Sunday 3rd July 2022

The Star Inn, Pickneybush Lane
St Mary in the Marsh, Romney Marsh TN29 0BX

New for 2022 – 100 mile challenge

Following the success of the 70 mile route last year we have introduced the C100.
You can now choose 100, 80, 50 or 30 mile routes
You can change your distance on the day
Book now – this is a great training goal

Online entry is closed but entry is welcomed on the day at the registration tent

Parking is available close to the start – signposted and marshalled

Circular Routes on Kent’s Romney Marsh. Great for the serious cyclist  family
or just the challenge of riding 30, 50, 80 or 100 miles.

The Routes

Are these the UK’s Flattest Cycle Rides?

Terms & Conditions

Registration Form

Please download the Registration Form from the link above and bring it completed on the day.
This will help us with Covid-19 management.

Entries are welcome on the day

The Challenge

The Channel Challenge is:- riding circular flat routes of either 30, 50, 80 or 100 miles
(All 100 milers must start by 7.30am; 80 milers by 8am) around picturesque Romney Marsh, starting and finishing at The Star Inn St Mary in the Marsh.

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

Ride 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 3rd July 2022

Registration between 6.30am & 9.00am 

Start between 6.30am &10.00am (All 100 milers must start by 7.30am; 80 milers by 8am)

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, 80 mile and 100 mile circular routes on Romney Marsh, starting and finishing at The Star Inn, St Mary in the Marsh

Important-waypoint-notes-for-cyclists – important route information for this years event

For Directions to the Start Click Here 


The routes will be sign-posted with marshals at all key points and marshals will also be cycling the route

Enter Online Here

Online Entry Fees:

30 and 50 Miles

£25.00 per Adult Rider (£30.00 on the day)

£10.00 per Child (under 16) (£15.00 on the day)

£50.00 Family registration, 2 Adults + 2 Children under 16 (£55.00 on the day)

80 and 100 Miles

£35.00 Per Adult rider (£40.00 on the day)

£15.00 Per Child under 16yrs (£20.00 on the day)

£70.00 Family as above (£80.00 on the day)

How to Donate

It would be a fantastic achievement if every rider could raise at least £25.00 in sponsorship, in addition to the Registration Fee. You can direct funds to the Channel Rotary Just Giving Page.

Once you have collected your sponsorship funds, go to the Channel Rotary Just Giving Page and donate or bring your sponsorship money on the day.  

For further information: Email:


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.

Channel Rotary has donated over £40,000 to charity and good causes in the past 12 months including

Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter Project

South Kent Mind
Shepway Sports Trust Mental Health Initiative
Schools’ Hardship Funds

IT Schools Laptop Recycle Project

Age UK