Date: 14th April 2019
Location: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Hillfields, Reading Rd, Burghfield Common near Reading, Berkshire
Event Type and Distance: Cycle Sportive - 41.5km Fun Ride / 84km Classic / 125km Epic
Amenities: Medical staff, toilets, aid stations, refreshments, bag drop, post-race sports massage
Entry Price: £18.20 for the Fun Ride, £23.20 for the Classic, £27.20 for the Epic
The cycle course takes cyclists through the beautiful Berkshire countryside, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Here you will pass through the traditional villages of West Berkshire, negotiate a selection of short punchy climbs and experience the stunning scenery and quiet country lanes of the Royal County of Berkshire. With so many places to visit in Berkshire, you can easily forget you're right on London’s doorstep. A wealth of towns, villages and countryside to explore make West Berkshire the perfect antidote to city life. Hillfields is situated close to both Reading and Newbury. There are many lively cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy a cup of tea or a bite to eat. The surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the cycle ride crosses the wonderful Kennet and Avon Canal which runs right through West Berkshire from the outskirts of Reading to Hungerford.