This event has taken place

Congratulations to everyone who took part. We're waiting on information about the next edition of this event.

Did you race? Let the community know how you got on and leave a review.

Add a review

Want to see all previous and future editions of this event, find them below.

Beyond Somerset Sportive 2022 (Sunday) Beyond Somerset Sportive 2022 (Sunday)

Beyond Somerset Sportive 2022 (Sunday)

Shepton Mallet, Somerset

A371, Shepton Mallet BA4, UK

Sun 10th April 2022

Starting at 07:30

4 races

£42.88 - £53.46

Organiser's Description

BEYOND SOMERSET SPORTIVE (SUNDAY APRIL 10th 2022)

 

SUNDAY EVENT

A relaxed yet stunning tour around the Somerset levels, this fun ride is about taking your time, enjoying the views, and just getting in some early season miles.

Now in its Sixth year and again all routes ride the CHEDDAR GORGE CLIMB.

Strictly limited to 750 riders come join us and the other cyclists to enjoy a nice day in the saddle. #iridebeyond

Starting and finishing at The Bath and West showground all the routes have limited climbs (Apart from the obvious) to keep the ride an interesting mix of flat sections, stunning beauty, and off course the bit you want to ride CHEDDAR GORGE.

(The Saturday event can be found here)

 

EVENT CENTRE:

The event centre location is at 

The Bath and West showground

Shepton Mallet

BA4 6QN

 

There are signs directing you to the parking location when you are close, please follow these signs.

 

The postcode above should be used to get you close to the event, however as with every location the post code covers a wide area, you should use The Bath and West showground, when you are close.

 

 

ROUTES AVAILABLE:

LONG ROUTE 164 km or 102 Miles (1271m Elevation)

The Long route maps and GPS/GPX files can be found on the following links.

RIDE WITH GPS

STRAVA

 

MEDIUM ROUTE 132 km or 83 Miles (1145m Elevation)

The Medium route maps and GPS/GPX files can be found on the following links.

RIDE WITH GPS

STRAVA

 

SHORT ROUTE 75 km or 46 Miles (708m Elevation)

The Short route maps and GPS/GPX files can be found on the following links.

RIDE WITH GPS

STRAVA

 

HOW TO ADD ROUTES TO A DEVICE:

RIDE WITH GPS

GARMIN

KOMOOT

 

ALL ROUTES MAP LINK:

You can view a full map of all the routes by following this link.

ROUTE MAP LINK

Although the routes are comprehensively marked with route arrows on occasion people move these signs, we suggest downloading the route to a phone or navigation device just in case you need route assistance on the day.

ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; WE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING THE ROUTES TO IMPROVE YOUR RIDING EXPERIENCE.

 

SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION:

Parking will open at 0700

Registration will be from 0730 – 0845

You can start from 0730 - 0900

The START will close at 0900 you will not be able to start after this time.

There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the event begins, if you miss the briefing, you will not be able to compete.

 

EACH RIDER WILL RECIEVE:

- A fantastic finisher medal.
- Entry goodies (Distance specific).
- Timed results.
- Safe bag drop.
- Aid station/s (Route distance will determine how many).
- First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course.
- Post-race refreshments (Available to purchase).

 

FEED STATIONS:

We try to have a varied mixed at the feed stations, these will include: -

- Energy drink
- Water
- Bananas
- Flap jack
- Crisps
- Nut bars
- Chocolate crepes
- Cake
- Jellybeans or Jelly babies

 

Plus a few other things that we source as they become available.

Please note we do not supply gels and we cannot guarantee the products do not contain nuts, gluten, or wheat, if you have specific food tolerances you will need to carry your own supplies.

 

FEED STATION LOCATIONS:

Kingsbury Episcopi Community Centre, Shop and Cafe, 46km Long route only

Charlton’s Community Centre, 75km Long route, 51km Medium route.

Wedmore Village Hall 124km Long route, 91km Medium route, 35km Short Route

 

MORE INFORMATION:

Whether you’re setting yourself a fitness target, raising money for your good cause or just coming to join the hundreds of other riders who are riding for their own goals, you know you can also ride just for fun. (Is 100 miles fun, it can be !)

(The event is limited of 750 riders over all the distances).

 

ALL OF OUR SPORTIVES FEATURE:

- Facilities and parking
- On course support
- Medical support (Inc. on the course)
- Full route marking (GPX and TCX files available to download)
- 3rd party rider public liability insurance
- Aid stations, inc energy drink (we do not supply gels)
- Online results
- Finisher’s medal
- On site catering (Hot and Cold drinks and food available to purchase)
- Pick up wagons
- Massage available

 

 AFTER ENTERING:

On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email.

If you do not receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder.

Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event.

Event updates will arrive approx. 2 weeks before an event, but everything you need to know is contained within these event pages.

Transfers and deferrals close 1 month before the event.

 

TRAINING

Kudo coach is an app that builds you a flexible, personalised training plan that makes optimum use of your time to get you to the start line in the best shape possible.

Power and Heart rate based indoor and outdoor workouts.

Regular training advice and guidance backed with elite coaching experience.

Ride anywhere – Kudo coach will sync your ride data with all other cycling platforms.

https://www.kudo.coach

 

FANCY HELPING AT AN EVENT:

We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to enter for free, that is any event and any distance.

If you would like more information, please email [email protected] and someone will be in touch. 

You do not need to help at a Sportive, if you help at any of our events, running, cycling, triathlons you can enter multiple events for free. (Dependent on time given).

 

HAVE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER EVENTS

WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY DISTANCE AND ABILITY.

 

 

CHARITY PARTNER:

 

Beyond Events is supporting CALM through our events.

The positive energy that can be gained through physical energy is a natural fit for us, we will be encouraging entrants to raise funds through the CALM just giving page. #dontbottleitup

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide.

Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male.

CALM exists to change this.

https://www.thecalmzone.net/about-calm/contact-us/

You can choose a fixed amount at entry to DONATE or use the CALM just giving pages.

https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/BeyondEventsCALM

https://www.thecalmzone.net/about-calm

 

Races

  • Late Entry

    £53.46

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED
  • SUNDAY Long Route

    £42.88

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED
  • SUNDAY Medium Route

    £42.88

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED
  • SUNDAY Short Route

    £42.88

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED

Book

  • Late Entry

    £53.46

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED
  • SUNDAY Long Route

    £42.88

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED
  • SUNDAY Medium Route

    £42.88

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED
  • SUNDAY Short Route

    £42.88

    Sun 10th April 2022

    CLOSED

What's Included

EACH RIDER WILL RECEIVE:

A fantastic finisher medal, (Which is also a bottle opener).
Entry goodies (Distance specific).
Timed results.
Safe bag drop.
Aid station/s (Route distance will determine how many).
First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course.
Mechanical Support at the start and on the course (Broom waggon if required)
Online Results
Free Event Photography
Post-race refreshments (Available to purchase).

  • Bespoke medal and Goodies

Parking

Parking is on site and will be marked from the main road.

Location

The Bath and West showground
Shepton Mallet
BA4 6QN

Course Details

Flat for the most part with a few climbs along the route, Cheddar gorge comes towards the end for all routes.

Reviews

Done this event?

First-hand event reviews from people who have been there, done that and got the breathable T-shirt, really help everyone choose their next event.

Add a review

Location

Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Free
training
plans

For a limited time, subscribe to findarace.com and get a free tailored training plan and access to your own coach.

A personalised programme worth £75. Unsubscribe instantly anytime.

By signing up you agree to our privacy policy and terms

Image: © onetrack.club