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National Trust Sportive

03/06/2012 - Kingston Lacy - Sportive

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Registration for all routes opens from 07:00 - Until last wave of that route leaves.
Choose your start time: Waves leave every 10 mins from the starting pen.
Route A. Between 07:30 - 09:00 for the 100 mile ride. (£30)
Route B. Between 9:10 - 10:00 for the 50 mile ride. (£26)
Detailed event instructions will be published on this website two weeks before the event. A reminder will be emailed to all entrants.

Kingston Lacy is owned by the National Trust who have partnered up with Votwo Events and USN to organise the National Trust, Kingston Lacy, Sportive. 
The country estate provides the perfect setting for a large sportive event with event village and start/finish area in view of the main house on classical English country grounds. A private traffic free road leads the riders in and out of the venue on to quiet country roads heading up country.

Facilities on route
Start / finish area. Choose your own wave start time. Simply check in to the start pen with your timing chip and start  A private traffic free road winds though the county estate for a mile before joining the quiet country lanes. 
Check points / feed stations on route. USN (Ultimate Sports Nutrition) are providing bars, drinks and other products on route. USN will also be providing products for the goody bags including a free water bottle. Free hot drinks also available at feed stations. Check points will also be providing a timing point for route 'split' times. Toilets will also be available at these check points.
Medical support. 
Medics will be located at check points / feed stations. 
Well signed and marshalled route. A detailed signage plan is made for each route ensuring the course is laid out accurately by the route mangers who will be patrolling the routes tasked with checking and re checking course markings. Large very visible orange arrows are used for each junction.
Course map and village check list issued to each rider at registration. These are to be used as a back up source of navigation for riders.

Facilities at the venue

Free car parking very close to start / finish area
Ample toilets at start / finish area
Event village, large under cover area providing the following:
Event registration, bike numbers, timing chip, course maps etc to be collected on the day from here.
Event Cafe, serving hot drinks, bacon rolls, cakes etc
USN (Ultimate Sports Nutrition) providing samples and information on their products.
Free goody bag for all finishers with products from USN
Chip timing. Dib your timing chip in at the starting pen, each check point on route and at the finish and receive a instant print out of your time and route splits. Times also displayed on large screen at the finish line.
Post race:
Online event survey, tell the organizer what was good and what you think could be improved
Standard awards and certificates issued post event.

Premier Inn, Poole North. 7 miles from event venue.
Cabot Lane, Poole,
Dorset BH177DA, United Kingdom 

Standard awards and certificates:
Gold, Silver and Bronze Certificates will be awarded to riders on the  50 and 80 mile routes for achieving the following average speeds:
Gold standard: 20mph or above
Silver standard: 18-19.9mph
Bronze standard: 16 - 17.9mph
To receive your route standard certificate please send a stamped address A4 envelope to votwo events 3 Hill House, Tehidy Park, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 0TH. Include a note with your name, bib number and the route you did. End date for applying for certificate is 2 weeks post event.

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 National Trust Kingston Lacy,
Address Line 2 Wimborne Minster
Town Wimborne Minster
County Dorset
Postcode BH21 4EA
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event) Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event)
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

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