Somerset Hills Gran Fondo 2013

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EVENT DATE

Sunday 5th May 2013

LOCATION

Cheddar, Somerset

EVENT SUMMARY

A route incorporating a few flat sections, but is really all about a maximum output with testing climbs and fast descents. Both the Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo Routes take in the breathtaking Mendip, Quantock and Exmoor Hills. New for 2013 is an additional Piccolo Fondo route for those just starting out or who just want a shorter distance.

ROUTE INFORMATION

A choice of three route options –

  • Gran Fondo – 180km
  • Medio Fondo – 124km
  • Piccolo Fondo – 70km

The routes start with an 8km ascent of the famous Cheddar Gorge before descending the Mendip Hills alomost back down to sea level. Both the Medio and Gran Fondo routes head into the Quantock Hills with the long riders also heading into Exmoor before the routes rejoin taking you across the Somerset Levels to the finish.

EVENT FACILITIES

  • Choice of waymarked route
  • Mechanical Support
  • Feed Stations
  • Showers at finish
  • Food and drink to purchase at finish

START LOCATION

Broadway House Holiday Caravan and Camping Park
Axbridge Road
Cheddar
Somerset
BS27 3DB

Map

ENTRY DETAILS

Website entry – Yes (entry webpage)

ENTRY PRICES

  • Early entries made during 2012 will be £15.00 per rider
  • From the 1st of January 2013 the fee will be £19.00 per rider
  • £25.00 per rider for on the day entry

ORGANISERS WEBSITE

Somerset Hills Gran Fondo