Nutrition and Training


Getting your sports nutrition right will help you go faster, further and most importantly you’ll have more fun! To help you on race day we have teamed up with HIGH5 to provide you with sports nutrition on course. HIGH5 create nutritious products with amazing natural flavours, whether you’re a new starter or an elite professional, HIGH5 have got you covered.

At Vélo Essex you will be provided with a range of HIGH5 products to give you plenty of energy and keep you well hydrated:

HIGH5 energy gel

HIGH5 energy gel caffeine

HIGH5 energy drink

HIGH5 zero

We recommend incorporating these products into your training. That way you won’t be trying something new at the event, and you can focus on giving it your all. Discover the full HIGH5 range of trusted gels, drinks and bars:

Click on the button below to take a look at what the experts have to say about fuelling for 100 miles.


Check out our video below about how to train and prepare for riding 100 miles at Vélo Essex!

Please note, downloadable training plans will be available in the coming months. All participants will be notified as soon as they become available.