Little Lumpy

Cycle Sportive , Haslemere – Sunday, 19 May 2013

Event Details

Event URN:

249209

Start Date:

Sun, 19th May 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Little Lumpy, Woolmer Hill Road, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 1QA
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Event Website:

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Cheques payable to:

Haslemere Festival

Event Overview

Once again the tried and tested Little Lumpy is back for 2013. Now in its 5th year it is bigger and better than ever!

Starting again in Haslemere we take you through the prettiest parts of the Sussex and Hampshire Weald to the South Downs at South Harting where the Challenge and Epic routes branch off to take you over some testing little climbs.

A ‘not-for-profit’ event raising money for Haslemere Festival and this year’s partner charity, Haslemere Museum which is celebrating its 125th year, Little Lumpy is a great way to support the community and provides you with a fantastic day’s ridingin return.

The home cooked food provided for riders at feeding stations around the course has now become legendary and is probably the best to be found at any Cycling Sportive throughout the country.

For those less local, we have arranged special rates for cyclists at various hotels in the area. Details to be confirmed, so please do follow us on Facebook or Twitter. For more general information on accommodation in the area, please visit the Haslemere Visitor and Local Information Centre.

In order to enhance the facilities for our riders, this year we have moved the start and finish point to the Woolmer Hill Sports Association Club House at Woolmer Hill. As well as free parking we are able to provide changing facilities, showers, toilets and all the facilities associated with a modern clubhouse.

Info for Riders

Little Lumpy - Three courses in one. Sport - 38 miles (61km) with 1970ft (600m) of climbing and one feed-stop at South Harting. Challenge - 59 miles (95km) with 4073ft (1241m) of climbing, over the South Downs four times and with two feed stops. The Challenge follows the same route as the ‘Sport’ to South Harting. There you will encounter your first ascent of the South Downs up the North Face of Harting Down and then back over the Downs three more times before you return towards Haslemere, only this time with a last hurrah over Blackdown. Epic - 100 miles (161km) with 7320ft (2231m) of climbing, eleven climbs and three feed stops. Follows the Challenge route to South Harting, up the North Face of Harting Down, back over to South Harting, before climbing Holt Down, Butser Hill, Stoner Hill, Teglease Down (feed stop), Wheely Down, Wether Down, Butser Hill again, before returning towards Haslemere via South Harting (feed stop), but with a last hurrah over Blackdown, the highest point between the Down


The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
19/05/13 08:00 Little Lumpy Challenge - 95 km 95km / 59 miles
19/05/13 08:00 Little Lumpy Epic - 160 km 160km / 99 miles
19/05/13 08:00 Little Lumpy Sport - 61 km 61km / 38 miles

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Enter a Ride

Ride Little Lumpy Challenge
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 19/05/13 08:00 0 laps / 95km / 59m ---
Entry: Postal: (£20.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Little Lumpy Challenge
Sun 19/05/13 - 08:00
95km / 59 miles
Entry: Postal: (£20.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Little Lumpy Epic
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 19/05/13 08:00 0 laps / 160km / 100m ---
Entry: Postal: (£25.00), On Day: (£35.00)
Ride Little Lumpy Epic
Sun 19/05/13 - 08:00
160km / 100 miles
Entry: Postal: (£25.00), On Day: (£35.00)
Ride Little Lumpy Sport
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 19/05/13 08:00 0 laps / 61km / 39m ---
Entry: Postal: (£15.00), On Day: (£25.00)
Ride Little Lumpy Sport
Sun 19/05/13 - 08:00
61km / 39 miles
Entry: Postal: (£15.00), On Day: (£25.00)

Sportive: Last chance for Little Lumpy

Posted 13/05/2013 - British Cycling

Entries to close Wednesday View Full Report

Sportive: Little Lumpy entries open

Posted 12/04/2013 - British Cycling

Up to 7300ft of climbing on 100 mile route View Full Report

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