2013 Cyclo-sportive calendar: August

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LISTING KEY
CF – Changing facilities; ET – Electronic timing; FS – Feed stops; ATC – Affiliated to a charity;  EOL – Entry on the start line; EM – Electronic mapping

August

31 July – 4 August
London to Paris Cycle Ride – Breast Cancer Care
Blackheath Common, London, SE3 0TY
300 miles £149 + sponsorship
Twitter: www.twitter.com/bccare
Website: www.breastcancercare.org.uk/fundraising-events
FS 

Saturday August 3
The Early Riser
Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre, Bransgore, BH23 8EE
46/78/100 miles £25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cyclofanatic
Website: www.earlyriserfestival.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Saturday August 3
Tour de Kilkenny
Kilkenny Rugby Club, Kilkenny
40/70/110/160 km £25
Website: www.marblecitycyclers.com
CF-FS-ATC

Sunday August 4
Wiggle Northern Angel
Kirkley Hall, Newcastle on Tyne, NE20 0AQ
66/80/92 miles £18 – £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
Website: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 4
Ride London 100
Olympic Park, London, E20 2ST
100 miles £48
Website: www.ridelondon.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC

Sunday August 4
Road Sportive Series – Crickhowell
Crickhowell Showground, Powys, NP8 1TH
50/90 miles £27
Website: www.roadsportives.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL 

Sunday August 4
Superhero Cycling
Mariners Church, The Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EN
10/25/60/100 miles £10/£20
Website: www.superherocycling.com/events
FS-EOL-ATC 

Saturday August 10
Galloway ReCycle Sportive
Parish Church Hall, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4AQ
67/102 miles £25
Website: www.gallowayrecyclesportive.co.uk
ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Saturday August 10
Gentle South Downs Giant
Car Park No. 8, Goodwood Racecourse, Goodwood, West Sussex, PO18 0PS
44/76/104 Miles
£30/£30/£20, U16 £15/£15/£10, EOL Add £3
Fundraisers for AGSD-UK receive £10 discount on above prices
Website: www.gsdgiant.org.uk
Email: giant@agsd.org.uk
ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM 

Saturday August 10
The Big Hill 2013
M.A.C, Worcestershire, WR6 6RP
1000 yards £5 – £12
Website: www.thebighill.co.uk
ATC 

Saturday August 10
Staffordshire Cycling Festival/Staffordshire Goes Peddling Sportive
Shugborough Hall, Stafford, ST17 0XB
35/70 miles £20/£24
Website: www.staffordgp.co.uk/sportive
FS 

Sunday August 11
Evans Cycles Liphook RideIt!
Bohunt School, Liphook, GU30 7NY
15/30/60/90 miles £5 – £15
Website: www.evanscycles.com/ride-it/find-a-ride
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday August 11
Ride With Brad
HQ Event Village, Victory Park, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5EN
50/100/160km £35/£40
Twitter: @WiggoFoundation
Website: www.ridewithbrad.com
ET-FS-ATC 

Sunday August 11
Wiggle Hayward Heath Howler
Ardingly College, Haywards Heath, RH17 6SQ
37/62/100 miles £18 – £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
Website: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 11
Bike for Bobby
Northumberland
St James’ Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 4ST
40/70/125 miles £23/£27/£27
Website: www.bikeforbobby.com
ATC

Sunday August 11
AMR – Glasgow 100
Bishopton Community Centre, Glasgow, PA7 5AU
50/100/161 km £28 – £50
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk/glasgow_100
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 11
Jurassic Classic
The Strand, Exmouth, EX8 1AL
50/100/161 km £28
Website: www.jurassic-classic.org.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 11
The Great Shakespeare Ride, Stratford on Avon, CV37 0PY
62/100 miles £27
Twitter: www.twitter.com/TGSRCycle
Website: www.thegreatshakespeareride.org.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 11
Lakeland Loop
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Cumbria, LA22 9JX
69 miles £20
Twitter: @EpicEventsLTD
Website: www.epicevents.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM 

Sunday August 11
Sperrin Challenge
Moneymore Recreation Centre, Co. L/derry, BT45 7XJ
35/55/75 miles £15/£20
website: www.easttyronecycleclub.com/sperrin-challenge-2013
FS-EOL 

15th-25th of August
Optoms Cycling for Sight
Various UK
£10+donation
Twitter: @OptomsCyclingUK
Website: www.facebook.com/groups/191760277540302
email for info info@oc4s.co.uk 

August 16-19
London to Paris Cycle Challenge
London TBC
260 miles £200 + min sponsorship
Website: www.wannabeamazin.co.uk/london-to-paris-2013/

August 16 – 26
Action End2End
Lands End, Sennen, TR19 7AA
1,000 miles £199
Website: www.action.org.uk/action_end2end /
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday August 17
Hartside Hundred Sportive
Frenchfield Sports Centre, Penrith, CA11 8JH
50/100 km £22
Website: www.lakelandrides.com
CF-FS 

Sunday, August 18
Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Mercia
Cheshire, England
69 miles £63
Twitter: www.twitter.com/etapeseries
Website: www.etapemercia.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
AMR Surrey 100
Guildford, TBC
100/160 km £28 – £50
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
Elizabethan Cycle Challenge
Trysull Village Hall, South Staffs, WV5 7HR
72 miles £10
Website: http://elizabethancc.vpweb.co.uk/
Phone: Allen Mcdougall 07971 407332
Email: elizabethancc@vpweb.co.uk

Sunday August 18
Evans Cycles Brighton RideIt!
Bohunt School, Liphook, GU30 7NY
15/30/60/90 miles £5 – £15
Website: www.evanscycles.com/ride-it/find-a-ride
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Sunday August 18
New Forest Rattler
Moyles Court School, Ringwood, BH24 3NF
47/82/100 miles £25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cyclofanatic
Website: www.newforestrattler.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
Saddleback Sodbury Sportive
Chipping Sodbury Rugby Club, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6GA
30/60/100 mile £14 – £26
Website: www.sodburysportive.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
Wiggle Mendips Sportive
The Fry Club, Keynsham, BS31 2AU
60/90 miles £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
Website: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
Ride with Brad Sportive
Victory Park, Barnoldswick, BB18 5EN
100/160 km £40
Website: www.bradleywigginsfoundation.org/site/index.php?Itemid=27
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
Severn Valley Cycle Challenge
Bridgnorth TBC and Severn Valley Country Park depending on route
10/20/40 miles £10/15/25
Website: www.acorns.org.uk/cycle
ATC 

Sunday August 18
The Woodcote Sportive
RATZ Event Field, Oxfordshire, RG8
77/100/135 km £18 – £20
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CYCLOSPORTIVE
Website: www.southernsportive.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 18
Tour of Eden
Frenchfield Sports Centre, Penrith, CA11 8JH
50/100km £22
Website: www.lakelandrides.com
CF-FS 

August 23-26
Queen Eleanor Cycle Ride
The Connection at St Martin’s, London, WC2N 4HW
210 miles £65 – £80
Website: www.queeneleanorcycleride.org.uk
CF-FS-ATC 

Saturday August 24
Skye Sportive
Portree
48/95 miles £39
Website: http://www.handsonevents.co.uk 

August 24 – 25
RIDEUK24 Newcastle 2 London
Gateshead TBC
300 miles £99 +sponsorship
Twitter: www.twitter.com/RIDEUK24
Website: www.rideuk24.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 25
AMR – Action 100 Bristol/Bath to London
Bristol: Explore At Bristol, BS1 5DB.
Bath: The Guildhall, Bath, BA2 4AW.
102/117 miles £28 – £50
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday August 25
Ken Laidlaw Sportive
Hawick Rugby Club, Hawick, TD9 9HW
46/100 TBC
Website: www.kenlaidlawsportive.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC

Sunday August 25
Lap The Lough
Peatlands Park, Dungannon, BT71 6NW
81mile £25 – £35
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lapthelough
Website: www.lapthelough.org
FS

Sunday August 25
Medway Velo CC Sportive
Boughton Aluph Village Hall, Nr Ashford, TN25 4HP
30/100 km £10 – £15
Website: www.medwayvelo.org.uk/kaa
CF-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Sunday August 25
The Hertfordshire 100
Chancellor’s School, Pine Grove, Brookmans Park, Herts, AL9 7BN
30/100 miles/100km
£18/£21
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Sportive_UK
Website: www.sportiveuk.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday August 25
Zappi’s Gran Fondo
Oxford City Football Club, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane, Headington, Oxford, OX3 0NQ
34/60/100 miles
£17/£23/£25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ZappisGranFondo
Email: info@zappisgranfondo.com
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM 

August 28 – Sepember 1
Shankly Bike Ride
Glasgow TBC
33/270 miles £30/£199 + cost and sponsorship
Website: www.pennineevents.co.uk/LFCENTRY
FS 

August 30 – 31
Ride the North
Eden Court, Bishops Road, Inverness, IV3 5SA
164 miles £99
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ride_the_north
Website: www.ride-the-north.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM 

August 31 – September 10
UK End 2 End: Land’s End to John O’Groats
Land’s End Visitor’s Centre, Penzance, TR19 7AA
980 miles £299 + sponsorship
Website: www.ukend2end.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM 

Saturday August 31
The Lochaber 100
West Highlands of Scotland
Kilmallie Community Centre, Station Road, Corpach, Fort William PH33 7JH
100 miles £25
Website: www.tearfundcycling.btck.co.uk
ATC 

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