North Wales Gravel X

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£45.00
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Glide through stunning natural landscapes through North Wales back-country. Whichever option you choose, the North Wales Gravel X is the perfect end of season race. Best of all, after cruising around Llyn Brenig & Alwen Reservoir, you'll be greeted with a post-race social drink.
Participants
52k Gravel Sportive, and 81k Gravel Sportive
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Calendar
Sun, 16 Oct 2022
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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Ruthin LL15, UK
Start times
Sun, 16 Oct 2022
81k Gravel Sportive:
8:00am |
52k Gravel Sportive:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for North Wales Gravel X
81k Gravel Sportive
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81km
Route
1 Loop
£45.00
52k Gravel Sportive
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52km
Route
1 Loop
£45.00
Route information
Terrain Tarmac, off-road, and forest paths
Route Type Loop
Starting in Ruthin, get those legs moving with a 5k stretch on tarmac. After a short off-road section, you will tackle the course's biggest climb.
The ride around two reservoirs on fast, flat gravel with great waterfront views marks the middle of the route.
From the reservoirs, you'll cut through the forest before a fast section on the road back to Ruthin for a well-earned beer and some food.
What's included
  • Route GPX (sent out one week before)
  • Feed stations
  • Fully way-marked route
  • Chip-timed results
  • Race Village
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
  • Bike wash
  • Bike rental and mechanics available
Train
How to get there
Ruthin LL15, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available on site.
Event day logistics
08:00 - 10:00 75k sportive starts
Start Time
Once you have registered, Glorious Gravel will email you to decide on a start time, either 8 am or 10 am.
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 18 and over in order to participate.
Facilities
There are refreshments for you to enjoy after the race.
Toilets
There will be toilets available at race village.
Marshals and Chip Timing
Focus just the stunning views & thrilling ride. The route is marked out all the way & you can check your time for the route at the end.
First Aid and Mechanics
At all feed stops, there will be first aiders & mechanics.
Ride Captains
Ride captains along the route will be offering support.
Backpack
Kit List
  • Helmet (compulsory)
  • Water bottle
  • A basic kit to repair punctures and inner tubes
Recommended Bike
The route is 25% backroads and 75% gravel trails. A gravel bike with 36mm+ tyres is recommended for experienced riders. A MTB is satisfactory, but slower than a gravel bike. E bikes riders are welcome on this rides.
FAQ's
What happens if I have an accident during the North Wales Gravel X?
There will be first aiders and mechanics at all the feed stops on hand if there are any accidents. There will also be ride captains along the route to support the riders.
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When will we receive the route GPX for the North Wales Gravel X?
The route GPX will be sent to registered participants within one week of the ride.
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What time does the North Wales Gravel X start?
You can choose your start time of either 8 am or 10 am.
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Can I ride my E-Bike at the North Wales Gravel X?
Yes, E-bikes are welcome on this route!
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Reviews
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1 reviews
£45.00
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