The Cotswolds Beast
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Create unforgettable memories in this fantastic ride along the best back roads of the England. Choose between the 161k or 101k route, riding over glorious rolling terrain within the rural Cotswolds. Come along for the punchy climbs, stunning views and a bespoke finisher's medal.
Long Route, and Medium Route
Sun, 15 May 2022
Didmarton, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Didmarton, Badminton GL9 1DS, UK
Sun, 15 May 2022
Medium Route:8:00am |
This 161k route consists of rolling terrain and challenging climbs, with riders looking to gain up to 1686m of elevation.
Starting at Didmarton, riders will head east, passing through the picturesque Cotswolds villages on the quiet country lanes, looping past the edge of Cotswold Water Park.
There will be a challenging 3k climb out of Wotton-Under-Edge followed by the shorter but steeper Stouts Hill.
Starting in Didmarton, the medium route follows the first 99k of the long route over rolling terrain in the heart of the Cotswolds.
The route takes riders along the quiet back-roads, gaining up to 732m of elevation, making this route suitable to riders of all abilities.
Organizer route images
- Finisher's Medal
- Aid stations
- First Aid
- Chip-timed results
- Fully-marked course
- Race Village
- Free parking
How to get there
Didmarton, Badminton GL9 1DS, UKGet full directions
There will be free parking available on-site.
Event day logistics
08:00 - 10:00 Both races start
14:00 97k cut-off for Long Route
18:00 Race village closes
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.
Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
Riders for the Long Route must be through the 97k route split point by 2pm in order to continue on with the race.
The aid stations are located every 30 to 40k and will be fully packed with fruit, cakes, water, and sports gels.
At the race village, there will be coffee, cake, and lots of food trucks to try.
You will be provided with the route GPX file one week before the day of the event.
What to bring
- Two water bottles
- Basic repair kit
- GPS with GPX file on it (not mandatory)
What kit do I need for The Cotswolds Beast
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.
When does The Cotswolds Beast start?
The Cotswolds Beast starts at 8:00am. 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.
When will I have access to the GPX files for The Cotswolds Beast races?
You will be emailed the GPX files one week before the event start date.
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