Chartists to the Marches

Description

104km cycling event starting from Corse, Gloucestershire. Controls at Goodrich, Much Marcle and Corse., plus 2 information controls.

From the Chartist settlement of Corse across the Vale of Leadon, through the Wye Valley and across the Welsh Border (the River Monnow) into Monmouthshire, visiting several castles. Back through cider country.

Top up your AAA points for the year with this scenic 100. Starting in Corse, the ride first travels to the historic market town of Newent then onwards skirting the top edge of the Forest of Dean to the first control at Goodrich Castle in time for elevenses. From there it passes over the border into Wales at Skenfrith then up to Grosmont before turning back into England. Border country turns to verdant orchards and the second control stop at Weston's Cider. A route mainly on quiet country lanes and B roads. Short stretches on A roads. Some on-road sections of National Cycle Network and the Newent Loop cycle trail. Varying road surfaces. Corse is on the A417 about 8 miles North of Gloucester and 5 miles South of M50 junction 2. The depart and arrivee are at the Queen Elizabeth II Playing Fields, home of Leadon Vale Cycling Club, at the south end of the settlement. PLEASE NOTE NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE DAY.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
100 km (104 km) in 8h19
Time:
09:00 to finish by 17:19
Starting from:
Corse, Gloucestershire
Fee:
£6.00 (£7.00 when paying with PayPal)
Closing Date:
Sun 06 Sep 2020
Entries close at:
100 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:
12.5-30 km/h
Climb:
1540m
AAA:
1.5
Category:
BP
Body:
Leadon Vale Cycling Club
Audax Points:
0
Event No:
20-957

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Michael Sutton
Email:
lvcc_audax@outlook.com
Phone:
n/a
Website:

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Chartists to the Marches

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