The Igloo Sportive 2017

Cycle Sportive , Derbyshire – Sunday, 23 Apr 2017

Event Summary

Event Overview

**20/4/17 - ONLINE ENTRIES NOW CLOSED - FOR A LATE ENTRY PLEASE EMAIL INFO@DARKANDWHITE.CO.UK OR TEXT 07970 278085**

A "no-nonsense" high quality medium distance early season sportive starting from the beautiful village of Ashover midway between Matlock and Chesterfield. Two routes will be available: 82km/1706m climb and 44km/962m climb offering the very best that the Eastern Peak District can offer in terms of road cycling including Holymoorside, Beeley Moor, Cromford Hill, Wirksworth, Belper and Crich.

To see the fully comprehensive pre-event guide including route details, timings, technical climb information etc see https://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Igloo2017-Road-Book.pdf

Both routes wherever possible stick to quiet country roads and lanes i.e. avoiding busy A roads - in addition expect loads of great scenery and plenty of tough ascents. You can also expect:

  • A clearly signed/arrowed route
  • A feed-station providing juice, water, gels/bars and fruit
  • Colour route map provided including emergency numbers
  • SPORTident chip timing for an instant post-event time
  • Refreshments at the finish 
  • Gold, silver and bronze awards based on your finishing time (separate ladies award times)
  • Roadside climb information signs & summit boards

 Registration opens at 7.30am - set off riding at any time between 8.00 and 9.30am.

Event Details

Event URN:

404652

Start Date:

Sun, 23rd Apr 2017

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Ashover Parish Hall, Milken Lane , Ashover, Derbyshire , S45 0BA
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Event Website:

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Event Organiser:

Adrian Boyes
info@darkandwhite.co.uk

Other Events:

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About the Event

Info for Riders

This event is organised by Dark & White Events (originally established 1996) who also bring you The Matlock Top Ten, The Peak Epic and The Battle of Bradfield (BOB) sportives. As experienced cyclists ourselves we know exactly what we like to see at an event and we specialise in ensuring that all sportive participants achieve the best possible overall cycling experience.

The Rides

82km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 23/04/17 08:00 1 laps / 85km / 53 miles 100
Entry: Postal: (£22.50), On Day: (£25.50)
Sun 23/04/17 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
1 laps / 85km / 53 miles
44km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 23/04/17 08:00 1 laps / 44km / 27 miles 100
Entry: Postal: (£17.50), On Day: (£20.50)
Sun 23/04/17 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
1 laps / 44km / 27 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

**20/4/17 - ONLINE ENTRIES NOW CLOSED - FOR A LATE ENTRY PLEASE EMAIL INFO@DARKANDWHITE.CO.UK OR TEXT 07970 278085**

A "no-nonsense" high quality medium distance early season sportive starting from the beautiful village of Ashover midway between Matlock and Chesterfield. Two routes will be available: 82km/1706m climb and 44km/962m climb offering the very best that the Eastern Peak District can offer in terms of road cycling including Holymoorside, Beeley Moor, Cromford Hill, Wirksworth, Belper and Crich.

To see the fully comprehensive pre-event guide including route details, timings, technical climb information etc see https://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Igloo2017-Road-Book.pdf

Both routes wherever possible stick to quiet country roads and lanes i.e. avoiding busy A roads - in addition expect loads of great scenery and plenty of tough ascents. You can also expect:

  • A clearly signed/arrowed route
  • A feed-station providing juice, water, gels/bars and fruit
  • Colour route map provided including emergency numbers
  • SPORTident chip timing for an instant post-event time
  • Refreshments at the finish 
  • Gold, silver and bronze awards based on your finishing time (separate ladies award times)
  • Roadside climb information signs & summit boards

 Registration opens at 7.30am - set off riding at any time between 8.00 and 9.30am.

Event Details

Event URN:

404652

Start Date:

Sun, 23rd Apr 2017

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Ashover Parish Hall, Milken Lane , Ashover, Derbyshire , S45 0BA
View map

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Adrian Boyes
info@darkandwhite.co.uk

Other Events:

View other events promoted by this organiser

About the Event

Info for Riders

This event is organised by Dark & White Events (originally established 1996) who also bring you The Matlock Top Ten, The Peak Epic and The Battle of Bradfield (BOB) sportives. As experienced cyclists ourselves we know exactly what we like to see at an event and we specialise in ensuring that all sportive participants achieve the best possible overall cycling experience.

The Rides

82km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 23/04/17 08:00 1 laps / 85km / 53 miles 100
Entry: Postal: (£22.50), On Day: (£25.50)
Sun 23/04/17 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
1 laps / 85km / 53 miles
44km Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 23/04/17 08:00 1 laps / 44km / 27 miles 100
Entry: Postal: (£17.50), On Day: (£20.50)
Sun 23/04/17 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 100
1 laps / 44km / 27 miles

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