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Ride of the Lions - Waterloo 200 Ride

Why we need your help

Running in conjunction with The New Waterloo Dispatch (NWD) ROTL are organising a charity bike ride to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Whilst the NWD will re-enact the journey Major Percy made, at the behest of Wellington, back to London with the news of the victory, 200 cyclists will make the approx. 200 mile journey from the Wellington Museum at Waterloo back to St James’s Square, London over 2 days.

The 200 riders will be joined by 16 British & Irish Lions and 4 WWTW injured service personnel and be spread across the 4 riding groups before hopefully joining one peloton for the last few miles into the finish and a deserved drinks reception. Winterbottom, Uttley, Teague, Richards, Charvis, Chalmers, Henderson are just some of the names joining us and representing all 4 nations of the Lions. We expect some more big names to commit soon.

Leaving Cobham, Surrey on June 18 the 200 riders and accompanying crew will travel to Brussels and experience some of the commemorations going on before dining and staying en masse at the Thon Hotel, Brussels. Early on June 19th riders will be ferried to the Wellington Museum, where their bikes will be set up and in 4 groups will set off for the ferry at Dunkirk. That evening they will have board and lodging at The Duke of York Military School, Dover.

On the morning of June 20th, the riders will set off in groups for Blackheath/Greenwich where the plan is to assemble all 4 groups into one peloton to cycle the last stage to St James’s Square (logistics permitting*). Wellington Barracks will be used to store bikes, bags etc whilst the riders have a post ride reception.



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48,125.69

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48125.69
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Supporters

Mike Bluett & Iain Henderson

Bluey & Hendo's ROL Waterloo 200 Page

1810.00
Paul Brebner

Paul Brebner's Waterloo 200 Fundraising Page

170.00
William Brebner

Will Brebners Waterloo 200 Ride

236.00
Toyota Oaks

Toyota Oaks's 2015 - The Return from Belgium!

90.00
David Clein

David Clein's Waterloo 200 Fundraising page

1730.00
alan coldwell

H&V - Waterloo 200 page

1396.00
Edward Dunstan

Edward Dunstan's fundraising page

1320.00
Lawrence Gingell

Lawrence Gingell's fundraising page

835.00
Shepherd Neame Extreme

Shepherd Neame Extreme's fundraising page

1875.00
michael goldie

michael goldie's fundraising page

675.00

Jun 20, 2015

Well done to all involved, great to meet some of you head cases at Dunkirk

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Jun 15, 2015

Steve U

Good luck, good weather and watch out for those cars Wints

75.00
(plus 18.75 giftaid)

Jun 05, 2015

Mark Field

Hi, I was hoping to do the ride but sadly unable to make it. Good luck, safe miles and fair weather to all the riders, support crew and everyone else involved in this wonderful venture. MF

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Total raised so far

48,125.69

Total plus Gift Aid 55,964.74

Direct donations

150.00

Raised offline 900.00

Fundraising pages

47,075.69

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