Entering the Moor to Sea Sportive could not be easier. Using one of the many ENTRY links on this website to access the Online Registration System. Fill out the entry form and make payment by Credit or Debit Card to complete the process. 

Just Events Limited operate an early bird discount scheme. The earlier you enter the more you will save! The entry fees shown on the website are the maxium you will pay (inclusive of car processing fees). The online entry system shows the actual ammount you will pay. 

Once you have entered, you will receive a confirmation email which includes a link that will enable you to log back into the system to maintain your personal registration record. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, please check your spam / junk email folder to see if it has been sent there. If not please let us know, using our Contact Form. 

It is important that you retain your confirmation email so that you are able to maintain your registration record. It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide is kept up to date. If you change your postal address, email address, mobile phone, or have a change of preferred emergency contact, it is vital that you up date your record accordingly. 

Approxinately two weeks prior to the event date, we will send you a 'Final Instructions' email. This will have all the last minute details you will need. It will also include a link to the Ride Manual that provides you full details abou the event.

Approximately one week ahead of the Moor 2 Sea Sportive we will post your registration pack to the address you have supplied in your registration form. For overseas entrants, your registration pack will NOT be posted out. You will need to collect your pack from the Registration Desk on the morning of the Sportive. Registration opening times are shown in the Ride Manual and on the Information Page on this website.

Late Entries, within two weeks of the M2C Sportive, will NOT be posted out. You will also have to collect your packs on the morning of the Sportive, prior to starting your ride.

The Moor to Sea Sportive takes place from Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS.

the Event HQ is situated in the main Conference Centre on the ground floor. Registration, Check-out (Start), Check-in (Finish), Medal & Goody Bag Collection, Refreshments, Massage Service, and Exhibitors will all be at this same locaiton. There is ample FREE parking available in the racecourse car park, a few hundred meters from the HQ Entrance.

Travelling by car:

If you are travelling from anywhere North of Exeter, or using the main A30 out of Cornwall, take the M5 South until you reach the Splatford Split (end of M5). Thake the A38 towards Plymouth and ascend Haldon Hill. At the top of the hill take the sharp left turn signed Exeter Racecourse. At the roundabout turn right, then take the first LEFT into Exeter Racecourse. Please follow the drive straight ahead which will take you to the event car park.

If you are travelling from the direction of Plymouth, using the A38, take the first exit LEFT after the Route 5 Restaurant at the top of Haldon Hill, signed Exeter Racecourse. At the T Junction, turn right. Exeter Racecourse is the first junction on your RIGHT.

If you are travelling up from Torbay or the South Hams, using the A380, take the slip road at the top of Telegraph Hill signed Plymouth and Haldon Forest Park. Follow the Haldon Forest Road to the roundabout, taking the first exit (Straight on). Exeter Racecourse will be the first turning on your LEFT.

Travelling by Rail:

The nearest station is Exeter St Davids. There is a reliable, regular mainline service linking directly from London, the Midlands and Penzance, Cornwall. Exeter St David's Railway Station is approximately 8 miles from the racecourse. If you do not want to cycle, there is a taxi rank at the train station.

Travelling by Air:

Exeter Airport is less than 12 miles away from Exeter Racecourse. Car hire and taxi hire is available direct from Exeter airport.

The Moor to Sea Sportive takes place on open public roads. All bicycles must be roadworthy and in good working order. We strongly recommend that you have your bike serviced by a qualified bicycle mechanic prior to taking part in this event. Don't leave things to the last minute, book your bike in for service with your local bike shop nice and early. Ideally you should have your bike back from service a week or two prior to the event so that you have a chance to ride it and check you are happy with everything well before the Sportive day.

Can I use a Mountian Bike (MTB)?

Yes, mountain bikes are premitted. We would recommend that you use higher tyre pressures than you would for off-road use. If you are able, change the tyres for ones that are narrower and have a smoother tread pattern. This will lower your rolling resistance and make things easier for you. If your bike has the option, lock out the suspension as this will also help to improve your performance on tarmac roads.

Can I use a Hybrid Bike?

Yes, hybrid bikes a absolutly fine for taking part in the Moor to Sea Sportive. We would recommend that you run your tyres on a higher tyre pressure to help reduce rolling resistance.

Can I use a Triathlon Bike?

No, sorry, triathlon bikes, with forward facing bars are not permitted. These bikes are designed for solo riding. The ride position and reduced handling efficiency are not suited to these routes and the forward facing bars present a risk to other participants.

What about Areobars or Tri-Bars?

Clip on aerobars, TT Bars, or Tri-Bars are not permitted in this sportive unless they are the closed loop style. If they are forward facing parallel bars (which almost all are), they are not permitted, sorry. 

Can I use a Tandem?

Yes, tandem bikes are permitted to be used in the Moor to Sea Sportive. Please be aware that the routes have some steep climbs. Make sure both riders have the appropriate level of fitness for the chosen route.

Can I use an Electric Bike (eBike)?

Yes, we permit electric bikes (eBikes). Please note, we do not provide charging points so you must ensure your bike is fully charged before you arrive. You will also need to check that your battery life is suitable for the route you have chosen. Pedaling an eBike with a flat battery around the Moor to Sea routes would not be an easy task!

Other bicycles that are NOT suitable:

  • Tricycles (some narrow roads are used so a tricycle would not be suitable).
  • BMX bikes
  • Recumbent bikes
  • Time Trial Bikes (see Triathlon Bikes)