Sportive: 29th April 2018

York Rally Sportive 2018: Sunday 29th April

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

On the 29th April 2017, two routes take riders from the start point in Wigginton (just north of York) high into the beautiful North York Moors. Enter online now.

  • York Rally Grande Classic Dunnie:
    140 km (86 miles):
    Wigginton (just north of York), Sheriff Hutton, Terrington Bank, Hovingham, Caulkleys Bank, Farndale, Low Mill, Castleton, Danby, Rosedale, Hutton le Hole, Marton, Castle Howard, Wigginton.
    Total ascent: 1657m
    Route downloads (GPX etc) will be available shortly – we are making some very minor alterations since last year to improve safety and marshalling/feeding locations. The map below still gives a very good idea of the route, as does last year’s print map: 8 Mb PDF

    As last year an alternative route avoiding the extrremely steep Rosedale Chimney Bank will be available for this ride – map and download will be added here shortly, as the ‘diversion route’ is changing this year. But for reference, here’s last year’s print map: 8 Mb PDF

  • York Rally Classic Dunnie:
    100 km (62 miles):
    Wigginton (just north of York), Sheriff Hutton, Terrington Bank, Hovingham, Caulkleys Bank, Farndale, Hutton le Hole, Marton, Castle Howard, Wigginton.
    Total ascent: 959 m
    Route downloads (GPX etc) will be available shortly – we are making some very minor alterations since last year to improve safety and marshalling/feeding locations. The map below via MapMyRide still gives a very good idea of the route, as does last year’s print map:  4.5 Mb PDF

Enter now! Come on, ride the Dunnie!

Entry is open online via British Cycling:
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/168077/York-Rally-Sportive

For many photos and rider testimonials check out the last York Rally Sportive in 2017!

Any questions, please contact the organiser by phone: Pete Dunn 07740 171 252 or leave a comment below or on the Facebook event page (link coming soon) – 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 23-24 June 2018: be there!

Practical details

Timings
140k rides – Registration opens 7:45AM, start from 8AM
100k ride – Registration opens 8:30AM, start from 9AM
Last start 10AM

Rally HQ
Sign-in and start is at: Find it on Google Maps here (it’s labelled “Wigginton Parish Council”).

Parking
Please park sensibly in the surrounding streets. There is also parking available outside “Cyclescene”  a few hundred yards from the Old School House – at

Maps
Printed maps will be provided but in case you’d like a preview, here are printable PDF maps also showing feeding station locations:
100k route – 4.5 Mb PDF
140k (via Rosedale Chimney Bank) – 8 Mb PDF
140k (avoiding Rosedale Chimney) – 8 Mb PDF
Note that these maps are
from 2017, and will be updated for 2018 shortly. But there will only be very minor changes to any of the routes.

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

  • Please visit and share our event page on Facebook (link coming soon)!
  • Our flyer is available as a JPG (best for sharing on social media) or as a PDF (best for printing out, any size A5 to A3):

See you there!

The all-volunteer York Rally team.

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