The online application system for media accreditation for Prudential RideLondon is now open at www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/Media/Accreditation.htm
Prudential RideLondon will be the UK’s biggest ever festival of cycling with 70,000+ cyclists participating in five events over the weekend of August 9-10.
The five events are:
Family fun ride for 50,000+ around a ten-mile circuit of closed roads in central London passing some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks, beginning with an attempt on the Guinness World Record for the world’s biggest bike bell ensemble.
Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix, 17:00-19:30, Saturday 9 August
Criterium racing on a 1.3-mile route around St James’s Park (Start/Finish in The Mall) for pro women and youths (boys and girls). The women’s race will be televised live by the BBC.
Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, starting from 06:00 on Sunday 10 August
100-mile sportive for 24,000 amateur riders from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park out into Surrey and finishing on The Mall.
Prudential RideLondon Handcycle Classic, starting at 08:30 on Sunday 10 August:
15-mile race over closed roads for 30 of the world’s top handcyclists, finishing on The Mall.
Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic, starting at 13:00 on Sunday 10 August:
150 of the world’s top men racing over 140 miles from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, out into Surrey and finishing on The Mall.
BBC TV is planning extensive coverage of the event including live coverage of the women’s race on Saturday 9 August and four hours of coverage on Sunday 10 August in addition to live coverage of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on the red button.
For further information, please contact:
Penny Dain, Communications Manager, on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07799 170433
Bob Martin, Photo Chief, on email@example.com or 07785 233255
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