Routes

London to Cardiff route – 155 miles
The route starts at London Welsh’s stadium Old deer Park on Friday 10th February 2017.
Day 1
Approximately 87 miles from London Welsh to Calne.
Day 2
Approximately 68 miles from Calne to Cardiff arriving in time for kick off between Wales V England. The match will be followed by a huge celebration of our achievement, Riding to the Rugby.

Cardiff to Paris Route – 300 miles
The ride starts at the Principality Stadium on Wednesday 15th March 2017.
Day 1
Approximately 57 miles from Cardiff to Bath.
Day 2
Approximately 82 miles from Bath to Portsmouth where we will be taking the ferry overnight to Caen.
Day 3
Approximately 87 miles following the Seine.
Day 4
Approximately 74 miles into Paris arriving in time for kick off between France v Wales. the match will be followed by a huge celebration of our achievement, Riding to the Rugby!

What’s Included

Whether you’re riding from Cardiff to Paris or riding from London to Cardiff, the following will be included in your ride:

  • A ticket to the relevant match
  • Advice and training information prior to departure
  • Pre-riding training days
  • Ferry crossings to and fro from France, for Cardiff to Paris only
  • All accommodation on ride (please note for London to Cardiff there will be the option of accommodation either the Wednesday 8th February near London Welsh OR Saturday 11th February in the Cardiff area)
  • Breakfast and specifically prepared meals throughout the day.
  • All cycle repairs whilst on the event (any parts will be chargeable)
  • A commemorative shirt upon which logos can be placed to generate sponsorship.

Cyclists will be responsible for:

  • Supplying their own bike and equipment- please note that wearing a cycle helmet will be mandatory during the event.
  • Evening meals
  • Travel Insurance
  • Transport to and from the Principality Stadium for Cardiff to France
  • Transport to London Welsh and from the Principality Stadium for London to Cardiff
  • Personal kit and cost of any parts needed for repairs

A full briefing with further information about the route, equipment, training, etc will be provided.