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The KM Charity Team’s Big Bike Ride is back again with the choice of either a 100 KM or 50 KM Ride in East Kent in April or in West Kent in the Autumn.

The long-running annual East Kent KM Big Bike Ride will take place on Sunday 24th April 2022 and offers two routes: 100 KM and 50 KM both starting and finishing at Betteshanger Country Park, A258, Deal, Kent, CT14 0BF.  Both routes are an excellent warm up to a summer of cycling!

Riders have the choice of taking part in the popular physical cycling challenge just for fun, or to raise money for their favourite good cause through sponsorship. Nominated charities will receive 70% of sponsorship raised by their supporters. The remainder will go to the KM Charity Team to cover costs for the event and to fund its child literacy, road safety and environmental work within Kent and Medway schools.

Please note due to insurance purposes this ride is not open to anyone under the age of 12. Riders aged 12-17 must have a parental consent form signed by a parent or legal guardian, and must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Covid 19 – Our indemnity details the measures we have taken to keep participants, staff and volunteers safe, and the part you will play in this.

Please note there are strict limits on rider numbers so book your place early to avoid disappointment!

All riders must BOOK AS INDIVIDUALS – it is ESSENTIAL that we have full details of every rider, even if you are riding as a team.

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Big East Kent Bike Ride – 50k or 100k

The two routes of 50 and 100 kilometres have been designed to be varied and interesting, flat with some occasional hills. The 50K ride will take you through some beautiful Kent countryside and the 100K ride will take you along the coast, through beautiful Kent villages and historical mining communities, a bit of everything with minimal navigation.

Big East Kent Bike 50k Ride

Big East Kent Bike 100k Ride

Big West Kent Bike Ride – 50k or 100k

Both 50 and 100K routes will take in the spectacular West Kent Countryside and the Hoo Peninsula, perfect for the serious cyclist or for those of you who just want a leisurely cycle.

Big West Kent Bike 50k Ride

Big West Kent Bike 100k Ride

KM Big Bike Ride is staged as a fundraising event to support the educational services delivered by the KM Charity Team. Booking charges and corporate sponsorship, together with our share of sponsorship raised by participants, are put towards the educational work of the KM Charity Team in the county’s schools. 

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