Event URN:
335277
Start date:
Sun, 17th Aug 2014
Event Type:
Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)
Venue:
The 'Quay'
Western Boulevard (by Sainsbury's Local), Leicester, LE2 7HN
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Event promoted by:
Leicester Forest CC ( website )
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Event website:
http://www.leicesterforest.org.uk/leicester-castle-classic-sportive.html
Event organiser:
Ms Janet Hudson
JanetHudson@britishcycling.org.uk
Cheques payable to:
Leicester City Council
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Info for Riders:
The Leicester Castle Classic Sportive takes place on the morning of the 17th August and is followed in the afternoon by the Leicester Castle Classic, part of British Cycling's Elite Men's National Grand Prix series.

All Sportive Riders will start under the official Gantry before heading out along the race circuit. The course is an undulating 100km ride to the famous Bosworth Battle field where Richard III fought and lost his crown.

Riders finishing before 12.10 will have the opportunity to finish under the Gantry before being directed into Bede Park, riders after this time will be directed along the Great Central Way into the Park.

Riders will be treated to a 'Pint and Pie' upon completion and can relax and watch the top professional teams compete in the Leicester Castle Classic, an exciting Kermesse style race taking place along the Mile Straight and Castle Gardens.

Route information can be found at the link below:-

https://www.goskyride.com/SCG/ViewRouteBlank?routeID=26092

Preview Rides:
Date Start Ride name Grade BCG Duration
17 Aug 14 07:30 Leicester Castle Classic --- --- 07 hr 30 mins

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The Leicester Castle Classic Sportive takes place on the morning of the 17th August and is followed in the afternoon by the Leicester Castle Classic, part of British Cycling's Elite Men's National Grand Prix series. 

All Sportive Riders will start under the official Gantry before heading out along the race circuit.  The course is an undulating 100km ride to the famous Bosworth Battle field where Richard III fought and lost his crown. 

Riders finishing before 12.20 will have the opportunity to finish under the Gantry before being directed into Bede Park, riders after this time will be directed along the Great Central Way into the Park.

Riders will be treated to a 'Pint and Pie' upon completion and can relax and watch the top professional teams compete in the Leicester Castle Classic, an exciting Kermesse style race taking place along the Mile Straight and Castle Gardens.

Event Location:

Western Boulevard (by Sainsbury's Local),
Leicester,
LE2 7HN

Ride: Leicester Castle Classic

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Fully Booked
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
17 Aug 14 07:30 07 hr 30 mins --- ---

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Leicester Castle Classic Sportive Route

Posted 02/08/2014

https://www.goskyride.com/SCG/ViewRouteBlank?routeID=26092

10
months ago

Leicester Forest Cycling Club

Posted 21/07/2014

http://www.leicesterforest.org.uk/leicester-castle-classic-sportive.html

10
months ago

Leicester Forest Cycling Club

Posted 21/07/2014

http://www.leicesterforest.org.uk/leicester-castle-classic-sportive.html