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September 4th 2016


Online Entry

Minimum age 12

For a longer ride on the day why not enter our Southend 54 Mile Sportive

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tap into bottled tap water


Essex and Suffolk Water have again agreed to
supply the bottled water for the Bikeathon

Each 500ml bottle of bottled tap water contains a quarter
of the daily amount of water recommended for an adult.

The tap water has gone through 69 tests to guarantee the quality

  • Drinking enough water improves concentration
  • 50 glasses of tap water costs around ONE PENNY
  • Tap water is a healthy, calorie free drink
  • When you are thirsty you concentrate 13% less
  • Water regulates your body temperature
  • Drinking enough tap water improves the look and feel of you skin
  • You need to replace water lost through sweating, breathing & urination
  • Think healthy - drink eight glasses of tap water every day

Clearly thirst class

Essex & Suffolk Water Website






Be a Marshal. You get a fetching Hi visibilty Tabard to wear.

The T-Shirt Team volunteers

Top professional cyclist Alex Dowsett said:
"I have lost count of the number of helmets I have shattered in falls from bikes.
They are absolutely essential for all cycle users but still you see many people riding without them."

Heather Dryden's Bikeathon pictures

More Bikeathon pictures

Please put your photos from the Bikeathon in our Flickr group
or share them on Facebook.
See Flickr

Southend Bikeathon

from above

By Mick Coulter


You may have noticed our charity has changed its name. See the reason

Every penny you raise in sponsorship goes to Bloodwise

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The Southend Bikeathon is run by the Southend Branch of Bloodwise

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