Taking place on Sunday 10 August 2014, this years exciting cycling challenge starts in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The 100 mile route then heads out into Surrey's stunning country roads and hills (including Leith and Box Hill), before returning to London to finish on The Mall, in front of the iconic Buckingham Palace.
All those taking part must complete the course in under nine hours, as the elite race, including many of the Olympic greats, will be hot on your wheels.
Action for Children have given Dell a number of exclusive places for this years event, so if you would like to sign up please contact Nicola Bogle on Nicola_Bogle@DELL.com.
If you would like to apply for your own place, the ballot opened on Monday 12th August 2013 and will close when 80,000 applications have been received. So we recommend applying online as soon as possible via the organiser's website: http://www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/The_Events/Prudential_RideLondon-Surrey_100.htm
If you are one of the lucky ones to be awarded a place, then we would be delighted if you choose to join our team. There's no minimum sponsorship and all you have to do to sign up is email Nicola Bogle on Nicola_Bogle@DELL.com.
This years RideLondon-Surrey 100 event was a great success! The event, held on Sunday August 4th as part of the two-day RideLondon festival saw more than 16,000 cyslists taking to the streets, riding through the county's towns and villages taking in Hampton Court, Dorking and Box Hill on their way from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in Stratford, to the finish line at The Mall.
Thank you to everyone who took part, and to all those who supported our participants through sponsorship. So far our friends at Dell have raised over $1,410 for this event - thank you!
If you are interested in signing up to next years event visit our website to sign up: http://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/get-involved/events/uk-challenges/prudential-ridelondon-surrey-100
Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is a 100-mile cycling event described as the 'London Marathon on Wheels'.
Taking place on Sunday, August 4, the event will start in the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follow a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route recently made famous by the world’s best cyclists, it will be a truly spectacular event for all involved.
But the distance is not the only challenge. All those taking part must complete the course in nine hours as the elite race, including many of the Olympic greats, will be hot on your wheels.
The line-up includes ex-Arsenal and England striker Alan Smith; double Olympic rowing gold medallist James Cracknell; Olympic gold medal hurdler Sally Gunnell, OBE and Grand National-winning jockey Marcus Armytage.
So far we have nine Dell colleagues who are taking part and raising money for Action for Children, and we wish you all the best of luck!
We have a few places left in our RideLondon-Surrey 100 team, so make sure you get in touh today if you would like to join our team. All you have to do is email: firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be part of this amazing event.
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