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Medway Big Ride
The Medway Big Ride
2017 will be the 10th anniversary of the Medway Mile, and
in this celebrative year we will be offering participants that
attend all three of our mass participation events a
commemorative interlocking medal in appreciation of your support
for our Medway sporting legacy programmes.
The new look Medway Big Ride event
will take place Saturday, 17 June 2017 as part
of the Medway
in Flames celebrations.
The event is designed to encourage
residents to get on their bikes, becoming more physically active in
an enjoyable and safe environment and is linked to Medway Cycle Action Plan and works in partnership
with A Better Medway
Active Medway Cycle Groups programme.
Evans RIDE IT Road
Enter before 22 April to claim your free High 5 bottle pack at
Evans have teamed up again with Medway
Council to bring RIDE IT to the Medway Big Ride Cycling
The sportive routes start from Medway Park and
take riders on a tour of the Kent countryside heading east towards
Faversham then south into the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding
Natural Beauty. It's a mixture of rolling terrain interspersed with
short sharp climbs and a few longer and more challenging climbs to
test riders on the longer route.
Short (31m / 50km / 2195ft Climbing) Adults:
£20.00 Children: £0.00
Medium (50m / 80km / 2975ft Climbing) Adults:
£25.00 Children: £0.00
Long (82m / 132km / 4635ft Climbing) Adults:
£25.00 Children: £0.00
Medway Ride together
Organise your family and friends and your bikes and
join others near you on a led ride, all for free.
We are delighted to announce a series of new led rides as part
of the Big Ride programme. The routes will converge, all
converging on our Big Ride event at Medway
- Chatham Central Ride
- Deangate Peninsula Ride
- Rochester Riverside Ride
- Rainham Wigmore Ride
- Strand Riverside Ride
The led rides start from sites across Medway during the morning
and have various pick up and meeting points on the day. They
will all have a pit stop at Medway Park, to join in the activities
and enjoy the refreshments, as well as collect your commemorative
medals. Full route details and pre-registration available from
We are also promoting the Medway 33 mile and 20 mile
Estuaries - Towns - Downs Cycle Trail on the day encouraging
residents to get out on their bikes for the day with a downloadable
map (to follow).
Medway Park - 11am to 2pm
The Big Ride event at Medway Park will offer a busy programme of
free cycling-themed activities.
There will be rides and races round the Medway Park track in
association with Wigmore Cycling Club,
as well as a bike and parkour stunt show and fun interactive
There will be a family treasure trail ride on the day as well
with a chance to collect the Big Ride Teddy Bear.
Then refuel with some refreshments before heading back out on
your bikes for the return journey.
For more information on getting involved in this event please