Next Race: 22/04/2023
BEYOND SOMERSET SPORTIVE (SATURDAY APRIL 22nd 2023)
A relaxed yet stunning tour around the Somerset levels, this fun ride is about taking your time, enjoying the views, and just getting in some early season miles.
Now in its Seventh year and again all routes ride the CHEDDAR GORGE CLIMB.
For 2023 the event is one day and strictly limited to 750 riders come join us and the other cyclists to enjoy a nice day in the saddle.
Starting and finishing at The Bath and West showground all the routes have limited climbs (Apart from the obvious) to keep the ride an interesting mix of flat sections, stunning beauty, and off course the bit you want to ride CHEDDAR GORGE.
The event centre location is at
The Bath and West showground
There are signs directing you to the parking location when you are close, please follow these signs.
The postcode above should be used to get you close to the event, however as with every location the post code covers a wide area, you should use The Bath and West showground, when you are close.
LONG ROUTE 164 km or 102 Miles (1271m Elevation)
The Long route maps and GPS/GPX files can be found on the following links.
MEDIUM ROUTE 101 km or 62 Miles ( m Elevation)
The Medium route maps and GPS/GPX files can be found on the following links.
SHORT ROUTE 75 km or 46 Miles (508m Elevation)
The Short route maps and GPS/GPX files can be found on the following links.
HOW TO ADD ROUTES TO A DEVICE:
ALL ROUTES MAP LINK:
You can view a full map of all the routes by following this link.
Although the routes are comprehensively marked with route arrows on occasion people move these signs, we suggest downloading the route to a phone or navigation device just in case you need route assistance on the day.
ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; WE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING THE ROUTES TO IMPROVE YOUR RIDING EXPERIENCE.
SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION:
Parking will open at 0700
Registration will be from 0730 – 0845
You can start from 0730 - 0900
The START will close at 0900 you will not be able to start after this time.
There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the event begins, if you miss the briefing, you will not be able to compete.
EACH RIDER WILL RECIEVE:
We try to have a varied mixed at the feed stations, these will include: -
Plus a few other things that we source as they become available.
Please note we do not supply gels and we cannot guarantee the products do not contain nuts, gluten, or wheat, if you have specific food tolerances you will need to carry your own supplies.
FEED STATION LOCATIONS:
Kingsbury Episcopi Community Centre, Shop and Cafe, 46km Long route only
Charlton’s Community Centre, 75km Long route, 51km Medium route.
Wedmore Village Hall 124km Long route, 91km Medium route, 35km Short Route
Whether you’re setting yourself a fitness target, raising money for your good cause or just coming to join the hundreds of other riders who are riding for their own goals, you know you can also ride just for fun. (Is 100 miles fun, it can be !)
(The event is limited of 750 riders over all the distances).
ALL OF OUR SPORTIVES FEATURE:
On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email.
If you do not receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder.
Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event.
Event updates will arrive approx. 2 weeks before an event, but everything you need to know is contained within these event pages.
Transfers and deferrals close 1 month before the event.
Kudo coach is an app that builds you a flexible, personalised training plan that makes optimum use of your time to get you to the start line in the best shape possible.
Power and Heart rate based indoor and outdoor workouts.
Regular training advice and guidance backed with elite coaching experience.
Ride anywhere – Kudo coach will sync your ride data with all other cycling platforms.
FANCY HELPING AT AN EVENT:
We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to enter for free, that is any event and any distance.
If you would like more information, please email email@example.com and someone will be in touch.
You do not need to help at a Sportive, if you help at any of our events, running, cycling, triathlons you can enter multiple events for free. (Dependent on time given).
HAVE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER EVENTS
WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY DISTANCE AND ABILITY.
Beyond Events is supporting CALM through our events.
The positive energy that can be gained through physical energy is a natural fit for us, we will be encouraging entrants to raise funds through the CALM just giving page. #dontbottleitup
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide.
Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male.
CALM exists to change this.
You can choose a fixed amount at entry to DONATE or use the CALM just giving pages.
Long (163 km - 102 Miles)£40.00
Medium ( 101 km - 62 Miles )£40.00
Short ( 75km - 46 Miles )£40.00