Hereward the Wake

Description

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. Car park start and postal finish.

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

Distance:
300 km (301 km) in 20h00
Time:
21:00 to finish by 17:00
Starting from:
Churchend,Dunmow, Essex
Fee:
£10.00
Closing Date:
Enter soon as entries may close early if event is full

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

Speed:
15-30 km/h
Climb:
1107m
AAA:
0
Category:
BRM
Body:
Audax Club Mid-Essex
Audax Points:
3
Event No:
22-414

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Thomas Deakins
Email:
tom.deakins@btinternet.com

The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser

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Routesheet:
Download routesheet (.zip) updated 25 05 2021
GPS:
No Route GPS file uploaded

Facilities

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

no route map supplied

No route map image supplied

Creative
Commons License  Any material associated with this event is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

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