Wiggle Forest Ranger Sportive

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On the day entries will be accepted.

Wiggle Forest Ranger Sportive

Sunday 22nd October 2017 - Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD

Online booking for this event has now closed.

On the day entries will be accepted. Entry on the day is not discounted, as with our online prices, and will cost an additional £5. On the day prices are shown below. 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.

  • Epic
  • 83 miles
  • On the day price
  • £40
  • Standard
  • 64 miles
  • On the day price
  • £40
  • Short
  • 44 miles
  • On the day price
  • £31
  • Under 16
  • Kids ride free*

  • £0

The Wiggle Forest Ranger Sportive offers beautiful, undulating English countryside on a ride that will take you through the best and most scenic parts of East Staffordshire and Leicestershire counties, also encapsulating the most enticing cycling roads around The National Forest.

National Forest Cycling

Starting from Uttoxeter Racecourse, the course heads south, circumnavigating Blithfield Reservoir to Abbots Bromley, where the route moves west to enter the National Forest at Newborough.

Working the way west to Barton-under-Needwood, Short riders head north and split at this point, while Standard and Epic riders bear south, winding the way through the quiet and tranquil country lanes that last until the outskirts of Twycross are reached.

Next, it’s onto Measham for the second split of the day. Standard riders will go out eastwards while Epic riders go south for a loop that takes in the sleepy towns of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Moira among others, before rejoining the rest of the course at Netherseal.

From here the course heads back east and into Barton-under-Needwood once again, where the sportive ventures north through the Needwood Forest, finally leaving the National Forest at Marchington for the final leg back to ride HQ, where a finisher’s medal waits for you on crossing the line.

If you've ever wanted to explore The National Forest area by bike, the Wiggle Forest Ranger Sportive is certainly the best way to do it. Our routes have been tailored to suit a range of cycling abilities and, with our signage, mechanical, and medical support, there's never been a better reason to get on your bike and join us for the day.

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This Event Includes:

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

Route Info

Discipline:
ROAD
Venue Opens:
7:45am
Registration:
8:10am - 9:20am
Start Times:
8:30am - 9:30am
Finish Time:
4:30pm
Route: Epic

Distance: 83 Miles   

   

Difficulty: 6/10
Route: Standard

Distance: 64 Miles   

   

Difficulty: 5/10
Route: Short

Distance: 44 Miles   

   

Difficulty: 3/10

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.

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.