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  • Event Venue: Exeter Racecourse, Devon, EX6 7XS
  • Event Date: Saturday 2nd September 2017
  • Event HQ Open Times: 06:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs
  • Ride Start Time: From 07:00 hrs
  • Discipline: Sportive (Non-Competitive Open-Road)
  • Location: Dartmoor & South Devon
  • Entry Limit: 1000
  • Distances: 37 miles | 65 miles | 112 miles
  • Age Restrictions: 15 yrs (13 yrs if accompanied)

Entry Fees:

  • Short Route: £27:00
  • Medium Route: £37:00
  • Long Route: £37:00
  • On the day surcharge:  +£5:00
Prices include all card processing fees.

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What's Included?

  • Electronic Chip Timing (RF Tech)
  • Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals
  • Age & Gender Category Results
  • Quality Goody Bag
  • High 5 Energy Drinks, Gels, and Bars
  • Quality Feed Stations (Sweet & Savoury foods)
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Secure online entry management system
  • Registration Pack (Posted out)
  • Event HQ with toilets & catering
  • Well signed and marshalled routes
  • Route Map & GPS Files
  • Mechanical Support
  • Recovery Service (for rider and/or bike)
  • First Aid cover with professional medics
  • Event Photography service
  • Post-Ride Massage Service

NEXT EVENT: Saturday 2nd September 2017

The Moor to Sea Sportive will take place on Saturday 2nd September 2017 from Exeter Racecourse, Haldon Forest, Devon. There is a choice of three routes. The Inspire (short) route is 37 miles (60 km) and has approximately 2,600 ft (750 m) of ascent. The Challenge (medium) distance route covers  65 miles (105 km) and has approximately 5,700 ft (1,700 m) of ascent. The Extreme (long) route covers 112 miles (180 km) and has almost 10,000 ft (3,000 m) of ascent. Maximum gradiant is 26%. Full details of these routes can be found under the respective route pages.

Entry Fees

The entry fees listed above are the MAXIMUM entry fees, inclusive of any card processing fees charged by the entry service provider. Just Events Limited operate an early bird discount scheme. The earlier you enter, the more you will save. Also, we will allow you to transfer your entry fee to any of our other events upto 8 weeks prior to the event start date so registering early will not risk loosing your entry fee. Please see our Terms & Conditions page for full details on entry fees, cancellations and transfers.

Registration

To book your place please use the secure online booking system, accessed from the various links around the website. Upon successful completion of the registration process you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not see this email please check your spam / junk mail folder as it may be there. If you have not received it, please contact us and we will check your registration. Often the error will be a typing error when you entered your email address.

IMPORANT it is your responsibility to ensure that your registration record is kept up to date. You can log back into your registration account from the link in your confirmation email. If any of your personal information changes, such as address, email, phone number, mobile, or Next of Kin (Emergency Contact), please remember to update your account accordingly.

Approximately one week prior to the event date we will send out your 'Registration Pack' to the address you provided in your registration records. The 'Registration Pack' will include your Rider Number, Cable Ties, Disposable Timing Chip, Route Card and Ride Manual. It is your responsibility to check the contents of the pack are complete and ensure that you bring it with you when you attend the event. There will be an administration fee of £10.00 charged to replace any lost or forgotten packs.

Please take time to read the information provided in the Ride Manual before you attend, it will ensure you get the most out of your time with us. There will be no 'signing on' process necessary at the Event HQ. However, there will be a 'Welcome Desk' should you have any last minute questions. 

Terms & Conditions

All entrants must agree to our 'Terms and Conditions' at the time of registration. This is a mandatory part of the online booking process. You can view our 'Terms & Conditions' document using the appropriate links on our website.

Age Restrictions

All person's under the age of 18 years must obtain parental consent prior to entering. The minimum age for the long route is 15 years. Minimum age for the medium or short route is 13 years when accompanied by a participating adult or 15 years if unaccompanied.

Event Opening Times

The Moor 2 Sea Sportive HQ, at the Exeter Racecourse Conference Centre, will open at 06:00 hrs. Breakfast will be available between 07:00 hrs and 09:00 hrs. Those cycling the Extreme route will be despatched first, starting from 07:00 hrs. Those riding the Challenge route will start second, it is anticipated that this will be from around 07:30 hrs. Those cyclists riding the Inspire route will be despatched last. It is estimated that this will be from around 08:30 hrs. All riders must start by 09:00 hrs. We will set riders off in groups of approximately 50 at five minute intervals. The Event HQ will remain open for your friends and family throughout the day. Suitable meals and refreshments will be available to participants on their return. We expect all riders to have completed their chosen route by 17:30 hrs and the Event HQ will close at 18:00 hrs.It is important that participants are confident in their ability to complete their chosen route within these designated time limits. 

Event Timing Services

You will receive a disposable electronic timing chip as part of your 'Registration Pack'. The timing chip provides a degree of safety, letting us know when a rider has started and when they have safely returned. We will also use the timing chip to record your time through designated checkpoints along the route (splits), and to record your completion time. A Gold, Silver, or Bronze medal will be awarded to all who complete their chosen route within the qualifying times for their age and gender categoty. Medal Times are shown on the respective route pages.

General Route Information

The Moor to Sea Sportive routes will be clearly signed and you will be supplied with a route card. GPX files are also available for those who use cycle computers. Additionally there will be a number of route marshals at key locations to help keep you on course. However, whilst we will make every effort to ensure that the routes are adequately signed, the onus for remaining on course firmly rests with you, the rider. When participating, you will be expected to cycle safely, in accordance with law and as recommended by the Highway Code. We expect you to be courteous and show respect to other road users and to your fellow participants. It is vital to the continuation of our sport that we all play our part in positively representing cycling to the wider public.

Health & Safety Risk Assessment

The Moor to Sea Sportive is held on open public highways and you will be participating entirely at your own risk. Just Events Ltd have completed the necessary risk assessments which will be available for inspection at the Event HQ. By registering to enter this event you accept that no liability whatsoever can be attached to Just Events Limited or any other officials of the event for any injury, loss or damage suffered by you in or by reason of the event however caused. Just Events Limited are providing you with a cycle challenge and rider support. All aspects of road and cycle safety rest with the individual participants. You should treat each and every perceived hazard in exactly the same way that you would if you were out cycling on your own. If you do not believe that it is safe for you to continue then you must stop. If you observe anything which you consider to be a hazard to other road users please report it to an official as soon as it is practicable for you to do so.

All entrants MUST wear cycle helmets.

Much of the Dartmoor and the South Devon Coast is very exposed and in September you could encounter some inclement weather conditions. We recommend taking a lightweight waterproof if there is the slightest chance of rain. In order that you can be seen if  the rain or mist descends then fit at least a rear light.

Nutrition

Each particpant is responsible for managing their own personal neutrition. We will supply water and energy drinks, bananas and other energy foods at the feed stations. In addition to this, you should be equipped with two water bottle cages with large water bottles and some additional energy foods to use between the start and first feed station.

Special Diets & Food Allergies

We are unable to guarantee that the normal range of foods provided at our feed stations will be free from allergens such as eggs, nuts, gluten, lactose, wheat, crustations, fish, soya, celery, etc.

Some of our foods will be packaged and will have their ingredient clearly identified on the wrapper.

We will have a 'free from' food box available at each feed station with a small selection of allergen free products but we are unable to cater for individual special dietary requirements. If you have specific dietary requirements we recommend that you bring your own food supply with you.

Post Ride Recovery Food

As dedicated cyclists, we recognise the importance of nutrition as part of your post-ride recovery. We will have catering services available for you to purchase suitable refreshments at the finish (between 12:00 hrs and 18:00 hrs).

Rider Welfare

Should you find yourself in need of assistance during the Sportive, you will have an Event Support Phone Number recorded on the rear of your Bike Number Board. You will be able to call this number and our event control team will arrange the appropriate level of asistance for you.

Mechanical Support

All riders should aim to be self sufficient in case of any mechanical problems on the day. We would recommend that you have your bike serviced one to two weeks prior to the event to ensure it is in a good, serviceable & roadworthy condition. On the day you should carry two spare inner tubes, tyre levers, pump and a puncture repair kit. It is not uncommon for riders to suffer punctures during sportive events. Ideally you should also carry a lightweight folding multi tool, available through any good cycle store. We will have marshals at key locations and mechanical support vehicles patrolling the course should you encounter a problem that you are unable to resolve yourself. There will also be mechanical assistance available at the Event HQ and feed stations if necessary.

Rider Recovery

Should you find yourself in the situation where you feel unable to safely finish the course, our support vans will be available to collect you and bring you back to the Event HQ.