2013 Cyclo-sportive calendar: May

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Events are sorted by date. Event information will be added and updated regularly.

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

May

Saturday May 4
Cycling Weekly Dartmoor Demon Sportive
Exeter Racecourse, A38
58/98 miles £30
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cyclingweekly
Website: http://cyclingweekly.ipcshop.co.uk/shop/sportives
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 5
Forest of Dean Classic
Monmouth Show Ground, Redbrook Road, Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 4LG
90/62 miles £29.50
Website: http://www.wheelsinwheels.com/FOD/forest_of_dean_spring_classic_cycling_sportive.html
ET-FS

Sunday May 5
Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge
Pilgrims Hospices, Canterbury, CT2 8JA
45/75 miles £25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/pilgrimshospice
Website: www.pilgrimscyclechallenge.org
CF-FS-EOL-ATC

Sunday May 5
Preseli Angel
The Parrog, Newport, SA43 0RP
40/80 miles £10 – £20
Website: www.velo-teifi.org.uk
CF-FS-EOL

Sunday May 5
Somerset Hills Gran Fondo
HQ Broadway Acres, Axbridge Road, Cheddar, BS27 3DB
How Far 54/84/120 miles
Entry £15/£19/£25
Website: www.somersetgranfondo.co.uk
CF/FS/ET/EOL

Sunday May 5
Tour of the Dengie Cyclosportive
Bradwell Waterside, Essex, CM0 7RB
43/82/121km £14 – £20
Website: www.dengieevents.co.uk
ET-FS

Sunday May 5
Tour of The National Forest
Loughborough University Stadium, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3GR
45km/100km/160km £25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/LSCC_Events
Website: http://lsu-cycling.co.uk/sportive/
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Sunday May 5
Sarn Helen Sportive
The Academy, Llandarcy, Wales
80/110 miles
£32
Website: www.sarnhelensportif.org
FS

Sunday May 5
The Venta
The Dryers, Standon,Winchester, SO21 2JH
25/40/75 miles – £24-30
Website: www.renewable-eco-home.com/Cycling
FS-EOL 

Monday May 6
San Fairy Ann CC
Vestry Hall, Marden, TN12 9DP
118km £15 – £20
Website: www.sanfairyanncc.co.uk
CF-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Monday May 6
Cycle Swarm
Norwich City Football Club Carrow Road stadium
35/70 miles
£10.60/£15.60
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cycleswarm
Website: www.cycleswarm.co.uk
CF-FS-EOL-ATC

May 10 – 11
Moonriders London 2 Cambridge
North London TBC
100km £49 + sponsorship
Website: www.moonriders.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

May 11-12
Borders Ciclista
Heart of Hawick complex, Hawick, Scottish Borders.
50/75 miles
£18 one day £30 two days
Website: www.action.org.uk /borders_ciclista
CF-ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM 

Saturday May 11
AMR – DIVA Sussex ladies only Bike Ride
East Sussex National Hotel & Golf Course, Uckfield, TN22 5ES
25/50/100 km £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk/action_diva_sussex
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday May 11
Nova Raiders C.C. “Route 66”
The Pavilion, Newport, TF108LR
10/33/66 miles £TBC
Website: www.novaraiders.org.uk
CF-FS-EOL-EM

Saturday May 11
The Arrow Sportive
Easter Court, Leominster, HR6 0DE
38/70/105 miles £18 – £25
Website: www.redkite-events_pg_Inspire.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Saturday May 11
The Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive
Yarborough Leisure Centre, Lincoln, LN1 3SP
54/83/110 miles £25 – £30
Website: www.itpevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Saturday May 11
Wooler Wheel
Cheviot Centre, Northumberland, NE71 6BL
160km £25
Website: www.woolerwheel.com
CF-ET-FS-EM

Saturday May 11
Rough Rider: The Commuter Belt Classic
Watton-at-Stone Village Hall, Watton-at-Stone, SG14 3SF
49 miles £25
Website: www.roughridersportif.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM 

Sunday, May 12
Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Caledonia
Pitlochry, Scotland
81 miles £63
Twitter: www.twitter.com/etapeseries
Website: www.etapecaledonia.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM
EVENT SOLD OUT

Sunday May 12
High Peak Hog
Glossop Cricket Club, North Road, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 7AS
Half Hog: 80km/50 miles Whole Hog 133km/83 miles £20
Twitter: www.twitter.com/GKVCC
Website: www.glossopkindervelo.co.uk/index.php/sportive/
CF-ET-FS-EM
EVENT SOLD OUT

Sunday May 12
AMR – Suffolk Sunrise 100
Brandeston Hall, Brandeston, IP13 7AH
60/100/160 km £28 – £50
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk/suffolk_sunrise_100
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 12
Evans Cycles Hatfield RideIt!
Chancellor’s School, Hatfield, AL9 7BN
12/30/60/90 miles £5 – £17.50
Website: www.evanscycles.com/ride-it/find-a-ride
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Sunday May 12
Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge
Coniston Sports Centre, Cumbria, LA21 8AL
112 miles £40
Website: www.fredwhittonchallenge .org.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 12
Stephen Roche Tour de Cure
Middleton GAA Club, Midleton, Co. Cork
60/100/160 km €30 – €40
Twitter: www.twitter.com/stephenrochetdc
Website: www.stephenrochetourdecure.com
CF-FS-ATC

Sunday May 12
The Hampshire Hilly Hundred
Sparsholt College, Sparsholt, SO21 2NF
76/100 miles £26
Website: www.hampshirehilly.moonfruit.com
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 12
Wiggle Jurassic Beast
National Tank Museum, Bovington, BH20 6JG
36/66/101 miles £18 – £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
Website: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 12
Wiggle Yorkshire Weaver
HQ Craven Swimming Pool & Fitness Centre, Aireville Park, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UD
56/90 miles
£31-£34
Twitter: www.twitter.com/kilotogo
Website: www.kilotogo.com
ET-FS-EM 

Sunday May 12
Cheltenham Spa Sportive
Sandford Parks Lido, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7PU
25/64/88 mile
£24
Twitter: www.twitter.com/VeloSportives
Website: www.velosportives.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 12
Cycletta Cheshire
Tatton Park, Knutsford, WA16 6QN
37/52 km £38 – £42
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cycletta
Website: www.cycletta.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC

Sunday May 12
Dot Sharp Memorial
St John’s Church Hall, Essex, CM15 0TJ
80 km £4 – £5
Website: www.essexcycling.co.uk
FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 12
Sue Ryder Ride for Ryder
Sue Ryder Nettlebed Hospice, Henley on Thames, RG9 5DF
10/25/60 miles £7 – £15
Twitter: www.twitter.com/SRNettlebed
Website: www.sueryder.org/rideforryder
ET-FS-EOL-ATC

Sunday May 12
Cheltenham Spa Sportive
Sandford Parks Lido, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7PU
25/64/88 miles – £24
Twitter: www.twitter.com/VeloSportives
Website: www.velosportives.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM 

Sunday May 12
SWRC May Flyer
Oxshott Club, Oakshade Road, Oxshott, Surrey, KT22 0LE.
153km/86km £20
Website: http://www.swrc.org.uk/randonee.html
ET-FS-ATC-EM 

Sunday May 12
Malvern Spring Sportive
The Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
50/100/160 KM
£24.50
Website: www.malvernspringsportive.co.uk
CF-FS 

May 15-19
London to Paris Cycle Ride – Breast Cancer Care
Blackheath Common, London, SE3 0RL
300 miles £149 + sponsorship
Twitter: www.twitter.com/bccare
Website: www.breastcancercare.org.uk/fundraising-events
FS 

Saturday May 18 (rescheduled from March 23)
Cycling Weekly South Downs Spring Sportive
Plumpton Race Course, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AL
33/57/74 miles £20/£30
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cyclingweekly
Website: http://cyclingweekly.ipcshop.co.uk/shop/sportives
CF-ET-FS-EM

Saturday May 18
Hargroves Cycles Meon Sportive
Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill, Horndean, PO8 0QE
100/150km – £20
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hargrovescycles
Website: http://www.qecyclefest.co.uk/
ET-FS-EOL-EM

Saturday May 18
Keswick Sportive
Mountain Festival Bike Village, Keswick, CA12 5DJ
48/90/105 km £28
Website: www.highterrainevents.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM 

Sunday May 19
Little Lumpy Sportive
Woolmer Hill, Haslemere, Surrey. GU27 1QA
40/60/100 miles
£15-£25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/littlelumpy
Website: www.littlelumpy.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Peterborough 5×5 Challenge
Marholm Village Hall Castor Road Marholm PE6 7JA
50/70/100 miles £10 advance/£12 on day
Website: http://www.peterborough5x5challenge.org
FS-EM-EOL 

Sunday May 19
AMR – DIVA Warwickshire ladies only
Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0NR
25/50/100 km £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk/action_diva_warwickshire
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
AMR – DIVA Scotland ladies only
Tulliallan Castle Scottish Police College, Kincardine, FK10 4BB
25/50/100 km £28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk/action_diva_scotland
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
AMR – Castle Ride 100
Tonbridge Castle, Tonbridge, TN9 1BG
50/100/160 km £28 – £50
Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionmedres
Website: www.action.org.uk/castle_ride_100
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
The Midland Monster
Rosliston Forestry Centre, Swadlincote, DE12 8JX
45/72/100 miles £25
Twitter: www.twitter.com/MidlandMonster
Website: www.midlandmonster.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Cyclothon 2013
The Prince of Wales Hospice, Pontefract, WF8 4BG
30/45/60 miles £6 – £20
Twitter: www.twitter.com/pwhospice
Website: www.pwh.org.uk/events
ET-FS-EOL-ATC

Sunday May 19
Evans Cycles RideIt! Langholm
Dumfriesshire, DG13 0HG
30/60/90 miles £15 – £17.50
Website: www.evanscycles.com/ride-it/find-a-ride
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Sunday May 19
Keswick Sportive
Mountain Festival Bike Village, Keswick, CA12 5DJ
48k/90/105 km £28
Website: www.highterrainevents.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Nomads Going Beyond Cyclo Sportive
Hitchin Rugby Club, Hitchin, SG5 1XL
49/80 miles £22 – £25
Website: www.gobeyondultra.co.uk/events
CF-ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Palace to Palace
Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU
45 miles £30 – £35
Website: www.princestrust.org.uk/support_us/events/palace_to_palace/wm_palace_to_palace_2013.aspx
FS-ATC

Sunday May 19
Solway Sportive
Dumfries Rugby Club, Dumfries, DG2 7LU
30/115km £5 – £25
Website: www.dumfriescc.btck.co.uk
CF-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Wight Riviera Sportive
Yarmouth Harbour, Isle of Wight, PO41
25/62/110/154 km
£20/£38/£39
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cyclosportive
Website: www.southernsportive.com
FS/ET/EM/ATC

Sunday May 19
Wiggle Essex Explorer
HQ Shenfield high School, Alexander Lane, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8RY
40/74/96 miles
£24-£34
Twitter: www.twitter.com/kilotogo
Website: www.kilotogo.com
ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 19
Long Leg Sportive
Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7AD
109/129km
£23/£26
Website: http://allabouttriathlons.co.uk/race/longleg
FS-ET

Sunday May 19
Boudicca Sportive
World Horse Welfare, Norfolk, NR16 2LP
30/70/100 miles £15 – £22
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Boudicca2012
Website: www.boudiccasportive.co.uk
ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Tees Valley Riders Sportive
Middlesbrough Cycle Circuit, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AR
30/50/80 miles £15 – £20
Twitter: www.twitter.com/teesvalleyrider
Website: www.teesvalleyriders.org.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL

Sunday May 19
The Pearson 150 Sportive
The Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, SM2 5PT
75/150 km £25
Website: www.pearsoncycles.co.uk/store
CF-ET-FS-EOL-ATC

Sunday May 19
Tour of the Pennines
Radclyffe Athletics Stadium, Chadderton, OL9 0LS
30/50/75 miles £20 – £30
Website: www.tourofthepennines4.blogspot.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Sunday May 19
Wiggle Wye Valley Warrior
Chepstow Racecourse, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE
49/66/97 miles £18 -£28
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
Website: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Wight Riviera Sportive
Yarmouth Harbour, Isle of Wight, PO41
25/62/110/154/ km £20 – £39
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cyclosportive
Website: www.southernsportive.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 19
Peak Punisher
Chapel Leisure Centre, Chapel-en-le-frith, High Peak, High Peak, SK23 0TQ
60/100 miles – £29.40-£30
Twitter: www.twitter.com/peakpunisher
Website: http://www.peakpunisher.co.uk/
ATC-FS-ET-EM

May 18 – 25
The Ultimate Irish Cycle Challenge – Malin to Mizen
Malin Head, Co. Donegal
415 miles £195 +sponsorship
Website: www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/malin-mizen-cycle
CF-FS-ATC

May 18 – 19
MITIE London Revolution
Roberts House, London, W14 0QH
180 Miles £39 – £169
Twitter: www.twitter.com/RevolutionRides
Website: www.london-revolution.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday May 25
Bealach Beag
43 miles / £39
Website: http://www.handsonevents.co.uk 

May 25-27
Tour of Wessex
Somerton Sports Club, Somerton, TA11 6HS
10/20/57/83/73/107/112/116 Free – £105
Twitter: www.twitter.com/tourofwessex
Website: www.tourofwessex.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Monday May 27
Lord Whisky Cyclo Sportive
Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary, Canterbury, CT4 6AN
50/72 miles £15 – £20
Website: www.lordwhisky.co.uk
ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

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