The Wakefield Hospice Sportive: The Dark Peak

Start date - 27/09/2015 - 8:00 AM
End date - 27/09/2015 - 7:00 PM
Location - Peak District
Event Type - Cycling

Wakefield Hospice Sportive: The Dark Peak 2015

Our Dark Peak Sportive will run once again on Sunday 27th September 2015.
This popular and extremely challenging cycle will return again in 2015 - taking on some of the toughest road cycling in Yorkshire. WE NEED YOU to pedal for patient care and raise £££s in this extreme road cycling challenge.

In 2015 we will be offering 2 routes; approx. 72 miles and 48 miles.
The Extreme Route is 72 mile route, this starts in Wakefield before heading out to Holme Moss before taking on Snake Pass and then The Strines.
The Hard Route is 48 miles; this starts in Wakefield heads out to Holme Moss before returning to Wakefield via some challenging climbs.
Please note these cycles are extremely challenging and cyclist need to have experience and train for these events in advance.
Wakefield Hospice provide a signed route from start to finish, chip timing, excellent feed stations along the route as well as back up mechanical support and event photography. We also offer bike hire for those coming from further afield. All finishers receive a unique ‘I Conquered The Dark Peak’ t-shirt.

£27.50 Extreme
£25 Hard
Teams of 4 who pledge to raise £500 (collectively) can apply to receive free entry; please contact
To sign up please see: British Cycling Event Page 
Maps of the route:
British Cycling grades:
Extreme 4
Hard 3 

To see photos of last year event please see:

To see the timing results of last year’s event please see: Dark Peak Sportive 2014
For more information please contact or phone 01924 213900.

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