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Sunday 14th September 2014

National Forest and Beyond

New for 2014 is the National Forest and Beyond sportive. Based at the newly built Pirelli Stadium, home of Burton Albion FC, the routes take in the quiet lanes of the west side of the National Forest and beyond to east Staffordshire.


ENTER Route Data & GPS - 94 miles
ENTER Route Data & GPS - 76 miles
ENTER Route Data & GPS - 59 miles

DATE: Sunday 14th September 2014

VENUE: Burton Albion Football Club, Princess Way, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire DE13 0BH

Entry List

Choose from 94, 76 and 58 mile routes, with over 5000ft of climbing on the long route. The routes are varied over rolling terrain, with a couple of sharp 13% climbs thrown in make sure you know where your gears are. 

The long route has two feedstations, at 30 and 74 miles, the other routes have one. Riders will receive the usual sports gels and bars at the start, the feedstations will be stocked with water, sports drink and a variety of sweet and savoury food.  The entry fee is £29. 

Once arriving back at Burton Albion FC there are good shower and changing facilities. Soup, sandwiches and tea and coffee are included in the entry fee. The bar will also be open.