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Please note - Frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the April 2021 event are in the section below.

UK Wide Cycle Ride: 1 - 30 September 2021

This September, take your fitness up a gear and cycle across the UK virtually, your way. 

Ride across the country, whenever and however you can - and take on diabetes, one mile at a time. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, take it a mile at a time, or like to feel the burn on the spin bike, choose a distance that suits you. 

From 150 miles to 500 miles, right up to 950 miles - the distance of Land’s End to John O’Groats - take on our coast to coast cycle ride and pedal towards a stronger, healthier you. 

There are four coast to coast routes to choose from:

  • Route 1: 150 miles, Seascale to Whitby
  • Route 2: 220 miles, Margate to Weston-Super-Mare
  • Route 3: 500 miles, North Coast route
  • Route 4: 950 miles, Land's End to John O'Groats

Ride across the UK, whenever and however you can – and go the extra mile for people with diabetes.

Register your interest

Frequently asked questions (April 2021 event)

We’re so excited that you’re interested in the UK Wide Cycle Ride and we’re here to make sure you achieve your best. 

If you can’t find the answer to your question below, email UKWideCycle@diabetes.org.uk and the team will be happy to help. 

About UK Wide Cycle Ride

What is the UK Wide Cycle Ride Challenge?
How do I register?
When is UK Wide Cycle Ride?
Is there a registration fee?
Can children take part?
Can I start pedalling early?
Can I start cycling after 1 April?
What is your online 'profile page'?
How does my profile page work?
How do I track my miles?
Do I have to do all the distance in one go?
I’m taking part as a member of a team, do we cycle the distance each or split that target between us? 
How do I get help with my profile page?


Is there a minimum amount to be raised?
How do I send in money donated on to my tracker page? 
Do I have to fundraise online?
How do I send in money raised offline?
Where can I download additional sponsor forms?

Technical support and tracking Rides

What is Strava?
Do I have to use Strava to take part?
I don’t have a fitness tracker, like a Fitbit or a smartwatch, can I still take part?
How do I log my miles using Strava?
How do I log my distance using the distance tracker?
Can I log my distance using another app?
Can I edit/delete a distance activity?
Can I log my distance in kilometres?
Why is my distance not showing on my page?


How do I create a team?
How do I invite/add people to my team?
Can our team split the distance?
Join our Facebook community here 
UK Wide Cycle Ride

Ready to take your fitness up a gear?

This April, make every mile count with UK Wide Cycle Ride

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