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Fred Whitton Saddleback Challenge

  • Cost:Various
  • Date: 12 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
  • Time: 6:00am - 7:00pm
  • Location:Grasmere Showfield, Stock Lane, Grasmere, LA22 9SL, Cumbria
  • Distance:112 Miles
  • Contact:
  • Phone:01229 716582

The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 112 mile sportive around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes.The very top riders complete the route in just under six hours but eleven hours and over are not uncommon for the average sportive rider. This is a very tough route and going on rider feedback the hardest one day ride in the UK, the event includes all the Lakeland passes, one with a 30% gradient and this comes at 98 miles.


Costs: NWAA Charity place. £250 Entry refunded by event Organiser on reaching £250 sponsorship. General entry places and info available on website from Early January 2019.

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