This year's "Route 66 Sportive" is being held on Saturday 13th May 2017, the courses available are Route 66 and Route 33.
Start and Finish will be from The Lodge, Newport Showground, Chetwynd Deer Park, Newport, Shropshire. TF10 8EU
Nova Raiders will be making a donation to Prostate Cancer UK.
Cycling through the Shropshire countryside with iconic views of the Wrekin, Lond Mynd and the Shropshire plains.
Registration from 08.30 am.
All routes are fully signposted, with marshals and support crew - "Broom Wagon".
On course telephone support.
GPS routing, maps,feed station (66) and water stops on route.
Mechanical support at the start.
Tea and Coffee available at start.
There will be both mens and ladies toilets available.
Food and refreshments available including licensed bar.
|Date & Start Time||Event||Venue||Prices - Postal / Online Entry|
13th May 2017.
Route 66 £15 (£20 entry on the day)
From Newport you head out to High Ercall with the opportunity of your first water stop at Upton Magna (14.75 miles), carrying on through Atcham and Condover then crossing the A49 at Dorrington followed by a gentle climb into Picklescott then the food stop at Cardington Village Hall (35.5 miles), Take a minute to enjoy the stunning scenery that Shropshire has to offer as you continue through to Much Wenlock, Sheinton and Cressage, then a chance of another water stop at Wrockwardine . Continuing your journey back you pass through Admaston and Preston upon the Weald Moors and your safe return to Newport Showground.
Route 33 follows the same course as Route 66 for the first 14.75 miles, then breaking off at the water stop at Upton Magna, you head towards Walcot and Uppington then linking back into Route 66 at Aston, You have chance of another water stop at Wrockardine (23.5 Miles.)
The water stops will be located at Upton Magna and Wrockardine.
Click here for Entry Central online entry or use the following link for direct access - http://www.entrycentral.com/novaraidersroute66
Click here for start location details at Newport Showground.
Please remember that this is not a race and the roads are not closed, the road surface can vary in condition with loose grit and pot holes, You may encounter wide agricultural vehicles on narrow lanes, Never ride more than two abreast and single out on narrow lanes.
Under 16's to be accompanied by an Adult.
Helmet must be worn.
Follow the Highway code, and please look out for each others safety.