Test your cycling speed and raise money for charity at Urban Kings this September & October

Did you know, the average woman in Malawi lives 6.2km away from her nearest health centre? This means nearly 1 in 30 women die in childbirth in the country, as they have no access to emergency medical care.

But there is a solution: Bicycle Ambulances. Which are used to take women to the hospital quickly.

Urban Kings Gym are working with Women and Children First to try and make a small difference: How long would it take you to ride 6.2km on a state-of-the-art exercise bike at Urban Kings? Test your speed and strength in a unique challenge to raise money for Women and Children First, who help provide Bicycle Ambulances in Malawi.

To take part, we are asking for a donation of £15 via this page – 100% of your donations will go to this amazing charity and this fantastic cause. The event starts on September 16th and runs everyday until October 16th

We are encouraging all of our members to sign up and take a ride for charity, but this event is also open to non-members. Non-members can make a donation via the same page and call or email us to book a time for their ride: info@urbankingsgym.com // 020 7837 7774 


And here’s some extra incentive: We are offering some fantastic prizes to the top 5 fastest riders:

  • 1st One month free membership *PT memberships not included
  • 2nd One free PT session
  • 3rd UKG Hoodie
  • 4th UKG T-shirt
  • 5th UKG Water Bottle

Members and Non-members: Don’t forget to take note of your donation reference number or bring your confirmation email (your phone will do, please don’t print it unless you have to) so that we can confirm your donation when you come in to ride. Find our address here.

For more information about the event, including directions, information about Women and Children First, or anything else – please contact Melanie at Women and Children First at m.smith@wcf-uk.org

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