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Medway Big Ride

The Big Ride Challenge

2017 will see ‘The Big Ride’ go international by introducing our Amsterdam to Medway challenge in conjunction with the 350th Battle of Medway celebrations.

The challenge starts in Amsterdam where you embark on a 280 mile journey over four days to Medway and join our annual ‘The Big Ride’ event. The fun doesn’t stop there as you will also be a stone throw away from the’ Battle of Medway’s - Medway on Flames’ finale, encompassing both the River Medway and Upnor Castle, as they are brought to life in a spectacular display.

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The Big Ride 2017

2017 will be the tenth anniversary of the Medway Mile, and in this celebrative year we will be offering participants that attend all three of our events, including Big Splash and Big Ride, a commemorative interlocking medal in appreciation of your support for our Medway sporting legacy programmes.

Medway Big Ride mass start 2016

The annual Medway Big Ride event will take place on Saturday, 17 June 2017 as part of the Medway in Flames celebrations.

The Medway Big Ride encourages the people of Medway to get active and takes place annually at Medway Park sports centre in Gillingham.

The day begins with intrepid riders setting off on 30, 50 and 80 mile RIDE IT Sportives organised by Evans Cycles.Medway Big Ride 2016

The event is hosted at Medway Park and its surrounding areas including a mass ride and on the track for a series of children's races organised with Wigmore Cycling Club.

Other attractions available in the Medway Park arena include a range of unusual bikes activities , Adventure Zone with skills displays and have-a-gos, plus Extreme and ParkSport multisport activities.

Pre registration for this event will be available from February 2017.