The CFC Sportive – 2018

Sunday, 27th May 2018,  Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse, CV37 9SE.

Here we go again with the ever popular CFC Sportive, we look forward to seeing you once again for a great day out riding in the Cotswolds.

The four distances are;

New! 130 miles (One lap of the 100 mile and one of the 30 mile routes)

100 miles

62.5 miles (100k) (under 16’s ride free)

30 miles (under 16’s riding with paying adult ride free)

Not forgetting the Mini Sportive (laps of Racecourse service track)  Ideal traffic free fun ride for minis and juniors.

The ride starts and finishes at the Racecourse in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9SE.   This will be the 7th edition of the event.  The 130 mile ride is a time restricted (11 hour) endurance ride; the event is perfect training miles for people going to the L’Etape Tour, La Marmotte, RideLondon, Dragon Ride, Velo South, etc. or for those just looking to push their boundaries and enjoy a fantastic days riding with a like minded cyclists.

As in previous years will be having a bar, stalls, refreshments, a kids mini sportive, picnic areas and entertainment, so whilst you are “enjoying” your ride, your supporters can also come along for a great day out.

Stratford Racecourse is a fantastic venue with camping and all the facilities you could need for this kind of event including free parking, changing area and showers (50p).  We start early, the 130 mile ride starts at 7.30am with a mass start. The 100 and 64 mile rides start between 8am and 9.30am on a first come first served basis.  The 30 miles starts at 10am.  Registration for all rides will be open from 2pm until 6pm on Saturday 26th May and from 6.30am to 10am on ride day 27th May at Race HQ at the centre of course Pavillion at Stratford Racecourse.


This a chance for us to get exposure for our charity and the work we do for children living with and beyond cancer, that we help every week up and down the UK.  There isn’t a mandatory fundraising requirement but if your feel your effort is worth a few quid in sponsorship then that would be great, £10, £50, £100 whatever you can raise will make a real difference. All fundraisers who register with us will receive a CFC 2018 campaign t-shirt once they raise £25.  To see how cycling helps please read some of the stories and case studies on this site.

For more information on fundraising for CFC please click here

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