Wiggle Spring
Saddle Sportive

Sunday 26th March 2017

Suffolk

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.

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 26th March 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Late Entry closes on Friday at 4pm
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

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 26th March 2017
Online Entry Closes:
Late Entry closes on Friday at 4pm
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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