About the event
The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 celebrates the legacy for cycling created during the London Olympics 2012. Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surreys stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the worlds best cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it's a truly spectacular event for all involved.
"I enjoyed RideLondon so much because I didn't have to spend the race looking over my shoulder for cars" - Stuart, 2016 and 2017 RideLondon participant.
"Just wanted to say a huge thank you to the London's Air Ambulance cheer team - it was an awesome day and although the rain was challenging, it kept me going knowing the cheer team were shouting my name at Kingston" - 2014 RideLondon Participant
How to register
We have a limited number of guaranteed charity places available today to register for one of these events click 'Join the team' button above or below and complete your registration. . You will be asked to pay £55 registration fee and pledge to raise £500 by 4 weeks after the event.
Cycle for us with your own place. The public ballot is now open, please visit the Prudential RideLondon website to enter. The ballot entry system will remain open until 80,000 registration have been received or Friday 3 January 2020, whichever is the earlier. The results of the ballot are likely to be announced in early February 2020.
What support will we provide
Whether you have your own place or would like a London's Air Ambulance guaranteed charity place, we will be with you every step of the way. All our participants receive the following as part of their commitment to fundraise for London's Air Ambulance:
- Fundraising pack full of hints and tips to help smash your target
- A London's Air Ambulance cycling jersey once £200 has been raised
- A dedicated support team with telephone support, advice and guidance
- Team of cheerers along the route
- Helipad visit to the top fundraiser
How much is the registration fee?
What is the minimum sponsorship?
Who can take part?
You must be 18 years old and over. Unfortunately, they do not offer wheelchairs/handcycle places.
Can I take part if I have my own place?
Yes, we welcome all own place fundraisers to our Team. the only difference is there is no set minimum sponsorship.
Can I take part as a team?
Yes, you can be a team if your teammate(s) have a London’s Air Ambulance Charity place or their own place. We can combine your minimum sponsorship to create one team fundraising target.
How do I register?
You can register by clicking on the Join the team button on this page.
What website should I use to set up an online giving page?
We have our own fundraising pages, you will be able to set up your page when you have completed registration.
Do I get a London's Air Ambulance Charity top to wear on the day?
We send all our cyclists a London’s Air Ambulance Charity cycle jersey to wear on the day.
Will there be a cheer point?
Yes, our cheer point will be based by Vauxhall Bridge on the North side of the river, on the junction of Vauxhall Bridge Rd and Millbank.
Can my family and friends come to watch?
Yes, invite them to our cheer point! We will be based by Vauxhall Bridge on the North side of the river, on the junction of Vauxhall Bridge Rd and Millbank.
How can I get my workplace to support me?
There are loads of ways your work can support your fundraising, here are a few ideas: there are loads of ways your work can support your fundraising, here are a few ideas:
- Match funding- some workplaces offer match funding where they match up to a certain amount of what you raise for example if you raise £500 they will match it and give you £500 making your fundraising total £1,000
- Add your online giving page to your work email signature
- Hold a bake sale, lunchtime activity or after work quiz
- Guess your finish time- £2 to guess a time, winner wins a prize or a % of the money from the game or a prize that has been donated to you.
What happens if I don't hit my target by the deadline?
We will be in regular contact between the time you register and the event date. Fundraising deadlines are usually 4 weeks after the date of the event. We will confirm when you register what the deadline is. If at anytime you are concerned about your fundraising progress we ask that you contact us so we can help. If you are not able to reach the target by the deadline set we will work together with you to extend your deadline and support further fundraising activity to help.
Does the registration fee contribute towards my fundraising?
Your registration fee contributes towards the cost of your place and is not included in your fundraising target.
Is there a cut off time?
All riders are required to have completed the sportive by 17:25. This gives all riders a minimum of eight and a half hours to complete the 100 miles.
What happens if I am injured or can no longer take part in the event?
If you are no longer able to take part please email [email protected] if you have one of our charity places, we may be able to defer your place to the following year depending on the event. Please contact us as soon as possible so we can discuss what we can do to help.
How can I get a training plan?
Ride London have teamed up with Zwift to bring you two training programmes that are both effective and enjoyable https://www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/training/training-plans/
If I have a question what is the best contact details for the Events team?
We know how much personal effort goes into arranging or taking part in a fundraising event, so we want to help you ensure the maximum return for your hard work. Our team is on hand to offer advice and support. Contact our Events team by calling 020 3023 3303 or emailing [email protected]