Cafe Ventoux Events

Cafe Ventoux Events

We host a whole range of events for a mix of sporting interests from Cycling, Rugby, Running, Charity, Corporate and Private events these events can range from:

Famous Faces Evenings |Professional Athlete talks | Product launches | Car Meets |Sportives| Duathlons | Corporate Events |Birthday Parties |Weddings

See our 2019/2020 calendar below – keep checking back as we add more events

Tugby Half Marathon

We are Pleased to Announce that Cafe Ventoux will be the Home of the The 1st Tugby Half Marathon

Sunday 19th April 2020

We welcome onboard our Event Partner to deliver the 1st Tugby Half Marathon.

Tugby Half Marathon Information

The first Tugby road half marathon will take you on a challenging route through the Leicestershire countryside. Best described as an undulating course you’ll visit check point one in Tilton on the Hill before heading towards Launde Abbey – stunning scenery, and a few more hills. Fear not, another aid station is on hand before you head back to Cafe Ventoux for coffee, cake and a well deserved chill out!.

Race HQ  – Race HQ is Cafe Ventoux, Tugby Orchards, Wood Lane, Tugby, Leicester, LE7 9WE
Start – Sunday 19th April 2020 – 09:00 @ Race HQ
Parking – @ Race HQ, Follow instructions from marshals
Registration – Sunday 19th April 2020 between 08:00 and 08:45 at Race HQ
Cut Off – You have 4 hours to complete the event
What you get – Chip timing via SiEntries – Finishers medal – Fully marked route – Cafe Ventoux Beer at finish!
Payment Entry fee – £23 – Parking Fee  £5.00 per car, paid at the gate
Online Enter Here –  ENTER
Race Limits – The Tugby Half Marathon will be limited to 100 entrants. There will not be a waiting list.
Race Results – Race results for the Tugby Half Marathon will posted shortly after the event finishes
If for any reason you are unable to attend the race, there will not be a refund or an option to defer your entry, however you are welcome to transfer your entry to another competitor via SiEntries, the cut off for transfers is 28 days prior to the start of the event.
Tugby Half Marathon Route
Route Profile – More details including elevation profile can be found – HERE
GPX File – The GPX file for the Tugby Half Marathon can be downloaded – HERE
Route Surface – Road
Water Stop – There will be 2 water stop on route, location to be confirmed

Break Out from Cafe Ventoux

How Far can You Cycle from Cafe Ventoux & Return in 12 Hours

19th July 2020

This Unique & Fun event, will test both your cycle endurance fitness, and your navigation skills.

You must leave Cafe Ventoux at 06.00 hrs and return by 18.00 hours

The aim is to get the furthest distance away from Cafe Ventoux and back again within the 12 hours (the Cafe clock and google maps will be used for timing and to judge the furthest distance away from Cafe Ventoux)

Each cyclist will have a tracker – with family and friends able to download the app and track you every inch of your journey – equally you will be tracked ‘Live’ on the cafe Big screen all day during the event

All Entrants will be issued with a Cafe Ventoux Limited Edition Prison Escapee cycle jersey

You can enter as an individual or as a group

Trophies are awarded for the furthest away Male – Female – Under 18 – and Group of 3 or more

Quality Buffett food and drink will be provided on your return

The cost to enter is £70 per head

Click on this link for tickets


Ventoux to Ventoux 

100 Mile Sportives – Yes Done Those? 

So This Is The Challenge You Have Been Waiting For

900 Miles in 9 Days (100 miles every day)

Your Journey Begins on the 14th August 2020

You will fly to Marseille under your own steam, where we will pick you up

We will camp overnight at the foot of Mont Ventoux, where you, your tents and catering is all taken care of.

We will begin the journey home, by first climbing Mont Ventoux

This is a fully supported ride which during this adventure a Medic, Masseuse, Physio, Cook, Team Support Crew and a Broom wagon will all be on hand. All staff, support crew, food, accommodation and one way ferry crossings are covered in this cost.

Two feed stations will be in place on each day, with the Support crew creating the camping village each night, where we will provide you with your own dedicated tent, already pre pitched with your travel bags already waiting for you. Healthy food and wine, will have been prepared by the team cook. (you just need your own sleeping bag) Each nights camping village will have showers etc.

There will be two speed groups, each with a ride leader. We anticipate that there will be a 14mph and a plus 16mph group The route has been carefully chosen to select the best riding roads

There will be an initial Event Launch Evening held at Cafe Ventoux, where all questions will be answered. Family and friends are welcome to attend this event with you. An All riders ‘Whats App’ group will be created, enabling all riders to communicate regarding the event and training rides. Monthly Training rides will take place from Cafe Ventoux.


The cost to enter is £1300 per head

 Payment Option available: Deposit of £500 (none refundable)

2nd Payment of £500 on 1st April – Final payment of £300 1st July

Click to book and payment options


Cycle Every Saturday

Cycle with Cafe Ventoux Ambassador Rory

15mph speed and 30 mile distance

Meet 9am for a 9.30am departure, this is a social ride and not a race, so just turn up and enjoy a great ride with friendly people and let Rory show you around the area.

Just contact us so we know to expect you, either email  Alternatively Tel: 0116 2598 063

Trail Running Every Sunday

Run with Cafe Owner Jonny

5 mile distance

Meet 9am for a 9.30am departure, this is a social run across some great off road terrain, book in advance

Just contact us so we know to expect you, either email  Alternatively Tel: 0116 2598 063