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Harborough Sportive – Sat 21st May

 

The annual Harborough Sportive, organised by Welland Valley Cycling Club

  • Sportives are non-competitive events. Ride at your own pace
  • All rides are on quiet roads or tracks through pleasant countryside
  • Start & Finish at Langton Brewery, Thorpe Langton, LE16 7TU
  • Sign in will be open from 7.00am and first riders will leave at 8.00am
  • All riders should aim to finish by 4.00pm latest when the timing gate will close
  • Routes fully signposted (except off-road 100k and 60k routes which are GPS only) and ‘broom wagon’ for breakdowns or transport
  • Medical support will be available at the start/finish
  • Electronic timing for all riders
  • Complimentary Tea and Coffee at start/finish all day
  • Bacon Rolls, BBQ and sweet treats available to purchase
  • Parking on site and toilet facilities are both free
  • Consent Form will be needed for all under 18’s
  • All proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support and Thomas’s Fund
Entry Fee
  • Adults £25
  • Under18s £15
  • £5 reduction for WVCC members
  • On-day entries available for additional £5

 

100km Road Ride quiet roads providing rewarding but challenging cycling as it crosses the scenic undulating vales of East Leicestershire and Rutland

  • 103km / 64miles
  • 1,579m / 5,180ft climb
  • Routes available via Strava or Ride with GPS
  • Suitable for all road legal bikes

 

65km Road Ride includes some challenging climbs along quiet and scenic East Leicestershire and Rutland roads

  • 66km / 41miles
  • 1,081m / 3,547ft climb
  • Routes available via Strava or Ride with GPS
  • Suitable for all road legal bikes

 

100km Off-Road Ride for those with a stout heart and strong legs the 100km off-road ride allows experienced riders to conquered the rolling hills of Rutland and take in Rutland Water, England’s largest reservoir. Note that this will not fully signposted , but will be GPS only.

  • 104km / 65miles
  • 1,395m / 4,577ft climb
  • Routes available via Ride with GPS
  • Suitable for mountain and cross bikes

 

60km Off-Road Ride mixture of single-track bridleways, byways and quiet country lanes this route provides a real challenge to the legs with some sharp ascents and lovely flowing descents to get the lungs bursting and the adrenaline pumping. Note that this will not fully signposted , but will be GPS only.

  • 61km / 38miles
  • 954m / 3,130ft climb
  • Routes available via Ride with GPS
  • Suitable for mountain and cross bikes

 

25km Off-Road Ride shorter off-road route starts and finishes along picturesque single-track bridleways, byways and quiet country lanes

  • 25km / 15miles
  • 339m / 1,112ft climb
  • Routes available via Strava or Ride with GPS
  • Suitable for mountain and cross bikes

 

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