Ron Rutland and James Owens are setting off on a remarkable quest: to cycle 20,093 km across Europe and Asia – from Twickenham Stadium in London to the Rugby World Cup in Tokyo. This extreme expedition will take them through 26 countries over 231 days to raise money for ChildFund Pass it Back. Atlas is proud to partner with ChildFund Pass it Back on this important programme.

Leg 1 - Twickenham Stadium to Canterbury plus the Ireland vs England match live from Canterbury Rugby Club

Join Ron and James on the very first, 85 mile, leg of their mammoth journey. Starting at the Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 2nd February and finishing at Canterbury Rugby Club in time to watch Ireland vs England on the club screen.

You will ride with Sir John Kirwan former New Zealand All Black player and coach, plus other legends and fans. There are pitstops, mechanical support and a chaperone service. 

Entry is a minimum £100, which can be paid immediately or can be raised through sponsorship. This includes £75 ride entry and insurance*, and £25 donation to the charity. We do of course welcome and encourage you to raise more for the charity if you can. 

1. Ride for free! - Raise £100 sponsorship - click here to enter and create your fundraising page! 


2. Pay personally for entry - £100 by buying a ticket below (£75 entry and insurance, £25 donation**)

If you are still undecided and would like some more information please contact Neil via email here: Enquire

*If the ride is called off for bad weather you get a £65 refund 

**£25 donation included in the ticket price is voluntary and can be refunded

ChildFund Pass it Back - Race to RWC ChildFund and World Rugby have come together to create Pass it Back, a programme to help children from developing communities in Asia to learn essential life skills through the power of rugby. This Atlas Foundation private fund is raising money for Pass it Back, and 100% of donations will be sent directly to this important project. Find out more

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