Run Or Cycle Events are excited to confirm that entries are NOW OPEN for two new unique summer challenges in 2022!


The Sportive and Trail events will start at sunrise from the UK's most easterly point during the First Light Festival, Suffolk, on 19 June. 


ROC Coastal Sportive is a cycling challenge that that will commence at sunrise by Lowestoft Beach, Suffolk, during the First Light Festival. A 100 mile route through Cromer or a shorter 50 mile course into Norfolk and back, will both pass through areas of outstanding natural beauty, and historic towns and villages.

The event will be chip timed, with podium prizes, and all participants will receive a medal on crossing the finish line. Aid and water stations will also be located on the course.

CLICK HERE to enter ROC Coastal Sportive

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The First Light Festival is a 24-hour multi arts festival that will celebrate one cycle of midsummer sun setting and rising over the beach. This really is a unique opportunity to be part of something special, with a whole host of activities taking place, and participants able to camp on the beach too (camping tickets available to purchase  via

Entries are open to participants aged 18 or over on 19 June 2022. £25/£50 Early Bird prices are available for the 50/100 mile challenges until the end of February. Event instructions and a course map will be emailed to entries. 

This event is fundraising in support of local charity St Elizabeth Hospice, with all donations helping improve the lives of people living with a progressive illness in East Suffolk, Great Yarmouth and Waveney. Hospice volunteers will be helping marshal the course, and any donations that participants are able to make will be gratefully received.

CLICK HERE to enter ROC Coastal Sportive

We really hope you can join us on the start line but please do contact us if you would more information before entering at or on 07422 509005. 

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ROC Coastal Sportive 2022