The Independant London to Brighton


Posted Tuesday 7th August 2012 –

Children’s charity Action Medical Research are inviting cycling enthusiasts of all abilities to grab the last few places on one of its most iconic challenges on Saturday 8 September. The Independent London2Brighton ride is a classy late season event which attracts keen and passionate cyclists from all over the country. It is a fully supported ride including; chip timing, food and water stations, lunch, marshals and mechanics.

This beautiful 60-mile ride sets out from the new start at Dulwich College in West Dulwich, London, this year and takes in the fabulous Surrey and Sussex countryside en-route to the mighty Ditchling Beacon before finally finishing at Hove Lawns along the Brighton seafront.

Cycling enthusiasts can register now to secure their places for the event, which is supported by The Independent. This ride was voted one of the Top 10 sportive rides in the country by Cycling Plus readers!

Cyclists participating in the bike ride will be raising money to help fund medical research into conditions affecting babies and children.

Action Medical Research is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2012 and since 1952 has spent more than £100 million on medical breakthroughs to help sick and disabled children. The charity is currently supporting work around meningitis, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, premature birth, and some very rare conditions that severely affect children.

Alice Lisher, Event Manager at Action Medical Research says: “We are really looking forward to welcoming all the fantastic people who have signed up for this iconic bike ride. As they cross the finish line they will feel an amazing sense of achievement: not only for completing the ride, but also in knowing that by taking part they will have helped us to make a real difference to sick babies and children.”

For more information about The Independent London2Brighton and to register, visit our sportive calendar listing –

The Independant London to Brighton