THIS YEAR'S RIDE DATES ARE 19th-20th JULY 2014
Welcome to the Annual Birmingham to London Charity Bike Ride
Are you up for a tremendously fun challenge and at the same time raise funds for a very worthwhile cause? Why not enter the Birmingham to London Charity Bike Ride covering 130 miles over 2 days? Or how about joining the 130-mile relay running team. Team Fauja?
Raising money for children's charities
This year we are raising money for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity who provides emotional and practical support to families when their child has life threatening or terminal illness. Every year a children's charity is selected as the ride's beneficiary. Over the last 29 years, the ride has raised in excess of £350,000 in aid of different children's charity groups. Previous beneficiaries include Barnardo's, NSPCC, Capital FM's Help a London Child Appeal. Ealing Hospital's Playground in the Sky Appeal. Contact a Family, dEBra, Down syndrome Research Foundation, Whizz Kidz , Richard House , SCOPE, Children with Leukemia, WellChild and Rainbow Trust.
Day 1: The ride starts from Birmingham (Smethwick) and proceeds through Coventry, Daventry and through Bedfordshire taking in the picturesque views of our British countryside. It then reaches its centennial milestone in Luton where there is an over night stay.
Day 2: The ride continues in the morning, in Luton and passes through St Albans. Radlet, Elstree and Harrow before reaching its final destination to Southall in West London.