King Edward 100

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Event cancelled
Postponed from 5 April 2020.
102 Mile Road Bike, 61 Mile Road Bike and 23 Mile Road Bike
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Sun, 11 Apr 2021
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Coddington, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Newark Showground, Sheldon Suite, Coddington, Newark NG24 2NY, UK
Start times
Sun, 11 Apr 2021
102 Mile Road Bike:
7:40am |
61 Mile Road Bike:
8:15am |
23 Mile Road Bike:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for King Edward 100
£17.50 - £36.00
£17.50 - £36.00
£10.00 - £28.50
Route information
All races begin and finish at the Newark Showground.
102 Mile
  • Riders will head from the showground down to Coddington.
  • From here, riders will begin the loop and head south west to Fernwood.
  • From here they will encounter the hilliest section of the course before reaching the first feed stop at Billingborough.
  • Riders will then head north east to Woodhall Spa before heading west and reaching the second rest stop at Dunston.
  • The final section completes the loop to Coddington before heading back triumphant to the Showground.
61 Mile
  • The start of the route is exactly the same as the 102 mile race.
  • However riders will head east near Hougham before arriving at a tea and biscuit stop near Charlestown.
  • From here riders head to Leasingham before going north to Dunston for the rest stop.
  • As with the 102 miler, the final section completes the loop to Coddington before heading back triumphant to the Showground.
23 Mile
  • This is a flatter loop which heads down through Claypole & Brandon before heading north through Stragglethorpe and Stapleford.
  • The race will finish at the showground, with the other longer events.
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What's included
  • Marshalled Course
  • Aid Stations
  • Free Photo Downloads
  • Great Value Ride
Sportive HQ focus on great quality rides at great prices. With this in mind, medals and merchandise do not come as standard. If you would like one of these items, please select the appropriate ticket.
How to get there
Newark Showground, Sheldon Suite, Coddington, Newark NG24 2NY, UK
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Address: Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire. NG24 2NY
There will be plenty of parking available at the Showground. Please follow the marshals instructions.
Event day logistics
06:30 - Parking Opens - Follow Marshals Directions
06:45 - Registration Opens Long and Medium Route
07:45 - Time Trial Riders - Ride Starts
07:50 - 08:15 Long Route Riders Start
08:15 - 09:00 Medium Route Riders Start
08:45 - 09:00 Registration Short Route
09:00 - 09:15 Short Route Riders Start
12:30 - Long Route Option Closes at 24 Mile Point
17:00 - Ride Finishes
  • At registration you will receive an envelope with your rider number, twist ties and a sticky back timing chip to put on your helmet.
  • Please arrive in plenty of time to complete the registration process
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Sportive HQ
Sportive HQ was formed by Matthew Porter in 2014, after having approximately 10 years experience in the organisation of various types of cycling events. It was very much the feeling that sportives were becoming more expensive over the last few years and that need not be the case, value for money can be put alongside quality events. Sportive HQ works alongside local clubs to produce events that riders will want to do every year. We listen to what riders want from an event and endeavour to meet those requests. At Sportive HQ we like to keep things simple, ample free parking, showers, changing rooms, a timed event with well spaced, well stocked feed stations and routes to challenge everyone of all abilities. Sportive HQ helps in the production of many local charity events and have helped raise, alongside local clubs, in excess of £50,000 for local charities over the last few years.
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Spectator Info
There is no fee for spectators to attend this event.
Kit List
It is your responsibility to come to the event with a mechanically sound bike. There will be a mechanical support team in place who will do their best to aid you but please try to look after yourself in terms of punctures.
*Sportive HQ are selling some great merchandise including buff, mug, replica cycling shirt. Email team@sportivehq for more info*
Will there be medical support?
There will be 2 Motorbike Riders circuiting the course on the day from Medi- Bikes. They are both fully qualified paramedics and can assist with many incidents, whilst they are there just for the safety of all of the riders doing the event, if you are find yourself in an emergency situation please do not hesitate to call 999 if needed.
Is there an age restriction for this event?
Riders must be at least 14 to participate. If you are under the age of 18 please contact ( to request a parental consent form in advance.
Will there be mechanical support available?
There will be a mechanical support HQ as well as mobile support from fully qualified cycle mechanics.
Can I ride a tandem bike?
You can ride a tandem bike but please email team@sportivehq before purchasing a ticket
33 reviews
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Did the race in 2019
Loved this course and event, well signposted, great stops and facilities. Proper food and drinks offered.
Did the race in 2019
Great early season course that is very well organised. not to easy or to hard. Easy to get to and loads of parking.
Did the race in 2019
Very well organised event. Very good value with optional extras at time of booking such as t-shirts and other items. Good course and signage. Will definitely do more Sportive HQ events.
Did the race in 2019
Great experience ....................................................................................
Did the race in 2019
Great first event of the year. Organisation and price and top priority with Sportive HQ events and this was great. Aid stations well stocked and signage more than adequate.
Did the race in 2019
Very well run and organised event. Great options and great merchandise if you want to purchase it. Well marshalled with mobile mechanical help, if required.
Did the race in 2019
I have done a few sportive hq events as a fairly new cyclist. Super well organised with great feed stations well marked routeS and super friendly staff
Did the race in 2019
Amazing event at a very reasonable price. Great route around Nottinghamshire by very friendly people with very good food stops
Did the race in 2019
My first sportive and because of this, not my last. Really enjoyed it even though the weather was against us. Gin tent and deck chairs at the finish kept me going. Great job guys n girls
Did the race in 2019
Absolutely loved this event. Well organised friendly marshalls and helpers. Doing again next year. Met some great people
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