Ride East Africa

Registration fees:
Sign up by 30 September – £1,750 per person
Sign up after 30 September – £1,900 per person
What’s included: Meals, transfers, accommodation, guides, bike and helmet hire, and activities.
Extras: Flights, visas, travel insurance. Heavily discounted return tickets are available if you fly with RwandAir on certain flights. Please get in touch for more details.
Minimum sponsorship: £1,500

Ride East Africa is a thrilling mountain bike challenge through some of Africa’s most beguiling landscapes.

The 2019 challenge will take you across the sprawling lakes, green hills and smoking volcanoes of Rwanda. You will start at the capital of Kigali and finish cycling at Lake Kivu in Rubava. You will visit local villages and community projects on the way, and have the chance to witness Rwanda’s most spectacular resident – the mountain gorilla.

Ride East Africa is organised by The Slow Cyclist and Charity Links. Fundraising from this event will be split between Build Africa and five other charities which support educational and development work. By cycling for Build Africa specifically, 75% of the funds you raise will go towards Build Africa and 25% will be divided between the remaining partner charities.

How do I get started?

  • Register to Ride East Africa on The Slow Cyclist. (Please mention that you are fundraising for Build Africa when registering.)
  • Set up a fundraising page with VirginMoneyGiving
  • Start training for your epic event!

If you have any questions about taking part in Ride East Africa please email events@build-africa.org.uk or call +44 (0)1892 519 619. We’ll only use the information you provide to deal with your request.

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