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Cyclists from across the county and beyond will be meeting at Crix in Hatfield Peverel, Essex this coming Sunday to take part in this fantastic, family-friendly event which offers a choice of four different circular road routes.

All ages and abilities are welcome to join in as individuals or as a team and included in the registration price is a fundraising pack, route maps, route signage, first aid support, mobile mechanic support and recovery, refreshment stops and a medal for finishers.

This year, Ride for Helen is celebrating it's eigth anniversary and to date you have helped us raise over £210,000 – on behalf of all our clients; thank you!

On Sunday 5th September will be our very first Ride for Helen - Suffolk. Two routes to choose from of 35 or 65 miles. Sign up early as there are a limited number of spaces.

Join us this year to help us continue our vital support work

Could you be a marshal?

If you able volunteer to help us as a marshal on the day we would love to hear from you.

Whether you can spare all day or maybe just a few hours your support would be much appreciated.

We also require volunteers in the planning stage so if you can help we would love to hear from you.

Please contact our Fundraising Team on 01245 380719 to discuss what's involved or email us and we will call you back.


Feedback from last year

Freddie Joslin, 12 from Heybridge, amazingly completed the 35 mile route, being one of the youngest to take part in the distance. “I felt really tired once I’d completed the route but also a huge sense of achievement – I think I’m going to flop out on the sofa for the rest of the day! It’s great to support the charity while also doing something fun at the same time.”

Regular cyclist Kevin Smith, 54 from Dunmow took part in the 65 mile route; “As a keen cyclist, I have taken part in various cycle rides in the past and I have to say that the organisation of Ride for Helen has been fantastic with the routes well mapped-out and clearly signed.”

Marrianne Irving, 45 from Little Waltham, was one of the many volunteers giving up their time to support the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity; “In 2010 I was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was treated at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford. The HRCC Support Centre at Rochelle House in Chelmsford helped me so much during a very scary time in my life. I received reflexology treatments and counselling from the team there and the support was invaluable to my recovery. To give something back to this incredible charity I regularly volunteer at their events – Ride for Helen is one of my favourites and I am very proud to help out on the day.”