National Forest and Beyond 2014

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EVENT DATE

Sunday 14th September 2014

LOCATION

Bourne, Lincolnshire

EVENT SUMMARY

New for 2014 is the National Forest and Beyond cycle sportive. Based at the newly built Pirelli Stadium, home of Burton Albion FC, the routes take in the quiet lanes of the west side of the National Forest and beyond to east Staffordshire.

ROUTE INFORMATION

A choice of 3 route options –

  • 94 miles
  • 76 miles
  • 58 miles

“Choose from 94, 76 and 58 mile routes, with over 5000ft of climbing on the long route. The routes are varied over rolling terrain, with a couple of sharp 13% climbs thrown in make sure you know where your gears are.

The long route has two feedstations, at 30 and 74 miles, the other routes have one. Riders will receive the usual sports gels and bars at the start, the feedstations will be stocked with water, sports drink and a variety of sweet and savoury food.

Once arriving back at Burton Albion FC there are good shower and changing facilities. Soup, sandwiches and tea and coffee are included in the entry fee. The bar will also be open (definitely not included in the entry fee!)”

EVENT FACILITIES

  • Choice of waymarked routes
  • Chip timing
  • Mechanical support
  • Event Photographer
  • Broom Wagon
  • On site catering

START LOCATION

Burton Albion Football Club
Princess Way
Burton upon Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 0BH

Map

ENTRY DETAILS

Website entry – Yes (entry webpage)

ENTRY PRICES

  • TBC

ORGANISERS WEBSITE

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