The Velodrome Challenge

10 October 2018

Lee Valley VeloPark, London

Join fellow cycling enthusiasts, including some Olympic legends, on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at our second competitive, high-adrenaline velodrome event. You and your teammates will be cycling at the historic Lee Valley VeloPark, a velodrome specially built for London’s 2012 Olympic cycling events.

If you’ve got a passion for cycling and a desire to improve your performance and knowledge, there is nowhere better than on one of the fastest tracks in the world. 

About the event

Enter a team and you and your three teammates will join Victoria Pendleton, Gordon Ramsay and others to spend the day cycling at top speeds around the Velodrome competing for the winning title.

Your team will have an hours training session where top coaches and athletes will be on hand to help you hone your technique and refine your equipment before you compete in the team sprint race. There will be sports physios to help ease tired muscles and help competitors to relax as well as nutrition advice.

Whether you’re a seasoned road cyclist or a track enthusiast, we invite you to compete in this exhilarating event at one of the most exciting sporting venues in the world. Your day will include a range of activities, all of which will take place in the middle of the Olympic Velodrome at Lee Valley VeloPark.

The Velodrome Challenge includes: 

  • One hour training on track with professional coaches
  • All kit included: bike, shoes, helmet
  • High performance custom team jersey
  • Timed team laps
  • Compete in an exciting team sprint
  • Seminars with Olympic cyclists
  • Massage by specialist physiotherapists
  • All day refreshments, lunch and professional nutrition advice
  • Bike mechanic classes
  • Spin and watt bike activities
  • Tickets to the evening dinner in the middle of the track, to which additional guests can be invited
  • Shuttle from Stratford International station to the Velodrome
  • Full day of entertainment, adrenaline and much more…

After your experience at the Velodrome, you will have a chance to relax and enjoy a delicious sit-down dinner with an exclusive Q&A with some of Britain's top cyclists.

There will be an incredible money-can't-buy auction on offer too, as well as some exciting entertainment all of which will all raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

Why we need your support

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). 

Every day, 618 children and young people from across the UK arrive at GOSH. Every day, doctors and nurses battle the most complex illnesses, and the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs. And every day is a chance for you to make a difference. 

This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. A better future for seriously ill children starts here.

Get involved

To enter a team of four will cost £5,000. For more information, or to enquire about purchasing a team or dinner tickets, please email us or call the team on 020 3841 3063.

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