The Mendips Classic 2024

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The Mendips Classic 2024
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The UKCE Classic series is designed with all riders in mind, and the Mendips Classic is no different. 3 different distances allows all riders to enjoy the wonderful roads of this stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The brilliant routes and friendly atmosphere will make it a day to remember!
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Long, Middle and Short
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Sat, 13 Jul 2024
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Where and when
Location
Strode College Sports Centre, 8 Street Drove, Street BA16 0AH, UK
Start times
Saturday, 13 Jul 2024
Long: 8:00 amMiddle: 8:45 amShort: 9:10 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Mendips Classic 2024
Long
Distance
118km
CourseRoute
1 Loop
£45
Middle
Distance
83km
CourseRoute
1 Loop
£40
Short
Distance
58km
CourseRoute
1 Loop
£30
Route information
Long Distance: 123k Elevation Gain: +1436m
Middle Distance: 83k Elevation Gain: +818m
Short Distance: 59k Elevation Gain: +511m
This classic sportive set in the stunning Mendip Hills offers a variety of distances that cater to all abilities and ages of rider. More experienced riders can challenge themselves with a longer route incorporating some challenging ascents, whilst those who are new to the discipline can opt for a shorter, flatter course.
Ride along country roads as you take in the beautiful scenery of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The highlight of the Long and Middle routes will be Cheddar Gorge and its spectacular surroundings.
Difficulty
This ride is rated a 4/5 for difficulty. There are certainly some big hills which also means long descents. Amongst the climbs there are some fast flat sections to keep your legs moving.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Days Alcohol-Free Beer
  • Free Event Photography
  • Free Parking
  • OTE Feed Stops
  • Chip-timed results
  • Medical support
  • Mechanical Support
  • Fully marked route
  • Massage Available
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How to get there
Strode College Sports Centre, 8 Street Drove, Street BA16 0AH, UK
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By Car
Strode College Sports Centre is situated just south of Glastonbury and can be accessed from the A39.
Parking
There will be free parking on-site for this event.
Event day logistics
07:00 Gates open
07:30 Registration
08:00 - 08:45 Long race start window
08:45 - 09:15 Middle race start window
09:15 - 09:30 Short race start window
15:30 Event cut-off
Age Restrictions
  • Riders under the age of 12 will be granted free entry as long as they book alongside a full-paying adult
  • All riders under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them at all times.
Plastic-Free Event
This event is a plastic-free event so make sure to bring your own drinks bottle to refill at the aid stations.
Aid Stations
There will be aid stations along the course providing the best OTE fuel for participants to use.
Mandatory Kit
  • Helmet (must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B95 or European CE Standards
  • Basic tools
  • Inner tubes
  • Pump
  • Drink bottle
  • First Aid Kit
  • Mobile phone for emergencies
  • Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where its foggy or rain is forecast or where light is likely to be reduced
FAQs
Will there be mechanical support at the UKCE Mendips Classic?
Yes there will be mechanical support to help you with any issues.
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Will there be feed stations at the UKCE Mendips 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 UKCE Mendips Classic?
Yes, all finishers will receive a medal, as well as beer and other goodies.
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Will there be on-site parking at the UKCE Mendips Classic?
Yes, there will be free parking available at this event.
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Reviews
4.9
14 reviews
£30 - £45
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