Box Hill Original Sportive
Sandown Park, Esher, Sunday 5th October 2014. The Epic and Standard routes take in the famous hills including: Leith Hill, Pitch Hill, White Down, and all routes (including the Short 44 mile), incorporate the Olympic Road Race climb of iconic ‘Box Hill'. Three out of these four hills are in the UK's top 100 cycling climbs that every rider should experience.
Price (per rider): £25.00
Price (per rider): £35.00
Price (per rider): £35.00
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Box Hill Original Sportive – Epic (£35, 102 miles), Standard (£35, 70 miles), Short (£25, 43 miles)
Now in its fourth year, the Box Hill Original is quite a challenge for a season finale, with awesome hills to get the legs pumping and amazing descents to get the heart racing.
The route takes in the best of the varied and beautiful landscape of the Surrey Hills and the North Downs.
Starting from Sandown Park, Esher, this new venue will help cope with the increased demand for this sell out event. It has plenty of parking and outstanding facilities.
Based in the heart of this area of outstanding natural beauty, the Epic route has two distinct parts: a flattish first 30 miles, which is flowing and can be described as a little lumpy but not hilly. Followed by a hiller 70 miles which take in the famous hills including: Leith Hill, Pitch Hill, White Down and all routes include the iconic Olympic road race climb of ‘Box Hill'. Three out of these four hills are in the UK's top 100 climbs that every rider should experience.
Starting with a flowing downhill then rolling first 25 mile section. This will allow your legs to warm up before the start of the hillier 55 mile section. Although this is shorter, it is equally as challenging as it includes the same iconic hills as the Epic route and the Olympic Road Race hill ‘Box Hill' concludes the route. After enjoying the stunning views at the top of this iconic hill.
After your legs are warmed up, on a flattish first 30 miles, which is flowing and can be described as a little lumpy but not hilly you will tackle the Olympic road race hill ‘Box Hill'. After enjoying the stunning views at the top of this iconic hill. Although this area is known for its hills, everything is rideable if you have a reasonable level of fitness. A great end of season tester, on very quiet roads, within a stunning area.
Location: Sandown Park, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey KT10 9AJ
Start time: 7.45am - 9.30am
What else is included?
- Finishing medal
- Event centre facilities and parking
- Mechanical Support
- Full Route Marking
- Rider public liability insurance
- Free energy drink + energy snacks
- Electronic chip timing
- Bike wash facilities
- Web results service
- Emergency support
- On site catering
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