3 Days in Yorkshire | A Tour Sportive

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3 Days in Yorkshire
| A Tour Sportive
Day 2

This event will be back in 2025

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 3 – Sportive with closed road hill top finish

Distance: 101.2km
Elevation: 1,305m

Stage 3

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 time slot. ESSENTIAL please.

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


No entries on the day.

Entries close on Sunday night 1 week before the event.

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

07:30: Breakfast

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


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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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