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Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).

Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).

For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).

These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.
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Norwich 50/25

Sunday 03 Jun 2018


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Starting and finishing in the beautiful City of Norwich, this ride takes you through some perfect cycling country with quiet roads and picturesque villages.

From the start in central Norwich the route first heads north towards Buxton. The 50 milers touch the coast at Walcott before looping back through classic countryside and returning to the Finish where a warm welcome awaits within sight of the stunning cathedral.

Voted number 1 in The Independent's 10 Best Cycling Events for 2012!

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"@BikeEventsTeam had a great ride on the Norwich 50 thanks for the great planning! #cantwaitfornextyear" E. W.

Ride Details
StartThe Forum, Bethel St, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1TF
FinishNorwich Lower School, Bishopgate, NR1 4AA
Distance50 miles and 25 miles (approx)
Challenge Rating ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 50 mile route 1450ft. / 25 mile route 530ft.
Getting There: CarNearest parking: Biggest one is Chapelfield (Chapel Field Road, NR2 1RU) - once parked, wheel your bike into the lifts, go up to UG level and then walk out; bikes are not allowed on vehicle ramp or in The Mall. Smaller car park at The Forum (access via Bethel Street, NR2 1TF). Both car parks open from 6am for the event. These are the closest to the start, but not necessarily the cheapest. For further parking info please visit Parkopedia. Please be aware of height restrictions on all these car parks!
For 'welcoming parties': Please note there is no parking at the Finish itself. Closest (but quite small) car park is near the Adam and Eve pub (NR3 1RZ).
Getting There: TrainNearest station Norwich 1 mile from the start. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950
Start Times50 mile: 08:30 - 09:30; 25 mile 09:00 - 09:30
Other InfoMinimum rider age 12 years on the 25 mile route and 14 years on the 50 mile route. All riders under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18.

It is recommended that all riders wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.

** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**
Road bike recommended / hybrid or mountain bike suitable
GPX routes are available after online booking.
PricingEntry Pack 50 mile (£20.00)
Team Entry 50 mile (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£19.50)
Team Entry 25 mile (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£18.50)
Entry Pack 25 mile (£19.50)
Student Entry (£16.00)




This is an Open Event - your entry fee goes towards the running of the ride.

You can ride for one of the charities below (select when you book online) or for a charity of your choice (contact them after you've booked to arrange sponsorship collection).

CHARITIES - please contact us for information about how to get involved and for details of our Open Event fundraising packages.

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