
  • Receive a Prostate Cancer UK cycling jersey 

Help us change the game for men and relegate prostate cancer forever. 

Register your interest

What’s the route?

There are two routes to choose from – you can either kick-off from the Lee Valley VeloPark or start from Barnsley’s Oakwell Stadium. Both routes will take an overnight ferry from Harwich and Hull respectively before following the same route in Holland on Day Two.

Day Two is a flat and scenic ride along the Dutch canal paths before finishing at Amsterdam's Johan Cruijff Arena to celebrate your achievements and get ready for a big night out.

Strava routes (please note these are a guide and are subject to change):

How do I sign up?

There is a £175 registration fee and you can choose from two options for taking part. 

Option 1: Minimum sponsorship

  • Pay a £175 non-refundable registration fee
  • Pledge to raise a minimum of £1,200 in sponsorship (excluding Gift Aid)

Option 2: Self-funder

  • Pay a £175 non-refundable registration fee and then pay a further £520 if doing the London route, or £615 for the Yorkshire route by 1 April 2019 to cover your full event costs.
  • We'd then ask you to raise as much as you can with a recommended minimum of £350.

Fundraising can seem quite daunting but we’ll be there to help you smash your target with tips, fundraising advice and resources and materials, plus the earlier you sign up the easier it is to exceed your sponsorship goal.

If you'd like to register, please email for info or give us a call on 0203 310 7034.

What's included?

We'll look after you and your bike throughout the event, from the moment you arrive on Friday morning, to the moment you say farewell on the Sunday. The support we provide includes:

  • Two nights accommodation
  • All meals plus plenty of snacks at the food stations to keep you going
  • All travel including return Eurostar or flights depending on which route you do and coaches back to start point (this includes bike transfer)
  • Fully signed route, cycle guides, mechanical and medical support
  • Finishers Medal and orange F2A wristband
  • Your own Prostate Cancer UK cycle jersey

Will I be fit enough?

This ride is designed to be a challenge but achievable with the right training. We’ll provide you with training guides, put you in touch with cycling experts and link you up with fellow riders in your area. Check out our training hub for the guides to get you started. 

Many past riders have found the training has made them healthier and helped them shed the pounds (right in time for their summer holidays!)