Ride Across Britain
Penzance, CornwallLand's End, United Kingdom
Sat 10th September 2022 - Sun 18th September 2022
Starting at 06:00
We’ve officially opened places for 2021 and we are now more excited than ever to welcome you back on the trails! The safety and health of our participants are always our highest priority and we recognise that you may be apprehensive about taking part in any of our events in 2021.
We will adhere to all government and WHO guidelines at the time of the event and we will be taking appropriate precautions to ensure the highest quality of care, support, and comfort for all of our participants.
Staggered start lines, social distancing, posted registration packs and increased safety measures at pitstops are just some of the measures that will be implemented.
This page will be updated regularly with more information about how we will be implementing new measures to ensure that we deliver our events safely. If you do have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to email us at the event in-boxes and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We can’t wait to be cheering you on once again in the great British outdoors!
WHAT IF I CAN'T ATTEND DUE TO NEEDING TO SELF-ISOLATE OR BEING IN A GOVERNMENT IMPOSED LOCAL/INTERNATIONAL LOCKDOWN?
If due to COVID-19, you need to self-isolate, are subject to a local lockdown or international quarantine restrictions, we will waive the Administration Fee to Defer to the following year or Transfer to another event later in the year (Trail Series only). The participant must notify Threshold via email by the time that registration commences on the live event and provide evidence of the situation. Please read the Rules and Regulations relating to that event for further information.
WHAT IF THE EVENT CAN'T GO AHEAD AGAIN DUE TO COVID-19?
For 2021, if the event can’t ahead again due to COVID-19, we are able to commit to giving a full refund on your entry fee paid to date (less the Booking Fees), and any additional extras purchased and not received. Please read the Rules and Regulations relating to that event for further information.
This is a fully supported ride. All you need to do is arrive with your bike and kit, we’ve got everything else covered. This allows you to focus purely on the challenge ahead! Food, mechanical and medical support is available throughout the route. Then in the evening our Base Camp will keep you entertained, refreshed and recuperated so you’re ready for action the next day.
Starting at Land’s End, you will join hundreds of other cyclists as you all push yourselves to the limit to reach John O’Groats in nine days.
- UK's most iconic cycling event
- Bucket list challenge
- Award-winning support
- Incredible scenery
This will be 970 miles you will never forget.
Ride highlights include:
St Michael’s Mount
Ride through Cheddar Gorge
Crossing The Severn Bridge
Climbing Shap Fell
Stunning Lake District views
The Grampian Mountains
Cairngorms National Park
Conquering Glenshee and the Lecht Ski Hill
John O’Groats and views of the Orkneys
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
Participants must be aged 18 years or above by the start of the event to be allowed to enter the event.
IS OVERNIGHT STAY INCLUDED ON THE EVENING BEFORE RIDING AND SUNDAY AFTER THE RIDE?
Yes, riders will be expected to arrive from 2pm the day BEFORE their first day of riding to register and prepare for the next day. There will be dinner and a briefing the evening before the first day of riding, and accommodation provided either camping or hotel depending on your package. On the final day of the ride there is NO overnight accommodation provided. Once riders arrive at the England or John O’Groats finish line (depending on package), there will be hot soup and coffee’s available and riders will usually head off home.
You will receive your Registration Pack in the post ahead of the event. In your pack you will get the following items with clear instructions on what to do. Everything else will be given to you upon arrival.
Bike number (incl cable ties to attach it to your bike)
Timing chip to stick to your helmet
Accreditation wristband (to be worn at all times during the event)
International participants, and those who register or change package, in the last month before the event, will need to collect their pack at the registration desk at the start of the event, as you will not receive them in the post.
Registration for Riders is 2pm the day BEFORE their first day of riding.
There will be dinner and a briefing the evening before the first day of riding, and accommodation provided either camping or hotel depending on your package.
Full Course Classic / Plus: Fri 3rd Sept
England: Fri 3rd Sept
Scotland: 9th Sept
REGISTRATION DAY KEY TIMINGS
Below are the key timings for your respective registration day:
14:00: Basecamp open
14:00 – 19:30: Registration open
18:00 – 21:00: Dinner
20:00: Compulsory rider briefing
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