Beast to the East Sportive

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Organiser's Description

Beautiful, scenic and challenging sportive across the Meon Valley towards Glorious Goodwood. 28, 57 and 82 miles, fully marked and marshalled with stocked aid stations.

All routes start from Swanmore and head out towards Hampton Hill, Beacon Hill and Old Winchester Hill, where you can enjoy amazing views across the beautiful rolling countryside.

The medium and long routes head up the renowned Butser Hill, lots of out-the-saddle climbing here but the sight of the sea and the panoramic views at the top make this totally worth it!

You then head over to Rowlands Castle with the medium route looping back via South Harting and the long route heading on towards Glorious Goodwood, returning via the South Downs National Park.


  • Individual Entry - Short 28 miles
    £19 CLOSED
  • Individual Entry - Medium 57 miles
    £24 CLOSED
  • Individual Entry - Long 82 miles
    £29 CLOSED


- Races will be started in small waves to avoid congestion at the start. All races are chip timed so staggered starts can be achieved fairly.

- Race briefing will be online for competitors to read in the run up to the race.

- Sanitiser will be available at aid stations, the start/finish area and in the portaloos.

- Aid stations will have wrapped nutrition which can be picked up quickly. You will be required to bring your own cup/bottle to fill up at the aid stations.

- Anyone displaying symptoms will be asked not to attend.


- If you display any of the following symptoms in the 2 weeks prior to your event, please do not attend:

High temperature/ New or continuous cough/ Loss or change in taste/smell

- Please do not turn up more than half an hour before your race start time so we don’t have competitors from multiple race distances in the start area.

- Maintain social distancing whenever possible.

- Ensure you have a cup/bottle to refill at aid stations.

- Move quickly through the aid stations or stand off to the side if respite needed.

- Sanitise hands before and after using toilets.


Outdoor events such as this one in the fresh air are low risk, especially when taking practical, sensible precautions!

Electronic timing

Fully stocked aid stations

Free parking is available at Swanmore Village Hall

Competitors will be set off in waves, with the first riders departing at 7:30am.

There are 3 courses, designed to challenge all; 28 miles, 57 miles and 82 miles.

Routes are fully marked and marshalled.

Course GPX’s:

Beast to the East – 28 mile

Beast to the East – 57 mile

Beast to the East – 82 mile

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  • Individual Entry - Short 28 miles
    £19 CLOSED
  • Individual Entry - Medium 57 miles
    £24 CLOSED
  • Individual Entry - Long 82 miles
    £29 CLOSED


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