Chartists to the Marches

104km cycling event starting from Corse, Gloucestershire. Controls at Goodrich and Much Marcle, plus 2 information controls.

From the Chartist settlement of Corse across the Vale of Leadon, through the Wye Valley and across the Welsh Border (the River Monnow) into Monmouthshire, visiting several castles. Back through cider country.

Starting in Corse, the ride first travels to the historic market town of Newent then onwards skirting the top edge of the Forest of Dean to the first control at Goodrich Castle in time for elevenses. From there it passes over the border into Wales at Skenfrith then up to Grosmont before turning back into England. Border country turns to verdant orchards and the second control stop at Weston's Cider. A route mainly on quiet country lanes and B roads. Short stretches on A roads. Some on-road sections of National Cycle Network and the Newent Loop cycle trail. Varying road surfaces. Corse is on the A417 about 8 miles North of Gloucester and 5 miles South of M50 junction 2. The depart and arrivee are at the Queen Elizabeth II Playing Fields, home of Leadon Vale Cycling Club, at the south end of the settlement. PLEASE NOTE NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE DAY. PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK OR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU HAVE ENTERED BUT NOT RECEIVED START DETAILS BY EMAIL.

Distance:
104 km   in 8h19
Date:
Sunday 15th September 2019
Time:
09:00   to finish by 17:19
Starting from:
Corse , Gloucestershire
Fee:
£6.00   ( £7.00 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
Entries now closed.

A This is an AAA-adjusted event - the AAA points assessment has been revised, relative to the Audax UK hardcopy Calendar.
This does NOT necessarily imply that the route has changed.
   Change of AAA

Sunrises:
06:41 BST
Sunsets:
19:27 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
G P T R (100)
Organiser:
Michael Sutton
Body:
Leadon Vale Cycling Club
Entries to:
Michael Sutton
(event closed - contact details removed)
Phone:
Speeds:
12.5-30 kph
AAA:
1.5
Total Climb:
1540m [1530m for AAA]
Event No:
19-957
Category:
BP
Email:


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Route
See outline map below.
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