The Channel 70 Bike Challenge in Romney Marsh

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The Channel 70 Bike Challenge with Folkestone Channel Rotary – Sunday 4th July 2021

The Channel 70 Bike Challenge will comply with the Govt. Covid19 recommendations. There will be no refreshments available but bottled water will be provided.

Circular Routes on Kent’s Romney Marsh. Great for the serious cyclist, family or just the challenge of riding 30, 50 or 70 miles.

UK’s Flattest Cycle Ride!
Raising Funds for:


The Routes 

Enter Online Here

Terms & Conditions

You can Download and Print your registration form here and send it with your registration fee to:
Channel 70 Bike Challenge, 3 Godwyn Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2LA
or bring it with your entry fee and any sponsorship on the day. Alternatively register on the day.

Click here: Important Waypoint Notes For Cyclists for important route information for this years event.


The Challenge

The Channel Challenge is:- riding circular flat routes of either 30, 50 or 70 miles around picturesque Romney Marsh, starting and finishing in St Mary in the Marsh.

Time yourself for the ride or take as leisurely pace as you wish.

Do it solo or as a family, Club or work group.

Simply enjoy the ride, and have fun raising money for charity.


This ride takes place on:

• Sunday 4th July 2021

• Registration between 8.00am – 9.00am     

• 8.30am – 10.00am Start.

The Start will be staggered allowing plenty of time to complete your chosen route. Please note this is not a timed event.
There is a choice of 30, 50 mile and 70 mile circular routes on Romney Marsh, starting and finishing at The Star Inn, St Mary in the Marsh.


Click Here for Directions to the Start.

The routes will be sign-posted with marshals at all key points.
Marshals will also be cycling the event.

Enter Online Here

Online Entry Fees:

£21.60 per Adult Rider – (£25.00 on the day)

£11.40 per Child (under 16) – (£15.00 on the day)

£42.00 Family registration, 2 Adults + 2 Children under 16 – (£50.00 on the day)

In addition to the Registration Fee it would be great if every rider raises at least £25 in sponsorship.
Download a sponsor form 2021 Sponsor Form


For further information:


Write to:
Channel 70 Bike Challenge
3 Godwyn Road
Kent  CT20 2LA

This is also the address to which postal registrations, entry fees and any sponsorship collected after the event should be sent.

Our Supporters

We are grateful to the following for their support

Folkestone-Hythe DCFAS Financial Services and Advice
Roger DeHaan Trust, KCC,
Romney Cycles Kent
The Star Inn, St Mary in the Marsh
Jackie Alston and Seamus Collins
Lee Robinson Photography – Greenapple Creative
Ivychurch Village Hall
St Mary In the Marsh Parochial Church Council
St Mary in the Marsh Parish Council
Andy Harding

Friends and Family for their efforts over the years to make this a successful event.


The money you raise will support local and national charities

Channel Rotary has donated over £25,000 to charity and good causes in the past 12 months including

Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter Project
Shepway Sports Trust Mental Health Initiative
Schools Hardship Fund
IT Schools Laptop Recycle Project

Age UK

Please encourage your Sponsors to be generous and bring your sponsorship money with you on the day. 

From: 04 July 2021 08:00 To : 04 July 2021 18:00
Location: The Star Inn, Pickneybush Ln, St Mary in the Marsh, Romney Marsh TN29 0BX
Cost: £ 21.60

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