Challenge yourself

A series of extraordinary rides steeped in history

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Welcome to Ride the Trafalgar Way... a legendary route, steeped in history and sponsored by NFU Mutual Wessex.

From 4th November to 3rd December 2020 a virtual ride #RTTW215 will be taking place to commemorate the 215th anniversary of a 271 mile journey taken by Lt John Richards Lapenotiere, post chaise, from Falmouth to the Admiralty, London. Lapenotiere's journey took him 37 hours. Ride your own bit of history either indoors or outdoors and cover your own 271 miles.

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic the second edition of the Ride the Trafalgar Way audax will now take place over the weekend of 26th - 27th June 2021. Entries will open in January 2021. In the meantime stay healthy and ride responsibly.

Virtual Solo Challenge (2020)

Date: 4th November 2020

Start: You decide | Finish: You decide

Distance: 437km (271 miles)

Elevation Gain: 0+ m

The Virtual Solo Challenge launched on 21st October (Trafalgar Day)

This is an individual challenge to cycle 271 miles / 437 KM indoors or outdoors within 30 days.

The challenge runs from 4th November to 3rd December 2020. Each rider can cycle either on the road, off road, on a static machine or a combination providing their total adds up to 271 miles / 437 KM.

To take part in this virtual challenge the entry cost of £6.00 and includes:

Finishers Certificate, which will be posted to you by 14th December

Online registration

All LetsDoThis online registration fees

And upon confirmation of the completion of the challenge entry in our Hall of Fame

To enter simply click on the orange 'book now' button at the top of the page or the 'just ride' button at the bottom of the page and you be taken to the LetsDoThis online registration system

Please cycle responsibly and ensure you are following current Covid-19 government guidance whilst undertaking the challenge.

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Virtual Team Challenge (2020)

Date: 4th November 2020

Start: You decide | Finish: You decide

Distance: 437km (271 miles)

Elevation Gain: 0+ m

Full details will appear here on our official Virtual launch date of 21st October (Trafalgar Day)

In a team (up to 5 riders) of family members, friends, work colleagues, club members or group collectively ride 271 miles / 437 KM indoors or outdoors, within 30 days.

The team challenge runs from 4th November to 3rd December 2020. Each team member rides as little or as much as they want either on the road, off road, a static machine or a combination of, providing their collective team total adds up to 271 miles / 437 KM.

Please cycle responsibly and ensure you are following current Covid-19 government guidance whilst undertaking the challenge.

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Virtual 48hour Warrior (2020)

Date: 4th November 2020

Start: You decide | Finish: You decide

Distance: 437km (271 miles)

Elevation Gain: 0+ m

Full details will appear here on our official Virtual launch date of 21st October (Trafalgar Day)

An ideal challenge for those you who thrive when riding solo. Pick your 48 hour window anytime between 4th November and 3rd December and cycle 271 miles / 437 KM anywhere either indoors or outdoors.

Ride on the road, off road, a static machine or a combination of, providing your total adds up to 271 miles / 437 KM.

Please cycle responsibly and ensure you are following current Covid-19 government guidance whilst undertaking the challenge.

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Virtual me and my ride buddy (2020)

Date: 4th November 2020

Start: You decide | Finish: You decide

Distance: 437km (271 miles)

Elevation Gain: 0+ m

Full details will appear here on our official Virtual launch date of 21st October (Trafalgar Day)

This challenge is for you and your ride buddy to cycle 271 miles / 437 KM indoors or outdoors, within 30 days.

The challenge runs from 4th November to 3rd December 2020. Each rider cycles either on the road, off road or a static machine providing their individual total adds up to 271 miles / 437 KM.

Please cycle responsibly and ensure you are following current Covid-19 government guidance whilst undertaking the challenge.

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about Ride the Trafalgar Way

the route

A ride that is 500km and 6,795m elevation gain, the #TrafalgarWay Colossus is a challenge like no other

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events

Ride the Trafalgar Way is a ride like no other and is steeped in history. From 4th November to 3rd December 2020 a virtual ride, #RTTW215, will be taking place to commemorate the 215th anniversary of a 271 mile journey taken by Lt John Richards Lapenotiere, post chaise, from Falmouth to the Admiralty, London. The journey took 37 hours. Ride indoors or outdoors and ride your own bit of history by covering your own 271 miles journey.

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official 2020 charity

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register your interest for 2021 rides

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