Ride North Norfolk
Sunday 26 August 2018
We are changing our name. Formally the Fakenham 25/50/100 Ride North Norfolk. Still great rides but we think the name says more about what we do. What do you think? Ride North Norfolk will be Bank Holiday Sunday 26 August 2018.
Download a postal application form HERE
You will be asked to register with British Cycling for insurance purposes but you do NOT need to join
or go to the Fakenham Info Hub in the market place
Exciting routes and distances from 15 to 100 miles
Register from 8 to leave between 9 and 11.
100 milers register from 7.30 to leave at 8
We will take entries on the day if there are spaces but We are a small friendly sportive and limit numbers
A great way to spend the day Riding North Norfolk
Bank Holiday Sunday 26th August 2018
Ride North Norfolk has a selection of sociable, leisure cycle rides starting from the picturesque North Norfolk market town of Fakenham and going through some of the best gentle cycling routes in the country. It is a friendly local ride that will end an exciting week of activities in and around the town. It is a registered British Cycling Sportives. To keep the character of the ride we are limting this year’s entry to around 500. See the British Cycling website for more information. or to sign up.
15 miles, 25 miles or 36 miles, 62 (100k) miles or 100 miles
At this friendly event you will be provided with:
- free drinks and nutrition, including our respected home made flapjack
- advice and information
- a trophy/medal when you finish.
- free draw string goodie bag on arrival
- free souvenir water bottle
- GPX /Garmin files
- mobile mechanics
- support and information
- rescue service
- our local knowledge and experience
- first aid at the Community Centre
- a social event at the Community Centre and garden including food, music and stalls, open to all
This is a cycle ride and a day out that caters for most abilities. If you can ride a bicycle, you should be able to take part. The countryside has gentle slopes and no big hills.
Everyone is welcome to come and ride with us. Register now to be part of this exhilarating day.
Registration on the day from 8.00 am (7.30 for 100 milers)
Depart between 9.00 am and 11.00
- 100 mile riders: We will be opening registration for riders doing the 100 mile route at 7.30 with a ride start time for you from 8.00am
Go local. We are a locally organized, but efficiently run, cycle ride. Local charities, local companies, local clubs and locally sourced produce where possible. Everyone is welcome to join us to enjoy our market town and its beautiful surroundings.
|100 miles (team of 4 £15 pp online in advance)||Online: £16.00 Post: £18.00 On Day £20|
|64 miles (team of 4 £15 pp online in advance)||Online: £16.00 Post: £18.00 On Day £20|
|36 miles||Online: £12.00 Post: £13.00 On Day £15|
|15 and 25 miles||Online £8.00 Post £9.00 On Day £10|
|Team of 4 (36 Mile)||Online £44.00 Post £48 Not available on the day|
|Under 16 years old||Online/post £4.00 On Day £5 (must be accompanied by responsible adult)|
|Book online or cheques to “Fakenham 50” or visit Sweets’n’Things Market Place. Fakenham|
Please note that British Cycling add an administration fee for online entries. Distances are approximate.
Collect your free bottle and drawstring bag.
A choice of medal or trophy for all completers (subject to availability)
Look out for the arrows Each distance has its own colour.Don’t worry it will all be clear on the day. If you have any issues or want advice ask one of our volunteers.
If the weather is very wet we can move the after ride event inside as there is plenty of room, but we have a marquee and gazeebos so will try to remain in the garden and the British weather is a very wonderful thing so it should be fine.
Short massages will be available from local professional massage therapists.
Each will offer different short massages at low cost. If you have never had had a massage then here’s your chance to find out more and have a try. If you get tired legs, an aching back or just want to relax try the massage zone.. More details to follow.
Video of 2017 Ride HERE
915 Free Professional photos of the 2017 ride HERE
Photos from previous rides
A wide range of photos and videos HERE
photos of previous Rides
2016 – HERE
2015 – HERE
2014 – HERE
Why not ride for the Fakenham 25/50100 2016 charity
We are very pleased to be supporting Fakenham’s own First Focus. Working with and for our Community. “Helping people in Fakenham and the surrounding areas who are in need by providing information, a social centre, access to training, clubs and support groups”. First Focus offers a friendly way to access information on issues around health, disability, social matters and education/training
Q&As (see also our FAQ page)
Q -Just a quick couple of questions about the Farkenham 50. 1) is there a 100mile route this year? 2) do you know the approximate elevation covered over the ride?
A – The current proposed longest route is just over 98 miles but we will tweak it a little to avoid bank holiday traffic. Elevation is around 3,500 ft.
A link with Fakenham history – click here