Cycling from London to Paris is one of the great cycle experiences in Europe

London 2 Paris cycling challenge

Where: London to Paris


6 – 10 June 2018
25 – 29 July 2018 (Tour de France)
5 – 9 September 2018

Duration: 5 days

About: Passing through picturesque Kent countryside, you will cross the Channel and continue through the small villages and medieval market towns of Northern France. 

With long days in the saddle and some strenuous hill-climbs, the sight of the Eiffel Tower, your finishing point, will evoke a real sense of achievement.

Your last day in Paris allows you to explore the sights and soak up the romantic atmosphere of this majestic city. For the Tour de France option in July, as well as the sights and atmosphere, you will get to enjoy the huge spectacle of the end of the Tour de France!

The day to day route and approximate distances are as below (varies for Tour de France option).

Day 1: London – Dover – Dunkirk (85 miles)
Day 2: Dunkirk – Cambrai (100 miles)
Day 3: Cambrai – Soissons (70 miles)
Day 4: Soissons – Paris (75 miles)
Day 5: Paris – London

Tour De France route and approximate distances.

Day 1: London - Dover – Calais (85 miles)
Day 2: Calais – Abbeville (71 miles)
Day 3: Abbeville – Beauvais (65 miles)
Day 4: Beauvais – Paris (50 miles)
Day 5: Paris – London

This is a tough challenge but a fabulous way to see the country, and one of the most rewarding things you will ever do!

Registration fee: £349

Minimum sponsorship requirement: £2,850 (or flexi-funding option available)


We will support you every step of the way

By taking part in a cycling challenge as part of our team you’ll receive:

  • First-class service from our dedicated events team
  • A branded cycling jersey, personalised with your name
  • Fundraising support and resources, including email updates and invaluable fundraising advice
  • The knowledge that you will be helping a wide range of children and young people who urgently need someone to be there for them, when they have nowhere left to turn
  • Training advice from fitness experts Running With Us – after you sign up for an event, we will offer you bespoke training advice and guides from our training supporter team
  • You’ll be doing something amazing, by taking on a challenge and something which you enjoy, whilst also doing something good to improve the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people