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Chiltern 100 Sportive

When is the eventDate TBC in 2015 Where is the Event Bovingdon Airfield, Bovingdon, Herts

  • @HumanRaceEvents great day at the Chiltern about hills! And you arranged perfect weather.

    Katie Ferguson - @KatieFerguson89
  • Chapeau to all the riders doing the #chiltern100 today. I crossed your path twice and you were all grinning, or is that grimacing! #cycling

    Mike 'The Fox' - @torgey
  • Underestimated but survived the very tough Chiltern 100. Well done to the organisers, it was top notch! @HumanRaceEvents

    Rob Burns - @boins88
  • Totally underestimated @HumanRaceEvents Chiltern100 today, it was very very hard. Jolly good sportive though.

    Martin Jubb - @Jubbster
  • Proper tough Chiltern 100. Think it was a little bit longer than previous years?? Well done making a great event better @HumanRaceEvents

    John Eborall - @eborall
  • 95 miles and too many hills. Some time with @emmakyoung who has since disappeared! Lovely ride. Well done @HumanRaceEvents awesome event.

    Rob - @r30rob
  • @HumanRaceEvents Chiltern 100 completed! Knackered! Great event! @VitaCocoUK to greet us on the finish line with drinks. Awesome!

    Mark Walker - @M4rkWalker
  • @HumanRaceEvents well done for excellent organisation @ Chiltern 100. Great refreshments, happy hard working marshals & v clear signposting.

    Matt Peers - @stanmorechaser
  • Great organisation and yummy snacks, the Chiltern alps as opposed to the Chiltern hills though!!

    Sue Ferguson
  • It was a stunning morning for a ride through the #Chilterns. Thanks @HumanRaceEvents for another great event!

    Hannah White - @hannahwhiteuk
  • Cheers to @HumanRaceEvents for an epic day at Chiltern 100. Stunning countryside, brill sunshine, killer hills & 2 sunburnt arms. Inevitable.

    Alex Terrell - @alxterrell
  • @HumanRaceEvents thanks for a amazing day yesterday superb organisation can't wait for next year #hills

    Spencer - @spenno34
  • Conquered #chiltern100 109 mile #GranFondo - Which #sadist put that that #hill at the end? Thanks @HumanRaceEvents

    Tanbir - @thinkTanbir

Chiltern 100 Sportive Event Information

Gran Fondo: 110 miles (177km)
Medio Fondo: 76 miles (122km)


"The toughest sportive close to the capital"

The event will be organised in partnership with Verulam Cycling Club of St Albans, the cycle club that created the event and made it the esteemed and challenging sportive that it is today.

The Chiltern 100 Sportive is the latest addition to the Human Race Sportive Series which also includes the Wiggle Dragon Ride, Financial Times London Cycle Sportive, Wiggle Etape Cymru and the Macmillan Cycletta WomenOnly Cycle Series supported by Victoria Pendleton. Human Race are committed to delivering world class experiences for cyclists of all abilities in some of the most stunning parts of Britain.

Gran Fondo (110 miles) Taking in approximately 177 km of beautiful Chilterns scenery and riders will be challenged with almost 2700 metres of climbing. This route is relentless in its pursuit of hills with 21 in all.

Medio Fondo (76 miles) Approximately a 76 mile route which includes 1,897 metres of climbing and provides possibly the toughest 122 km challenge one can find.

Both routes are as testing as they are stunning and take in infamous climbs such as Whiteleaf and Wardrobes.

Gran Fondo - From 7:00am
Medio Fondo - From 8:45am

AGE REQUIREMENT: Minimum Age 16 at 31 December, 2015

* New start/finish venue: event village with ample parking
* Addition of motorcycle marshals, plus improved route management
* More feed stations than previously, manned by experienced cyclists
* Mechanical support on the route
* Text timing: your results straight to your phone
* Official event finisher's medal

Event Information Pack and Maps
Team Entry

Team entry - How good is your team? - Get yourselves rated!

Ride as a team and show your mates who's the daddy on the hills. Teams can be clubs, charities, work mates or any other group of riders. Teams must have a minimum of 8 entrants and each team can request up to a maximum of 15 guaranteed places. If you need more places, get your team to enter quickly!

There will be team awards based on individual performances for teams with at least 6 finishers.

How to enter a team
Nominate a team captain for all communications and confirm the number of entries required. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Chiltern%20100%20Sportive%20Team%20Entry">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following details: team captain name, phone number, email address, team name, club name (if different) and number of places wanted. Then each team member enters online in the usual way - but they must enter the team name on the entry form.


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.

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.

Bike Hire

British Bike HireBritish Bike Hire will be hiring a range of 18 speed alloy/carbon road bikes for the Chiltern 100.

British Bike HireEach bike will be cleaned and fully serviced, delivered to the start and collected after you finish the event. We will have staff at the beginning of the event ready to adjust the bikes for you to suit your needs. British Bike Hire can supply SPD pedals at a small additional charge or can fit yours on the day. The bikes are geared sensibly for these events and all bikes will be fitted with two bottle cages.

For more information please contact:

Feed Stations


Products provided at the feed stations will include:

- PowerBar energy drinks
- PowerBars and PowerBar shots
- Bananas
- Bourbon biscuits
- Jaffa cakes
- Jelly babies
- Wine gums
- Flapjacks
- Salted pretzels
- Dried cranberries

We advise riders to bring additional nutritional sustenance as required.

Charity and Fundraising

ProstateCancerUKx240Prostate 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 you’ll be able to qualify for a variety of cycling incentives recognising each fundraising milestone you reach.

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

Register today to join -  Men United v Prostate Cancer. We can win this.

Just GivingIf you’re looking for a way to make your event count, why not raise money for a cause you care about? Head to JustGiving, make a fundraising page in a few simple steps, and share it far and wide by email and social media.

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Chiltern 100 Sportive Sponsors

Windsor Triathlon 2015
Great Training Destinations in Switzerland
Garmin Kingston Run Challenge
Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run 2014
Micro Scooter
2014 Macmillan Cycletta Series
Wiggle - Official Retail Partner of Human Race
Human Race 2014-2015 Off-Road Series

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