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Ken Laidlaw Sportive

20/08/2017 - Hawick - Sportive

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The Ken Laidlaw event is held mainly on well-surfaced back roads with very little traffic. The views around this Borders route are fantastic. The challenge takes in the Samye Ling Tibetan Monastery, the largest Buddhist Centre in Europe.This is an event organised by cyclists for cyclists.  We know what facilities cyclists need at these events, and we provide them.The Routes: Long route- The long route is a distance of 104 miles (168km) and has 10 big climbs totalling 2422m. This route is atough challenge, and is for experienced riders. Feed stations are at 35 miles and 74 miles.Middle route-The middle route is new for 2017 following feedback from previous entrants. This route is 85 miles (136km) and has 6 big climbs. This route is challenging but misses out the final gruesome climbs.  Feed stations are at 35miles and 74 miles.Short route-This 46 mile (74 km) challenge follows 35 miles of the full route and then turns back at the first feed station to follow another challenge home to Hawick.  there are 5 big climbs toatalling 1557m. All finishers are presented with a Ken Laidlaw medal and mug.We don't have chip timing!  It is expensive and we would rather give to our charities and safety budget - but our man Colin has perfected the barcode system.When we swipe your number, hang your medal around your neck, our smileographer captures the moment, and Colin will have your time.The Entry fee for all routes £25

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HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Hawick RFC, Mansfield Park
Address Line 2 Mansfield Road
Town Hawick
County Borders Region
Postcode TD9 8AW
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 Hamish smith
Email Email Hidden
Phone 01450 372294
Address Line 1 Hamish D smith, Jewellers
Address Line 2 4 Boutree Place
Town Hawick
County Borders Region
Postcode TD9 9HW

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