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Taunton Running Club - Cycling Events

Below is a list of up and coming cycling events and sportives that may interest our TRCyclists group

New Forest Sportive
Sun 8th March 2020
Time: 07:30
101 or 65K The Beyond New Forest Sportive is a new event for Beyond events in 2020, we will bring our experience and expertise to make this another popular event as a start-of-season test for many cyclists and if it follows the trend of our other sportives it will sell out before the day.
The Great Somerset Cycle
Sun 29th March 2020
Time: 08:00
40 or 80 miles The 2020 edition offers riders a choice of hospice to hospice and epic routes between our Yeovil and Taunton hospice sites, rated easy, hard or tough and ranging in distance from 40 to 80 miles. This event is once again proudly sponsored by Clarke Willmott and the Bicycle Chain. Book your place for just £25 for any distance.
Beyond Somerset Sportive
Sun 19th April 2020
Time: 7:30
63K A relaxed yet stunning tour around the Somerset levels, this fun ride is about taking your time, enjoying the views and just getting in some early season miles.
Taunton Flyer Sportive
Sat 2nd May 2020
Time: 08:00
36, 70 or 111 miles This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills (an area of outstanding natural beauty). The Taunton Flyer offers you a choice of three routes, the Spitfire (36 miles), the Dakota (70 miles) or the Wellington (111 miles).
Les Trois Frontières
Sun 21st June 2020
Time: 07:30
104K Les trois frontires (The three counties) is a remapped and reworking of the Bridport Dagger sportive. This Sportive will now touch, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, keeping parts of the old route (the good bits), and either flattening out much of the ride or making the climbs less steep.
Ride London 100
Sun 16th August 2020
Time: 05:45
100 Miles Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts from 05:45 in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside.
RideLondon 46
Sun 16th August 2020
Time: Starting at 08:55
46 Miles The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 (remember, it’s not a race!) comprises a spectacular 46-mile route on traffic-free roads, beginning at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London and following the same route as the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 for the first 27 miles before taking a new two-mile route, which then links up with the last 17 miles through London to the finish in The Mall.

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