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Peak Epic | Dark & White Cycling

Event info
Sun 31/05/2015, 07:00


The Ultimate Sportive Challenge

The inaugural PEAK EPIC in 2013 set a new benchmark for a hard Peak District sportive, the 2014 event confirmed it as one of, if not, the UK’s toughest Grand Fondo’s. Up there with the Dragon Ride and the Fred Whitton.
The truly epic long route ascends 4000m (>13000ft) in just 165km (103 miles) across the full breadth of Peak District taking in the; Hope Valley, Edale, Chapel-en-le-Frith, The Goyt Valley/Cat & Fiddle, Macclesfield Forest, Axe Edge, Longnor and finally Lathkill Dale.

The PEAK EPIC will take you over roads you never knew existed and away from the traffic filled major roads.

In addition to the long route there is a Medium and Short route

The ride starts and finishes from Lady Manners School in the beautiful Peak District market town of Bakewell.

Entry Includes:

  • A clearly signed/arrowed route
  • A feed-stations providing juice, water, gels/bars and fruit
  • En-route climb information boards
  • Colour route map including emergency numbers
  • SPORTident chip timing for an instant post-event time
  • Refreshments at the finish
  • Event Photographer Chris Meads
  • Finishing Certificate
  • Gold, silver and bronze awards based on your finishing time. Separate women award times

Registration opens at 7.00am - set off riding at any time between 7.30 and 9.30am.

Read our fully comprehensive pre-event guide including route details, timings etc - follow the link

Long Route
Medium Route
Short Route

Entry Fee
Long £30
Medium £25
Short £22.50

Online Entry Here
On the day entry is subject to availability and costs an additional £3 per entry.

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