The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic

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This Classic in support of Alzeimer's Research is designed with all riders in mind. With 4 routes to choose from, and nothing too technical, everyone is welcome. Come along for a wonderful day in the saddle, your finisher's medal and goodies, and to raise money and awareness for a brilliant cause.
Participants
Long, Middle, Short, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat 24th Jul 2021
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Newmarket Racecourses Conference Centre, Rowley Mile Racecourse, Rowley Mile Drive, Newmarket CB8 0TF, UK
Start times
Sat 24th Jul 2021
Long:
8:00am |
Middle:
8:35am |
Short:
9:10am |
Rook:
9:10am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic
Rook
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19km
£10.00
Short
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58km
£25.00
Middle
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89km
£35.00
Long
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122km
£40.00
Route information
Long
Distance 122k
Elevation 855m
Medium
Distance 89k
Elevation 646m
Short
Distance 58k
Elevation 477m
Rook
Distance 19k
Elevation 157m
The Uk Cycling Events' Classic Series is designed with all riders in mind. With four routes to choose from and nothing too technical this is a perfect event for both experienced riders and anyone new to the sport.
This is one of two special events in conjunction with Uk Cycling Events' Charity Partners at Alzheimer’s Research UK. So not only can you join a beautiful ride with a friendly atmosphere, but whilst you're doing it you can raise money for a brilliant cause.
This event helps raise awareness for the fantastic work Alzheimer’s Research UK does and goes a long way into making breakthroughs for Dementia treatment and care possible.
All four routes wind through the historic county of Suffolk and take a relatively flat route as you take in the vast array of agricultural land and rolling pastures. The routes on offer are perfect for anyone wishing to come and ride with us for the first time or for someone looking for a faster sportive for the year.
After a tough but stunning day out on the road you will be well rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line. Everyone will of course receive their finisher's medal, but also you will receive beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from other event partners.
So sign up for a wonderful, professionally run cycling experience with a friendly atmosphere.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Beer from Freedom Brewery
  • Goodies for finishers
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Free parking
  • Fully signed route
  • Feed stops
  • Chip timing
  • Free event photography
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How to get there
Newmarket Racecourses Conference Centre, Rowley Mile Racecourse, Rowley Mile Drive, Newmarket CB8 0TF, UK
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By Car
Newmarket Racecourse is situated approximately 13 miles east of Cambridge and can be accessed from the A414.
Parking
There will be free parking at the event for participants.
By Train
Newmarket Train Station is just a short distance from the Racecourse.
Event day logistics
07:00 Gates open
07:30 Registration
08:00 - 08:30 Long race start window
08:35 - 09:05 Middle race start window
09:10 - 09:30 Short race and Rook race start window
Age Restrictions
All riders under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them at all times.
Mandatory Kit
Everyone taking part must have the following with them for the event:
  • Helmet (no helmet, no ride). Helmets must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B95 or European CE Standards
  • Basic tools
  • Inner tubes
  • Pump
  • Drink bottle
  • First aid kit (recommended)
  • Mobile phone for emergencies
  • Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where fog or rain is forecast or where light is likely to be reduced)
  • Facemask (for venue) and hand sanitiser
Charity Support
While you're pedalling away, enjoying the ride, why not raise some money to help Alzheimer's Research UKExternalLink. All you need to do is set up a fundraising pageExternalLink and send the link to your friends so they can support you and the good cause.
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UK Cycling Events
We organise over 35 cycling events a year across Great Britain, as well as one in France, offering full medical and mechanical support. We plan our events in some of the most scenic locations we can find, while making sure the routes are perfectly suited for day in saddle. All of our cycling events have multiple routes of varying length and elevation. This is to cater for cyclist of all ages and abilities. Our cycling events aren't just about Road Sportives - we also organise a selection of Mountain Bike and Cyclocross events.
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FAQ's
Do I need a re-usable cup or bottle at The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic?
Yes, please bring a water bottle or re-usable cup. UK Cycling have pledged themselves to protecting the great British outdoors. By doing so, they're on a quest to make the up and coming season 100% plastic free.
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Can I enter on the day at The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic?
There is entry on the day, subject to availability, for £5 more than the entry prices online.
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Will there be mechanical support at The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic?
Yes there will be mechanical support to help you with any issues.
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Are there feed stations at The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic?
The route will have multiple feed stops provided by OTE Sports Nutrition.
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Do all finishers receive a medal at The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic?
Yes, all finishers will receive a medal, as well as beer and other goodies.
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Will there be parking on-site at The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic?
Yes, there will be free parking available at this event.
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Is the The Alzheimer's Research UK Suffolk Classic raising money for charity?
Yes, the event is in support of Alzheimers Research UK.
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Did the Middle in 2021
First Sportive. Loved it. Feed stop good (although would have liked a cuppa there)Marshalls friendly and really lovely clapping you in at the end. Goody bag fab, especially as hadn't realised we were getting one. Would do an event again.
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