Essex 100
4 September 2016

Many thanks and congratulations to all who joined us for the Essex 100 on Sunday 20 September. A great day in the saddle for all who took part!

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Outstanding sponsorship can be sent to: Essex 100, Action Medical Research, Vincent House, Horsham, Sussex, RH12 2DP.  We really appreciate the effort that goes into raising every penny - thank you.

Close your cycling event season with the Essex 100, a stunning ride through the North Essex countryside

Our Essex 100 charity cycling sportive is one of our most popular rides attracting over 700 riders.   You can enjoy some excellent cycling terrain on this bike ride raising funds for vital research for sick babies and children. Three route options take you on a journey through quiet villages and the farmlands of Essex where the undulations will have you in and out of the saddle.

The Essex 100 offers a Cool 38 mile route that is ideal if you’re new to cycling or haven’t had time to train! The Classic 68 mile route is more challenging as is the Champion at 102 miles - ideal if you’re an experienced Sportive rider.

Expect a great day in the saddle with the Action Medical Research team on this cycling event with first class support throughout the day.


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Our celebrity supporters

"Action Medical Research is a fantastic charity, funding work that can help so many families. It’s very easy to help – get on your bike and ride for a reason."
Chris Boardman MBE

"You can always expect a great day in the saddle with the Action Medical Research – I know, I’ve cycled with them. Their RIDE100 series has events taking place all over the UK and a range of route distances to suit all cyclists."
Sir Dave Brailsford

"I'd like to urge you all to get on your bikes for Action! Their impressive cycling programme is perfect for cyclists of all abilities to put themselves to the test on some great routes, both around the UK and on their London to Paris tour."
Joanna Rowsell MBE

"It's going to be a fun day out and a great way to help such a special charity raise much-needed funds."
Davina McCall

Event date

4 September 2016




Location: Colchester United FC The Weston Homes Community Stadium CO4 5JS
Registration: 6.45 - 9.00am
Start times: 7.15 - 9.15am

Route options

Cool: 38 miles
Classic: 68 miles
Champion: 103 miles

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Event includes

    Chip timing
    Route options
    Circular route
    Feed stations
    Mechanical support
    Full signage
    Emergency cover


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