The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014

Cycle Sportive , Oxfordshire – Sunday, 17 Aug 2014

Event Details

Event URN:

322414

Start Date:

Sun, 17th Aug 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP
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Event Website:

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Event Overview

After taking a year off in 2013, one of the UK’s favourite sportive events returns for 2014.  The Blenheim Palace Sportive will take place on Sunday 17 August 2014.

Rolling out from one of the UK’s iconic historic homes riders will have the choice of a 100 mile or 60 mile route through the beautiful Cotswold countryside.  Both routes are challenging, featuring a series of rolling climbs, but will suit a wide range of riders.

The event will  feature waymarked routes, electronic timing, on-course marshalls, mechanical support, feed stations and event photographer. 

Standard Entry is £35, VIP Entry is £100. 

Info for Riders

The Blenheim Palace Sportive features two routes across the Cotswolds. One of 60 miles, one of 100 miles. Standard Entry is £35, VIP Entry is £100. Very Limited Early Entries are available at £30 (Standard), £90 (VIP). Standard Entry includes •Online entry •Regular email newsletter •Free car parking at the start/finish venue •Electronic timing •Route signage, en-route information •Mechanical support •Motorcycle marshalling •First aid cover •Feed stations with water, energy drink, sweet and/or savoury food •Course recovery for rider and bike •Gold, Silver and Bronze timing standards for age and gender •Blenheim Sportive tee shirt Alongside benefits listed above VIP entry will also include priority event start in the first wave of riders for your distance, continental breakfast and post-ride lunch supplied by Searcys in the Palace Marlborough Room, official Blenheim Sportive Hoodie (RRP £40). Event starts at 8am on August 17, registration from 6am.


The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
17/08/14 08:00 100 mile - The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014 160km / 99 miles
17/08/14 08:00 60 mile - The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014 96km / 60 miles

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Ride 100 mile - The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 17/08/14 08:00 160km / 100 miles 1400
Ride 100 mile - The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014
Sun 17/08/14 - 08:00
160km / 100 miles
Est. Field Size: 1400
Ride 60 mile - The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 17/08/14 08:00 96km / 60 miles ---
Ride 60 mile - The Blenheim Palace Sportive 2014
Sun 17/08/14 - 08:00
96km / 60 miles

Blenheim Palace sportive confirms route

Posted 23/06/2014 - British Cycling

Ride returns to 2012 route, with a few changes. View Full Report

Blenheim Palace early bird entry closes soon

Posted 10/04/2014 - British Cycling

Discounted entry offer ends April 18 View Full Report

Blenheim Palace Sportive returns for 2014

Posted 26/03/2014 - British Cycling

One of the UK’s favourite sportive events – the Blenheim Palace Sportive – will return to the cycling calendar View Full Report

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