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General Information

Date: Thursday 27 June 2019

Distances: 50km and 100km routes

Entry fee: This year's entry fee is £60.

Event venue (where the ride starts and finishes): The Broughton Hall Estate, Broughton, Skipton, BD23 3AE

Travel: For travel options and directions to get to The Broughton Hall Estate visit www.broughtonhall.co.uk/location Please then follow the signage for the Bike Ride car parking. 

Car parking: There is sufficient free car parking at Broughton Hall for all participants, we do however encourage car-sharing wherever possible. Specific car parking has been allocated for the event, details of which will be provided as part of the pre-event rider information as well as sign posted on the day.

Start times: You need to register on the morning and should arrive at least 45 minutes before your distance start time. The 100km ride will start from 09:30 in waves of 20 riders every 3 minutes. The 50km ride will start from 10:20 in waves of 20 riders, again every 3 minutes.

Routes: The routes provided are an indication of the current planned route. The route is subject to change up to and including on the day of the event, due to ongoing review and development, road closures, accidents, weather etc. The final route will be fully signed on the day. Please ensure you follow the route signage on the day.  

Pit stops: Specially prepared complimentary refreshments will be available at pit stops on each route. Toilets will also be available. Participants are advised to bring 2 water bottles, already filled, which can then be refilled at the pit stops. If you have any specific energy drink or supplement requirements, please ensure you bring these with you as these are not provided. There are two pit stops on the 100km route and one pit stop on the 50km route. Full Pit Stop details will be provided in your Rider Information Pack issued shortly before the event.

Rider numbers: All participants will be given their own individual rider number. Wearing the rider number is compulsory.

Helmets: It is compulsory to wear a cycling helmet at all times whilst riding in the event. Any rider without a cycling helmet on the day will be banned from participating in the event.

Highway Code: All participants must comply with the Highway Code at all times.

Event Rules: View the Terms and Conditions including the Event Rules for the event here

Facilities: There are toilets in Utopia as well as temporary event toilets available at the event venue.



Will there be any changing facilities and showers provided?
There are no specific changing spaces or showers available at this event.

Are there cash machines at the venue?
There are no cash machines on site at Broughton Hall, so we advise bringing the cash you require for the event with you.  
Is there free WiFi?
There is free Wifi at Utopia which is accessible with no password.

What facilities are available for those with disabilities?
The Broughton Hall is an old Estate with mixed accessibility. If you have any specific accessibility requirements, please contact us so we can make specific arrangements. 

Can I invite friends and family along to support me?
Friends and family are welcome to come along and support you on the day at the start and finish of the ride. Please let friends and family know your start time and your estimated finish time.

Will food and drink be available?
Breakfast is provided for all participants prior to the ride. Food and drink will then be available for participants to purchase from 12:00 at the main event venue, Utopia.


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Event Timings

08:00 - 10:00Registration
Please arrive for registration in the Broughton Hall, where you will be able to collect your rider pack.
09:30100k Distance Start
Riders in the 100k distance will set off in waves from 9:30
10:2050k Distance Start
Riders in the 50k distance will set off in waves from 10:20
12:00Event Village Opens
Relax in our Event Village where you will find a variety of food stalls, refreshment at the bar and entertainment to enjoy an afternoon of fun and a well earned rest.
17:45Event close
All good things must come to an end but we very much look forward to welcoming you again next year!