Topline details

When: Sunday, 4 March, 2018

Where: Start and finish in Ditchling, East Sussex, 5 miles north of Brighton

How long: 65 miles

How much: £27.50

Type of course: Fully-signed rolling route with short, punchy hills, long drags, and some long, fast stretches on quiet roads. Summit finish at the top of Ditchling Beacon

Rationale: You’ve done your winter miles, now it’s time to push up your heart rate and pick up speed

Standards:

Gold Silver Bronze
Men Inside 4 hours Inside 4h.30 Inside 5 hours
Women Inside 4h.20 Inside 4h.50 Inside 5h.20

 

(You don’t have to hit a bronze time to take part – these are only targets to aim for. If you don’t achieve the time you want, come back and get it the following year. :-)

Number of riders: 500

Feedstation – sponsored by Infinity Foods, Brighton: Supplying energy drinks, water, sumptuous food. Pasta back at HQ when finished

Timing system: SportIdent electronic timing

Trouble on the day? : SAG wagon if you break down; First aid/paramedics in attendance