Peak District Epic

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About
These routes have been carefully designed to take you off the beaten track, exposing the hidden gems of the Peaks. Riders will face serious challenges such as the mighty Winnats Pass and the rolling hills of Bakewell. All efforts will be rewarded with the panoramic views of this rural location.
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Scenery

Based on location

Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Hope Valley S33 0AH, UK
Start times
Sun, 10 Apr 2022
Long Route:
8:00am |
Medium Route:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Peak District Epic
Route information
Long Route
Starting in the heart of the Peak District in Hope, riders will first take on Winnats Pass. You will then head West towards Whaley Bridge and south along the picturesque River Goyt with a long 5k climb.
After a lumpy section to Bakewell, the last 55k features 2 big climbs. You will finish with a loop around Mam Tor, followed by a fast descent back into Hope.
Medium Route
Starting from Hope, you will tackle your first climb within the first 3k - Winnats Pass (1.5km at 12%). You then head South West along the Goyt Valley for a long, gentle 5k climb.
It is mostly downhill and rolling to Bakewell before one last climb of Longstone Edge and a fast descent home for a well earned medal.
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What's included
Train
How to get there
Hope Valley S33 0AH, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available on-site.
Event day logistics
08:00 - 10:00 Medium and Long routes start
18:00 Race village closes
Start Times
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.
Aid Stations
The aid stations are located every 30 to 40k and will be fully packed with fruit, cakes, water, and sports gels.
Race Village
At the race village, there will be coffee, cake, and lots of food trucks to try.
GPX
You will be provided with the route GPX file closer to the date.
Backpack
What to bring
FAQ's
When does the Peak District Epic start?
The Peak District Epic starts from 8am. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and set up your bike. You will also be emailed by the organiser to confirm your start time with them as you will be setting off in groups of 6.
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What kit do I need for the Peak District Epic?
Please bring the following kit: Two water bottles, basic repair kit (inner tubes, pump etc.), a helmet and a GPS with GPX file on it (not mandatory), and of course your bike.
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Will there be parking at the Peak District Epic?
Yes, there will be plenty of free parking on offer.
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When will I have access to the GPX files for the Peak District Epic?
You will be emailed the GPX files one week before the event start date.
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