The Border Raid

Description

600km cycling event starting from Kirkley Cafe, Ponteland. Controls at Dumfries, Newton Stewart, Girvan, Darlrymple, Kirkconnel, Lockerbie Lorry Park, Melrose, Alnwick and Kirkley., plus 1 information control.

A popular ride in 2018 with hostel accommodation or camping at start and finish. The scenic route starts along the military road beside Hadrians wall then follows quiet roads through Galloway and the Scottish Borders

Well graded climbs, a visit to sea-side Girvan, with views of Ailsa Craig gives this ride an objective. At Kirkconnel - 330K we provide hot food beds & bag drop. Additional accomodation and bag drop - 390K LLP control. The final 100Km after Kelso has some climbs, Advisory route distance as ridden 611Km. Ideal Pre PBP shakedown or just a nice 600.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
600 km (600 km) in 40h00
Time:
06:00 to finish by + 22:00
Starting from:
Kirkley Cafe, Ponteland
Fee:
£22.00 (£23.00 when paying with PayPal)
Closing Date:
Sat 06 Jul 2019
Entries close at:
60 riders

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

Speed:
15-30 km/h
Climb:
5000m
AAA:
0
Category:
BRM
Body:
VC 167
Audax Points:
6
Event No:
19-8

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Aidan Hedley
Email:
aidan@northern-audax.org.uk
Phone:
n/a
Website:

The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser

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Routesheet:
Download routesheet (.pdf) updated 12 11 2018
GPS:
Download GPS (.zip) updated 5 01 2018

Facilities

Camping near start
Camping near start
Food and/or drink may be available en route
Food and/or drink may be available en route
GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Parking at start
Parking at start

Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

The Border Raid

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