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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 100

Sunday 03 Jun 2018


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This year the 100 mile route features chip-timing and web results, so after the event you can see your overall time and average speed along with the opportunity to compare your time with friends.

Starting and finishing in the beautiful City of Norwich, this ride takes you through some perfect cycling country with quiet roads, picturesque villages and of course the outstanding North Norfolk coastline, reaching as far west as Holkham Hall where we pass through the Estate itself, before returning to the Finish in Norwich within sight of the great cathedral.

Click here to see a review of the 2013 ride in The Telegraph!
Click here to see it voted no. 1 in The Independent's 10 Best Cycling Events for 2012!
Click here to read a BBC report on the Norwich 100 event!

See the ride:

"Looking forward to it, my 3rd time if you haven't been on it before it's a lovely ride and the big surprise for all those who don't know the area are the hills !" M. N.

Ride Details
StartThe Forum, Bethel St, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1TF
FinishNorwich Lower School, Bishopgate, NR1 4AA
Distance100 miles
Challenge Rating ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 3575ft.
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 Times6.45am - 8.30am - individual start times printed on Entry Pack envelope (if you need to change your Start time just come along to the Bike Events tent in advance and we'll hand you a new time card).
Other InfoMinimum rider age 16 years. Road bike recommended / hybrid or mountain bike suitable with narrow tyres.

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.**
GPX routes are available after online booking.
PricingEntry Pack (£24.00)
Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£23.50)
Student Entry (£20.00)




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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