Swiss Re Going the Distance for Demelza

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Please DO NOT enter this event if you are not an employee of Swiss Re

This is Swiss Re’s biggest challenge event of 2019 and we are asking all Swiss Re employees to get involved!

 If you are a Swiss Re employee from the Folkestone or London office and fancy a challenge this year then this is the right event for you!

We have a run, walk or cycle challenge to suit every ability.

On Friday 27 September, the challenge will take place starting from Swiss Re London or Swiss Re Folkestone, depending on which challenge route you choose!  

There are 3 challenge options available for you to choose from:

1. Cycling Routes:

Route 1: Classic Cycling Route (50 miles)

Swiss Re London → Demelza SE London → Demelza Kent

https://www.strava.com/routes/17945235

Route 2: Epic Cycling Route (100 miles)

Swiss Re London → Demelza SE London → Demelza Kent → Swale route

https://www.strava.com/routes/18016562

Note: This is a challenging cycling route, please do not take part if you are not an experienced cyclist.

8am start

(Registration £25)

Route 3: Colossal Cycling Route (560 miles)

Swiss Re London → Demelza SE London → Demelza Kent → Swiss Re Folkestone → Zurich

Note: This route is for highly experienced cyclists and will take place from 27 September - 3 October covering over 150km a day. Undertaking this segment will be done at the risk and cost of the participant in support of Demelza Hospice Care for Children. Please check with event organisers for full timings and costings.

 
2. London Running/Walking Route (10miles)

Swiss Re London → Demelza SE London

https://www.strava.com/routes/12018202

 (Registration £15)

8.30am start


3. Swale Running/Walking Route (9.5miles)

Demelza Kent → Swale route

https://www.strava.com/routes/17778116

 (Registration £15)

1pm start

Please note: All miles are approximate and may differ on the day due to any road closures or last minute changes. There are water and light refreshment stops on all routes.

All participants will need access to Strava on their mobile phone or alternative device to take part in this challenge. The routes will not be arrowed, they will only be accessible on Strava.

 We hope that you can join us and make it this Swiss Re event the best yet! Join #TeamDemelza and cycle, run or walk the stunning views of Kent this June.