The Wakefield Hospice Sportive: The Dark Peak

Cycle Sportive , Wakefield – Saturday, 21 Sep 2013

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sat, 21st Sep 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)


Nuffield Health , Calder Island Way, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7AW
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Cheques payable to:

Wakefield Hospice

Event Overview

The Wakefield Hospice Sportive: The Dark Peak

Join us on our first ever hospice sportive - A 72 mile road cycling challenge ride taking in the highlights of the 2014 Tour De France Route.
We will also be offering a shorter 40 – 45 mile route.   The route will start in Wakefield and cover the Dark Peak area of the Peak District the basic route outline:

  •   Holmfirth
  •   Holme Moss
  •   Glossop
  •   Snake Pass
  •   Strines
  •   Penistone
  •   Wakefield

We will provide you with timing and on route with support vehicles and food stations.   Entrance is just £25 and we ask you to raise as much sponsorship as you can for Wakefield Hospice.   For more information please contact 01924 213900

Info for Riders

Our brand new event is an exciting range of routes taking in the West and South Yorkshire highlights of next years Yorkshire Tour de France. Starting in easy to reach Wakefield the route will head out to Huddersfield, riders will climb Holme Moss followed by Snake Pass and returning via The Strines. This is a challenging 72 miles. The 45 mile route includes the Holme Moss Climb.

The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
21/09/13 08:00 Extreme - 116 km 116km / 72 miles
21/09/13 08:00 Hard - 71 km 71km / 44 miles
21/09/13 08:00 Moderate - 36 km 36km / 22 miles

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Enter a Ride

Ride Extreme
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 21/09/13 08:00 0 laps / 116km / 73m ---
Ride Extreme
Sat 21/09/13 - 08:00
116km / 73 miles
Ride Hard
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 21/09/13 08:00 0 laps / 71km / 45m ---
Ride Hard
Sat 21/09/13 - 08:00
71km / 45 miles
Ride Moderate
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 21/09/13 08:00 0 laps / 36km / 23m ---
Ride Moderate
Sat 21/09/13 - 08:00
36km / 23 miles

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