The Cannonball Run

So this is the BIG one, the Rouleurs first organised sportive! And what better way to start than taking on the beast that is London Oxford London! Or as we call it The Cannonball Run! This will be a great early season event to get the juices flowing for sure, why not join in the fun.

Total distance comes in at 72 miles and 3000ft one way, or 143 miles and 5700ft for those doing the return as well. Starting at Richmond Park and finishing at the Hare and Hounds In Sheen. You dont have to be a club member to attend. And one way options are available, the train station at Oxford is based in the centre so easy to get back if needed.

We meet at 8am by Colicci Cafe in Richmond Park, just off Roehampton gate. There will be multiple levels of groups riding, but you do need to be self sufficient and able to ride on your own.

Ride Gradings

Steady: 13mph / 21 kmh average
Intermediate: 15mph / 24 kmh
Intermediate+: 16mph / 26 kmh
Advanced: 17+ mph / 27+ kmh

We finish at the Hare and Hounds pub in Mortlake after the ride so all are welcome to pop along.

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We will have a registration point at Richmond Park and a finishers point at the Hare and Hounds to clock in at the end.

This will be a nice place to finish and celebrate a fine achievement indeed.

Please bring water bottles, snacks, cash/cards for coffee, lights, a pump, Allen keys/multi-tool and at least one spare inner tube.




Membership/New Members
This ride is available to all, but if you do feel like joining then follow the links below.
Richmond Park Rouleurs is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers. We are an affiliated club with British cycling and try to cater for all levels of cyclists. For the payment of your annual subscription you get access to great weekly rides of varying levels, club discounts, holidays, and social meetups.

Club Ride Guidelines

Please ensure that you have gone through our Club Run Guidlines (


Though this is a FREE event, we encourage everyone to try and raise some money for charity. Feel free to make a donation to our JustGiving event page, or join our clubs JustGiving team page if you want to raise for your own charity.

Please submit your details below if you want to take part.

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Hope to see you there!

Ride safe

Team RPR

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