Your CW5000 June challenges

Celebrating Cycling Weekly's 130 year anniversary with the biggest challenge of the year

CW5000 challenges
(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Summer seems to have finally arrived, so with that we’re going to give you what we think is the hardest challenge we’ve ever set. One that will definitely help increase your mileage and get you closer to the 5,000 mile target. 

Remember to email us with the details of how you took on the two challenges, why you chose the routes you chose and how you completed it. Email details to

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.