Beyond Somerset Sportive - Saturday

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Beyond Somerset Sportive - Saturday
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Set your sights on Cheddar Gorge as you ride through the Somerset countryside and climb this local landmark in this cycle sportive. With 3 different distances to choose from, there is an event for everyone, and the course welcomes riders of all abilities - but be prepared for a climb!
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Long Route, Medium Route and Short Route
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Calendar
Sat, 22 Apr 2023
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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
The Bath & West Showground, The Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN, UK
Start times
Saturday, 22 Apr 2023
Long Route: 7:30 amMedium Route: 7:30 amShort Route: 7:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Beyond Somerset Sportive - Saturday
Long Route
Distance
164km
Elevation
1271m+
£40
Medium Route
Distance
132km
£40
Short Route
Distance
75km
Elevation
508m+
£40
Route information
Following the tried and tested route from previous years, this event takes riders through stunning countryside and the infamous Cheddar Gorge. All three routes, the Short, Medium, and Long, start and finish at The Bath and West showground and each have a few notable climbs, swiftly followed by some breezy flat sections.
Feed station Locations
  • Kingsbury Episcopi Community Centre, Shop and Cafe: 46km Long route only
  • Charlton’s Community Centre: 75km Long route, 51k Medium route
  • Wedmore Village Hall: 124k Long route, 91k Medium route, 35k Short Route
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Entry goodies (distance specific)
  • Chip-timed results
  • Bag drop
  • Aid stations
  • First aid support
  • Refreshments (available for purchase)
  • Fully marked course
  • Medical support
  • Free parking
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How to get there
The Bath & West Showground, The Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available at the event.
By Car
From Exeter: Follow the M25 to Junction 25. Take Exit 25 onto A38 and follow signs for Glastonbury and the A39.
From Southampton: Follow A36 onto the A303 and the A372 to Glastonbury.
Event day logistics
07:00 Parking opens
07:30 - 08:45 Registration opens
07:30 - 09:00 Start opens
09:00 Start closes
*There will be a small safety briefing on the start line before the event begins which all entrants must be present for.
Kit List
Riders must wear a helmet in the event, and provide a road-worthy bike.
Crowds
Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome.
FAQs
Will there be parking at the Beyond Somerset Sportive - Saturday?
Yes, free parking will be available at the event.
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When will the results be posted for the Beyond Somerset Sportive - Saturday?
Results will be posted as soon as possible on the event website.
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Is there somewhere I can leave my bag for the Beyond Somerset Sportive - Saturday?
Yes, there will be a baggage drop for participants.
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Reviews
4.5
18 reviews
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