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Buxton Spa Sportive

27/07/2014 - Buxton - Sportive

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The Buxton Spa Sportive is Dark & White's newest event. Exploring the Western fringes of Peak District and the three counties of Derbyshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire. As with all Dark & White sportives you can expect plenty of beautiful cycling friendly country lanes, tough climbs and well marked routes.
Starting and finishing from the old Roman Spa town of Buxton

Long Route

  • 136km / 85 miles

  • 3006m / >9864ft of ascent

  • 3 Feed stations

  • 9 Categorised Climbs - including Long Hill, Star Bank, Elkstone, Axe Edge

Buxton Spa Medium Route

  • 89km / 55 miles

  • 2064m / >6773ft of ascent

  • 2 Feed stations

  • 7 Categorised Climbs - including Long Hill, Thorncliffe Bank, Axe Edge

Buxton Spa Short Route

  • 68.3km / 42.4 miles

  • 1309m / >4295ft of ascent

  • 1 Feed station

  • 4 Categorised Climbs - including Long Hill, Goyt Valley, Axe Edge


Registration opens at 7:30am

Start time between 8:00am - 9:30am

We advise all riders to start before 9:00am to ensure they reach the cut off times!!

Finish closes at 5:00pm

Registration process

At registration you will have to sign on, where you will be provided with a SPORTident Card 'dibber' (a small plastic tag about 2″ long with a timing chip in it) and a detailed route map. The detailed route map will include positions of feed-stations/control-points, public toilets and route split points. This is your own personal guide to the route, the route will be clearly marked but if you are ever unsure of where you are please refer to your map. Please keep your map with you for the duration of the event.

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Pavilion Gardens
Address Line 2 St John's Road
Town Buxton
County Derbyshire
Postcode SK17 6BE
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
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 Dark & White Events
Email Email Hidden
County Derbyshire
Postcode SK17 6BE

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