May 2013 Cycle Sportive Calendar

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Your complete calendar guide to UK cycle sportives taking place in May 2013 –

Clifton CC Pocklington Pedal ChallengeClifton CC Pock Pedal – 4th May 2013

The Pock Pedal returns for 2013, the Midi route will be unchanged whilst the Mega route will be extended to 100 miles, based on the 2012 route, more…

 

pedal-norfolkPedal Norfolk Festival – 4th to 6th May 2013

A 3 day cycling festival taking place at the Holkham Estate featuring a host of events including 3 days of sportive rides, more…

 

Somerset Hills Gran FondoSomerset Hills Gran Fondo – 5th May 2013

For 2013 a new 70km Picollo Fondo route joins the 180km Gran Fondo and 124km Medio Fondo routes that take in the Mendip, Quantock and Exmoor Hills whilst featuring very few flat sections in between, more…

 

Just Racing Events Squires and Spires Cyclosportive – 5th May 2013

The Squires and Spires Cyclosportive takes place through the rolling Northamptonshire countryside and passes through many beautiful villages which are steeped in history, more…

 

Tour of the National Forest Sportive – 5th May 2013

A new event for 2013 from Loughborough University, three route options, 45km, 100km or 160km, winding their way through the quiet country lanes located throughout the National Forest, more…

 

sbs-sportive-2013-thumbScottish Bike Show Sportive – 5th May 2013 – CANCELLED

Back for its second year the dramatic backdrop throughout the SBS Sportive makes these routes a fantastic and challenging event not to be missed, more…

 

sarn-helen-sportive-thumbSarn Helen Sportive – 5th May 2013

Probably the most scenic route in Wales ever., two routes to choose from starting from Llandarcy, more…

 

ellies-50-miler-thumbEllie’s 50 Miler – 5th May 2013

Organised by the Ellis Harriet Clark Foundation, a 50 mile cycle ride through the Hertfordshire countryside, more…

 

bike-events-logo-thumb Dorset Coast & Harbour Bike Ride – 5th May 2013

Organised by Bike Events and now in its third year, a choice of 3 routes through the Dorset countryside and along the famous Jurassic Coast, more…

 

bike-events-logo-thumb Classic Oxfordshire Bike Ride – 5th May 2013

A popular bike ride to raise money for Against Breast Cancer through pretty villages and the spring countryside alongside the River Thames from south Oxfordshire up to Abingdon and into the Vale of the White Horse, more…

 

Diva 100 Sussex – 11th May 2013

Supported by Davina McCall in 2012 the DIVA 100 has become one of the biggest, women-only cycle events taking place in the UK, more…

 

Lincoln Grand Prix SportiveLincoln Grand Prix Sportive – 11th May 2013

Get involved in the Lincoln Festival of Cycling which features the Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive together with the 58th edition of Britain’s oldest and best loved bike race, the Lincoln Grand Prix, more…

 

red-kite-events-thumbThe Arrow Challenge Sportive – 11th May 2013

Organised by Red Kite Events, a choice of 3 route options taking in the climbs of Cleehill, Begwns, Radnor Forest and Cwm Owen as used in the 2012 Tour of Britain, more…

 

Evans Cycles Ride It!Evans Cycles Ride It Hatfield Sportive – 12th May 2013 – SOLD OUT

Hatfield round of the Evans Cycles Ride It series, a choice of 4 waymarked routes ranging from 15 to 90 miles starting from Brookmans Park, more…

 

Wiggle Super SeriesWiggle Jurassic Beast Sportive – 12th May 2013

Now in its 4th year and attracting 1,000 riders in 2012, 3 route options starting from the National Tank Museum and set along Dorset’s historic Jurassic Coastline, more…

 

Suffolk Sunrise 100 – 12th May 2013

Charity event raising money for Action Medical Research offers a choice of 100 miles or 100km routes setting off from Framlingham College, Woodbridge, more…

 

Hampshire Hilly Hundred SportiveHampshire Hilly Hundred – 12th May 2013 

Now in it’s eighth year with a reputation established as one of the most testing yet enjoyable sportive courses in the south, a choice of 100 or 76 mile routes, more…

 

Etape CaledoniaEtape Caledonia – 12th May 2013

Now in it’s seventh year and is expected to be another sell out in 2013; despite having 5,000 riders spaces available the 2012 event sold out within two weeks, more…

 

high-peak-hog-sportive-thumbHigh Peak Hog Sportive – 12th May 2013

A new sportive for 2013, organised by Glossop Kinder Velo Cycling Club to promote their club and cycling in the Peak District National Park, more…

 

sanctuary-sportive-thumbThe Sanctuary Sportive – 12th May 2013

Now in its fourth year with a choice of 5 routes, including 63-mile sportive route, this all-tarmac charity ride encompasses picturesque countryside and the challenging Jeffrey Hill with optional time trial, more…

 

aerocycles-thumbAerocycles Charity Sportive – 12th May 2013

Charity sportive raising money for ‘The Sick Children Trust’ and Addenbrooks ‘The Rosie Campaign’ starting from Haverhill, Suffolk, more…

 

kilo-to-go-thumbKilo To Go Yorkshire Sportive – 12th May 2013

A new Yorkshire based event for 2013 from event organisers Kilo To Go, details to be announced shortly, more…

 

Fred Whitton ChallengeFred Whitton Challenge – 12th May 2013

A candidate for the toughest UK sportive, 112 ultra hilly miles across the famous Lake District passes including Hardknott and Wrynose, more…

 

lancashire-lanes-thumbLancashire Lanes Sportive – 12th May 2013

Organised by Liverpool Mercury Dolan cycling club, offering a 75 mile route around the Lancashire Lanes, more…

 

malvern-spring-sportive-thumbMalvern Spring Sportive – 12th May 2013

A new event for 2013 based from the Three Counties Showground and running alongside the Malvern Spring Gardening Show, more…

 

velo-sportives-thumbCheltenham Spa Sportive – 12th May 2013

2 stunning rides starting at Sandford Park Lido in the regency spa town of Cheltenham and heading north through Gloucestershire & Worcestershire, more…

 

may-flyer-thumbMay Flyer Sportive – 12th May 2013

The Fifteenth running of the May Flyer, starts just outside London and heads south, over the North Downs and on into Sussex, more…

 

Mitie London Revolution – 18th & 19th May 2013

Join thousands of other cyclists in a two day 180 mile loop of the capital, ride both days or options to pick just pick one day if you don’t fancy the full 180 miles, more…

 

Castle Ride 100 – 19th May 2013

Charity event raising money for Action Medical Research offers a choice of 100 miles or 100km routes through the Kent countryside starting from the ground of Tonbridge Castle, more…

 

Evans Cycles Ride It!Evans Cycles Ride It Langholm Sportive – 19th May 2013

The second of two Scotland events for the Ride It series with the Langholm event forming part of the Muckle Toon Adventure Festival that takes place on the same weekend, more…

 

Wiggle Super SeriesWiggle Wye Valley Warrior Sportive – 19th May 2013

Another new event for 2013 from Wiggle, starting from Chepstow Racecourse in Monmouthshire with a coure that heads straight up the Wye valley, more…

 

Malvern Views Sportive – 19th May 2013

A 100km route taking in stunning views of the Malvern Hills on quiet country lanes through picturesque villages traveling through Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, more…

 

kilo-to-go-thumbKilo To Go Essex Sportive – 19th May 2013

A new Essex based event for 2013 from event organisers Kilo To Go, details to be announced shortly, more…

 

Pearson 150 SportivePearson 150 Sportive – 19th May 2013

Now in it’s fourth year of running with profits donated to the Royal Marsden Cancer Campaign, a choice of two routes with the full 150km route heading to Brighton and back, more…

 

pedal-powered-events-thumbThe Wight Riviera Sportive – 19th May 2013

First introduced in 2012 by the Southern Sportive team and features a mass start and 25km closed roads loop before riders head off to complete the rest of the sportive, more…

 

marholm-sportive-thumbMarholm Sportive – 19th May 2013

A choice of 50, 70 and 100mile routes taking place on quite rural roads around Lincolnshire and Rutland Water, more…

 

scott-long-leg-thumbLong Leg Sportive – 19th May 2013

The route will be similar to previous years but with minor additions due to the new venue location at Surrey Sports Park, more…

 

somerset-100-thumbSomerset 100 – 19th May 2013

A choice or 100 or 35 mile routes starting from Sweets Tea Rooms, a popular local cyclists café stop, more…

 

peak-punisher-sportive-thumbPeak Punisher 2013 – 19th May 2013

New for 2013, choice of 100 mile or 100 km routes promising the best of the Dark and White Peak. Raising money for Blythe House Hospice, more…

 

solway-sportive-thumbSolway Sportive 2013 – 19th May 2013

Organised by Dumfries Cycling Club, enjoy a great day out riding along the beautiful Solway coast and countryside with money raised going to a local charity, more…

 

Hitchin Nomads Cycle SportiveNomads Going Beyond Cyclo Sportive 2013 – 19th May 2013

Back for a third successive year in 2013, the Go Beyond Charity Cyclo Sportive in conjunction with Hitchin Nomads has a choice of 50 and 80 mile course options, more…

 

bike-events-logo-thumb The Peaks Challenge – 19th May 2013

A great opportunity to enjoy the spectacular open scenery of the Peaks to raise money for Orchid Male Cancer Care. Choice of three circular routes, starting and finishing in the market town of Ashbourne, more…

 

bike-events-logo-thumb Tour de Tendring Bike Ride – 19th May 2013

A choice of three circular routes around the picturesque district of Tendring, perfect cycling country with quiet roads, low hills and views to the sea, more…

 

Pendragon SportsTour of Wessex – 25th to 27th May 2013

The Tour of Wessex Cyclosportive is one of the few multi stage sportive in UK, there’s the chance to ride the full 3 days or just tackle a single day, more…

 

polka-dot-challenge-thumbThe Polkadot Challenge – 26th May 2013

A challenging ride through quiet lanes and superb scenery, for 2013 the event offers a choice of 30 mile, 60 mile or a very tough 100 mile courses around the Peak District, more…

 

bike-events-logo-thumb Manchester to Liverpool Bike Ride – 26th May 2013

Now in its eighth year, and with a new 60 mile all on-road route for all those riders who are seeking a challenge as well as it’s usual 40 mile option, more…

 

CTCGuildford CTC Challenge Ride – 28th May 2013

The Guildford CTC Challenge Ride takes place in and around the roads of the home office of CTC, more…

 

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