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Gentle South Downs Giant

07/09/2014 - Goodwood, West Sussex - Sportive

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Previous Years Rating: 96.0% based on 19 reviews

The GSD Giant sweeps through the picturesque lanes of West Sussex and Hampshire in support of a locally-based charity, the AGSD-UK. Setting out from the magnificent Goodwood Racecourse the route circumnavigates the South Downs between Petworth in the east and Droxford in the west; passing through some of the prettiest villages and hamlets in the South of England.

You'll cycle by green rolling pastures, ancient woodlands, river valleys and wetlands all within one of Britain's most accessible breathing spaces, the South Downs National Park. You'll experience an exhilarating and challenging sportive and you'll be helped to recuperate afterwards with hot food and refreshments. 

There are three routes available, 104, 76 and 44 miles. The roads are very undulating and there are a number of challenging climbs, including Old Winchester hill, Butser Hill and Harting Down.

Free start and finish photos to download from event website.

Free High5 bottle and energy pack for early sign-ups (check website for currrent status).

Free entry to prize draw to win a Giant race day jersey worth £50.

Earn a free GSD Giant Jersey worth £35 by raising £200 in sponsorship

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Car Park No. 8
Address Line 2 Goodwood Racecourse
Town Chichester
County West Sussex
Postcode PO18 0PS
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Showers Showers
Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event) Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event)
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

Support for Participants
Route card with emergency contact details Route card with emergency contact details
SAG wagon following laster rider(s) SAG wagon following laster rider(s)

Organiser Details
Name Allan Muir
Email Email Hidden
Phone 01489877991
Address Line 1 Old Hambledon Racecourse
Address Line 2 Sheardley Lane
Town Droxford
County Hampshire
Postcode SO32 3QY

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