May 2014 Cycle Sportive Calendar

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Your complete calendar guide to UK cycle sportives taking place in May 2014 –

halow-250-thumbThe Halow 250 – 2nd to 4th May 2014

A 3 day cycling adventure covering 250 miles starting in London and finishing in Guildford via Northern France, more…

 

no-fuss-events-thumbBuachaille Mhor/Beag Sportive – 3rd May 2014

A challenging road bike sportive through Glencoe, round the shores of Loch Leven, Loch Linnhe, Loch Creran and Loch Awe before ascending the Black Mount and over Rannoch Moor, more…

 

Wiggle Super SeriesWiggle Wye Valley Warrior – 4th May 2014

A choice of three routes starting from Chepstow Racecourse heading straight up the Wye Valley hugging the Wye River all the way, more…

 

Somerset Hills Gran FondoSomerset Hills Gran Fondo – 4th May 2014

A popular early season sportive that offers the choice of 3 route options starting from Cheddar with the longer courses takinbg in the Mendip, Quantock and Exmoor Hills whilst featuring very few flat sections in between, more…

 

Just Racing Events Squires and Spires Cyclosportive – 4th May 2014

The Squires and Spires Cyclosportive takes place through the rolling Northamptonshire countryside and passes through many beautiful villages which are steeped in history on a choice of 50 or 78 mile courses, more…

 

Polocini CyclosportivesPolocini ‘The Macchiato’ Sportive – 5th May 2014

One of a year long series of sportives starting from the Polocini Coffee Shop in Romiley, Cheshire, more…

 

santini-lincoln-grand-prix-thumbSantini Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive – 10th May 2014

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

 

Wiggle Super SeriesWiggle Jurassic Beast Sportive – 11th May 2014

Set along Dorset’s historic Jurassic Coastline, the event is now in it’s fifth year and continues to grow in popularity attracting over 2,000 riders in 2013, more…

 

action-challenge-rides-thumbSuffolk Sunrise 100 – 11th May 2014

Charity event raising money for Action Medical Research offers a choice of 100 miles or 100km routes setting off from Brandeston Hall in Suffolk,, more…

 

Etape CaledoniaEtape Caledonia – 11th May 2014

Now in it’s eigth year and is expected to be another sell out in 2014; despite having 5,000 riders spaces available the event is usually sold out within two weeks, more…

 

high-peak-hog-sportive-thumbHigh Peak Hog Sportive – 11th May 2014

First run in 2013 and returning this year, organised by Glossop Kinder Velo Cycling Club to promote their club and cycling in the Peak District National Park, more…

 

Fred Whitton ChallengeFred Whitton Challenge – 11th May 2014

Considered one of the toughest UK sportives, a 112 ultra hilly miles across the famous Lake District passes including Hardknott and Wrynose, more…

 

london-cycle-sportive-thumbFinancial Times London Cycle Sportive – 11th May 2014

Taking in many important landmarks from London’s Olympic history including a unique finish on the 1948 Olympic Velodrome at Herne Hill, more…

 

SWRC May FlyerSWRC May Flyer – 11th May 2014

The 16th consecutive year of running for the May Flyer, starts from Oxshott and heads south, over the North Downs and on into Sussex., more…

 

cycle-sportives-uk-thumbThe Reepham Sportive 1 – 11th May 2014

A choice of two route distances starting from The Whitwell and Reepham Railway Station in Norfolk, more…

 

ride-it-classic-thumbEvans Cycles Ride It Hatfield Sportive – 11th May 2014

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…

 

tour-of-the-dengie-thumbTour of the Dengie Cycle Sportive – 11th May 2014

A choice of two sportive distances (1 lap or 2 laps) in an event that runs alongside the Big East Triathlon, more…

 

action-challenge-rides-thumbDIVA Sussex – 11th May 2014

Join TV’s Davina McCall on this sportive through the East Sussex countryside starting from Uckfield, more…

 

wooler-wheel-the-borderlands-thumbWooler Wheel The Borderlands – 17th May 2014

Unique cross border dedicated sportive for Radio Borders charity Cash for Kids, including first junior specific sportive with Ned Boulting as event patron, more…

 

mitie-london-revolution-thumbMITIE London Revolution – 17th to 18th May 2014

Join thousands of other cyclists in a 2 day 180 mile loop of the capital, with options to ride one or both days, more…

 

somerset-100-thumbSomerset 100 – 18th May 2014

Charity sportive with a choice of 35 or 100 mile routes starting from Sweets Tea Rooms, a popular café with local cyclists, more…

 

ride-it-classic-thumbEvans Cycles Ride It Langholm Sportive – 18th May 2014

Forming part of the Muckle Toon Adventure Festival that takes place on the same weekend, a choice of route distances starting from Langholm, more…

 

action-challenge-rides-thumbCastle Ride 100 – 18th May 2014

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…

 

marholm-sportive-thumbMarholm Sportive – 18th May 2014

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

 

great-western-sportive-new-thumbGreat Western Sportive – 18th May 2014

A choice of 3 routes starting from Swindon across the ancient Ridgeway and winding through the Marlborough Downs, more…

 

boudicca-sportive-thumbThe Boudicca Sportive – 18th May 2014

The Boudicca Sportive will be three years old in 2014 and will be celebrating by introducing a few changes – some big, some not so big, more…

 

kilo-to-go-thumbWiggle Tour of the Peak – 18th May 2014

Challenging course taking in the three main peak district trophy climbs of the Cat and Fiddle, Winnats Pass and Holme Moss, more…

 

cycle-sportives-uk-thumbThe Torq Round Norfolk Epic – 24th May 2014

A one day 175 mile cycle sportive challenge around Norfolk starting and finishing in Great Yearmouth, more…

 

tour-de-kent-thumbTour de Kent – 24th to 26th May 2014

A 3 day, 200 mile circuit around Kent with the choice to ride some or all of the days raising funds and awareness for Cardiac Risk In the Young and Take Heart Mercy Mission, more…

 

tour-of-wessex-2014-thumbTour of Wessex – 24th to 26th May 2014

The Tour of Wessex Cyclosportive is one of the few multi stage sportive in UK and this year gains Trek Bikes as the headline sponsor, ride the full 3 days or just tackle a single day, more…

 

polka-dot-challenge-thumbThe Polkadot Challenge – 25th May 2013

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

 

abercyclefest-thumbWelsh Wild West Sportive – 25th May 2013

Part of the Aberystwyth Cycle Festival and one of a number of cycling events taking place over the weekend, more…

 

Polocini CyclosportivesPolocini ‘The Lil B*Stard’ Sportive – 26th May 2014

One of a year long series of sportives starting from the Polocini Coffee Shop in Romiley, Cheshire, more…

 

black-cycle-events-thumbWortwell Wanderer Sportive – 31st May 2014

Through the Waveney valley on the Norfolk/Suffolk  border then up into the heartland of Norfolk passing through quiet villages and open landscapes, more…