Scarborough Sportive

Sunday 23rd July 2017

North Yorkshire

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With over 11000ft of climbing and over 120 miles this will be a hard day but, hopefully, a rewarding one. Riding in one of the most beautiful parts of the country at the top of every climb is an epic view waiting to welcome you.

Starting from Scarborough Rugby Club, we are straight out in to the national park heading north over the Flyingdales Moor. This course starts to climb and descend almost immediately so gives little chance for rest, but try to keep a little in the tank - you have some absolute monsters on the way.

The first real climb of the day comes in Grosmont to Egton, followed by a short climb to the top of Beacon Hill with some fantastic views. A short hilly loop out from Castleton then back on a long gruelling climb up Castleton Rigg to the top of Rosedale Head. We now descend to Rosedale Abbey, make sure you recover because this next climb will challenge everyone.

Rosedale Chimney has a double hair pin, 14% average gradient, 1.4km and max gradient at 33%. Yes, that was meant to read 33%! From the top we descend to Hutton-le-Hole for a small loop returning to the village to take the long route back to Rosedale Abbey for our second climb out of the village - this time a longer more drawn out 25%, heading over Hamer Moor.

Continuing north we now descend off of Glaisdale Rigg and turn west then south to Goathland and RAF Flyingdales. From here, we pass over Saltergate Moor and Lockton Low Moor before heading west in to Dalby Forest. As the finish draws closer there is no relief from the relentless climbing which continues to roll in till the very last mile.

At the finish you will receive your event specific T-shirt, medal, a well-earned welcome and be congratulated on defeating the moors.  

   

ROUTE OPTIONS

Black
120 Miles
£40 BUY NOW
Epic
99 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Standard
74 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Short
56 Miles
£26 BUY NOW
UNDER 16
£0 BUY NOW

MATES RATES SAVE 20%

Enter 4 or more riders into an event and only pay £28 per person*
*Total based on a £35 Epic route

Event Details

Event Date
Sunday 23rd July 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 1pm
Event Type
ROAD
Venue
Scarborough Rugby Club
Silver Royd
569 Scalby Road
Scarborough
YO13 0NL
Registration Opens
6:45am
Start Time
7:15-8:15am

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: Black - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 120 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 10/10
Route: Epic - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 99 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 9/10
Route: Standard - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 74 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 7/10
Route: Short - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 56 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 6/10

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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 the Wattbike No Excuses events, the MBR Demo Day, Brewin Dolphin Velo Club tickets and the UKCE Le Classique French Sportive. Mates Rates do not apply to any Late Entry offers.

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

Black
120 Miles
£40 BUY NOW
Epic
99 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Standard
74 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Short
56 Miles
£26 BUY NOW
UNDER 16
£0 BUY NOW

MATES RATES SAVE 20%

Enter 4 or more riders into an event and only pay £28 per person*
*Total based on a £35 Epic route

Event Details

Event Date
Sunday 23rd July 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 1pm
Event Type
ROAD
Venue
Scarborough Rugby Club
Silver Royd
569 Scalby Road
Scarborough
YO13 0NL
Registration Opens
6:45am
Start Time
7:15-8:15am

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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