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Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Caledonia

12/05/2013 - Perthshire - Sportive

Rating: 77.8% based on 1 review - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 94.4% based on 5 reviews

This Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 77.778%

gazza1970 wrote:

I chose to follow the guidance of the organisers to stop at one of the feedstations to use the loo instead of 'just going' beside the road. Unfortunately the foodstop only had a pathetic 5 portaloo's for literally hundreds of people to use. This meant a significant amount of time was lost standing in a queue. If the organisers are serious about responding to an issues which I'm sure concerns local residents, the least they could do is provide adequate provision of loo's at the various stops. As it was people were getting annoyed and then going to 'go' beside outbuildings, vehicles etc. which could have led to issues with those living/working nearby.

Apart from that the event was great. The only other grumble was the starting procedure - why give people 'wave times' if it's impossible to get into your 'wave'.

Marshalls were great, everyone was really friendy, the course was magnificant and even the weather was (mostly) fine.


Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 100.000%

MadisonWilson wrote:

Very good, but with that many people I think some should realise it is not a race. The crosswinds caused havoc in some places. - will do research at https://www.google.com | www.google.com | google.com


Rated Event: 97.778%

wrote:

2nd time for me, weather not great but you cant order the sun,so hey ho, despite weather loads of locals out to support us on way round, they deserve a pat on the back, as all the support and marshals, lots of support wagons very impressed although did,nt have to use them.will be back.if etape pennines is as good will be great as live in N.E.


Rated Event: 94.444%

JillMorton wrote:

My first sportive, never mind etape Caledonia so I can't compare but the amount of support vehicles impressed me as did the overall planning. The weather wasn't great but the locals turned out, even in their pjs to support :-) used one feedstation, was well stocked and manned by friendly people, even tho it was winter weather. Start was chaotic, but to be expected with so many people. Plan on doing it next year


Rated Event: 86.667%

wrote:

Very good, but with that many people I think some should realise it is not a race. The crosswinds caused havoc in some places.


Rated Event: 93.333%

wrote:

An amazing event on closed roads. Could not rate the feed stops properly as I didn't use them, but others said they were good. It's a beautiful course and even better with over 4,000 cyclists taking part and the locals coming out to cheer us all on & offer oranges and sweeties!! It's good to see so many cyclists of different types & bikes out as well.





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