Wiggle Mega Meon
Sportive

Sunday 24th July 2016

Hampshire

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If ever there was a perfect setting for a sunny sportive to unfold on a weekend’s morning, the Meon Valley would be up there with the best. Its tree-sheltered darting country lanes, forest backdrops, field-side rolling roads and spectacular views across to the Solent, Spinnaker Tower and Isle of Wight make this one not to miss.

Its valley setting will provide enough hills to keep you on your toes, too, as any kind of sharp and testing climb could wait around any corner. With excellent views and punchy climbs thrown in with swooping terrain, this a fine all-round sportive that will take your breath away – in more ways than one.

As you set off from the ride’s base, you’ll notice that the more miles you cover, the further away you get from towns and civilisation as the route will guide you through the best of the Hampshire countryside, occasionally flitting across to West Sussex. Ambling out into the open, you’ll be led over the A3 and into the wilderness as you head through the back lanes and up towards Petersfield.

Checking past East Meon, you’ll have to slog it out on a series of drawn-out climbs before hitting a descent sweet-spot around Warnford, which gives around a mile of fast downhill action. Continuing to head north, the hills around the Upper Weald area may pose problems for tired legs, yet there’s still some distance to go.

Heading through Northington, Tichborne and Cheriton, what should be the penultimate climbing challenge comes with around 15 miles to go. From then on, it’s an uphill finish – drawn out over just under two miles – but you’ll soon be over the finish line to bask in the glory of having finished a tough but enjoyable route.

TIMES & CERTIFICATES

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Event Details:

Date
Sunday 24th July 2016
Event Type
road
Venue
South Downs College
College Road
Waterlooville
PO7 8AA
Registration Opens
7.20am
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
  • T-shirt & medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Photos by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities

Maps & Route Info

Route: Epic - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 102 Miles, , Rating: 7/10
Route: Standard - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 76 Miles, , Rating: 5/10
Route: Short - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 46 Miles, , Rating: 4/10

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TIMES & CERTIFICATES

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our Results Page

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our by visiting our Results Page

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates
for this event are now online.
View yours by visiting
our by visiting our Results Page

Event Details:

Date
Sunday 24th July 2016
Event Type
road
Venue
South Downs College
College Road
Waterlooville
PO7 8AA
Registration Opens
7.20am
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
  • T-shirt & medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Event photography by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities
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