Manchester to London 

About the event

We’re challenging you to cycle 220 miles in a single day to help us stand with autistic children and young people. Manchester to London is an incredible feat of endurance and determination. It promises to be your toughest, yet most rewarding ride of 2025. 
M2L returns in its two formats. The live 220 mile ride led by Rapha Founder Simon Mottram and Ambitious 220 Your Way - a virtual event of your choosing. 

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Register

Register today to take part in Manchester to London or Ambitious Your way 

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Fundraise

Help us stand with autistic children and young people, champion their rights and create opportunities.

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Change lives

We want to help create a world where autistic children and young people are heard, included and supported. Will you help us?

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About us

Ambitious about Autism is the national charity standing with autistic children and young people.

We believe every autistic child and young person has the right to be themselves and realise their ambitions.

We started as one school and have become a movement for change. We champion rights, campaign for change and create opportunities

How we can support you

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Digital fundraising resources

You will be given access to a range of fundraising resources, to help with your fundraising efforts.

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Dedicated fundraising team

You will get support from our dedicated events team.

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Team calls and e-newsletters

You will be invited to our full team Q&A sessions and sent regular e-newsletters about the event with fundraising advice.

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Support materials

Cheering materials will be available for your family and friends.

Manchester - London cycle ride in action

About autism

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which is estimated to affect one in 100 people in the UK. However, it is likely this figure is higher. A recent study of seven million young people found that around one in 57 children in the UK are autistic.

Autism affects the way a person communicates and how they experience the world around them.

It is described as a spectrum condition because while autistic people share certain characteristics, they will be highly individual in their interests, needs and preferences.

Some autistic people live independently, but others may need additional support because of a learning disability or other health needs such as mental health or epilepsy. Autistic children and young people face enormous challenges due to a lack of understanding of their needs. Early intervention and support are critical if autistic children and young people are to be themselves and realise their ambitions.