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PUNCHEUR 2022

2022 will be the 13th PUNCHEUR!

As a medium-size event, PUNCHEUR sells out every year. It’s a carefully planned route, with a unique selling point: a tough 1 km climb with a hilltop finish.

The challenge of PUNCHEUR is not a long list of nasty climbs, neither is it mega-endurance. The challenge is to keep up a good tempo along rolling roads over 62 miles, and to keep your rhythm up and over the short climbs and drags.

Don’t take it lightly, however! Your fitness will be tested, and the course will show you where your strengths and weaknesses are.

There are long, flat stretches; draggy climbs; some fast descents; and short, sharp, steeper hills to get out the saddle and punch your way over. Can you pace it so you don’t blow up early, AND, also make sure you have something in your legs to get you up Ditchling Beacon at the end?

If this lubes your bottom bracket, enter here >>

Event Details

  • When? 2022 date TBC
  • Where? Start and finish Ditchling Village, BN6 8TY, a few miles north of Brighton
  • How far? 62 miles, fully signed route
  • Climbing? ~1320m, Summit finish, Ditchling Beacon
  • Feedstation? At 33 miles – energy drink and lots of great food from Infinity Foods.
  • How many riders? 500
  • How much to enter? £29.95
  • How hard? As hard as you make it but it’s no walk in the park. Check the standards here

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Can you pace it so you don't blow up early, AND, also make sure you have something in your legs to get you up Ditchling Beacon at the end?

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