Castleton Classic

215km cycling event starting from Shenstone, Staffs. Controls at Hetty's Cafe Froghall, Castelton2Hope: Free choice of Control and Bradbourne Village Hall, plus 1 information control.

NEW EVENT HQ @ Shenstone Village Hall- larger, more toilets & parking. Location map & info. sent to entrants. ON-THE-DAY entry = +2 admin. Free DIY breakfast from 7:30am. NEW FROGHALL CAFE CONTROL: NOT Ipstones

Stg.1 rolling roads with a sting in the tail. Stg.2 Great views from Morridge then variety of climbs and descents. Info Control at Castleton. From here free Control to Hope but 2 recommended cafes in Hope. Stg.3 Four long steady climbs and descents to another excellent Village Hall Control in Bradbourne: new in 2018. Stage 4: flatter scenic lanes across Dove valley and Needwood Forest: DIVERSION HERE DUE TO ROADWORKS. Then more direct return through Lichfield to the finish.

Distance:
215 km   in 14h20
Date:
Sunday 12th May 2019
Time:
08:00   to finish by 22:20
Starting from:
Shenstone , Staffs
Fee:
£6.00   ( £6.75 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
8 May 2019

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Sunrises:
05:18 BST
Sunsets:
20:50 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
G L P R T
Organiser:
Body:
CTC North Birmingham
Entries to:
Roy Bishop
88 Millfield Road
Handsworth Wood
Birmingham
B20 1EB
Phone:
0121 357 2570
Speeds:
15-30 kph
ROA:
2000
AAA:
2.5
Total Climb:
2700m [2400m for AAA]
Event No:
19-126
Category:
BR
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