Norwich 60/30

Sunday 31 May 2020The Forum, Bethel St, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1TF57 miles and 28 miles (approx)

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Returning for it's 26th year with the best cycling in Norfolk the 57 mile route heads past the Broads to Horsey Mill by the coast, while the 28 mile ride visits Ranworth and crosses Horning Ferry (your rider number is your ticket for the ferry!), then all rides share the Finish in Norwich with live music, beer tent and food close to the Cathedral. Yes, that's right folks, the mileages this year are 57 and 28 miles - please bear this in mind.

Voted number 1 in The Independent's 10 Best Cycling Events for 2012!

See the ride:

"I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the Norwich 60 bike ride. The route was well planned out and signposted, refreshments were plentiful and all volunteers incredibly friendly and helpful.
Thank you very much for organising such a wonderful event, I will be sure to sign up for next year's!" E.B.

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Ride Details


The Forum, Bethel St, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1TF


Norwich Lower School, Bishopgate, NR1 4AA


57 miles and 28 miles (approx)

Challenge rating

ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 60 mile route 796ft. / 30 mile route 530ft.

Start times

60 mile: 08:00 - 09:00; 30 mile 08:30 - 09:00


Entry Pack 60 mile (£22.00)
Team Entry 60 mile (Enter no. riders) (£21.50)
Entry Pack 30 mile. Price includes ferry ticket. (£22.00)

Local info
Massage therapy will be provided at the Finish by Cash only.

Other info

Minimum rider age 12 years on the 30 mile route and 14 years on the 60 mile route. All riders under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18.

It is recommended that all riders wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.

** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**
Road bike recommended / hybrid or mountain bike suitable
GPX routes are available after online booking.

Ride Gradings

Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).

Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).

For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).

These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

Getting here by car

Parking: Nearest car park is at The Forum (access via Bethel Street, NR2 1TF). Open from 6.00am for the event, at their standard rate of £2.00/hour. For other parking info please visit Parkopedia. Height restrictions on all these car parks!

For 'welcoming parties': Please note there is no parking at the Finish itself. Closest (but quite small) car park is near the Adam and Eve pub (NR3 1RZ).

Getting here by train

Norwich station is 1 mile from the start. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950

Sorry, no photographer on this ride

Big C - Norfolk and Waveney's Local Cancer Charity

Every year more than 8000 people in Norfolk and Waveney are told the news that they have cancer, and many more are living with the effects every day. Since 1980 Big C has been dedicated to the fight against cancer and today we help the thousands of people affected, across our county, while working to improve future outcomes. Our work focuses on four key areas - supporting people affected by cancer, funding world-class local research into cancer, providing vital medical equipment and facilities in the county’s main hospitals and educating local people about cancer for the future. In 2020 Big C celebrates its 40th anniversary and aims to open a new cancer support and information centre in the heart of the Norwich community.

Charity Registration Number 281730

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU

Set up your Big C fundraising page here