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Take part in this incredible "beast" series, with this cycle in Exmoor. With tough climbs along the coast and stunning views riding over the moors, this is a cycling experience like no other. Relish in the triumph of crossing the finish, and hang your finisher's medal around your neck with pride.
Medium Route, and Long Route
Sun, 11 Sept 2022
Umberleigh, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Umberleigh EX37, UK
Sun, 11 Sept 2022
Long Route:7:30am |
Starting in Umberleigh, you will ride 18k over rolling hills before heading onto the moor. After Exford, you'll head over three short climbs including Drapers Way, before descending into Porlock and the first feed.
Straight out of town is the most famous climb of the day, 4km at over 9%. The road then stays close to the coast with punchy climbs in and out of Lynton.
The route then reaches Coombe Martin, followed by a climb over the moor all the way to Simonsbath. The route will come full circle as you end in Umberleigh.
Starting in Umberleigh, you will ride 18k over rolling hills before heading onto the moor. After Exford, you'll head over three short climbs including Drapers Way, followed by a descent into Porlock & the first feed.
The last 30k are the easiest part of the route but there are still a couple of lumps to get over before finishing with a well earned pint back in Umberleigh.
- Long Route - 4038m
- Medium Route - 2552m
Organizer route images
- Finisher's Medal
- Aid stations
- First Aid
- Chip-timed results
- Fully-marked course
- Race Village
- Free Parking
How to get there
Umberleigh EX37, UKGet full directions
There will be free parking available on-site.
Event day logistics
07:30 - 10:00 Medium and Long routes start
12:30 72.5k cut-off point for Long Route
18:00 Race village closes
Riders will start in groups of 6, you will be emailed a start time list where you can select a start time between 08:00 and 10:00. If you have signed up with a friend, make sure to request to start together.
Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
All long route riders must be through the route split point (72.5k) by 12.30pm in order to continue with the race.
The aid stations are located every 30 to 40k and will be fully packed with fruit, cakes, water, and sports gels.
At the race village, there will be coffee, cake, and lots of food trucks to try.
You will be provided with the route GPX file closer to the date.
What to bring
- Two water bottles
- Basic repair kit
- GPS with GPX file on it (not mandatory)
Will there be feed/water stations on the routes for the Exmoor Epic?
There will be feed stations at roughly every 30k to 40k. Each station will be stocked with fruit, cakes, water, hydration tabs & sports bars / gels.
What happens if I have a mechanical problem or an accident during the Exmoor Epic?
It is important you prepare properly ensuring your bike is in good condition & physically ready for the challenge. If you have an accident or mechanical, we have support at the feeds and sweep van at the back.
Is there a cut-off time for the Exmoor Epic races?
Only for the Long Route. All long route riders must be through the route split point (72.5k) by 12.30pm in order to continue on with the race.
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