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Spring into the Dales 115km Audax
Sunday 1 January @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Calderdale CTC proudly presents
A hilly 115 km from Mytholmroyd into the Yorkshire Dales.
The route covers approximately 115 km, taking you from the heart of West Yorkshire into the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales, and back again, with a generous time allowance for completion. There is a minimum average speed required of 12 kph and a maximum of 24 kph, giving an upper time limit of 9 hours 35 minutes for completion.
Brief route details are as follows: –
Mytholmroyd – Hebden Bridge – Oxenhope – Stanbury – Laneshaw Bridge – Earby – West Marton – Gargrave – Cracoe – Burnsall – Bolton Abbey – Halton East – Draughton – Silsden – Keighley – Oxenhope – Hebden Bridge – Mytholmroyd.
(OS maps 98, 103, 104; Bartholomew’s West Yorkshire)
How to Enter
Visit https://www.audax.uk/event-details/10202-spring_into_the_dales and complete the entry form
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 £6.00 (£6.75 by PayPal) 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 of £3.00. 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.
Entrants Letter, Route Sheet and GPX file (2018) – to be updated
Links to photos from previous years. Please let me know if you would like an uncompressed version of any photo.