Sportive: 21st May 2017

Entries are now open for the next York Rally fundraising Sportive! On the 21st May 2017, two routes take riders from the start point in Wigginton (just north of York) high into the beautiful North York Moors.

Two rides into the beautiful North York Moors: 140 km & 100 km

Ride the Dunnie:
Wigginton (just north of York), Sheriff Hutton, Terrington Bank, Hovingham, Caulkeys Bank, Farndale, Low Mill, Castleton, Danby, Rosedale, Hutton le Hole, Marton, Castle Howard, Wigginton.
Come on, do it!

  • Come and ride it if you’re hard enough!
  • Probably the hardest Sportive in Britain!
  • Think you can climb? Prove it!

There are two ride lengths – and the longer ride comes in two versions, with or without the ridiculously steep (1:3) ascent of Rosedale Chimney Bank:

  • York Rally Grande Classic Dunnie: 132.7 km, via Rosedale Chimney Bank. Total ascent 1665.36 m.
    Download KML & GPX, or see more info via MapMyRide.
  • York Rally Grande Classic Dunnie: 135.9 km, avoiding Rosedale Chimney Bank. Total ascent 1603.79 m.
    Download KML & GPX, or see more info via MapMyRide.
  • York Rally Classic Dunnie: 100 km. Total ascent 969.55 m.
    Download KML & GPX, or see more info via MapMyRide.

Entries for all routes are now open online via British Cycling – spaces are limited, we’ve been fully booked in 2015 and 2014. So get in there early.

Entries by post are also very welcome. Please just download and print out this PDF entry form, fill in the details and return by post with your cheque for the entry fee (£25, same for both rides, payable to “York Rally” please) to the address on the form.

For some pics and rider testimonials check out the last York Rally Sportive in 2015!

Any questions, please contact the organiser by phone: Pete Dunn 07740 171 252 or leave a comment below or on the Facebook event page – we’ll get back to you ASAP!

Volunteers to help run the event are always welcome and much appreciated! If you could help marshall, staff a feeding station or take on various tasks at ride HQ, again please just contact organiser Pete Dunn on 07740 171 252.

This Sportive is a fundraiser for the York Rally, the traditional cyclists’ gathering held since 1945 on York’s Knavesmire. The next Rally is on the 24-25 June 2017: be there!

Are your mates fit enough? Sign them up and see…

Feel free to spread the word!


What people thought of our last Sportive…

…and a few images from the day! Click to enlarge:

See you there!

The all-volunteer York Rally team.

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