London - Lands End - London 1000km Audax

Taking place on at 10PM

Location: Raynes Park, London, UK

This is an X-rated event (ie, no support at the intermediate controls) and riders need to finish in 75 hours (3 days + 3 hours). There are 16 intermediate controls; see the 2023 event info for them all. It is organised by the Audax Chapter of Kingston Wheelers CC.

Note that the start time is 10pm, so you are "expected" to ride through the first night. I happen to have a relative I can visit on the route, 200km from Raynes Park, so I would arrive there around 6:30am on Thursday for a rest and some breakfast. I could also stop there on the way back, around lunchtime on the Friday, which would make a nice half-way break. This schedule would make my time around 60 hours, well inside the 75 hours maximum.

Entries open on January 1st, and close on July 5th or when the 80-rider maximum has been reached.


I've added the route to Strava, and have plotted out all of its controls at You can also use the dot-watcher to help friends & family to keep an eye on your progress!

By John Swindells

Category: Audax: long-distance cycling


It's quiet in here... Add your comment

Recent Updates

25 Mar : Blickling Parkrun - 400th edition!
16 Mar : Calculate your New-distance Eddington Number!
11 Mar : My Strava Climbing Number
10 Mar : Calculate your Climbing Number!
09 Mar : Calculate your Eddington Number!
25 Mar : Recreation
21 Mar : Audax: long-distance cycling
16 Mar : Cycling
13 Mar : Cycling Performance Programme
11 Mar : Free-to-use Strava Tools
27 Oct : My Car Costs
13 Feb : Great Days Out
02 Sep : Nature
11 Aug : Do It Yourself!
25 Nov : Piano for the Amateur


All Audax: long-distance cycling events | All events

April 2023 1 event May 2023 2 events June 2023 2 events July 2024 1 event July 2023 1 event August 2023 1 event

About the author

My name is John Swindells and I'm a keen recreational cyclist with a preference for long one-day rides. I've also previously dabbled in time trialling and cyclo-cross. See more of what I get up to on Strava!