How to enter, and how to win

The meaning of the ‘Spirit of the #Festive500’ should become clear to you as you ride those 500km in eight days. It is the endeavour of taking on a tough physical challenge at a busy time of the year, often riding in extreme weather, and then capturing the experience creatively.

Each year we are delighted to receive hundreds of photo journals, films, artworks, and letters as submissions for our ‘Spirit of the #Festive500’ Awards. To be in with a chance of our top prizes this year, upload your entry below, or send it to the Rapha HQ in London, by 21st January 2018.

Rapha Racing Ltd
Imperial Works
18 Tileyard Road
N7 9AH
United Kingdom

Competition entry opens on Sunday, 24th December. Any entries made before this time will not be considered.


A reminder of what you could win.

1st Prize – Rapha Travel trip and Leica D-Lux camera
2nd Prize – 3T Enduro Team road bike
3rd Prize – Wahoo Bolt bundle
Epic Failure – Wahoo Kickr Snap bike trainer

Terms And Conditions

The competition is open to everyone, except employees of Rapha Racing Limited and their immediate family. Competition opens on 24.12.17 at 00:01 (GMT) and closes on 21.01.18 at 23:59 (GMT).


These terms and conditions apply to Rapha online competitions. By participating in the competition, participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

This competition is governed by the laws of England and Wales.

The competition is organised by Rapha Racing Limited, Imperial Works, 18 Tileyard Road, London, N7 9AH.

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Qualifying Participants

The competition is open to everyone, except employees of Rapha Racing Limited and their immediate family.

Entrants are required to fill in their name and email address. By entering this competition, participants agree to be bound by these terms and that the decision of Rapha Racing Limited is final and binding in all matters relating to this competition.

Results may be used for publicity purposes.


The prizes for this competition are as listed below:

    • For 1st prize: Rapha Travel trip* and Leica D-Lux camera
    • For 2nd prize: 3T Enduro Team road bike
    • For 3rd prize: Wahoo Bolt bundle
    • For the Epic Failure prize: Wahoo Kickr Snap bike trainer

Images of the prizes on aren’t contractual.

The entries for any of the prizes mentioned above will close at 23:59 (GMT) on 21st January 2018.

The winners will be selected in January by Rapha after review of the entries.

The winners will be announced during the week commencing 29th January 2018.

Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. Prizes are subject to availability and confirmation. All other expenses not expressly stated or included in the prize are the responsibility of the winner(s).

* Rapha Travel trip of your choice. Excludes Randonnée Japan and Bespoke trips. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Rapha Racing Limited reserves the right to substitute a prize or any part of it of equal or greater value, if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control.

If no winner has claimed within two weeks from the closing date, after reasonable effort has been made by Rapha Racing Limited to notify the chosen winner, the prize may be forfeited.

Rapha Racing Limited reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose this prize draw without prior notice in the event that unforeseen circumstances make this unavoidable.

Unfortunately, we are unable to send back physical prize entries.

To request the winners name/s for the competition, send a letter to Rapha Racing Limited, Imperial Works, 18 Tileyard Road, London, N7 9AH, United Kingdom.

Limitations Rapha Racing Limited are the arbiters of the competition and reserve the right to alter, suspend, amend or foreclose the competition at any time without prior written notice and without any liability to any qualifying participant.

Rapha Racing Limited will not be responsible for any delays, operational problems, inaccuracies or other acts of default.

Rapha Racing Limited accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant resulting from entering this competition or by the entrant’s acceptance of the prize, or any damage to any entrant’s or other person’s computer or mobile phone equipment as a consequence of downloading any material relating to this Competition. Nothing shall exclude Rapha Racing Limited’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence.

Employees of Rapha Racing Limited and their immediate family are not eligible for the prize.

Privacy Policy

The collection and storage of personal information submitted to Rapha Racing Limited is governed by the UK Data Protection Act (2003). This means your details will not be divulged to third parties and we will not send you promotional information, by email or post, unless you agree to it. Under the Data Protection Act, you retain the right to access and modify any data about you held by Rapha Racing Limited. When you register your name or email address you agree to be governed by Rapha Racing Limited’s terms and conditions.