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Beyond French Revolution

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This tour of the northern French countryside will take participants across the Channel to cycle 125k, 100k, or 77k. 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.
Participants
Short Route, Super Short Route, and Medium Route
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Calendar
Sat 16th Jul 2022
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Dover, Dover CT16 1PS, UK
Start times
Medium Route:
7:40am |
Short Route:
7:40am |
Super Short Route:
7:40am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Beyond French Revolution
Super Short Route
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77km
£38.50
Short Route
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100km
£38.50
Medium Route
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125km
£38.50
Route information
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 Rides
Cycle the route around northern France and return to the football club on the Medium (125k) route, the Short (100k) route, or the Super short (77k) route.
Return to England
Catch whichever return ferry to Dover you choose, knowing you have experienced cycling in a stunning location.
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
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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.
Parking
There will not be any parking at Calais football club, only space for bikes.
Event day logistics
07:40 Ferry departs from Dover
07:40 - 10:00 Registration opens
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.
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FAQ's
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.
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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.
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Can I bring my car to France?
No, foot passengers only please. There is nowhere to leave your vehicles at the football club.
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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.
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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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