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Velo29 | North Short Route
6th September 2020

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Event HQ: East Durham College, Houghall Campus, Houghall, Durham DH1 3SG

Distance: 51.7m / 83.2km
Elevation: 4199ft / 1279meters
Price: £22.50
Registration: 07:00 – 08:45
Rider Briefing: 08:50
Start: 09:00
Feed: Kirk Merrington

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Departing from the stunning grounds of East Durham College, only one mile from the historic city of Durham all three routes head toward the city and past Durham Universities impressive Palatine Building less than a mile in. All routes now roll toward Lanchester where the short route breaks away form the other routes and heads south towards Bishop Auckland via Waterhouses taking in some superb roads and lovely villages. From Bishop Auckland you will head east with a feed station at Kirk Merrington before cycling through the colliery villages of Fishburn and Trimdon. On the route back you will cross over the A1(m) twice in a loop back round to Durham with a descent to the finish back at East Durham College.

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