Harris to Paris...in an Hour

Sponsored by Winkworth

Registration & Information

Saturday, July 10

4:30 - 6:30

Herne Hill Velodrome

104 Burbage Rd, London SE24 9HE 

There is a £10 suggested donation for each adult rider, plus sponsorship opportunities and Corporate Matching! 

 

This is an incredible opportunity to raise funds for our Playground Refurbishment Project!

With Winkworth sponsoring the ride, we stand to raise even more! 

Places are strictly limited and capped at 45 adults and 60 children. 

Sign up now to secure your spot, as places will surely be scooped up!

FAQ's

Schedule

4:30 - 6:30: BBQ & Jolly Jar, Craft & Glitter Tattoo Stalls, Lucky Dip and Toy Sale

4:30 - 4:40 Mandatory Safety Briefing: Kids

4:40 - 4:55: Kids Group 1 (30 Riders) Take to the Track

5:00 - 5:15: Kids Group 2 (30 Riders) Take to the Track 

5:10- 5:20: Mandatory Safety Briefing: Adults

5:20 - 6:20: Adults Group 1 (15 - One hour riders) Take to the Track

5:20 - 5:50: Adults Group 2 (30 - 30 minute riders) Take to the Track

5:50 - 6:20: Adults Group 3 (30 - 30 minute riders) Take to the Track

6:30: Presentation of certificates & announcements on the mail track

Herne Hill Velodrome bar & cafe (Jan's Cafe) will be open during & after the event till 11:00pm

Sponsorship

Once we receive your signup, we will let you know how to kick start your sponsorship!

Not that strong on two-wheels, but would still like to support the cause? Not only can you come along on the day and cheer loudly, you can choose an individual rider or the whole team effort to support. Every pound raised will kick off our Playground Refurbishment Project and be hugely appreciated by our riders. No doubt your support will REALLY spur them on while racing 'round the oval.

Click the donate button below and enter your rider's name when prompted to add a note. Or just put "TEAM" if your sponsorship is non-rider-specific.  

Adult Riders

Due to Velodrome safety regulations the cap for adult riders on the track at anytime is 45.

Riders will be split into three groups. 

  1. 15 riders - 1 hour

  2. 15 riders - 30 minutes

  3. 15 riders - 30 minutes

Please see the schedule for timing. Groups will be assigned prior to taking to the track. 

Child Riders

Children will ride on the inside track. There will be two groups of 30 who will cycle for 15 minutes each. Children are not permitted to ride on the outside track.

Parent & Carer Involvement

Grown-ups must remain on-site at all times. Grown-ups, please track your child’s laps. After their laps, volunteers will help enter their data into Umbelli to count towards our collective kilometres. 

Equipment

Adult riders will need a wearable fitness device to track laps.

All pedal bikes are welcome. Please note non pedal bikes, or gliders will not be allowed to bike on the centre track. Non - electric bikes only.

Helmets are required. Herne Hill Velodrome does not provide helmets. 

If your child would like to borrow a bike, Herne Hill Velodrome has Frog bikes, in a variety of sizes, to lend. Under 8’s only. First come, first served. Please arrive no later than 4:00 to secure a bike for the afternoon. 

Please bring water bottle, water refills available on the track.  

There will be additional drinks for child riders provided.

Not Looking to cycle?

Don’t worry! In addition to cheering on the riders, we will have on-site activities happening as well. There will be a BBQ, Jolly Jar Stall, Glitter Tattoos, Oddono's , a Lucky Dip and Toy Sale! 

Bring all the kiddos, make an afternoon of it with plenty of activities to hold their interest, while feeding them tea! Win-win!

Please register to let us know you are coming so we have enough food, we would be very thankful!

Beverages

Herne Hill Velodrome Cafe (aka Jan’s Bar) will be open to provide all our beverage needs. And will be open till 9PM

Funds raised are heading where? 

Funds raised by Harris to Paris will go to support our Playground Refurbishment Project! 

Please register below.

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To donate the suggested £10 entry fee or

to make a donation to FoHPED in support of a rider, or the whole team, please do so below.

 

You can add the rider's name when asked for a note.

 

We thank you for your support.

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