Canterbury Bike Ride 2019 championed by Redrow Homes

Saturday 13th July 2019

Canterbury: Canterbury RFC, Canterbury, United Kingdom



  • 80 mile route - Adult Entry (16+) - Individual/Teams
  • 80 mile route - Junior Entry (aged 15 or younger on the day of the event)
  • 50 Mile Route - Adult Entry (16+) - Individual / Teams
  • 50 Mile Route - Junior Entry (aged 15 or younger on the day of the event)
  • 25 Mile Route - Adult Entry (16+) - Individual / Teams
  • 25 Mile Route - Junior Entry (aged 15 or younger on the day of the event)


Brought to you by the team behind the successful and well-regarded Bike Bath, Bike Oxford and Bike Chester events, The Canterbury Bike Ride is a day of marked rides of 25, 50 and 80 miles starting and finishing at Canterbury Rugby Club on Merton Lane North, and taking in the best scenery of Canterbury and the surrounding countryside.

As an entrant you will benefit from:

  • A timing chip to record your time
  • Fully signposted routes with a back up route map and GPS files;
  • Feed stations showcasing the best produce from local food and drink suppliers;
  • On course medical support;
  • Free digital event photos from our professional on-course photographers.

2019 entry fees are £30 for the two long routes and £22 for the short route for adults with children being charged £15. Our 2019 supported charity is Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby.

If you'd like hot food after the ride, please pre-purchase when you register. This year we're serving chilli with rice, sour cream and cheese, at £4 per person.

Event details and schedule


The start/finish area is Canterbury Rugby Football Club, Nackington Road, Canterbury, CT4 7AZ.





Saturday Evening

We will be open for collection of timing chips and rider numbers from 16:00 to 18:00 in the Event Village.

Sunday Morning

07:30 - 10:15 Arrive at the Rugby Club and leave your bike in the secure bike park while you sign in to collect your timing chips and rider numbers. If you need to leave a bag there will be a bag drop available and coffee, tea and breakfast will be available.

When you’re ready to go please grab your bike and make your way to the start area where riders will be briefed and released in groups of 20 as follows:

  07:30 - 08:30 - 80 milers

  08:30 - 09:30 - 50 milers

  09:30 - 10:30 - 25 milers


Along the route you will find clear signage, feed stations and first aid support. There will be support staff on the course to provide assistance if required.

Sunday Afternoon

Hot food will be available at the finish (please pre-order when you register) as well as a licensed bar.


Organised by

Iconic Cycling Events

6 Princes Street, Bath

Phone: 07528 055110

Event Images