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Helensburgh Sportive

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Sunday 17th July 2022

Entries Open
Friday 1st April 2022
Entries Close
Wednesday 13th July 2022
Entries So Far
166 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £35.00   

The Helensburgh Sportive is a 50 mile open road cycle with stunning views of the River Clyde, Gareloch and Loch Long. All profits being donated to the Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA)

Entry Includes:

  • A fantastic 50 mile route including some amazing scenic views of the river Clyde, Gareloch and Loch Long.

  • A great feed station on the route with locally-made yummy flapjacks (always a firm favourite).

  • Electronic chip timing system, with print out as soon as you finish and live finishers timings available.

  • Official souvenir for all finishers.

  • A sweeper vehicle service.

  • Sweet treats, tea and coffee at the finish.

Start times:
Registration opens: 08:00hrs
Start times: 08.15hrs - 10.00hrs
Riders will be started in waves on a first come first served basis

You will be able to register and pick up your rider number on the morning of the event. 

Start Point Facilities:
Toilets will be available at the sailing club.

The bar will be open to buy drinks; card payment only please.

Registration and the start will be situated at the Helensburgh Sailing Club, Rhu Road Lower, Helensburgh G84 8QT 

Some parking is available at the start. If you can, please cycle to the start to reduce traffic. 

Food Station:
The food station will be situated in Glen Fruin (approx 20 Mile mark) where there will be water, snacks and a portable loo available.

50 Miles (80km) / 3113ft (950m) Ascent

GPX File: Available for download at following link 
Route Map 

The sportive is open to e-bike entries - please tick e-bike when entering.

Minimum Age Requirement:
Entries open to participants over the age of 16 on the day of the event.

Helmets are mandatory for all participants 

Refund Policy:
Bearing in mind all proceeds go to charity... if for any reason you are unable to attend the event and would like a refund. They will be available on request as follows:

  • 2 months prior to event date | 75% refund
  • 1- 2 months prior to event date | 50% refund
  • Less than 1 month prior to event date | No refund

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