YMCA East Surrey

    • A  A  A  

Do take advantage of our free training – not only will it ensure you are fully prepared for your challenge, but it will give you an opportunity to meet fellow challengers and the rest of the team.

We always advise you to do as much as you can in addition to our training programme – the more you do, the more you will really enjoy your experience!

Cycling training

A variety of ride options will be available on the following Sundays to ensure that training rides are tailored to each event.

Next cycling training – Sunday 18 March
YMCA Sports and Community Centre, Princes Road, Redhill, RH1 6JJ

Three FREE training rides all leaving the YMCA on Sunday 18 March at 09:00 with refreshments available from 08:30. Please click links below to register your free place.

• Beginners | 25 Miles
• Intermediate | 40 Miles
• Experienced | 55 Miles

Dates for your diary – cycling training sessions
Sunday 15 April 2018
Sunday 20 May 2018
Sunday 17 June 2018

Tuesday evening rides will run at 18:30 from 10 April 2018.

For more information, please contact Kim Roderick.

Walking/Running training

We have a variety of training walks and runs on Sundays and Wednesday evenings to help you get ready for our walking events.

View all 2018 training walks

Start and finish point

All training events start and finish at YMCA East Surrey, Sports and Community Centre, Princes Road, Redhill, RH1 6JJ with refreshments available 30 minutes before departure.

YMCA Fitness Centre

If you really want to improve your fitness, check out our fully inclusive, modern, air-conditioned gym which is full of cardiovascular and resistance machines to give you all round fitness. In addition, our fully qualified gym team will be on hand to provide you with a bespoke fitness programme to complement your chosen challenge.

Other training opportunities

Redhill Cycling Club have a range of rides taking place on Saturday mornings for all abilities.

Reigate Priory Athletic Club offer a range of training sessions for everyone.

Team Cake organise regular social cycle rides.

Local cycle rides – Mike Ormerod, who leads a lot of our training rides, has set up this very handy guide, including tea stops!

Travel Smart Surrey – lots of useful information on cycling routes and training for beginners

Find out more

For more information, please contact the Challenge Events fundraising team.

T 01737 779979
E challenge@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk