The Shark

202km cycling event starting from Greenwich. Controls at Chiddingly and Mayfield, plus 1 information control.

A hilly ride from the River Thames to the coast and back, mainly using quiet lanes and B roads. Fantastic views enroute over Southern England and the Channel with climbs over the North Downs, Weald and South Downs.

Starts from Cutty Sark Gardens where light refreshments will be provided, followed by food at the Chiddingly village hall after 80km. Halfway point is the cafe on the beach at Seaford, where you can chose to stop or not. On the way back there is a control in the pretty medieval town of Mayfield, where you need to get a receipt from one of the shops. Finishes at the Old Brewery pub just off Cutty Sark Gardens. Eligible for the Grimpeurs du Sud award (

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