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Financial Times London Sportive

11/05/2014 - Herne Hill Velodrome, London - Sportive

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The Financial Times London Cycle Sportive, supporting Access Sport takes in many important landmarks from London's Olympic history including a unique finish on the 1948 Olympic Velodrome at Herne Hill. The Velodrome has easy access for a London sportive, only 20 minutes from London Victoria. 

All cyclists will have the unique experience of cycling around the Olympic track as part of their finish experience and will then be invited to stay and cheer on the other finishers whilst enjoying refreshments with family and other riders. 

With three routes available, there's a distance for everyone: 

The Short route (50km) heads out to the North Downs offering the riders some stunning views over the Kent/Surrey countryside and Biggin Hill prior to looping back North to rejoin the outward route back to Herne Hill velodrome. Total climbing on this route is 455 metres and has a maximum elevation of 275 metres. 

The Medium route (100km) This route gives a total height climbed of 812 metres and again has a maximum elevation of 275 metres. The route heads out to the North Downs offering the riders some stunning views over the Kent/Surrey countryside and Biggin Hill, then the lanes between Reigate and Dorking where it then takes on the 2012 Olympic climb at Box Hill. 

The Long route (162km/100 miles) heads out to the North Downs offering the riders some stunning views over the Kent/Surrey countryside and Biggin Hill, then the lanes between Reigate and Dorking where the long ride continues in to the Surrey Countryside before continuing in a Northerly direction back up onto the North Downs to re join the medium route on the North Downs Way at Ranmore Common. This route climbs 1098 metres and also has a max elevation of 275 metres. 

PROVISIONAL START TIMES:

Long Route (162km/100 miles) - 7:30am to 8:10am
Medium Route (100km) - 8:20am to 9:15am
Short Route (50km) - 9:15am to 9:30am 

AGE REQUIREMENT: Minimum Age 16 at 31 December, 2014 

LIST OF LONDON CYCLE SPORTIVE BENEFITS

* Unique ride around the 1948 Olympic Velodrome at Herne Hill
* Mechanical support
* Medical support
* Sweep vehicle for those who cannot complete the route
* Energy drinks, bars and gels provided at feed stations
* Electronic chip timing system with online results available from event day and texted to mobile phones after completing the route
* Medal


Event Website http://humanrace.co.uk/events/cycling/london-cycle-sportive

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Dulwich Park
Address Line 2 College Road
Town London
County Greater London
Postcode SE21 7BQ
 
Organiser Details
Name Human Race
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County Antrim






This event's shortened URL is: https://cyclosport.org/5116