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Essex 50 miles 20 September 2020
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What is Velo Essex?

Delivered in partnership with Active Essex, Vélo Essex is a weekend festival of cycling that aims to encourage and inspire thousands of individuals of all ages and fitness levels to saddle up, get active and up and experience the thrill of cycling on traffic-free roads!

Featuring a 100-mile route for experienced riders and a more accessible 50 mile route, the event offers something for everyone! It’s the perfect way to explore the beautiful county of Essex on two wheels alongside thousands of friendly participants.

When does Velo Essex take place?

20 September 2020

What time does Velo Essex start?

Riders will set off in waves from 6am

Where can I find the route?

Check out the route at the Velo Essex Website.

How fit do I need to be?

We have training plans available to help you get ready for the event, whether it’s your first ride or you’re trying to improve your time. 

Join us in 2020

You can sign up for a guaranteed charity place now by paying a £25 registration fee and pledging to raise £300 in sponsorship. Or if you have your own place, you can join our team with no registration fee or sponsorship target, just raise as much as you can. 

We'll support you all the way

Join us and receive:

  • A Prostate Cancer UK cycling jersey
  • A fundraising pack with ideas, advice, and materials, as well as incentives to help you smash the minimum sponsorship target
  • Training tips from our specialist partners RunningWithUs
  • The loudest cheer points along the route to get you to the finish
  • A post race reception to congratulate you on your incredible achievement
  • Free supporter packs for your family and friends so they can cheer you on the day

Get in touch

If you’d like to join our team or have any questions about the event, please email cycling@prostatecanceruk.org or give us a call on 020 3310 7034.