Popular cotswold ride now in its 23rd year
This ever popular classic event promoted jointly by Winchcombe CC and Cheltenham & County CC will be held on Sunday 9th April 2006 starting from the picturesque Cotswold Town of Winchcombe with a mass start at 09-00.
Last year the event attracted over 1100 riders. 2006 is the twenty second year of the event there will be a commemorative medal awarded to all riders who successfully complete the course.¶ÿ
Junior Award supported by Marin. Following the phenomenal success of last years award Marin will again present a brand new Marin B-17 Trail Hard Tail bike (worth ¶£675) to be drawn out of the hat for one lucky under 18 year old¶ÿwho completes either course.
Route. There will be a 100Km route for the really keen riders and a 50Km route for those who know how tough the off-road Cotswold Hills can be! The routes will be handed out in the form of written instructions and also on a printed map. The event will use a route consisting of tarmac roads and bridleways including everything from technical rocky single track to rutted possibly muddy tracks and will offer a challenge to all levels of rider. Refreshments will be available at approximately half distance.
All riders MUST wear a Helmet whilst participating in the event. Riders will be identified by a self adhesive number that will be affixed to the helmet.
Entries. Due to the ever increasing popularity of this event there will be no entries accepted on the day and all entries must be received by Saturday 25th March 2006. There will be a maximum limit of 1000 riders and entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis. It is recommended that you get your entry in early to avoid disappointment.
Entry fees are:
Riders over 18 years of age ¶£10.00
Youth Riders (under 18 years of age on 9th April 2006) ¶£5.00
Last year the event raised money that was donated to various charities including Cancer Research and the Air Ambulance.
Entry forms will be available on our web sites from 1st January.
For more information please contact:
Telephone: John Taylor 01242 603234 or Pat Alexander on 01242 528815.