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Chiltern 100 Sportive

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Location

Bovingdon Airfield, Bovingdon, Herts

Category

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Distances & Prices

  • ChilternJerseyFrontGran Fondo: 110 miles (177km) – 2,700m of climbing
  • Medio Fondo: 76 miles (122km) – 1,897m of climbing

Official Event Jersey £49.50 – click here to buy

Entering in a group of 10 or more? You could save up to 25% – click here for more information.

About the event

“The toughest sportive close to the capital”

Human Race are proud to have the Chiltern 100 Sportive as part of the Human Race Sportive Series. One of the highest rated major sportives in the UK, the event still maintains a club-like atmosphere and camaraderie. The challenging landscape of the Chilterns means that the 76 mile and 110 mile routes are as testing as they are stunning, both taking in infamous climbs such as Whiteleaf Hill and Wardrobes. The event will be delivered in partnership with VCC, the club who set it up eight years ago and made it the esteemed sportive it is today. Prostate Cancer are the official charity for the Chiltern 100 Sportive. Donate or fundraise £50 or more and receive a free gourmet burger and drink on event day!

EVENT REVIEWS

Cyclosport.org (31/05/15): Click here

Event Benefits

  • Tough test of the Chilterns with rewarding scenery.
  • Event village with free parking.
  • Ample motorcycle marshals, plus top quality route management.
  • Frequent feed stations with plentiful and improved nutritional products.

EVENT INCLUDES

  • Mechanical support
  • Motorcycle marshalling
  • Medical support
  • Sweep vehicle for those who cannot complete the route
  • Well-stocked feed stations with sugary goods, energy products and water
  • Riders pack posted out prior to the event. No need to register on the day of the ride
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Results texted to your mobile phone as you cross the line
  • Finisher’s Medal

Timings

Provisional start times TBC

Age Requirements

Minimum Age 16 at 31 December, 2016.

Distances & Prices

  • Gran Fondo: 110 miles (177km) – 2,700m of climbing £42.00
  • Medio Fondo: 76 miles (122km) – 1,897m of climbing £40.00

Rules

Maps

Map Downloads

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Results

76 miles
110 miles

These results are Provisional, please contact the Results Crew with any queries. Queries are compiled and will appear in the final update approximately a week after the event.

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Equipment

British Bike HireBritish Bike Hire has a selection of Carbon and Alloy race bikes to rent for the Chiltern 100. Please visit www.britishbikehire.co.uk/events for more information. Our mechanics will be on hand to meet you at the start and we will also have some bikes for hire on the day. We look forward to seeing you.

Sigma Sport Checklist

You’ve done all the hard work training and with the big race fast approaching now’s the time to double check you have all the equipment you need to perform at your best. Sigma has put together this handy checklist to make sure there are no surprises on race morning. Everything is available with the click of a mouse with free UK delivery – and Sigma can even guarantee next day delivery for a little more!

Sigma Stacked Black

  • Bike: click here
  • Helmet: click here
  • Jersey: click here
  • Shorts: click here
  • Jackets/gilets: click here
  • Gloves: click here
  • Cycling shoes: click here
  • Sunglasses: click here
  • Tools: click here
  • Spare tubes: click here
  • Puncture repair & pump: click here
  • Saddle bag: click here
  • Tyres: click here
  • Lights: click here
  • Bottles & hydration: click here
  • Nutrition: click here
  • Cycle computer/GPS: click here

For a great range of cycling brands and products, visit www.sigmasport.co.uk.

Travel & Accommodation

Old Bovingdon Airfield. Whelpley Hill, Chesham, Herts

New event HQ and start/finish area: Bovingdon Airfield is located just outside the village of Bovingdon in Hertfordshire on the B4505 between Chesham and Hemel Hempstead. It is easily accessible and approximately fifteen minutes drive from either the M25 Junction 20 or M1 Junction 8. The closest postcode is HP5 3RR, which will take you to a farm adjacent to the site. Your satnav will take you past the main entrance to the airfield, so you can’t miss it.

BY TRAIN

The main station for the Airfield is Hemel Hempstead Station. This is approximately a 20 minute cycle to the venue, or a short taxi journey.

Charity & Fundraising

Prostate CancerProstate Cancer UK is the official charity partner to the Chiltern 100.

Join our Men United team and you’ll receive a welcome pack full of training and fundraising tips, plus:

  • Raise £50 and you’ll get a free BBQ lunch on event day
  • Raise £200 and you’ll receive our exclusive Prostate Cancer UK cycling jersey
  • Raise £500 to be the proud owner of one of our long-sleeved soft shell cycling jackets.

All you need to do is set up your fundraising page or contact cycling@prostatecanceruk.org to receive your fundraising pack and sponsorship forms in the post.

Register today to join –  Men United. Keeping friendships alive.

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