Western Front Way Cycle Challenge 2023
A brand new challenge for 2023!
Sign up for this historic ride which takes you the length of the first World War trench lines from Ptetterhouse on the Swiss boarder to the Belgium coast at Niewport with Lewis and Steven Thompson.
The 7 day cycle challenge will coincide with the Rugby World Cup 2023 and will take you to some historic monuments and memorials for the fallen rugby players and cyclist of the first world war. The cycle will be fully supported by Freedom Trails and the Western Front Way teams and includes audio guides of the amazing sights, hire of gravel bikes and even the chance to watch a world cup game in France.
Its a once in a lifetime opportunity!
Event organised by Freedom Trails & Western Front Way
All your accommodation
Breakfast, lunches and some dinners
England vs Samoa Game*
A training weekend
Transport in France
Hire of Gravel Bikes
Expert guides and support along the whole route
Historically audio guides along the way
Briefings every morning from our leaders
Lewis Moody Foundation technical cycle jersey
Pick up and drop off of bikes
29 September – 8 October 2023 (Cycling 30 Sept – 6 Oct)
7 days cycling – 10 days with travel and optional rugby game final
£300 (non refundable)
Cost of challenge:
£3,000 per person
“An experience like nothing I’ve ever done. The hardest yet most rewarding challenge with brilliant people.”
Mark Spoors, Director esportif, Mega-Tri team member
“A massive thank you for yesterday, for all your support and encouragement, hospitality and the massage, which my legs were very thankful for. You did an amazing job. I was proud and honoured to be part of such an awesome team, thank you!”
Kay Davis, Bath Half Marathon runner
“The challenge was an amazing opportunity to truly get out of my comfort zone, meet some wild and wonderful new friends and to raise essential funds for The Foundation’s vital work.”
Kevan Walsh, Mega-Tri team member