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King Edward 100

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Take on this regal sportive along the roads of North Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Great for riders of all levels, the undulating course passes though quaint scenic villages on quiet country lanes. Come for the physical challenge or for the superb scenery.

Review summary

4.9
33 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Lisa B
"My first sportive and because of this, not my last. Really enjoyed it even..."

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Anthea T
"Loved this course and event, well signposted, great stops and facilities...."

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Che g
"Great early season course that is very well organised. not to easy or to hard...."
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How to enter the King Edward 100

  1. 102 Mile Road Bike

    Bike 101.9mi
    £27.50
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  2. 61 Mile Road Bike

    Bike 61mi
    £27.50
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  3. 23 Mile Road Bike

    Bike 23mi
    £20
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King Edward 100 routes

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.

Event Details

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.

Raceday Logistics

Itinerary

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

Registration

  • 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

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.

Spectators

There is no fee for spectators to attend this event.

Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact [email protected]

FAQs

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 ([email protected]) 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.

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King Edward 100 weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

11°C
Predicted highs
5°C
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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 11mph

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King Edward 100 reviews (33)

4.9 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

Reasons people recommend this event

Friendly atmosphere

Family-friendly

Helpful volunteers

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    Anthea T

    Did the 61 Mile Road Bike in 2019

    Loved this course and event, well signposted, great stops and facilities. Proper food and drinks offered.
  • C

    Che g

    Did the 61 Mile Road Bike 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.
  • M

    Mark S

    Did the 61 Mile Road Bike 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.
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    Ian s

    Did the 102 Mile Road Bike in 2019

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    Martin L

    Did the 102 Mile Road Bike 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 102 Mile Road Bike 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.
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    Sarah A

    Did the 61 Mile Road Bike 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
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    Rob P

    Did the 102 Mile Road Bike in 2019

    Amazing event at a very reasonable price. Great route around Nottinghamshire by very friendly people with very good food stops
  • Did the 61 Mile Road Bike 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
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  • Did the 61 Mile Road Bike in 2019

    Absolutely loved this event. Well organised friendly marshalls and helpers. Doing again next year. Met some great people