2014 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

May 2-4
South East
The Halow 250
2Boats Events, Putney, SW15 2SP
250 miles £300
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/2boatschallenge
www.2boats.org/the-2014-halow-250
CF-FS-ATC

Saturday May 3
Dartmoor Demon
Exeter Racecourse, Devon, EX6 7XS
58/98 miles £25 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bookmyrideuk
www.bookmyride.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Saturday May 3
Tearfund Drumlanrig Challenge
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, DG3 4AQ
38/62/100 miles Donation, suggested £30
www.drumlanrigchallenge.btck.co.uk
FS-ATC-EM

May 3-4
South East
Paris to Pier 24
St Wilfrid’s Hospice, 1 Broadwater Way, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9PZ
Eiffel Tower, Paris, to Eastbourne pier
120 miles £130 inc ferry, transport and acocommodation. 10% discount on team of three
www.stwhospice.org/fundraising/events/Cycle/paris-to-pier-24.asp

Sunday May 4
Ireland
An Post Tour of Sligo
Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland
60/100/160 km €30/€40
www.tourofsligo.ie
CF-FS-ATC

Sunday May 4
North West
Great Dun Fell
Appleby Sports Centre, Cumbria, CA16 6XU
65 miles £23
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Sport_in_Action
www.sportinaction.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 4
South East
Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge
Pilgrims Hospices’, Kent CT2 8JA, TN24 0NE and CT9 4AD
45/75/100 miles £25/£30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/pilgrimshospice
www.pilgrimscyclechallenge.org
FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 4
Wales
Preseli Angel
The Parrog, Newport, Pembrokeshire SA43 0RP
40/80 miles £10 – £20
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/baxtertwit
www.velo-teifi.org.uk
CF-FS

Sunday May 4
South West
Somerset Hills Gran Fondo
Broadway Acres, Cheddar, BS27 3DB
86/134/192 km £22 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/somersetGfondo
www.somersetgranfondo.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 4
Central
Squires and Spires
Naseby Village Hall, Northamptonshire, NN6 6DE
50/78 miles £25
www.justracinguk.com
FS

Sunday May 4
South West
The Claw Hammer
Salcombe Rugby Club, Devon, TQ8 8AX
75/100 km £59.99 – £239.99
www.hammersport.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 4
Wales
TumbleUp4Life
Llanfoist Village Hall, Church Lane, Nr Abergavenny, NP7 9LP
1- 15 Climbs £15
tumbleup4life.wordpress.com
CF-FS-ATC

Sunday May 4
Wales
Wiggle Wye Valley Warrior
Chepstow Racecourse, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE
49/66/97 miles £20 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS

Sunday May 4
10th Forest Of Dean Spring Classic
Monmouth Showground, Redbrook Road, Monmouth, NP25 4LG
62/90 miles £25/£30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WheelsInWheels
www.wheelsinwheels.com
CF-ET-FS-EM

Monday May 5
North West
Polocini Macchiato
Polocini Coffee Shop, Romiley, Cheshire, SK6 4PE
TBC £13.50 – £16
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/polocini
www.polocini.com
FS-EM

Monday May 5
South East
San Fairy Ann CC
Vestry Hall, Marden, TN12 9DP
118km £15
www.sanfairyanncc.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday May 10
East Midlands
Santini Lincoln Grand Prix
Yarborough Leisure Centre, Lincoln, LE1 3SP
30/55/75/100 miles £20 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/itpcycling
www.itpevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Saturday May 10
Taunton Flyer
Taunton Racecourse, TA3 7BL
54/100 km £25/£35
www.TauntonFlyer.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday May 10
Central
The Open Wheel Commuter Belt Classic Part 1
Watton-at Stone Village Hall, Herts, SG14 3SF
49 miles £25
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/TheOpenWheel
www.theopenwheel.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 11
East
Action Suffolk Sunrise 100
Framlingham College, Suffolk, IP13 9EY
46/60/101 miles £30 – £55
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/actionmedres
www.action.org.uk/suffolk_sunrise_100
CF-ET-FS-ATC

Sunday May 11
South
Davina’s DIVA Bike Ride
East Sussex National Hotel & Golf Course, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES
21/40/65 miles £30 – £55
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/actionmedres
www.action.org.uk/action_diva_sussex
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 11
Scotland
Etape Caledonia
Pitlochry, Scotland, TBC
81 miles £TBC
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/etapeseries
www.etapecaledonia.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC

Sunday May 11
Central
High Peak Hog
Glossop Cricket Club, Derbyshire, SK13 7AS
50/83 miles £25
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/gkvcc
www.glossopkindervelo.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 11
West Midlands
Malvern Spring Sportive
The Showground, Malvern, WR13 6NW
55/100/160 km £24.50
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/VeloEventsUK
www.malvernspringsportive.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 11
South East
SWRC May Flyer
Oxshott Club, Oakshade Road, Surrey , KT22 OLE
54/95 mile £25
www.swrc.org.uk/randonee.html
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 11
West Midlands
The Hertfordshire Devil
Leominster Leisure Centre, Herefordshire, HR6 8LL
50/80/130 miles £28
www.redkite-events_pg_Inspire.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 11
North West
The Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge
Grasmere Sports, Stock Lane, LA22 95L
112 mile £50
thefredwhittonchallenge.org.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 11
East
Tour of the Dengie
Bradwell Marina, Bradwell Waterside, CM0 7RB
43/83 km £18 – £22
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dengieevents
www.dengieevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 11
South
Wiggle Jurassic Beast
Lulworth Castle, Dorset, BH20 5QS
36/63/100 miles £23 – £33
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS

Sunday May 11
Financial Times London Cycle Sportive
Herne Hill Velodrome, Dulwich, London, SE24 9HE
50/100/162 km £40 – £47
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/HumanRaceEvents
www.humanrace.co.uk/events/cycling/london
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday May 17
Central
Dare 2b Thoresby CiCLE Tour
Thoresby Hall, Nr Ollerton, Notts, NG22 9HW
30/55/75/100 miles £20 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/itpcycling
www.itpevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Saturday May 17
North East
The Wooler Wheel Borderlands
John Swan Auction Mart, Wooler, NE71 6SL
30/60/100/170 km £15 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WoolerCycleHub
www.woolerwheel.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

May 17-18
South East
MITIE London Revolution
Threshold Sports, London, W14 0QH
180 miles £89 – £169
@revolutionrides
www.london-revolution.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
South East
Action Castle Ride 100
Tonbridge Castle, Tonbridge, TN9 1BG
34/70/103 miles £30/£55
@actionmedres
www.action.org.uk/castle_ride_100
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
South
Cotswolds Bike Ride
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH
40 miles £15
www.bhf.org.uk/cotswoldsbikeride
ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
Yorkshire
Etape du Dales
Wharfedale Rugby Club, Skipton, BD23 5BS
112 miles £42.50
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/DaveRaynerFund
www.daveraynerfund.co.uk/etapedudales
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
East Midlands
CC GIRO Midland Monster
Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Road, Derbyshire, DE12 8JX
40/72/102 miles £20 – £25
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/midlandmonster
www.ccgiro.net
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
South East
Little Lumpy
Woolmer Hill Sports Association Clubhouse, Haslemere, GU27 1QA
38/59/100 miles £15 – £25
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/littlelumpy
www.littlelumpy.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
Scotland
Solway Sportive
Dumfries Rugby Club, Dumfries, DG2 7LU
30/115 km £5 – £20
www.dumfriescc.btck.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
South
South Downs Spring
Plumpton Racecourse, East Sussex, BN7 3AL
33/57/74 miles £25 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bookmyrideuk
www.bookmyride.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 18
North East
Tees Valley Sportive
Middlesbrough Cycle Circuit, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AR
30/50/80 miles £TBC
www.teesvalleyriders.org.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 18
South
The Great Western Sportive
Nationwide House, Swindon, SN3 1TA
80/134/170 km £26 – £29
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cyclosportive
www.southernsportive.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 18
East Midlands
Vale of Belvoir Cycle
Hose Village Hall, Leicestershire, LE14 4JR
25/40/60 miles £7.50 – £15
bhf.org.uk/belvoir
FS-ATC

Sunday May 18
East Midlands
Wiggle Tour of the Peak
Bakewell Showground, Derbyshire DE45 1AQ
60/110 miles £32 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/kilotogo
www.kilotogo.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday May 24
North East
Richmond 5 Dales Sportives TdF Special Edition
Richmond School, Darlington Road, Richmond. N. Yorks. DL10 7BQ
65/85/115m £20
Website: www.richmondcc.co.uk/cyclosportives
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/RichmondCC1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richmond-Cycling-Club/267727165836
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

May 24 – 26
South
Tour of Wessex
TBC
73/112/116/335 miles £30 – £105
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/TourofWessex
www.tourofwessex.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 25
Wales
Continental Welsh Wild West
Aberystwyth Town Football Club, SY23 1PG
28/62/103 miles £20 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/gwylseicloaber
www.abercyclefest.com
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday May 25
North West
Lake District Lung Buster
Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club, Cumbria, LA6 2DS
35/65/110 miles £30 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/sportivoevents
www.sportivoevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 25
Central
Nomads Going Beyond Sportive
Hitchin Rugby Club, Hitchin, SG5 1XL
50/80 miles £22 – £25
www.tinyurl.com/lpqgdcj
www.tinyurl.com/m5rljbr
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 25
West Midlands
Stratford CycleFest
Stratford Racecourse, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 9SE
26/64/100/150 miles £10 – £27
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cyclistsvcancer
www.cyclistsfc.org.uk/events/wheel-heroes
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 25
North West
The Polkadot Challenge
Woodford Commuity Hall, Stockport, SK7 1PS
30/60/100 miles £20 – £28
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ThePolkadotChal
www.polkadotchallenge.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday May 25
Central
Welwyn Hatfield Festival of Sports
Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 6DQ
100km £25
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/HerculesEvents
www.herculesevents.com
CF-ET-EM

Monday May 26
South East
Lord Whisky Cyclo Sportive
Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary, Stelling Minnis, CT4 6AN
50/72 miles £15 – £20
www.lordwhisky.co.uk
ET-FS-EOL-ATC-EM

Monday May 26
North West
Polocini Lil B*Stard
Polocini Coffee Shop, Romiley, Cheshire, SK6 4PE
TBC £13.50 – £16
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/polocini
www.polocini.com
FS-EM

Saturday May 31
South East
Women v Cancer – Ride the Night SOLD OUT
100km £39+sponsorship
www.actionforcharity.co.uk

Saturday May 31
East
Wortwell Wanderer
Wortwell Community Centre, Norfolk, IPA20 0HP
20/50/100 miles £10 – £16
www.blackcycleevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

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