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Medway Big Ride
The Medway Big Ride is the fantastic opener to this year's
2015 Festival of Sport and returns
on Sunday, 17 May 2015 bringing all forms of cycling to the
people of Medway.
The day starts with a selection of
Evans Cycles sportives for serious riders. Cycling enthusiasts
can choose a 75 mile, a 50 mile or a 30 mile
route, all of which set off in the morning.
For those who don't consider themselves cyclists, but want to
give a longer distance
a go there's an Evans Cycles 13-mile route which sets off at
From 4pm people can also enjoy:
- Children's sprint races
- Different types of innovative bikes
- Coaching with Wigmore Cycling Club
- Bikeability workshops
- Exhibition street races
- Off-road treasure trail ride for families and under
- BMX displays
- Arts and crafts
The evening culminates in the mass participation Medway Big
Ride, a 5km route on closed roads before a floodlit stunt BMX
display and a firework finale.
To register for the Big Ride use our
online sign-up form. This automatically enters you in to the
mass participation ride. Entry for the children's races,
coaching and activities will be co-ordinated on the
All participants receive a free t-shirt and there are other
giveaways available on the day too.
To enter the Evans
Cycles sportives go to:
To help residents prepare for the Medway Big Ride, Medway Sport
is teaming up with Medway Public Health to bring a series of
beginners cycle lessons. For more information on these, email
For more information on the Medway Big Ride, read the FAQ document.
2014 Medway Big Ride
Saturday 17 May 2014 launched the first event.
The various elements were:
- Medway Big Ride Day at Medway Park
- Cycle the Road to Rio Roadshow
- British Cycling and Medway Big Ride Sportives
- British Cycling and Medway Capstone Mountain Bike
Thank you for taking part in the Medway Big Ride. We hope
you enjoyed Medways first cycling festival and we look forward to
seeing you in 2015.
For more information on cycling events and getting involved
British Cycling event website.
For more information about other cycling initiatives in Medway,
including maps of Medway's cycle routes, visit our cycling page.