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Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).


Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).


For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).


These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.
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Great Kent 100

Sunday 11 Jun 2017

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NEW ROUTE FOR 2017!

Raising vital funds for the East Kent Hospitals Charity, the route explores a varied landscape of ancient towns, gentle hills and unspoilt shingle beaches, where the Garden of England meets the Sea.

This exciting challenge ride features chip-timing and web results so after the event, you can see your overall time and average speed along with the opportunity to compare your time with your friends.

Ride Details
StartNorth Park, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL
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FinishNorth Park, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL
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Distance100 miles
Challenge Rating ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 3780ft.
Getting There: CarFrom South Coast A27 > A259 > A2070
All other directions > M20 J10, follow signs to International Station, then pick up Bike Events signs to the Start. Parking available all day - free permit required from Bike Events, to be displayed in vehicle, otherwise normal charges apply. Permit sent with entry pack and is available on the day.
Getting There: TrainNearest station is Ashford International. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950
www.nationalrail.co.uk
Start Times7:00am to 8:00am
Local InfoRoad / hybrid (city-bikes) recommended.

www.visitkent.co.uk
www.kentcyclingaccommodation.co.uk
Other InfoMinimum age 16 yrs
We recommend that all riders wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day
** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**

GPX routes are available after online booking.

For answers to common queries about our rides, please see our ONLINE FAQs
PricingEntry Pack (£24.00)
Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£23.50)

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East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals serving a local population of around 759,000 people. Our motto is 'putting patients first' and we have an international reputation for delivering high quality specialist care - particularly in cancer, kidney disease, stroke and vascular services.
By raising funds for the East Kent Health Charity, you’ll be helping us with a variety of projects, including the purchase of new digital breast screening machines - which allow early and small cancers to be detected and so treatment started sooner, leading to increased recovery rates - and the purchase of a Neonatel Intensive Care Cot to help save the lives of dangerously premature babies.
Charity reg.no. 1076555
www.ekhuft.nhs.uk

Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU

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