Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2020

The Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride returns in 2020.  This annual 3 day event taking in over 200 miles of the beautiful Kent countryside will take place on Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July 2020.  Returning for its fourth year the ride gets bigger and better every year.  The 2019 event saw more cyclists  join us for 3 great days on the bike.  We had vineyards, castles, pretty villages, coastal paths, history, breathtaking scenery and 2020 will certainly be more of the same!

Sign up now with a Registration Fee of just £75

For this price, you will receive all food and refreshments across the 3 days, including breakfasts, lunches, waterstops, and evening meals.  You will also receive overnight accommodation for 2 nights, luggage transportation, insurance, medical support, bike mechanic support, a fully marked route, sports therapy, a cycling top and medal.

You must also commit to a minimum fundraising amount of £600. You can do this via JustGiving, so please link your page to our JustGiving page.  The option to part or fully self fund the 3 day ride is also available if this is more suitable for you, thus reducing your fundraising commitment, as well as monthly instalments to help spread the cost.  Please get in touch if you would like to discuss this further.

Please be aware that there are only 80 places available for the 3-day sportive and that these places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.  Places will be confirmed upon receipt of the registration fee.

 

Set yourself a challenge for 2020 and sign up today by emailing your name, email address and contact number to [email protected]

For any other questions and enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 01634 820780.

Don’t think you can complete the challenge??  Think again!

The event is open to all.  Avid cyclists and complete beginners ride alongside one another, lending support, offering motivation, and creating a very unique atmosphere.  No one gets left behind, the route is challenging yet achievable and the stops incorporated along the way will give you time to rest, recharge and prepare for the next stage.

We offer weekly training rides to all participants, giving you the motivation and confidence you will need to complete the challenge whilst making new friends along the way.  Please get in touch for more details [email protected]

We welcome cyclists of all ages to take part in Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2020.  Junior cyclists must have parental consent and must be accompanied by a parent / guardian at all times.

Please click here to download a bespoke training programme for this cycling challenge.

Riders will be cycling in aid of both Kent Sports Trust and Help for Heroes.  By participating in this event, you are not only helping to encourage the people of Kent to become more active and make sport more accessible but you are also supporting British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty.

Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride really does represent a fantastic opportunity for cyclists of all abilities to make a commitment, to test their stamina, and to complete a huge personal challenge.  You can do this!!!

Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2019 – Bike competition

The Kent Sports Trust are very pleased to announce that we are giving one lucky person the chance to win a free bike worth up to £1000, all you have to do is sign up to take part in the Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride and commit to raising a minimum sponsorship amount.  Further details below.

The Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride prides itself on the the fact that is an inclusive event and open to anyone.  We are delighted to announce that Go Outdoors in Chatham will give one lucky person a new bike worth up to £1000 and in return you have to commit to paying the £75 registration fee and fundraising a minimum of £600 for Kent Sports Trust.

To enter, just send your name, address, phone number and email address to [email protected] by 6pm on Friday 26th April 2019 along with, in no more than 250 words, why you should be picked to win the free bike and how it would change your life.

Please also outline how you would go about meeting your fundraising commitment.

It’s that simple – best of luck!

 

Bike Competition Terms and Conditions
The promoter of the competition is the Kent Sports Trust.
– The competition winner will receive a road bike up to the value of £1000 provided by Go Outdoors, Chatham.
– The competition will be open from 6pm on Tuesday 16th April until 6pm on Friday 26th April. All entries received after this time will not be permitted.
– To enter the competition you must provide, in no more than 250 words, what impact a new bike would have on your life. All entrants must also submit their full name, address, email address and telephone number at the time of entry.
– The competition winner must be able to collect the prize from Go Outdoors Chatham, within one week of notification.
– The prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over.
– Entry is limited to one entry per person. Multiple entries will be excluded from the draw.
– The competition winner will be required to pay their £75 registration fee to the ride on collection of the bike.
– The competition winner will need to raise a minimum of £600 sponsorship in order to claim the prize and must commit to take part in the Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2019 from the 5th to 7th July 2019. Full event details can be found here – http://www.kentsportstrust.org/events/goathams-great-kent-cycle-ride-2019/ (90% of that must be raised by the event start date of 5th July 2019 via Just Giving).
– The bike will remain the property of the Kent Sports Trust should the winner fail to fulfil their minimum sponsorship obligation.
– The bike will be made available to the competition winner for training purposes and it is the responsibility of the competition winner to carry out adequate training ahead of the event.
– The competition winner be will selected and notified by email on Saturday 27th April 2019. The winner’s contact details may be passed on to a third party for prize fulfilment purposes.
– The Kent Sports Trust will determine the winner based on the entries received.
– All decisions of the management will be final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
– The Kent Sports Trust reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice.
– The Kent Sports Trust reserves the absolute right to disqualify any entrant to any competition which it considers has used improper technical means to enter.
– No cash alternative to the prize will be offered and the prize is not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
– By entering the Free Prize Draw, the winner consents to any publicity generated as a result of the draw and use on websites, Facebook, social media platforms, magazines or mobile services at any time without further consent or payment.

 

 

 

 

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 2020

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Sunday 16th August 2020, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Join Team Kent Sports Trust at Ride London-Surrey.  Be a part of one of the greatest cycling challenges in the world whilst supporting KST and helping to inspire and enable others to get active, improve their health and reach their potential.

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s best cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it’s a truly spectacular event for all involved. The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 finishes on The Mall in central London, shortly before 150 professional cyclists race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on a similar route.

For a more detailed route map please click here

Further information can be found on the Prudential Ride London website

JOIN TEAM KST NOW!!  by completing your details below or emailing [email protected] and a member of the team will be in touch.  Don’t delay, take up the challenge.  Be inspirational.

£25 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship amount of £350 per person (you will receive a cycling top, the chance to attend regular team training rides and tips for fundraising)

Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2019

The Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride returns in 2019.  This annual 3 day event taking in over 200 miles of the beautiful Kent countryside will take place on Friday 5th to Sunday 7th July 2019.  The 2019 Event looks set to be the biggest and best yet with lots of wonderfully scenic routes, some brilliant stops and some great cyclists.  Vineyards, castles, pretty villages, coastal paths, history, breathtaking scenery – we will have the lot!

Sign up now for just a £75 Registration Fee!

For this price, you will receive all food and refreshments across the 3 days, including breakfasts, lunches, waterstops, and evening meals.  You will also receive overnight accommodation for 2 nights, luggage transportation, insurance, medical support, bike mechanic support, a fully marked route, sports therapy, a cycling top and medal.

You must also commit to a minimum fundraising amount of £600. You can do this via JustGiving, so please link your page to our JustGiving page.  The option to part or fully self fund the 3 day ride is also available if this is more suitable for you, thus reducing your fundraising commitment, as well as monthly instalments to help spread the cost.  Please get in touch if you would like to discuss this further.  *When early bird offer expires registration fee will return to £75.

Please be aware that there are only 80 places available for the 3-day sportive and that these places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.  Places will be confirmed upon receipt of the registration fee.

 

Set yourself a challenge for 2019 and sign up today by completing your details below:

For any questions and enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 01634 820780.

Don’t think you can complete the challenge??  Think again!

The event is open to all.  Avid cyclists and complete beginners will ride alongside one another, lending support, offering motivation, and creating a very unique atmosphere.  No one gets left behind, the route is challenging yet achievable and the stops incorporated along the way will give you time to rest, recharge and prepare for the next stage.

We offer weekly training rides to all participants, giving you the motivation and confidence you will need to complete the challenge whilst making new friends along the way.  Please get in touch for more details [email protected]

We welcome cyclists of all ages to take part in Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018.  Junior cyclists must have parental consent and must be accompanied by a parent / guardian at all times.

Please click here to download a bespoke training programme for this cycling challenge.

Riders will be cycling in aid of both Kent Sports Trust and Help for Heroes.  By participating in this event, you are not only helping to encourage the people of Kent to become more active and make sport more accessible but you are also supporting British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty.

Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride really does represent a fantastic opportunity for cyclists of all abilities to make a commitment, to test their stamina, and to complete a huge personal challenge.  You can do this!!!

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 2018

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Saturday 29th July 2018, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Join Team Kent Sports Trust at Ride London-Surrey.  Be a part of one of the greatest cycling challenges in the world whilst supporting KST and helping to inspire and enable others to get active, improve their health and reach their potential.

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s best cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it’s a truly spectacular event for all involved. The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 finishes on The Mall in central London, shortly before 150 professional cyclists race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on a similar route.

For a more detailed route map please click here

Further information can be found on the Prudential Ride London website

JOIN TEAM KST NOW!!  by completing your details below or emailing [email protected] and a member of the team will be in touch.  Don’t delay, take up the challenge.  Be inspirational.

£25 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship amount of £350 per person (you will receive a cycling top, the chance to attend regular team training rides and tips for fundraising)

Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018

 

Kent Sports Trust is delighted to announce its flagship event for the year: Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018. After a very successful inaugural ride in 2017, we are back with an event bigger and better – new routes, new friends but the same great experience. A donation will be made to Help for Heroes after the event to help support Veterans whose lives have been affected by their service.

With many riders set to take to their bikes for the nominated charitable organisations, Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018 will give keen cyclists and complete novices the chance to ride just 1 day or all 3 days.  During the 3-day sportive, cyclists will take in over 200 miles of the Garden of England in what is now an annual event and the highlight of a cyclist’s calendar.

If you are looking for a challenge in 2018 and are considering taking part in what will be an amazing weekend, please check out all of the key event information below:

WHEN?

Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, and Sunday 8th July, 2018.

Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018 is a 3-day challenge event (NOT a race!).  You will get the most from this event by signing up to the full 3-day sportive – however, there is the option to take part in just the Saturday leg of the ride.

The event will start at approximately 8am on the Friday and will conclude at approximately 5pm on the Sunday.

WHERE?

Starting at AC Goatham & Son HQ in Hoo on the Friday, the route will pass through much of the beautiful Kent countryside over the 3 days.  Our overnight base for the 2 nights will be the QHotels Ashford International Hotel, where riders will be fed well with breakfast and evening meals and a comfy bed to rest those weary muscles.

The final day will culminate in a warm welcome from friends, family, and supporters back at Goatham’s HQ, where all riders will be presented with an impressive medal and a round of applause.

Please note that the route map is subject to change.

WHO?

The event is open to all.  Avid cyclists and complete beginners will ride alongside one another, lending support, offering motivation, and creating a very unique atmosphere.

We welcome cyclists of all ages to take part in Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018.  Junior cyclists must have parental consent and must be accompanied by a parent / guardian at all times.

Please click here to download a bespoke training programme for this cycling challenge.

WHY?

Riders will be cycling in aid of both Kent Sports Trust and Help for Heroes.  By participating in this event, you are not only helping to encourage the people of Kent to become more active and make sport more accessible but you are also supporting British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty.

Furthermore, Goatham’s Great Kent Cycle Ride 2018 represents a fantastic opportunity for cyclists of all abilities to make a commitment, to test their stamina, and to complete a huge personal challenge.

Prizes will be presented to the Best Sportsperson and the Owner of the Sorest Bottom, providing plenty of incentive to come along and be a part of our flagship event.

HOW MUCH?

3-Day Sportive (approx. 210 miles):-

£75 registration fee (includes a cycling top and medal).  You must also commit to a minimum fundraising amount of £600*. You can do this via JustGiving, so please link your page to our JustGiving page.  The option to part or fully self fund the 3 day ride is also available if this is more suitable for you, thus reducing your fundraising commitment.   

For this price, you will receive all food and refreshments across the 3 days, including breakfasts, lunches, waterstops, and evening meals.  You will also receive overnight accommodation for 2 nights, luggage transportation, insurance, first aid support, medical support and bike mechanic support.

Please be aware that there are only 100 places available for the 3-day sportive and that these places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.  Places will be confirmed upon receipt of the £75 registration fee.

1-Day Sportive (approx. 75 miles):-

£75 registration fee (includes a cycling top and medal).  You must also commit to a minimum fundraising amount of £50* (for the single-day ride on Saturday).  You can do this via JustGiving, so please link your page to our JustGiving page.  The option to part or fully self fund the 1 day ride is also available if this is more suitable for you, thus reducing your fundraising commitment.   

For this price, you will receive food and refreshments across the day, including lunch and waterstops.  You will also receive insurance, first aid support, medical support and bike mechanic support.

*Please note that if you are unable to reach your minimum fundraising target, you will not be permitted to take part in the event.  Please only sign up if you believe you will be able to reach the target as places are limited.

 

2017 really was a memorable event for all who took part.  There was a strong team spirit, great banter and new friendships were formed.  Be a part of this special experience in 2018.  We received some wonderful feedback, here are just a few of the post event comments:

‘I have already been telling all and sundry what a brilliant event it was!  I had high hopes for the event and my hopes were more than realised.  What did I particularly like?  So much so good! Great organisation, support and the spirit of all in it together, challenging route, the snacks and energy drinks at the rest stops, the masseuse, the bags already delivered to our hotel room, just astonishingly good value’
 
‘Firstly I would like to say a massive thank you to you all as this was probably the best event I have taken part in! Very well organised from the start to the finish with great support from everyone’
‘The food was amazing, the drinks replenishment was amazing, the new friends made were amazing. Will definitely be back next year if you will have me’

For any questions and enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 01634 820780.

Don’t delay – sign up today by registering your interest below.

 

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5k a day for 365 days

Fancy taking on the ultimate daily challenge??  Look no further: here’s how it works…….

In 2017, you commit to covering a minimum distance of 5k a day for 365 continuous days. You can complete this distance using any discipline – running, walking, swimming, rowing, cycling – the choice is yours! But the key to this challenge is you do it every day – through sickness, holidays, birthdays, and even on Christmas Day. 5k EVERY day for 365 days. Easy! Surely?

In return for a £50 registration fee, you will receive a running top, a medal on completion, moral support, and motivation throughout the length of the challenge. We can put you in contact with other like-minded participants and together you can do it! We also ask that you commit to a minimum fundraising amount for Kent Sports Trust of £100. The top fundraiser will receive 2 complimentary tickets to our 2017 Gala Ball.

This is a great challenge to help you get more active in your everyday life. By making simple healthy choices to take the stairs instead of the lift; to walk to work or school instead of taking the bus; or to take a quick stroll around the block during your lunch break, you will find you make up the distance in no time.

Simply use a pedometer or a fitness tracker to monitor your daily activity and away you go. This is the challenge that fits around your daily life, but which can have a big impact on taking positive steps to be more active and healthy. Complete your chosen distance wherever and whenever work for you, doing any type of activity you like.

Go the extra mile and extend the challenge… 10k a day? A marathon a day? Push yourself and set your own goal! This challenge is about fitting regular activity into your daily life. It can be an individual challenge or you could make it fun by roping in some of your friends and completing it together. It’s up to you.

For further information and to register your interest, please complete your details below and one of the team will be in touch. Take the first step to a healthier and more active you.

Alternatively, if you have any questions and enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 01634 820780.

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