Wiltshire Falling Leaves Sportive 2013

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EVENT DATE

Sunday 22nd September 2013

LOCATION

Chippenham, Wiltshire

EVENT SUMMARY

A chance to head toward the end of the season in some stunning scenery, on quiet lanes passing some fantastic landmarks and with a few tests to challenge the legs on either the 100m Epic or 100km Challenge.

ROUTE INFORMATION

2 route options are available –

  • Epic – 100 miles with 5200ft of ascent
  • Challenge – 100km with 2900ft of ascent

“The 2 routes both start with the climb of Bowden Hill after 10 miles with stunning views from the top and the longer Epic then heads in to South Gloucestershire with climbs out of Nailsworth and a good test out of Uley (1.3m with 15% in places) at around the halfway point.

Notable landmarks include –

  • Lacock famed its National Trust Abbey and used in filming for numerous Hollywood films
  • Compton Bassett and it’s manor house once owned by Robbie Williams
  • Westonbirt Arboretum which should offer a stunning sight of autumnal leaves and colours
  • Badminton House famed for the annual 3 day event Horse Trials
  • Castle Coombe Village which is simply a stunning example of a quintessential British ‘chocolate box’ village complete with babbling brook running through it’s centre”

EVENT FACILITIES

  • Choice of fully waymarked routes
  • Electronic timing
  • Feed stations
  • Mechanical support
  • On site catering
  • Event photographer
  • Broom wagon

START LOCATION

Wiltshire Motor Sport College
Castle Coombe Circuit
Castle
Coombe
Chippenham
SN14 7EY

Map

ENTRY DETAILS

Website entry – Yes (entry webpage)

ENTRY PRICES

  • £24.00 per rider

ORGANISERS WEBSITE

Velo Sportives