Cycling Weekly
The Arrow
Sportive

Sunday 22nd May 2016

Lincolnshire

FREE! OS MAPS
FOR 1 MONTH


Whether you ride road or trail, OS maps provides an unrivalled experience and level of detail. From challenging cross-country to family-friendly rides, use OS Maps as your riding partner.

FREE 1 month subscription to OS maps when you enter any of our 2016 events


LEARN MORE »

WATCH THE VIDEO!

Take a look at the video for
Cycling Weekly The Arrow

WATCH NOW

Cycling Weekly The Arrow

Taking its name from the typically flat lands in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area, you’ll glide through the level planes on this sportive like a dart though the air – save for an unlikely uphill test that waits for tired legs at the end of the ride.

You’ll start out on Market Rasen Racecourse and head south, straight onto quiet roads. The first part of the course points more downhill than the even gradient the area is famous for – so make the most of the slightly sloping angle as you pass through sleepy village after sleepy village, linked by unspoilt country lanes. Heading towards Lincoln, the first climb of the day will present itself just after Canwick. It’s steep, but quick and easy to deal with after a little exertion.

Once this has passed, it’s onto the long, straight open roads as far south as Ruskington in the North Kesteven District – giving you good opportunity to set your own pace on terrain that remains relatively flat.

Crossing over a series of dykes and small rivers, you’ll head through Woodhall Spa and Bucknall, where the terrain takes an unexpected turn and slowly begins to rise, as you cling to the Lincolnshire Wolds for the next 15 mile until the finish line is in sight, from here it is a flat run in to Market Rasen.

Cycling Weekly Season Passes

Season passes are a great way to plan your year’s rides in one hit and maintain your motivation throughout while saving up to 25% on your entries!



Volunteers Needed

If you would like to help out for the day or ride the event for free in exchange for helping out for a few hours in the morning then please get in touch: helpers@ukcyclingevents.co.uk

ROUTE OPTIONS:

Event Details:

Date
Sunday 22nd May 2016
Event Type
road
Venue
Market Rasen Racecourse
Legsby Road
Market Rasen
Lincolnshire
LN8 3EA
Registration Opens
7:30am
Start Time
7.45am - 9:30am

Event Includes:

  • Facilities and parking
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed Stops en-route
  • Free energy drink + snacks
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Bike wash facilities
  • Pick-up wagons
  • Finish medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Photos by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities

Maps & Route Info

Download Map
Download Pre-Event Information Pack
Route: Epic - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 101 Miles, , Rating: 4/10
Route: Standard - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 81 Miles, , Rating: 3/10
Route: Short - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 52 Miles, , Rating: 2/10

Event Video

Photos

ROUTE OPTIONS:

Event Details:

Date
Sunday 22nd May 2016
Event Type
road
Venue
Market Rasen Racecourse
Legsby Road
Market Rasen
Lincolnshire
LN8 3EA
Registration Opens
7:30am
Start Time
7.45am - 9:30am

Event Includes:

  • Event centre facilities and parking
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed Stops en-route
  • Free energy drink + energy snacks
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Bike wash facilities
  • Pick-up wagons
  • Finish medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Event photography by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities
Primal - Official UKCE Clothing Partner
Muc-Off
Wattbike Tour de France
Cycle Plan