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Your chance to ride with Chrissie Wellington

You could join Chrissie on the bike leg of her marathon challenge for the Jane Tomlinson Appeal

Chrissie Wellington might not be competing as a pro triathlete this year, but she’s still taking on a challenge and you could join her.

Starting on 15 April, Chrissie will join Mike and Rebecca Tomlinson as they set off on the Jane Tomlinson Appeal 10th Anniversary Challenge starting with the Paris Marathon. They’ll then set off on a six-day cycle from Paris to Yorkshire to London and they want you to join them ahead of the final stage of the challenge: the London Marathon.

The Appeal and Chrissie are offering you the opportunity to kid in a silent auction for the chance to join the four-time World Ironman Champion as she cycles to the capital.

The Route

Day 1 – Paris to Ceril

Day 2 – Ceril to Zeebrugge

Day 3 – Hull to Leeds via York

Day 4 – Leeds to Newark via Sheffield

Day 5 – Newark to Cambridge

Day 6 – Cambridge to London

If your bid is successful, you’ll join the team of 10 on the day you’ve selected and cycle alongside Chrissie as she puts foot to pedal in aid of the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

The auction will be open on Friday 15 March and will close on Friday 6 April. To bid to join Chrissie simply email Siobhan@janetomlinsonappeal.com by Friday 6 April at 6pm stating your bid, which day of the challenge you’re bidding for and your contact details.

The highest bid per day will be announced the winner with all proceeds going to the Jane Tomlinson Appeal. Further details of the route and start/finish points will be provided to the successul bidder on Friday 6th April. Don’t miss your chance to take on a challenge with a World Champion, bid today!

Profile image of Matt Baird Matt Baird Editor of Cycling Plus magazine


Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.