Great Yorkshire Sportive

Velo29 Events

Great Yorkshire Sportive

30th September 2023

HQ York Auction Centre, YO19 5GF

Get a FREE 2023 Series Jersey

2023 Series Jersey

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


Rider Manual

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Get your rider times, free certificates and event images here.

A Beginner’s Guide to Sportive Riding

What to Expect in a Velo29 Sportive

The Great Yorkshire Sportive rides on some of Yorkshire’s finest roads. We have 3 routes of 45/ 80/ 106 miles in this very varied event!

None of the routes are super hilly, the long has 1,500m of vert which over 106 miles isn’t too dramatic.

The routes have a pan flat start, some lumps in the middle then flat back to York.

The Howardian Hills represent a perhaps unexpected challenge in the middle. The long route enjoys 2 very significant “lumps” in the 70-90km region, be ready for them!

Well stocked feed stops on all routes, great signage and awesome ride support along with our super friendly atmosphere.
An event that attracts a strong Female participation too

Series Jersey 2023

Book to ride 400km in any 2023 Sportives before the 30th Jan 2023 and receive this awesome Primal Europe LTD unique series jersey FREE!

Limited to 200 copies, this is the 11th year we have offered a jersey!

The 2023 jersey is the same cut as the previous jerseys, with the aero sleeves and new pocket design.
This quality of jersey retails at £65!

Stock will arrive in late February and be posted to you.
Available in: XS / S / M / L / XL / 2XL / 3XL.

If you think you qualify then click the link below, fill in the details and then we will post the jersey to you in time for York – Leeds – York.
You must have booked to ride 400km by 30th Jan 2023.

Please note: Qualifying bookings are non-refundable, however, you may transfer to another event.


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