Wiggle Spring
Saddle Sportive

Sunday 26th March 2017

Suffolk

ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE ON

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 1pm

Wiggle Spring Saddle

The heritage of the humble saddle is strong around the Newmarket area – albeit with a different type of riding as this sportive leads out from The Adnam’s July Course of Newmarket Racecourses. Much like a horse racing course, the route is filled with flat and consistent terrain, leaving no excuse for stragglers to be behind by the first hurdle.

You’ll cross through Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex in this tri-county sportive, which begins by heading south, picking up the River Stour around Brinkley, which you’ll follow for a short while until reaching the outskirts of Haverhill. Taking in sleepy villages with their idyllic churches and greens typical of the area, you’ll press forward without the interruption from hills or climbing on this free-flowing ride.

Entering into Essex for a few miles, you’ll pass through historic towns such as Thaxted, with its age-old buildings lining the High Street. Continuing on, it’s a simple case of chewing away the miles left to go as the flat scenery enables you to push on at your own pace.

You’ll soon reach Suffolk again and cross the River Stour once more. A series of flat miles and pretty villages lie on the final straight between you and a finisher’s medal, t-shirt and PowerBar recovery product.

ROUTE OPTIONS

Epic
101 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Standard
75 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Short
40 Miles
£26 BUY NOW
UNDER 16
£0 BUY NOW

Event Details

Date
Sunday 26th March 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 1pm
Event Type
ROAD
Venue
Rowley Mile Racecourse
Newmarket Racecourse
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0TF
Registration Opens
7:30am
Start Time
7:45-9:30am

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
  • 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: 5/10
Route: Standard - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 75 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 4/10
Route: Short - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 40 Miles, , Difficulty Rating: 2/10

Photos

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

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.

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.

Read More on the day information

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
75 Miles
£35 BUY NOW
Short
40 Miles
£26 BUY NOW
UNDER 16
£0 BUY NOW

Event Details

Date
Sunday 26th March 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 1pm
Event Type
ROAD
Venue
Rowley Mile Racecourse
Newmarket Racecourse
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0TF
Registration Opens
7:30am
Start Time
7:45-9:30am

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
  • 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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