Beyond Somerset Sportive (Sunday)

Next Race: 05/09/2021

BEYOND SOMERSET SPORTIVE (SUNDAY)

 

SUNDAY EVENT

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 fifth year and again all routes ride the CHEDDAR GORGE CLIMB

Strictly limited to 500 riders come join us for a smile that will last for weeks. #iridebeyond

Starting and finishing at Glastonbury football ground (Abbey moor stadium), we have kept all the good bits of the previous year’s rides, and the ride routes have all been adjusted, to remove a few climbs but to still keep the ride an interesting mix of flat sections, short sharp climbs and off course the bit you want to ride CHEDDAR GORGE

 

EVENT CENTRE:

The event centre location is at 

GLASTONBURY FOOTBALL CLUB

GODNEY ROAD

GLASTONBURY BA6 9AF

There are signs directing you to the parking location when you are close, please follow these signs.

  • Free parking (Parking is next to the event centre and registration)
  • Toilets (portable toilets)
  • Pre and Post event massage (Fee payable)
  • Hot and Cold drinks and small snacks (Fee payable)

We will have the finest coffee house serving Hot drinks, snacks, please bring some change as we are not sure about the mobile networks for card payments.

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 GLASTONBURY FOOTBALL CLUB, when you are close.

 

ROUTES AVAILABLE:

LONG ROUTE 167 km or 103 Miles (1163m Elevation)

The Long route map can be found on the following links

RIDE WITH GPS

STRAVA

 

MEDIUM ROUTE 112 km or 69 Miles (844m Elevation)

The Medium route map can be found on the following links

RIDE WITH GPS

STRAVA

 

SHORT ROUTE 64 km or 39 Miles (509m Elevation)

The Short route map can be found on the following links

RIDE WITH GPS

STRAVA

 

 

ALL ROUTES MAP LINK:

You can view a full map of all the routes by following this link , however printed maps will be available at the start.

 

ROUTE MAP

 

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:

  • A fantastic finisher medal.
  • Entry goodies (Distance specific).
  • Timed results.
  • Safe bag drop.
  • Aid station/s (Route distance will determine how many).
  • First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course.
  • Post-race refreshments (Available to purchase).

 

MORE INFORMATION:

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 500 riders over all the distances).

 

ALL OF OUR SPORTIVES FEATURE:

  • Facilities and parking
  • On course support
  • Medical support (Inc. on the course)
  • Full route marking (GPX and TCX files available to download)
  • 3rd party rider public liability insurance
  • Aid stations, inc energy drink (we do not supply gels)
  • Online results
  • Finishers medal
  • On site catering (Hot and Cold drinks and food available to purchase)
  • Pick up wagons
  • Massage available

 

 AFTER ENTERING:

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. 1 month before an event, but everything you need to know is contained within these event pages.

 

TRAINING

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.

https://www.kudo.coach

 


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 info@beyondevents.org.uk 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.

CHARITY PARTNER:

 

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.

https://www.thecalmzone.net/about-calm/contact-us/

You can choose a fixed amount at entry to DONATE or use the CALM just giving pages.

https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/BeyondEventsCALM

https://www.thecalmzone.net/about-calm

 

Beyond Somerset Sportive (Sunday) Sep 2021

  • 05/09/2021, 07:30

    SUNDAY LONG

    162 Km bike £38.50
  • 05/09/2021, 07:30

    SUNDAY MEDIUM

    110 Km bike £38.50
  • 05/09/2021, 07:30

    SUNDAY SHORT

    62 Km bike £38.50

Location

Directions

EVENT LOCATION : Glastonbury Football Club, Godney Rd, Glastonbury BA6 9AF

Directions from :-

 

EXETER :-

FOLLOW M5 TO JUNCTION 25, TAKE EXIT 25 ONTO A38, AND THEN SIGNS TO GLASTONBURY AND THE A39.

(1hr 17mins - 62.8miles)

SOUTHAMPTON:-

FOLLOW A36 ONTO A303, AND A372 TO GLASTONBURY
(2hr 05mins - 73.2m)

 

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