Dorset Coast 207 kms / 125 miles

Sunday April 9th April 2017 - 07:45

First held in 1978, the longest running Audax event in the UK is a classic event in the 'Old School' style. This year is the 40th anniversary of the event. Expect a field of 100+ riders. Expect challenging climbs. Expect technical descents. Expect a warm welcome at controls, with good cyclists food. Expect superb coastal and rural scenery. Study the route beforehand, and note that parts are flat , but also note the hills that you will conquer. The route avoids main roads where possible, which means paying attention to navigation. There is ample parking near the start, and hot food at the end. More information about this classic event.

Event Details

Event Entry

To enter this event do so from the Audax UK website

The Start

The event HQ is at Wareham Scout and Guide Hut, North Bestwall Road, Wareham, BH20 4HX.

At traffic lights in centre of town go down East Street. In 300m turn L down North Bestwall. Scout hut is 100m on the Right. No Parking. Free parking has been arranged at front of Purbeck School by roundabout to west of Wareham.

Your Brevet Card and Route Sheets will be available as will free tea and biscuits. Please arrive in good time as this a popular event and queues are likely. Hot and cold refreshmante can be purchased.

There will be access to toilets and refreshmnets at the Scout Hut - where you collect your brevet card, ferry ticket and lunch ticket before starting.

Car Parking

There is no parking at the Scout Hut. You can park for free in the car park at The Purbeck School just 3/4 mile from the start. The Postcode is BH20 4PF.

How to get to Wareham.

Event Timings

You have 13 hours 30 minutes to complete the ride.

Facilities

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