5th Shropshire Hills Sportive
5th July 2015
The historic High Street in Bridgnorth will be closed to traffic for the day and provides a wonderful back drop for the day’s events with all riders, whether undertaking the 50, 70 or 100 mile routes, starting and finishing here. The routes take in some of the finest countryside Shropshire has to offer including Clee Hill and the Long Mynd with riders having access to feedstations along the way to ensure they are fed and watered.
Bridgnorth based rider Rich Smith says ’50 miles is a great starting point for riders new to sportives or those looking for a challenge to build a fitness program around. The 100 mile route taking in the Long Mynd is a serious challenge even for experienced riders’
The High street will be packed with both cycling and non-cycling related traders ensuring a colourful backdrop to the day’s activities.
John Ireson, from Mamil Cycling commented ‘by limiting the number of places we can ensure everybody gets looked after. We want to promote an event that whilst challenging, is informal and fun ensuring each and every rider gets a great day out on the bike. It’s hard to believe this year will see the fifth running of the event – the support, both locally and nationally, is fantastic’
Entries for the event are available via the Mamil Cycling Sportive page (www.mamilcycling.co.uk) or directly via the British Cycling portal
Thanks to Schwalbe for once again sponsoring this event.