Fell Beast
Sportive

Sunday 3rd September 2017

Cumbria

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Fell Beast

The UKCE Fell Beast Sportive has been tailored to be the most spectacular course we have ever designed.

With almost 7,000ft of Cumbrian climbing to tackle over the Epic route, the Beast will test you on some tough climbs yet reward you with a series of scintillating descents mixed with gentle drops that allow you to take in some of the most impressive views in the country.

Heading out from Carlisle Racecourse, the route heads south immediately and to our first climb of the day to the top of Warnell Fell. Shortly after the climb you are rewarded with the first panoramic views of the day, looking out over the Lake District National Park. Here, the Short route continues south to Caldbeck, while Standard and Epic riders bear west to Aspatria before bearing south again towards the National Park.

After crossing the River Derwent, we reach Bassenthwaite Lake – at which the course splits for the final time as Standard riders move east and Epic riders continue south for a big reward.

The first of which is Lorton Vale, with grand fells and crags to your left and views over Crummock Water to your right. After passing Buttermere Lake, we reach our goal for the ride – Honister Pass – with crags looming either side of the road. A tough climb to the top ensues while the peaks of the slate mine area offer views out over the Borrowdale Fells.

We now descend in to Borrowdale and skirt the edge of Derwent Water before cutting through Keswick to rejoin the Standard loop at the top of Bassenthwaite Lake. From here we rejoin the Short route and hug the edge of the National Park before heading north to the finish line, where a finisher’s medal and t-shirt wait for you.

ROUTE OPTIONS

Epic
101 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Standard
69 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Short
37 Miles
£26 BUY NOW
UNDER 16
£0 BUY NOW

NEW! MATES RATES

SAVE 20%* on group bookings of 4 or more. Discount applied automatically at checkout.

Event Details

Date
Sunday 3rd September 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 1pm
Event Type
ROAD
Venue
Carlisle Racecourse
Durdar Road
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA2 4TS
Registration Opens
7:30am
Start Time
7.40am - 9:00am

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
  • Finisher gift
  • Finisher medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Photos by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities

Route Info

Route: Epic - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 101 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 7/10
Route: Standard - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 69 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 5/10
Route: Short - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 37 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 4/10

Key Information

Kids Ride For Free

We want to encourage young riders to enjoy the pleasure of cycling. That's why all riders under 16 years ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Valid ID will be requested on the day.

Mates rates / Group buy

A 20% discount will be applied automatically at checkout when you enter 4 (four) or more riders into a single event. This offer does not apply to any Wiggle Super Series event, the Wattbike No Excuses events, the MBR Demo Day, Brewin Dolphin Velo Club tickets and the UKCE Le Classique French Sportive.

Online pre-entry

Online pre-entry is the easiest way of entering and saves £5.00 per person vs. entering on the day. Online pre-entry will save you time on the day of the event allowing you to simply pick up your registration pack from the Pre entered registration points. Please note: If an event reaches its capacity we will have to close the event to riders wanting to enter on the day. It is therefore best to pre enter online to avoid disappointment!

On the day entry

On the day entries are available at all our events as long as the event has not sold out prior to the event day. On the day entries are subject to an additional £5.00 per person surcharge. Payment can be made with cash or cheque. You can fill out an entry form when you arrive at the event. One entry form must be completed per person. Wiggle Customers will not be able to receive any loyalty discounts on the day.

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Awards

Although all our rides are non competitive events (i.e. not races), most people still like to know how well they've done. With this in mind we will time each participants ride. When you complete your ride your time will be calculated and these timings, along with the timing Award you achieved, will be displayed on the Website. Each rider will receive a timing award of either; bronze, silver or gold, depending on their average speed. Of course, some riders aren't bothered about all these awards and just cycle for the experience and stunning scenery.

Event photography by SportivePhoto

SportivePhoto will be taking pictures of all riders at this event. Please visit www.sportivephoto.com once you have taken part in the event to view your photos!

Terms and Conditions

By purchasing an event entry you agree to the UK Cycling Events terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions can be read here.

Route distances and elevations are approximate and subject to change. Changes can be due to road closures or for safety reasons. Any changes will be kept to a minimum where possible.

ROUTE OPTIONS

Epic
101 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Standard
69 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Short
37 Miles
£26 BUY NOW
UNDER 16
£0 BUY NOW

NEW! MATES RATES

SAVE 20%* on group bookings of 4 or more. Discount applied automatically at checkout.

Event Details

Date
Sunday 3rd September 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 1pm
Event Type
ROAD
Venue
Carlisle Racecourse
Durdar Road
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA2 4TS
Registration Opens
7:30am
Start Time
7.40am - 9:00am

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
  • Finisher gift
  • Finisher medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Event photography by SportivePhoto
  • Six Physio Massage@Events
  • Retail Opportunities
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