Hereward the Wake


301km cycling event starting from Churchend,Dunmow, Essex. Controls at Cambridge, Whittlesey, Newport Pagnell, Biggleswade and Dunmow., plus 8 information controls.

A simple event, with a Friday evening start and easy night-time navigation. Two 24 hour garage controls, a motorway services and some long sections need a self-sufficient attitude. Brunch at the finish, included.

Optional pre-ride curry. The route follows the Cam valley to Cambridge, then up into the Fens, crossing the River Ouse several times on a gently undulating route, via some attractive lanes and interesting towns and villages.

Event Date and Location

300 km (301 km) in 20h00
21:00 to finish by 17:00
Starting from:
Churchend,Dunmow, Essex

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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

15-30 km/h
Audax Club Mid-Essex
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Organiser Information

Thomas Deakins

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Download routesheet (.zip) updated 12 07 2022
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Camping near start
Camping near start
GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Mudguards required
Mudguards required
Parking at start
Parking at start
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Toilets at Start
Toilets at Start
'shoestring' event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers
'shoestring' event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers

Start Location

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Route Map

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