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Mellow Fruitfulness

Sunday 8 October, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:58 pm


Route Details

Climbing WiddopA hilly 60 kilometre (38 mile) ride from Mytholmroyd, taking you from the heart of West Yorkshire over the hills into Lancashire, and back again, with a generous time allowance for completion. There is a minimum average speed required of 8 kph and a maximum of 20 kph, giving an upper time limit of 7 hours 5 minutes for completion.

Brief route details are as follows: –

Mytholmroyd – Hebden Bridge – Heptonstall – Cliviger – Worsthorne – Haggate – Coldwell – Widdop – Heptonstall – Hebden Bridge – Mytholmroyd.

(Maps: OS Landranger 104 or OS Outdoor Leisure 21 South Pennines or Bartholomews: West Yorkshire)

1050 metres of ascent makes the event worth 1 AAA point.

(Maps: OS Landranger 104  or Bartholomews: West Yorkshire)

How to Enter

Go to the AUK’s Event Entry Page at https://www.audax.uk/event-details/10372 where you can find entry details.

The event forms part of the Calderdale CTC Events Programme and is registered with the Cycling UK Tourist Competition. There is an entry fee of £5.50 for members of Audax UK or Cycling UK. In order to obtain public liability cover, people who are not members of these organizations need to take out temporary membership of Audax UK. Full details are on the entry form.

Start/Finish and Parking

There will be refreshments available at the start, and food available at the finish of the event.

The start and finish will be at our  event HQ at Mytholmroyd Sports and Community Centre, on Caldene Avenue, Mytholmroyd, just off the A646 and approximately 1 mile from Hebden Bridge, which has a large car park and is also easily accessible by rail (cycle-carrying trains stop hourly at Mytholmroyd from both Leeds and Manchester, and more frequently at Hebden Bridge).

Anybody intending to take part who requires accommodation in the area either before or after the event should contact the Tourist Information Office in Hebden Bridge (01422 843831). There is also a Youth Hostel at Mankinholes (01706 812340), approximately 4 miles away.

If you have any problems obtaining accommodation or if you have any further queries, please feel free to contact me, either by email , or by phone (01422 832853). We look forward to seeing you on the day.

Route Sheet and GPX file (check for updates a week before the event)

Route sheet and GPX file can be downloaded from the Event’s Audax Web Page


Photos from previous years. Please let me know if you would like an uncompressed version of any of these.

Event Photos 2013

Event Photos 2012

Event Photos 2011

Event Photos 2010

Event Photos 2009

Event Photos 2008

Event Photos 2006


Sunday 8 October, 2023
10:00 am - 4:58 pm


Chris Crossland


Mytholmroyd Community and Leisure Centre
Caldene Road
Mytholmroyd, HX7 5AF United Kingdom
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Please get in touch

Calderdale CTC is a cycling club that is open for all. We welcome new people to join us. Please get in touch using the form here regarding your interest and we will get back to you as soon as possible.