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VIDEO: Prudential RideLondon returns to Surrey today

Thousands of amateur and professional cyclists will take to the streets of Surrey today as part of the sixth annual Prudential RideLondon cycling festival. Amateur riders will tackle one of three mass participation events – either a 100-mile sportive, a 46-mile ride or a new 19-mile event. Famous faces taking part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 … Continue reading

TV presenters among famous faces at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

This year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 will feature a trio of TV presenters who are more used to announcing the news than making it. The BBC Breakfast duo of Louise Minchin and Naga Munchetty and Sky News’s Dermot Murnaghan are three of the best-known presenters in the country. But the trio will swap the TV studios … Continue reading

New 19-mile event added to Prudential RideLondon

A new 19-mile mass participation cycling event on traffic-free roads was launched today as part of Prudential RideLondon 2018, the cycling festival taking place in London and Surrey on 28-29 July. It will start at Sandown Park, Esher, and take in the final 19 miles of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 route, going through south west … Continue reading

Prudential RideLondon raises record £12.75 million for charity in 2017

The organisers of Prudential RideLondon have announced that riders in the 2017 events raised £12.75 million for charity to set a new European record for a cycling event, beating the previous record of £12 million. It means cyclists have raised more than £53 million for charity over the first five years of the cycling festival. … Continue reading

VIDEO: Latest news about Surrey’s roads with Tina Thorburn

Tina Thorburn, from the county council’s highways team, provides an update on the latest work taking place on Surrey’s roads. Featured in the video below is information on how to plan ahead for this weekend’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycling events, the road and drainage works on the A22 Eastbourne Road that began this week, the Project … Continue reading

London Marathon Charitable Trust awards £265,000 to Surrey projects

More than £265,000 has been awarded to Surrey-based sports projects by the London Marathon Charitable Trust. The Trust’s Board agreed the funding for five projects in Surrey to provide facilities to increase physical activity, sport and play. The grants include £100,000 to West End Bowls Club, Surrey Heath, and £75,000 to Abbey Rangers Football Club, Addlestone. The London Marathon Charitable Trust … Continue reading

VIDEO: All the latest major news about Surrey’s roads with Tina Thorburn

Tina Thorburn, from the county council’s highways team, provides the first in a regular series of updates on the latest work taking place on Surrey’s roads. Featured in the video below is information about the major scheme at Runnymede Roundabout and the road and drainage works on the A22 Eastbourne Road, plus an early reminder to … Continue reading

MAP: RideLondon’s £2.3million boost for Surrey good causes

Community groups and charities have secured almost £2.3million thanks to Surrey’s role in the Prudential RideLondon cycling festival over the past four years. Sixty-seven Surrey organisations have been handed grants from the London Marathon Charitable Trust, which gives out proceeds from RideLondon, since the inaugural event in 2013. The latest groups to receive grants are … Continue reading

Prudential RideLondon raises £12 million for charity

The organisers of Prudential RideLondon have announced that cyclists have raised more than £41 million for charity over the first four years of the world’s greatest festival of cycling. This year riders in the festival raised more than £12 million for charity, equalling the record set in 2015. A total of 26,770 riders completed the … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Live performances to drive home road safety message; Residents to get close-up footage of RideLondon-Surrey cycling stars

Live performances to drive home road safety message A series of live performances that aim to raise road safety awareness among young people in Surrey will take place this month. Safe Drive Stay Alive, an initiative lead by Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, features a series of films and live speakers who recount their stories and … Continue reading

Dame Kelly Holmes takes on Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 cycling challenge

Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes MBE will ride the inaugural Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 on Sunday 31 July as she continues her quest to raise £250,000 for five charities: The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, Hospice in the Weald, Myeloma UK, Pickering Cancer Centre and Mind UK. The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 is the latest event to … Continue reading

Wiggins designs medal for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 event finishers

Sir Bradley Wiggins has helped to design the commemorative medal for finishers of the inaugural Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 on Sunday 31 July, part of the world’s greatest festival of cycling. The legendary multi-Olympic medallist and Tour de France winner has championed the launch of the 46-mile sportive, which he describes as the perfect introduction to … Continue reading

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces new Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 event

Sir Bradley Wiggins met young riders from three charities at the Lee Valley VeloPark today as he officially launched the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46, the new event that will be part of Prudential RideLondon 2016, the world’s greatest festival of cycling, in London and Surrey on 30-31 July. The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 on Sunday 31 July … Continue reading

Mark Cavendish to race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

British cycling star Mark Cavendish will race on Surrey’s roads this August as a competitor in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. The 2011 world champion and winner of 25 Tour de France stages has been revealed as one of the leading riders competing in this year’s race, which takes place on Sunday 2 August. Mr Cavendish … Continue reading

RideLondon event sparks huge interest

A record number of cyclists have registered their interest in this year’s mass-participation RideLondon event on Surrey’s roads. The 100-mile ride on Sunday 2 August, which is set to feature the Box Hill climb made famous by the Olympics, has attracted 86,001 applications. Organisers will now draw a ballot and riders will learn if they have … Continue reading

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