The Westmorland Spartans

300km cycling event starting from Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria. Controls at Alston, Bellingham, Langholm and Gretna Green Services.

An early morning run past Ullswater, quiet roads via Alston, Bellingham, Kielder Water and Langholm. Fast food at the Gretna motorway services then back south to enjoy an evening descent of the Kirkstone Pass.

Just about hilly enough for AAA, but nothing too steep and for the majority of the ride lovely quiet roads with fine views. Short sections of main road near Langholm and Carlisle. Basic accommodation before and after the event in the school gym, bring sleeping bags/mats. Splendid catering in the pavilion and parking included in the price, You couldn't park in The Lakes and get tea and a cake for less than 8.00!!! Note that the 100km ride is not on as a calendar event this year, but the perm cards will be on sale on the day.

Distance:
300 km   in 20h00
Date:
Saturday 19th May 2018
Time:
07:00   to finish by + 03:00
Starting from:
Troutbeck Bridge , Cumbria
Fee:
£8.00   ( £8.00 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
7 May 2018

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Sunrises:
05:03 BST
Sunsets:
21:14 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map
Facilities:
YH A(2) L P R T S
Organiser:
Body:
Lakes Velo
Entries to:
Paul Revell
Kirklands
Brow Edge
Backbarrow
Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 8QL
Phone:
Speeds:
15-30 kph
ROA:
2000
AAA:
4
Total Climb:
4000m
Event No:
18-9
Category:
BRM
Email:


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Routesheet:
Download 9r.zip updated 19.04.16
GPS:
Download 9g.zip updated 01.02.16
Route
See outline map below.
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