3 Days in Yorkshire | A Tour Sportive

Velo29 Events

3 Days in Yorkshire
| A Tour Sportive
Day 1

27 May 2023

HQ Carlton Lodge Activity Centre, Carlton Lodge, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk, YO7 4NJ

Limited to 200 places, this amazing event will sell out!

Price: £175 (for all 3 days)


Stage 1 – Individual time trial on an open road

Distance: 7.8miles (12.5km)
Elevation: 164ft (50m)

Stage 2 – Sprint Sportive

Distance: 64.6km
Elevation: 1,302ft (397m)

Stage 1

Stage 2

New – Please collect rider packs from the HQ on your way to the start line.

In the week before the event from 10am Tuesday until 18:00 Thursday we need you to complete a Pre-Event Questionnaire and Book a Start Slot – ESSENTIAL please

No entries on the day.
Entries close on Sunday night 1 week before the event.

For any questions relating to Pre-Event Questionnaire, Time Slot Booking or rider packs, email depart@velo29.com

Day 1 – Stage 1 – Prologue Individual Time Trial

07:00 Breakfast at the lodge

0800 The challenge of an opening prologue, ride down the start ramp like a TDF pro and sprint the 12.6km timed section, using special TT equipment if you wish!

Individual TT begins with riders setting off at 1-minute intervals. You will be emailed your start time prior to the event and a start sheet will also be available at registration.

It will be your responsibility to get to the start ramp on time. Your time will start even if you are not present.

10:00 Last rider away (based on 100 riders)

12:00 Lunch at Event HQ

14:00 Day 1 – Stage 2 – 40mile (64.6km) Sprint Sportive Start

17:30 Dinner at the lodge

18:00 Rider Presentation and top 3 Female/ Top 3 Male riders on the stage

18:30 Q&A on the stage with Guest Speaker


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Glamping Teepees

Teepee Glamping

Get the full weekend experience, bring the family, enjoy the brilliant atmosphere onsite at Carlton Activity Centre.

Checking in from 19:00 Friday and check out Monday morning. Breakfast and Dinner can be booked through Velo29 in the weeks before the event.

Contact admin@northernstartepees.co.uk for specifics on the Tee Pees. These are pop-up Tee Pees in rural locations, so please check if you have specific expectations.

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