*The 2022 Tommy Godwin Challenge has been cancelled as a mark of respect by Marie Curie, of which King Charles III is a patron. Entrants will be refunded or can donate their entry fee to Marie Curie.*

The Tommy Godwin Challenge sportive was set up in 2013 to honour the memory of 1948 Olympic cycling medallist Tommy Godwin.  All profits go to fund the West Midlands Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull where Tommy spent his last few days. So far we have raised over £60,000.

At a Glance
  • 18 Sep 2022 9:30am
  • Tickets Not On Sale
  • *Cancelled* Tommy Godwin Challenge*Cancelled* Tommy Godwin ChallengeSolihull, West Midlands, UK
  • Up to 100 km (62 miles)
  • From 10.00 GBP
  • 750 Riders

Extra Information

All routes start and finish at the Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull, B91 2PQ. There is ample free parking nearby. Refreshments, and toilets, will be available at the hospice before and after the rides. Mechanical support will be provided and sports therapy at the finish for those tired legs. First aid will be located at the hospice with mobile response vehicles.  There will be a refreshment stops and toilets at Snitterfield at 34k on the 73 and 100k routes, and Feckenhamat 63k on the 100km route. All finishers will receive a medal and will be able to download free event photos.

There are several National Trust properties on the routes, which are well worth exploring. Both routes turn right opposite Baddesely Clinton, a moated manor house. After the routes split, the 30km route passes through the grounds of Packwood House, a much-restored Tudor house, park and garden with notable topiary while the 100km sportive route skirts Coughton Court, an imposing Tudor house set in beautiful gardens with a collection of Catholic treasures and links to the Gunpowder plot. 


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