Way of the Roses in a Day - May

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£191.70
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This mammoth 170 mile challenge is ideal for experienced cyclists and offers up a truly rewarding course in return. There's a lead vehicle, a generous 5 feed stops and a picturesque finish line where you can munch down some pizza by the seaside - a much deserved reward after a long slog.
Participants
170mi
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Calendar
Sat, 20 May 2023
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Knottingley, United Kingdom
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20 to 50m elevation gain per km

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Where and when
Location
Premier Inn Pontefract North hotel, Ai Business Park, 84 Knottingley Rd, Knottingley, Pontefract WF11 0BU, UK
Start times
Sat, 20 May 2023
170mi:
4:45am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Way of the Roses in a Day - May
170mi
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170mi
£191.70
Route information
This hilly course takes participants through 7332ft of elevation as they speed from Knottingley down to the coastal area of Bridlington. There's plenty of charming countryside scenery to be found along the way.
Participants will finish their event at the seaside, making for a picturesque and fitting ending.
What's included
  • Fully Stocked Aid Stations
  • Hot Drinks
  • Pizza and Cake at the finish line
Train
How to get there
Premier Inn Pontefract North hotel, Ai Business Park, 84 Knottingley Rd, Knottingley, Pontefract WF11 0BU, UK
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By Car
Take the M62 and follow into Knottingly, take the turning onto Knottingly Road and find the starting area at Premier Inn Pontefract North hotel.
By Train
There is a train station located at Knottingley which is a 10 minute walk from the starting area.
Event day logistics
04:45 Event Starts
Aid Stations
There will be aid stations located at every 35 miles which will include food and water. There might even be some delicious cakes on offer too.
Cut-off times
Riders should be comfortable with an average speed of around 14mph over the 170 mile distance.
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Sportive HQ
Sportive HQ was formed by Matthew Porter in 2014, after having approximately 10 years experience in the organisation of various types of cycling events. It was very much the feeling that sportives were becoming more expensive over the last few years and that need not be the case, value for money can be put alongside quality events. Sportive HQ works alongside local clubs to produce events that riders will want to do every year. We listen to what riders want from an event and endeavour to meet those requests. At Sportive HQ we like to keep things simple, ample free parking, showers, changing rooms, a timed event with well spaced, well stocked feed stations and routes to challenge everyone of all abilities. Sportive HQ helps in the production of many local charity events and have helped raise, alongside local clubs, in excess of £50,000 for local charities over the last few years.
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FAQ's
Do I need to be a good cyclist to participate in the Way of the Roses in a Day - May?
Participants should be fairly experienced as this is a hilly and long course. Ensure that you're comfortable at sitting on a 14mph speed.
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Are there aid stations located at the Way of the Roses in a Day - May?
There will be aid stations located at every 35 miles which will include food and water. There might even be some delicious cakes on offer too.
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How old do I have to be to participate in the Way of the Roses in a Day - May?
All participants must be over the age of 18.
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