The Dambusters Ride
The Dambusters Ride returns in 2023 to mark 80 years since the daring and audacious operation was carried out.
We’re back! This year with new Heritage routes and more exciting plans yet to be announced. Sign up to find out how you can honour those who took part in Operation Chastise, and in turn help us continue the work we’ve been doing for over 100 years.
Join us at the historical Petwood Hotel (Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire) on Saturday 13 May 2023 to ride the Heritage 40, 80 or 100-mile routes, or the virtual event takes place over the weekend of 20-21 May 2023.
Sign up for our Heritage or Virtual event
In return for your support you will receive:
- a guaranteed place in the event
- a fundraising toolkit to help you reach your target
- support from your local regional fundraiser to help you with your fundraising and answer any questions about the event
- The Dambusters Ride 2023 bespoke event medal
- a bespoke RAF Benevolent Fund cycling jersey
If you sign up for either of the Heritage routes, you will also benefit from feeding stations throughout the route and refreshments at the Petwood Hotel finish line.
Need to know...
Distance and routes: Choose from 40, 80, or 100 miles.
40 miles – Petwood Hotel to Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby.
80 miles – Petwood Hotel to Scampton Church, International Bomber Command Centre and Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre.
100 miles – Petwood Hotel to Scampton Church, International Bomber Command Centre, Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby. Location: Join us at the Petwood Hotel (Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire) on Saturday 13 May for the Heritage event, or you can take part virtually on 20-21 May.
Minimum fundraising target: £100
Registration fee: £25 virtual and £35 Heritage (non-refundable)/
Age restrictions: No restriction for the virtual and minimum of 18 years old on the day of the Heritage event
Need to know more?
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