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Beyond French Revolution

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Event summary

This tour of the northern French countryside will take participants across the Channel to cycle either 160k or 100k. Spend a perfect summers day riding around in beautiful sunshine. Come for an epic day escaping British shores, an awesome medal, and a great experience.

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We are inspired by every location that we find to try to create an event of some sort. We want them to have a relaxed atmosphere and a welcoming environment, no matter what level of competitor you are our events will challenge and test you.

We are extremely lucky and passionate to do what we do, and want to share that passion with as many people as possible, no matter what level of fitness you have.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Thu Jul 15 2021

What's included:

  • Toilets
  • Bag drop
  • A fantastic finisher medal
  • Entry goodies (Distance specific)
  • Timed, online results
  • Aid stations
  • First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course
  • Fully-signed route
  • On-course mechanical and safety support
  • Pick-up wagons
Long
7:40am Sat 16th Jul 2022

Bike 163km

Medium
7:40am Sat 16th Jul 2022

Bike 101km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the ferry ticket included in the price?
No, ferry tickets must be booked separately by the participant. Everyone will travel to Calais together, but you can choose what time you arrive home.… read more
FAQ
Where do I register for the Beyond French Revolution?
You can either register on the ferry (Deck 3) or once everyone has arrived at Calais Football Club.… read more
FAQ
Can I bring my car to France?
No, foot passengers only please. There is nowhere to leave your vehicles at the football club.… read more
Route description
Route description

These open and free-flowing routes through northern France are the perfect excuse to get abroad this summer.

Participants will start and finish their days in Dover, but will spend the day riding through beautiful countryside on this tour of northern France.

Parking in Dover and Boarding the Ferry

This event will require a ferry booking to be made separately. Once you arrive at the dock, park your car and board the ferry, vehicles cannot be brought on the ferry.

*The ferry leaves at 7:40am (Spirit of Britain), please arrive an hour beforehand to ensure you do not miss it.

Once on board you can register on Deck 3 and prepare for your race.

Cycling to the start: Calais Football Club

Once arriving in Calais, you will cycle to the football club on a fully marked 2km route, drop your bag and begin your race.

The Races

Cycle the route around northern France and return to the football club on either the Long (163km) route or the Medium (101km) route.

Return to England

Catch whichever return ferry to Dover you choose, knowing you have experienced cycling in an epic location.

Logistics and schedule

07:30 Registration opens

07:40 Ferry departs from Dover

10:00 Registration closes

10:10 (Local Time) Ferry arrives in France

10:30 (Local Time) Start opens

11:00 (Local Time) Start closes

*There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the event begins. Participants must be present or they will not be able to compete.

20:30 Finish line closes

Participants will be escorted to the finish line if they cannot make the cut-off time.

Volunteers

If you would like more information, please email [email protected] and someone will be in touch.

How to get there

Dover, Dover CT16 1PS, UK

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Start Address: Dover Ferry Terminal, Dover, Dover CT16 1PS, UK

Event Centre (Start and Finish) Address :Calais Football Club, Calais, France

The Ferry

Ferry travel must be booked independently to the event. Ferry returns with Spirit Britain are approximately £42.00.

Flexi tickets are also available at a slightly increased cost, but they give you the option to board a later ferry if you find yourself taking longer than anticipated to complete the route, or you simply want to spend a little more time enjoying the french evening.

Ferry tickets must be foot passengers only.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the ferry ticket included in the price?
No, ferry tickets must be booked separately by the participant. Everyone will travel to Calais together, but you can choose what time you arrive home.
FAQ
Where do I register for the Beyond French Revolution?
You can either register on the ferry (Deck 3) or once everyone has arrived at Calais Football Club.
FAQ
Can I bring my car to France?
No, foot passengers only please. There is nowhere to leave your vehicles at the football club.
FAQ
Will there be toilets and somewhere to leave my bag while I race?
Yes, there will be portaloos and a bag drop at the football club in Calais.
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time?
Yes, participants who cannot make the cut-off time of 8:30pm (local time) will be escorted back to the football club.
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Long
7:40am Sat 16th Jul 2022
Medium
7:40am Sat 16th Jul 2022
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