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Nightrider London

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Under the cover of darkness, speed around London for a cycling experience like no other. Great for cyclists looking for a new experience, the circular route begins and ends at the famous Lee Valley VeloPark. Come to discover London in a new light or to fundraise for your favourite charity.

How to enter the Nightrider London

  1. 100KM

    Bike 100km
    Event passed
  2. 50KM

    Bike 50km
    Event passed

Nightrider London routes

This course aims to show London in a new capacity as cyclist pass by all the city's key landmarks, after dark. This route is designed to deliver cyclists a completely new experience and what better place to start and finish at then the Lee Valley VeloPark - home to so much of Team GB's 2012 Olympic success.

It is estimated that the 100KM route takes around 6 - 8 hours and the 50KM route around 3 - 4 hours. There is a cut-off time of 10 hours. This event is not suitable for beginners and it is important to train in the build up.

This event will start in waves, with 100KM selected their own wave and 50KM riders allocated to the same start wave.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Expert support along the route
  • Regular refreshment stops
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Finisher's medal
  • Pre-race training advice
  • First aid support
  • Fully marked route
  • Hi-viz vest
Raceday Logistics


2230: Race begins

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the schedule race start time.

Kit List
  • Bicycle in good working order
  • Bike insurance
  • Helmet (mandatory)
  • Energy drinks and snacks
  • Spare change
  • Bike lights in good working order

If you are interested in volunteering at this event then please get in touch with: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age limit?
All cyclists must be at least 18 years old to take part in this event.
How can I enter nightrider?
Nightrider can be entered either via charity ticket or an individual place. Charity spaces will have to pay a registration fee and pledge to raise at least £175 sponsorship in aid of one of nightriders partner charities. Individuals have to pay the full entry fee and then can raise as much money as possible for any charity of their choice.
What are the partner charities?
Nightrider is partnered with the below charities: British Heart Foundation Cancer Research UK The National Autistic Society Marie Curie Macmillan Cancer Support Combat Stress MND association
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Nightrider London weather forecast

Possible light rain until evening.

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Meet the organizer

Classic Challenge are the originators of Nightrider and many other worldwide charity challenges. We have been leading the way in charity challenges since we developed the concept in 1992. Over the last 25 years more than £100 million has been raised for hundreds of charities. 65,000 people have cycled, trekked, run, climbed mountains and ridden horses to all corners of the globe while taking part in a charity challenge event organised by Classic Challenge.

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