Century Cycle Challenge (Saturday 4th May 2013)


Century Cycle Challenge 2019 Charity Bike Ride

Saturday 4th May 2019, in aid of

This is back by popular demand as apparently you all missed it so much. The committee have discussed at length the best way to proceed and arrived at the following formula whilst remembering its roots and purpose – THIS IS A CHARITY BIKE RIDE.

The CCC has decided to support Hope Against Cancer (registered charity No: 1091480) as its nominated charity for 2019. Please visit our Charities page to learn more about the charity. To make donations to Hope for this bike ride please visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ccc2019.

Funds raised by riders will go directly to supporting the Hope nurse who provides vital care and support to local cancer patients at the Hope’s Clinical Trials Facility at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The ride will end at The Jolly Sailors where there will be a cash bar, BBQ food to purchase and a heated marquee. This is open to all. Tickets are not necessary so stay and enjoy the party atmosphere at The Jolly Sailors for as long as you wish.

There will be four distance options and the entry fee for is £20 per person regardless of distance chosen.

100 Miles

  • The ride will end finish at The Jolly Sailor, Brancaster Staithe
  • Support has been stripped back and riders will be pretty much self supporting
  • Two car parks will be provided – one at Nevill Holt Farm, Off Stockerston Lane, LE16 8DG and the other at Ratcliffe College, Fosse Way, Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicester LE7 4SG for riders that wish to meet up and set off in their groups
  • You will receive an electronic version of the route from these two car parks
  • One mechanic supporting you on route
  • One mobile first aid support vehicle
  • One feed station at The Blue Bell Inn, Whaplode St Catherine – food and drink will be provided for you
  • No printed maps
  • No food and drink at the start
  • No route markers
  • No timing gate or microchips
  • No broom wagon

75, 50 and 25 Miles

  • These will start and finish at The Jolly Sailor, Brancaster Staithe
  • Parking will be provided in a field behind The Jolly Sailor on Common Lane
  • An electronic version of the routes will be provided
  • All three routes will be marked with different coloured directional arrows
  • Feed stations will be strategically placed along the routes – food and drink will be provided for you
  • Mechanical support will be provided on each route
  • Mobile first aid support
  • Broom wagon
  • Tea and coffee provided at the start
  • No printed maps
  • No timing gate or microchips


Children under the age of 14 taking part in the 25 mile ride will be free of charge. There is no obligation but if you would like to make a discretionary donation to our nominated charity in lieu of the registration fee please visit – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ccc2019


The CCC is a charity Bike Ride and we would dearly love you to donate to our nominated charity via this link https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ccc2019.