Hadrian's Wall

Description

200km cycling event starting from Newcastle. Controls at Tynemouth, Haltwhistle, Carlisle and Whitehaven., plus 2 information controls.

Hadrian's Wall Path in a day. One of the “narrowest” coast-to-coast crossings Irish Sea to the North Sea, through Northern Pennines, well sign posted. Recommend bivvy/liner & mat option to sleep in Hall, return C2C.

Route uses old train tracks, Hadrian's Wall Cycle path on occasion, recommend 25mm tyres, unless venturing off-read. The vast majority of the roads are very quiet. This an ACH SR qualifier.
Allow time to dip your wheel in the Irish Sea and North Sea.
Near the start is 'home of the Rocket' https://stephensonrailwaymuseum.org.uk/collection/our-collections. Postal finish if you get back before cutoff time.. but why not stay and do C2C return the following day, 2 classic rides in a weekend Aka The Rocket

Event Date and Location

Distance:
200 km (200 km) in 13h20
Time:
06:30 to finish by 19:50
Starting from:
Newcastle
Fee:
£16.50
Closing Date:
Event has been cancelled
Entries close at:
1 riders
Please Note:
This is a cancelled event - it was previously listed but is no longer being run. Note that events that have been postponed are not marked 'C' - they will be found later in the Calendar, marked with a 'D'

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. This can be declared by the parent/guardian making an online entry on behalf of the under 18 rider. Otherwise, although an entry can be made online, the parent/guardian should complete and sign the parental consent form available here. More information about event entry terms related to under 18 year olds is here.

Event Information

Speed:
15-30 km/h
Climb:
0m
AAA:
0
Category:
BR
Body:
Audax Club Hackney
Audax Points:
2
Event No:
20-626

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Tim Sollesse Sollesse
Email:
tsaudax@gmail.com

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Routesheet:
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GPS:
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Facilities

Free accommodation (1 night)
Free accommodation (1 night)
Food and/or drink may be available en route
Food and/or drink may be available en route
GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Youth Hostel at or near start
Youth Hostel at or near start

Start Location

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Route Map

Hadrian's Wall

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