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The Endura Lionheart Cyclosportive

20/03/2011 - Longleat - Sportive

Rating: 96.1% based on 2 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 96.7% based on 10 reviews

This Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 100.0%

Richy2704 wrote:

A fantastic first ever event, the finish stretch alone was worth the entrance fee, brilliant goody bag to.

Rated Event: 92.2%

morganj72 wrote:

fantastic, will definitely be back next year, and the finish was the highlight of the day for me, many thanks to all who helped organise this top event.

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 99.9%


Did the 100 mile, outstanding, Best sportive I have done.

Rated Event: 99.9%

JenniferT wrote:

One of the most scenically attractive sportives I've done. Really well organised, exceedingly friendly everyone (marshals, organisers, food stop people), great signage, nice goody bag, fab venue...etc etc..

If I had to niggle I'd mention the short cable ties for the numbers, and that'd I'd like to be able to compare myself to other riders - sort the results by gender and distance etc. Hopefully there'll be more 100 milers next year as it was a tad lonesome out there from time to time - thank goodness for repeater ribbons!

Really good event - would definitely recommend it :)

(blog here if you're interested)

Rated Event: 93.2%


Excellent day longleat was fantastic choice of venue, especially the finishing straight.
Best food that i have experienced from all the sportives that I have competed in, well done Ladies.
The medal was nice as well.

My only complaint, the results, the 60 and 100 results are all mixed together making it difficult to sort/compare the results. I know its not a race but a lot of riders are very keen to see how they compare,as there is also a lot who just go for the experience.
That's it thanks for a great day.

Rated Event: 92.1%

TPA wrote:

Excellent event .... will be back next year

Rated Event: 99.9%

Andy247 wrote:

Brilliant event - superbly organised, and in my limited experience sets the bar for how a sportive should be run. Superb weather helped make this a great start to the season. Hard to imagine I will enjoy a better finishing straight this year!

Rated Event: 93.2%


Excellent route, organisation and thankfully weather. The 1400m claimed climbing was more like 1800m but thats not a bad thing IMO.

Very few riders on the 100mile route which was a shame so mostly solo rather than any groups forming.

Rated Event: 91.0%

Cyclotherapist wrote:

A really well organised event. The route was perfect for this early season - challenging, but realistic. Food stops well spaced with a good choice of gels, drinks, cakes and sandwiches. Perfect sigposting. Would be good to have some showers and changing at the end. It may have been there, but I didn't find it. There should be a shower or two in Longleat House! Very grand venue - great fun. Timing results could be a little better - not quite able to compare self with others easily. You can take the boys out of the competition, but you can't take competition out of the boys. Overall, excellent - looking forward to it again next year.

Rated Event: 99.9%


Great goodie bag, well sign posted, great event, great feed stops,great setting everything about this was well great. The run downhill to the finish in front of Longleat House sensational and the best
finish of the sportives I have done. This is a must do in anyone's calendar

Rated Event: 99.9%


This was an outstanding event in every aspect. Downloads were available via the website for Garmin fans whilst on the day registration was efficiently run inside a marquee with free maps for the technophobes along with timing chips. The 100 mile route was fantastically scenic on good country lanes which were faultlessly signposted. Where there was a short distance of main road it was exceptionally well marshalled by people who went out of their way to make sure you were safe. Equally, other potentially dangerous or confusing junctions were all expertly marshalled. There was never any doubt in my mind as to which way I was going. The feed stops were perfectly positioned with plenty of helpers offering free Torq drink refills and energy bars along with other good food stuffs. The finishing straight was picture postcard with Longleat house in the background. In the marquee immediately next to the finish was Mrs Bs catering. Free food and drink for everyone who had ridden and the food was not only delicious but perfect for the tired legged cyclist. Also, some good trade stands that I didn't get to look at, sorry guys.
The great weather made this a truly perfect day.
Standing ovation to the organisers of this sportive, you staged an absolutely faultless and thoroughly enjoyable event. Thank you. When can I book for next year?

Rated Event: 97.7%


Really excellent sportive in all respects - organisation, friendliness, facilities, and above all an outstanding route with that amazing finish back up to the house. You've got Blenheim beaten into a cocked hat!

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