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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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Hertfordshire 60/25

Sunday 06 May 2018

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This ride has now passed.

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the Herts 60/25 on Sunday to raise money for Willow.
To see your chip timing results visit RaceTec Results here:
The link to view/purchase the photos is here:

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Back again for a fifth fantastic time!

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!

This year we're also offering optional chip-timing on the 60 mile route. Results available on the day and online following the ride.

Ride Details
StartStanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7TH
FinishStanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7TH
Distance25 mile (approx) or 60 mile (approx) circular routes
Challenge Rating60 mile route 25 mile route ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 60 mile route 2710ft. / 25 mile route 1171ft.
Getting There: CarExit 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 £3.50 for the day. You will need the correct money as the machine does not give change! Text-payment possible.
Getting There: TrainThe 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
Start Times8.00am to 9.00am
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Other InfoMinimum 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.**
GPX routes are available after online booking.
PricingEntry Pack 60 miles (£20.00)
Entry Pack 60 miles CHIP (£24.00)
Entry Pack 25 miles (individual/s - enter no. req.) (£20.00)
Child Entry 25 mile (12-14yrs) (£8.50)
Team Entry 60 miles CHIP (£23.50)



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 13,000 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

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