Kent Climber

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This event will send you on a journey around the Kentish hills where you’ll navigate round flowing curves and breathtaking descents. With 3 distances on offer, theres something for experienced and beginner riders alike.
Participants
52 Miles, 35 Miles, and 70 Miles
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Calendar
Sun, 1 Aug 2021
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Dormansland, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Lingfield College, St Pier's Ln, Dormansland, Lingfield RH7 6PH, UK
Start times
Sun, 1 Aug 2021
70 Miles:
7:30am |
52 Miles:
8:15am |
35 Miles:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Kent Climber
35 Miles
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35mi
£25.00
52 Miles
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52mi
£25.00
70 Miles
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70mi
£25.00
Route information
**70 Miles
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Completing this route will be an achievement for even the most seasoned rider. Also if you can’t quite face the thought of loads of climbing then this is the route for you. You ascend up sweeping roads with breathtaking crests.
With just under 5000ft of elevation and 11 category climbs you’ll certainly get to use your skills as you tackle this more technical route. Don’t worry though, you’ll have feed stations to keep you going should some of those climbs leave you flagging!
**52 Miles
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Not opting for the hardest ride? You certainly won’t feel short changed when it comes to elevation and climbing.
Yes – the course has been designed so you’ll be able to take in most of the climbing of the longer route and feel the accomplishment of seeing more than 4000ft over 52miles once you’ve logged it on Strava. With 9 category climbs you’ll certainly deserve a few jelly beans.
35 Miles
Although only 35 miles long, this ride also climbs over 2400ft of climbing – so don’t think you're in for an easy ride. This great route is for the beginner looking to stretch their ability and push their boundaries.
The route takes in beautiful countryside that you’ll be able to take in at a slower pace than the other longer routes and look forward to some cheese and crackers.
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What's included
  • Event HQ with Facilities
  • Plenty of Parking
  • Electronic Chip Timing
  • Well Stocked Feed Stations
  • Free Energy Drink and Snacks
  • Online Web Results
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Event Photography
  • Pick-up Wagon
Train
How to get there
Lingfield College, St Pier's Ln, Dormansland, Lingfield RH7 6PH, UK
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By Train
The HQ is minutes away from the M25 or for those on Public Transport Lingfield Station is very close with regular trains from London.
Event day logistics
Schedule
07:30 Registration opens
07:30 - 08:15 70 Mile riders start
08:15 - 09:00 52 Mile riders start
09:00 - 09:30 35 Mile riders start
Start Waves
Approximately 20 riders will go off with 2 minute intervals between each group.
Kit List
Helmets are compulsory and must be worn when taking part in the event.
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Sportive UK
SportiveUK have come up with the perfect way for you to get your last big bike ride on the clock. Whether it’s the Long 100 or the short 40, there’s something for everyone looking to keep those legs moving. Don’t fancy the full Essex 100 loop? There’s the medium distance of 70 miles that will take you as far as Finchingfield, you’ll be able to tuck into the home made flapjacks, cheeses and crackers. There’s even a fun 15 if you’re not quite up to the 40.
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FAQ's
Will there be toilets at the Kent Climber?
Yes, there will be both toilets and changing facilities available at the event.
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What if I want to change my distance for the Kent Climber?
Riders can change their distance all the way up to the day of the event! Even during the event if you'd rather a shorter ride.
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Will there be a race briefing at the Kent Climber?
Yes, there will be a short race briefing at the start line.
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Reviews
4.0
1 reviews
Grant w
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4.0
Did the 70 Miles in 2019
Very tough ride, road not that good , two sings were turned round so went the wrong way twice, but great training for ride 100, shame no medal or something to show we had completed it.
Recent Questions
Liz Hadland
7/9/2019
Can you confirm that access to homeowners will be available at all times along St. Piers Lane please
Stephy Dennis
7/11/2019
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. We are unsure of the exact route at the moment, however the residents who will be affected will be contacted nearer the time
Pauline Smith
7/12/2019
You use the word race ,are you allowed to race on a public road ?
Pauline Smith
7/12/2019
You use the word race, surely you are not allowed to race on a public road .
Stephy Dennis
7/12/2019
Hi there! Sorry for the confusion. This is a sportive so it is untimed and uncompetitive :)
Harry Darrah
7/16/2019
Can we turn up on the day and pay at registration?
Stephy Dennis
7/16/2019
Hey there, just to let you know that you can pay on the day, however, they may include an extra admin fee on top of the original price. All the best!
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