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Wiggle Flatout in the Fens 2012

17/06/2012 - Peterborough - Sportive

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Wiggle Flatout in the Fens is quite simply the longest, flatest single day sportive in Britain. There's the longest route at over 150 miles, an Iron Man triathlon distance option of 112 miles, and a shorter route of just under 80 miles to tickle your cycling delights. This is the sportive with big horizons and big distances!

Why you must ride 'Flatout'! - This is a ride with a difference. Not one significant climb anywhere but full of superlatives!. Ridden on one of the longest days of the year, it's an opportunity to ride the largest number of sportive miles and pass the lowest point of altitude in the land at 4 meters below sea level; see some of the most impressive Dutch dyke engineering; ride towards big, wide horizons on the country's longest straightest roads. Take part in a challenge where previous 'Flatout veterans' tells us what a unique and fulfilling challenge 'Flatout' is. For the 3rd year, we're delighted to welcome Wiggle as our primary partner again - the UK's official number 1 online bike retailer. By riding Wiggle Flatout in the Fens, you are also helping us to raise awareness and create sponsorship opportunities for our 2012 charity partner, Cancer Research UK. Cancer Research UK are the worlds leading cancer charity.


Do stay over - With huge horizons with dramatic skies and wide, open landscapes, the Fens give you a space to unwind. A unique area stretching across South Lincolnshire, North Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, it was originally an expanse of swampland that is now a thriving area for agriculture and tourism. For more information on places to visit, accommodation and events in the area, see visit lincolnshire and visit cambridgeshire.

What next? - You can view the route maps and download route gpx files for your GPS. If you haven't already, you'll need to create a log-in (free) to our website to do this. Soon, you'll be able to download the pre-entry event manual which explains more about what goes on, when, why and how.

Start commences at:
07:00am

Features:


Run under British Cycling guidelines   Electronic timing using the latest UHF technology
  3  fully arrowed routes for all abilities   Goody bag for all finishers
  Slick and secure online entry and payment system   Rider photography
  No signing-on queues   Route maps
  NEG motorcycle outriders   GPX files for your navigational device
  Mechanical support  - static and on the road   1st Aid and Paramedic services
  Gold, Silver and Bronze rider standards   Rider finishing certificates to download
  Sports nutrition, carb-food and isotonic drinks   Enhanced rider times service



Fundraise for Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK are really proud to be the charity partner for Wiggle Flatout in the Fens. Did you know Cancer Research UK are the world's leading charity dedicated to beating cancer? Our research has been at the heart of the progress that has seen survival rates for cancer double in the last 30 years. Fundraise for Cancer Research UK at the Wiggle Flatout in the Fens and the money you raise will go towards their life-saving work.

Once you have a confirmed place at the event, please
request a sponsorship pack and Cancer Research UK will send you information about training and fundraising and a top to wear on the day.

Cancer Research UK are funded entirely by the public so by supporting Cancer Research UK your hard work really will make a difference, thank you. Together we will beat cancer.

Event Website http://www.kilotogo.com

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Peterborough Regional College
Address Line 2 Park Crescent Campus
Town Peterborough
County Cambridgeshire
Postcode PE1 4DZ
 





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