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The Five Valleys Sportive

Cycle Sportive , Port Talbot – Sunday, 04 Sep 2016

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Event Summary

Event Overview

The Five Valleys Sportive!  This challenging and exciting sportive is being held annually in aid of Prostate Cymru that helps raise awareness and support for men in Wales with prostate cancer. A testing, tough and historic route awaits those who enter this fun, popular and rapidly growing event.
  • The Five Valleys was established in 2013
  • It is our 4th annual Five Valleys Sportive this year
  • Up to 800 riders have taken on this sportive
  • Challenging route & spectacular scenery
  • Premier calendar route
  • Timed event with electronic tagging
  • Two different route options, Long route (72m) & Short route (54m)
  • Feeding & water stations, mechanical support & medical support
Go On, Test Your Limits…

Whether you are a club, part of a club, an enthusiast or just a reasonably experienced rider, we fully recommend you add this event to your annual cycling calendar. The history of the Five Valleys race route comes from an event which was started as a road race by the Port Talbot Wheelers in 1958 and grew to become one of the most famous races held in Wales. It was the only race in Wales which was given a Star Trophy status – this rating is now called Premier Calendar. The reason for its popularity was because it was such an arduous course taking in some of the most historical climbs in South Wales.

Event Details

Event URN:

398856

Start Date:

Sun, 4th Sep 2016

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales, SA13 2TJ
View map

British Cycling Grading:

This event has been graded using data collected by Other

Times

Provisional Times

Ride Long Route - 72 Miles

http://racetimingsolutions.racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=16269&RId=599&EId=2

Ride Short Route - 54 Miles

http://racetimingsolutions.racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=16269&RId=599&EId=1 

About the Event

Info for Riders

This challenging and exciting sportive is being held annually in aid of Prostate Cymru that helps raise awareness and support for men in Wales with prostate cancer.

The history of the Five Valleys race route comes from an event which was started as a road race by the Port Talbot Wheelers in 1958 and grew to become one of the most famous races held in Wales, it was the only race in Wales which was given a Star Trophy status – this rating is now called Premier Calendar. The reason for its popularity was because it was such an arduous course taking in some of the most historical climbs in South Wales. 

In 2013, The Five Valleys Sportive was open to Cycle Club members by invitation of Prostate Cymru to launch the event and raise the profile of the Charity. The success of the launch event and the enthusiasm of the riders led to the formal creation of the Prostate Cymru Five Valleys Sportive in 2014 which is now open to include the general public and cycling enthu

The Rides

2
Long Route - 72 Miles Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 04/09/16 09:00 116km / 72 miles 57 ---
Entry: On Day: (£35.00)
Sun 04/09/16 – 09:00
2
British Cycling Grading: 57
116km / 72 miles
2
Short Route - 54 Miles Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 04/09/16 09:00 87km / 54 miles 45 ---
Entry: On Day: (£35.00)
Sun 04/09/16 – 09:00
2
British Cycling Grading: 45
87km / 54 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

The Five Valleys Sportive!  This challenging and exciting sportive is being held annually in aid of Prostate Cymru that helps raise awareness and support for men in Wales with prostate cancer. A testing, tough and historic route awaits those who enter this fun, popular and rapidly growing event.
  • The Five Valleys was established in 2013
  • It is our 4th annual Five Valleys Sportive this year
  • Up to 800 riders have taken on this sportive
  • Challenging route & spectacular scenery
  • Premier calendar route
  • Timed event with electronic tagging
  • Two different route options, Long route (72m) & Short route (54m)
  • Feeding & water stations, mechanical support & medical support
Go On, Test Your Limits…

Whether you are a club, part of a club, an enthusiast or just a reasonably experienced rider, we fully recommend you add this event to your annual cycling calendar. The history of the Five Valleys race route comes from an event which was started as a road race by the Port Talbot Wheelers in 1958 and grew to become one of the most famous races held in Wales. It was the only race in Wales which was given a Star Trophy status – this rating is now called Premier Calendar. The reason for its popularity was because it was such an arduous course taking in some of the most historical climbs in South Wales.

Event Details

Event URN:

398856

Start Date:

Sun, 4th Sep 2016

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales, SA13 2TJ
View map

British Cycling Grading:

This event has been graded using data collected by Other

Times

Provisional Times

Ride Long Route - 72 Miles

http://racetimingsolutions.racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=16269&RId=599&EId=2

Ride Short Route - 54 Miles

http://racetimingsolutions.racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=16269&RId=599&EId=1 

About the Event

Info for Riders

This challenging and exciting sportive is being held annually in aid of Prostate Cymru that helps raise awareness and support for men in Wales with prostate cancer.

The history of the Five Valleys race route comes from an event which was started as a road race by the Port Talbot Wheelers in 1958 and grew to become one of the most famous races held in Wales, it was the only race in Wales which was given a Star Trophy status – this rating is now called Premier Calendar. The reason for its popularity was because it was such an arduous course taking in some of the most historical climbs in South Wales. 

In 2013, The Five Valleys Sportive was open to Cycle Club members by invitation of Prostate Cymru to launch the event and raise the profile of the Charity. The success of the launch event and the enthusiasm of the riders led to the formal creation of the Prostate Cymru Five Valleys Sportive in 2014 which is now open to include the general public and cycling enthu

The Rides

2
Long Route - 72 Miles Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 04/09/16 09:00 116km / 72 miles 57 ---
Entry: On Day: (£35.00)
Sun 04/09/16 – 09:00
2
British Cycling Grading: 57
116km / 72 miles
2
Short Route - 54 Miles Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 04/09/16 09:00 87km / 54 miles 45 ---
Entry: On Day: (£35.00)
Sun 04/09/16 – 09:00
2
British Cycling Grading: 45
87km / 54 miles

British Cycling Grading

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