Hereward the Wake
301km cycling event starting from Churchend,Dunmow, Essex. Controls at Cambridge, Whittlesey, Newport Pagnell, Biggleswade and Reed, plus 7 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 provided at the 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 villages and interesting towns and villages.
- 04:51 BST
- 21:17 BST
- X M G R T P L C
- Mudguards required
- Shoestring event few or no facilities or AUK controllers
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Camping at or near start
- Toilets at the start
- Left luggage secure(ish) at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- GPS files available from organiser
- Audax Club Mid-Essex
- Entries to:
- Thomas Deakins
31 The Causeway
- 15-30 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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