South Somerset Screamer Sportive
Join us for an incredible day's riding, taking in some of Somerset's most famous sites including Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury Tor and Ham Hill.
We will be starting at Adventure Café HQ, at Frogmary Green Farm just outside South Petherton. We will then begin our ride north, heading through South Petherton itself and out across the Somerset Levels towards Wedmore, where we'll stop for drink and a snack, giving you the opportunity to refuel before riding through Cheddar itself and hitting the stunning (but lung busting!) climb that is Cheddar Gorge. After winding your way up through the gorge, climbing 370m in the space of 4 miles you are rewarded with stunning views of the Mendips before the exhilarating descent down into Wells. Upon leaving the famous cathedral city our next destination will be the Somerset levels village of North Wootton, where we'll stop for another refuel before heading on to the iconic location of Glastonbury Tor. We will skirt the bottom of the ancient tor before continuing south across the levels to our final stop in the picturesque village of Martock, where we'll be resting up for another food and drink break before the sting in the tail; Ham Hill. From here we will drop back down to our start point at Adventure Café HQ for hot drinks all-round and a hard-earned bite to eat!
7:30-8:00 Rider registration.
Please note, it is extremely important for this physical challenge that you are in good health. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, please consider carefully whether you should be joining the challenge. Please ensure you fill in the booking form accurately and honestly, this is important. In the case of serious conditions (epilepsy, diabetes, heart conditions, recent illness or operations), please discuss the challenge with your GP. Please also ensure you notify us of any allergies or similar. It requires stamina and good aerobic fitness - but good willpower will also come in handy! Failure to disclose medical conditions is a serious omission - that could have serious repercussions on any of our challenges.
It is important all riders arrive in good time to depart on schedule.
Included In Trip
2 x Water Stations
Excluded From Trip
First Aid will be provided by the support crew, however, a degree of caution and responsibility is important while cycling.
Being in the UK we should be prepared for anything. Whilst not wishing everyone to bring heaps of equipment we should be prepared for wet and cold.