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Try out this celebration of cycling at the Wildwood Gravel. With a fun and friendly atmosphere, three distances to choose from as well as not being an out and out race, this event is perfect for riders new to sportives as well as those who come out for the love of cycling.
Mid Route - 60k, Full Route - 80k, and Short Route - 40k
Sun, 6 Mar 2022
Reading, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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Where and when
Woodcote Village Hall, Reading Rd, Reading RG8 0QY, UK
Sun, 6 Mar 2022
Short Route - 40k:8:30am |
Mid Route - 60k:8:30am |
Full Route - 80k:8:30am
All routes will be over a variety of terrain, with it constantly changing from dirt to tarmac to grass to gravel to tarmac.
Routes will be fully marked with orange signs and orange ribbons (you will shown samples of these at the ride briefing). Everybody follows orange. At route divide points, you will see a set of yellow signs, with “Full Route”, “Mid Route” or “Short Route” written on them, pointing in different directions. At this point, follow the right sign for the route you are riding. Once you get beyond the route divide point, you will start following orange signs and ribbons again.
- Finisher's Medal
- Fully marked route
- Mid ride feed/ support station
- Route maps
- Hot food and drink available at the event base
How to get there
Woodcote Village Hall, Reading Rd, Reading RG8 0QY, UKGet full directions
From Reading, the Woodgate Village Hall is most accessible from the A340 or A4074.
Event day logistics
08:30 - 09:30 Long, Mid and Short routes start
16:30 Event centre closes
* Further information about timings will be communicated to participants before the event.
Go to the registration desk on your arrival. Before the event day, you'll be issued with a scan-able bike number which you should present at the desk to receive your timing chip and colour A4 map. No worries if you need a replacement, you can get from the registration desk too.
There will be an assortment of hot and cold snacks, food and drink available to purchase at the Race HQ before and after the event.
There will be food, water and energy mix at a feed station on the course to help you stay fuelled during the ride.
Please remember this is not a race so you should ride safely on the course and cooperatively to all other riders.
Under 16s can enter all distances but must select the 'Junior Entry' ticket when registering.
What to bring
You should have a bike that will be able to handle the predominately off-road bike. Mountain bikes, gravel/ adventure bikes and CX bikes come most recommended.
Is the Wildwood Gravel a competitive race?
No, this event is a fun sportive. All finishers will receive a medal.
How will I know which route to follow for the Wildwood Gravel?
All riders will follow the orange signs. Where the course splits for the different distances, signs will be in yellow. Please follow the arrows labeled with the course you've signed up for.
Will there be a place I can fill up my water bottle on the Wildwood Gravel course?
Yes, there'll be a feed station on all the courses fully stocked with food, water and energy mix to help you stay fuelled during the ride.
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