The Moor 2 Sea Sportive: Saturday 5th September 2015
The Moor 2 Sea Sportive, now in its fourth year, will take place from Exeter Racecourse on Saturday 5th September 2015. On-line Entry opens November 29th. Places are limited to 1000 and this event has always sold out so early registration is recommended.
The Moor 2 Sea Sportive offers you a choice of three routes, the 'Inspire' (37 miles / 60 km), the 'Challenge' (67 miles / 108 km), and the 'Extreme' (112 miles / 180 km). Each route departs from Exeter Racecourse and takes you through Haldon Forest and out to the South Devon Coast. From there you will follow the Teign Estuary back to Kingsteignton before heading up onto Dartmoor National Park. All routes finish with a climb from the beautiful Teign Valley, back up to Haldon to finish at the racecourse to receive your well earned medal, t-shirt, and goody-bag.
This sportive uses electronic chip timing. We award Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals to all who complete their chosen route within the designated time limits for their age and gender category.
King of the Mountains - Haytor Hill Climb
The Challenge & Extreme routes both include a 'King of the Mountains' style, timed Hill Climb Stage on Haytor. Starting from Bovey Tracey, this iconic climb ascends 1,200 ft over a distance of 3.7 miles, finishing at the top car park. This is the same climb which has featured four times in the Tour of Britain. It is where the former Mid-Devon Cycle Club rider, John Tiernan-Locke, secured his KoM victory in 2011, and where, in 2013, the Devon stage secured its place in cycling history as the first ever hill top finish for a ToB stage.
This stage is sponsored by Primal Europe. Everyone who completes the stage within 26 minutes will receive one of our prestigious KoM Pin Badges and Primal Europe will be giving away their top-of-the-range Helix KoM cycle jerseys as 'spot prizes' to 10 lucky winners from amongst those who complete this challenge.