BEVA presidents charity challenge sportive

2018 brings a new sportive to Yorkshire with the

BEVA President's Challenge Cycle Sportive

Sunday June 3rd 2018 - 91Mile | 66Mile | 30Mile

The BEVA (British Equine Veterinary Association) President Jonathan Pycock, a Yorkshireman and accomplished sportivist has laid down a challenge route to suit all abilities over the same roads used by the famous Ron Kitching ride from years past.

All routes start and finish at York Racecourse following the classic route. The Medium and Long route head up on to the Yorkshire Moors, with the long ride also including the infamous Rosedale Chimney.

We will offer a ride for all abilities, with a total of 3 distances and a family ride on the Saturday June 2nd afternoon, prior to the opening of registration.


Guaranteed ride Entries on line and on the day (£5 premium)
Registration Registration open on Saturday 2nd June 14.00 -17.00—Sunday 3rd June 07.00-10.00
Free CAR PARKING Parking available
Start and Finish Start and Finish York Racecourse
Long route “Gallop” (long ride) £30, 91miles, 1651 m climbing
Short Route “Canter” (medium ride) £25, 66miles, 832m climbing
Short Route “Trot” (short ride) £20. 30miles, 348m climbing
toilets icon Event toilets
arrowed route All routes fully signed (both directional and safety)
GPX files GPX Files available for download from May 30th
mechanical assistance Mechanical support at start and en route.
medi bike assistance Medi bike
feed points 2 Feed Stations for food and drink on Gallop ride at Fadmoor 28miles and Marton at 61miles.
1 Feed Station for food and drink on Canter ride at Fadmoor 28miles.
Feed stop timings available in May.
Broom Wagon Broom Wagon for assistance
Final information Regular newsletters. Final information Thursday 31st May with details also available on the website.

Please note that whilst this event is being organised by the British Equine Veterinary Association in conjunction with Wheels in Wheels the ride is open to everyone.

Further information please contact

30 mile
short ride
348m climbing
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66 mile
medium ride
832m climbing
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91 mile
long ride
1651 m climbing
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Event Routes

"Gallop" Long Route 91 Mile


"Canter" Medium Route 66 Mile


"Trot" Short Route 30 Mile