09:00: Sportive Start
This fantastic 62mile sportive features CLOSED ROAD hilltop finish on the infamous White Horse Bank which is 1 mile in length at an average of 14% with a maximum gradient of over 25%. The current Strava KOM is 5:27 which is an average of 10mph. Dash to the line whilst we stream you live to the world from finsh! Before this, there are some stunning roads through the Howardrian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and visits to Castle Howard and Ampleforth Abbey. The Sportive will have a super feed at Gilling East half way round so you have nothing to worry about.
Once you have finished it will be up to you to make your own way back to the event HQ.
17:00 Top 3 QOM and KOM presentation on the stage
18:00 Dinner at the lodge