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Medway Big Ride


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The Medway Big Ride is the annual opener to the annual Medway Festival of Sport, 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 Photo fo children at the Medway Big Ridethe 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.Families at the Medway Big Ride

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 5s
  • 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.

All participants receive a free t-shirt and there are other giveaways available on the day too.

The Medway Big Ride is supported by Halfords Chatham and the Medway Messenger.