Info: New entries for this event closed on Wednesday 12th April 2023.
Houghton Cycling club are promoting two challenging rides on quiet roads in the stunning North Pennines on Sunday 16th April.
The 102km event formerly the Killhope Grimpeur Audax, is now accompanied by a shorter but still challenging 54km ride:
These are both challenging hilly rides with almost 6000 feet of climbing in the 102km event and over 3000 feet in the 54km route . Low gears are a must for both events! The rides are not races and you should ride at a pace which is comfortable for you.
The 102 km will start from Lanchester at 8.30am , the 54km will start at 9.30am. All finishers will be able to enjoy free food and refreshments at the finish. There will be three control points in the 102km event and one in the 54km event.
Route sheet, GPX files and instructions will be emailed to everyone w/c 10th April (entries close 9th April)
HCC will donate any surplus from these events to the Great North Air Ambulance service (GNAAS).
All under 18s must have a completed signed Parental Responsibility form (available from the organiser)and under 15’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult throughout the event.
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