Moonrakers & Sunseekers


308km cycling event starting from Easton, Bristol. Controls at Solstice Park - Amesbury [Free], Lilliput - Poole, Podimore [Free], Yatton and Easton, Bristol., plus 1 information control.

The third running of what many have touted as a new Classic! Ride through the night under a waning gibbous moon to the coast. Return via a few Dorset hills passing Glastonbury Tor, use the Strawberry Line to Bristol

Interactive map available through web link. ============================================================= Included in the entry is breakfast + trimmings at Lilliput Sea Scout hut on Poole Harbour & snacks at the Arrivée. Head out through Bath on easily navigated roads to Devizes, passing The Crammer where legend has it Wiltshire folk were caught by the Excisemen raking for 'the moon'. Continue down the Avon Valley through Salisbury and edging The New Forest, along the coast and around Poole Harbour, watching out for luxury Sunseekers this time! Pass through the chocolate box village of Milton Abbas and past the Abbey in the Dorset Hills and on. Into Somerset passing Glastonbury Tor and across The Levels to Axbridge. Then use The Strawberry Line railway path through the end of The Mendips passing orchards to stop at The Strawberry Line Cafe before returning to Bristol. Due to the success of the 2019 event entries will close early when capacity reached.

Event Date and Location

300 km (308 km) in 20h32
22:00 to finish by + 18:32
Starting from:
Easton, Bristol
Closing Date:
Tue 24 Nov 2020

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

15-30 km/h
Audax Club Bristol
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Organiser Information

Will Pomeroy

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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
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Youth Hostel at or near start
Youth Hostel at or near start

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Moonrakers & Sunseekers

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