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About Long Ducker

We are delighted to announce that not withstanding any Covid-19 Government restrictions we may encounter,  The Long Ducker Ride 2020 WILL go ahead on Sunday 5th September, 2021.

Following last year's success of the first Long Ducker Bike Ride from Harrow and returning to the school, this year's 2021 Long Ducker Bike Ride will comprise of a Long (100 miles) Medium (70 miles) and Short route (40 Miles). The 70 and 100 mile rides will stop at West Wycombe, the spectacular family seat of the Dashwoods.

Cyclists of all abilities are invited to take part in one of 3 fully supported rides starting and finishing at Harrow School.  As an element of uncertainty exists regarding the number of participants this year, the following will apply:

Up to 150 riders across all the routes - Experienced Ride Captains from Iconic Cycling Events (Iconic) will lead, manage, guide and humour riders around the routes in groups of no more than 6 in a pod of 12. ( British Cycling group ride guidelines permitting).

If numbers exceed 150 riders then the team from Iconic will mark up the 3 routes, provide route files and guide maps and riders will navigate themselves independently around the course.  If a group would like to be accompanied by a ride captain then please let us know.  We are delighted that former Harrow teacher, Roger Uttley, will join us on the day.

It promises to be a great day of cycling.

Choice of Routes

Choose from 

The  Long Ducker Ride  - 100 miles 

The Medium Ducker Ride  - 70 miles 

The Short Ducker Ride - 40 miles 

Team entries are available, see the registration link for these options.

Charity Goals

The ride will raise a significant sum for local charities who deliver life changing support to local disadvantaged young people.

Long Ducker’s main recipient in 2021 will be Young Harrow Foundation: half of the money raised will be given to YHF to support charities helping young people coping with the fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, they are brilliantly placed to target the money raised to where it is most needed. A quarter will go the Harrow Club who work with some of the most marginalised young people in West London providing opportunities for them to maximise their life chances and enhance their personal development. The final quarter will be given to Shaftesbury Enterprise partners: positively impacting organisations best placed to support young people particularly affected by Covid-19.

All the money raised will be strategically targeted to trusted organisations to make the biggest possible impact on the life chances of young people.

To donate or support a rider in the event please click on the link below or contact us for help setting up your own fundraising page

Registering Teams and FREE entry for Under 18's

The registration platform allows for teams of ADULTS (over 18's) to register in groups of 6, 8 or 10.

If you are riding with an Under 18 year old rider, then register as an INDIVIDUAL on whichever distance you choose (you can add other ADULT riders at this stage press+) and add the Under 18 rider to your group. This ensures the Under 18 rider rides for FREE.

Sponsor Opportunities

If you would like to feature as a sponsor of the event please do get in touch to discuss. Your sponsorship will include complimentary team entry, branding at the event and publicity on the day and ahead of the event.

Support Long Ducker 2021

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Contact Us

To find out more information on entering or sponsoring the Long Ducker Bike Ride please contact Tim Dalton


The Long Ducker Bike Ride is brought to you by Harrow School and Iconic Cycling Events

Harrow School

Harrow School was founded in 1572 under a Royal Charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I. It is located in a leafy 300-acre estate, encompassing much of Harrow on the Hill in north-west London. As stewards of many cherished traditions, today’s Harrovians follow in the footsteps of The Giants of Old, united by strength of character, lasting friendships and the desire to be of good influence.

Iconic Cycling Events is specialist cycling division of Breathing Space Activities Ltd. We specialise in designing and delivering high quality cycling events which include: Bike Bath, Bike Chester, Bike Oxford, The Canterbury Bike Ride, Bike Cape Town, BDOVELO as well as bespoke rides and consultancy for corporate clients.