NOW POSTPONED!     5th July 2020

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 30 50 & 70 Mile Rides!
Raising Funds for


   The Routes

Terms & Conditions

You can Download & Print your registration form and send in to register – Online registration will be available soon – please return to this page.

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

The Challenge

The Channel Challenges, riding circular flat routes of either 30, 50 or 70 miles around picturesque Romney Marsh, starting and finishing in St Mary in the Marsh.
A downloadable map will be available soon – just checking the roads for hazards.

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 5th July 2020

• Registration between 8.00/9.00am     

• 8.30 – 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.

We will have plenty of forms but if you want to you can download & print your registration form, sending it with your registration fee to:

Channel 50 Challenge, 3 Godwyn Road, Folkestone, Kent. CT20  2LA or bringing it with your entry fee and any sponsorship on the day.

Registration will open at 9.00am.

Entry fees:

£20 per adult rider

£10 per child (under 16)

£40 family registration

In addition to the Registration Fee it would be great if every rider raises at least £25 in sponsorship.    Download  a sponsor form C50C Sponsor Form

We will be supported on the day by East Kent Physiotherapy at the Star Inn – please pay them a visit with aches and pains and to discuss any musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

For further information:


Write to:
Channel 50 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:

KAP Motor Group
Holiday Extras
Support Agencies – Tunde Danmole
East Kent Physiotherapy Ltd
South Kent Raynet
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
Raffle Prizes –
Rare Breeds Centre
Star Inn
Miss Molletts High Class Tea Rooms
Waitrose Hythe
Romney Cycles Kent
Friends and Family for their efforts over the years to make this a successful event.


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The money you raise will support local
and national charities. 

Channel Rotary has donated over £20,000 to charity and good causes in the past 12 months including:
Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter Project
Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance
Salvation Army
The Rainbow Centre
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
Kent Multiple Schlorosis
Sandgate Primary School
Water Aid

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