Hertfordshire 60/25

Sunday 05 May 2019Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7TH25 mile (approx) or 60 mile (approx) circular routes

This ride has now passed.

Thank you (and well done!) to all riders who braved the chill on Sunday and joined us on the Herts 60 and 25 mile bike rides. Photos taken on the day by Sports Action Photography are available to browse and to buy - just follow the link below:

Rider photos

Join us on Sunday to cycle 60 or 25 miles through pretty villages and lush Spring countryside in Hertfordshire - a landscape of beautiful half-timbered cottages and colourful marketplaces. It’s a great way to get back to speed and welcome in the Spring!

PLEASE NOTE that due to current renovation work at Stanborough Park, toilet facilities are limited.

And PLEASE NOTE that the pay-parking machines at the park only take card or telephone payments.


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Ride Details


Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7TH


Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7TH


25 mile (approx) or 60 mile (approx) circular routes

Challenge rating

60 mile route 25 mile route ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 60 mile route 2710ft. / 25 mile route 1171ft.

Start times

8.00am to 9.00am


Entry Pack 60 miles (£20.00)
Entry Pack 25 miles (individual/s - enter no. req.) (£20.00)
Child Entry 25 mile (12-14yrs) (£8.50)
Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£19.50)

Local info

More Info

Other info

Minimum ages are 12 on 25 mile route and 15 on the 60 mile. Riders under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18. Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable on both routes.
All riders are strongly recommended to 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.**
Bike Events 0117 989 7080

Ride Gradings

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).

Getting here by car

Exit A1 at junction 4 (north / south bound) onto A414. Follow A6149 for Welwyn Garden City centre and look for our signs to the Start.
PLEASE NOTE: Parking at Stanborough costs £5.00 for the day. NO CASH accepted at machines, CARD OR BY PHONE ONLY!

Getting here by train

The nearest rail station is Hatfield, two miles from Stanborough Park. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes and train times. National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950

Sorry, no photographer on this ride

Willow is the only national charity working with seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40 to fulfil uplifting and unforgettable Special Days. These Special Days enable them and their families to reconnect and refocus on each other while enjoying an activity of their choosing. A day for them, a day about them and a day that will create memories they will all treasure forever.

Since 1999 Willow has fulfilled more than 16,000 Special Days for young adults living with life-threatening conditions such as cancer, motor neurone disease, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and Huntington’s disease.

Registered charity no. 1106746

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