Britannia

Date: 15th October 2016

Start: Falmouth | Finish: Exeter

Distance: 175km (109 miles)

Elevation Gain: 2,606m

  • Rob at Pendennis Point Oct 2016
  • Pendennis directions

Britannia is a solo ride, just over 100 miles long, starting at Pendennis Point, Falmouth and then through the cities, towns and villages of Truro, Fraddon, Bodmin, Minions, Launceston, Okehampton, finally passing Dartmoor and then descending down into the finish in Exeter.

Event Information:


  • Event name: #TrafalgarWay Britannia
  • Date: Saturday 15th October 2016
  • Start time: c8.00*
  • Start location: Pendennis Point, Falmouth
  • Finish location: Exeter*
  • Event Type: Ride on open roads following a designated route
  • Event registration: Falmouth*. Ride information packs will be available for collection from 18:00 on Friday 14th October 2016
  • Event overview: At just over 100 miles long, starting at Pendennis Point, Falmouth the route closely follows the route of 1805. Riders will pass through the Cities, towns and villages of Truro, Fraddon, Bodmin, Minions, Launceston and Okehampton before passing Dartmoor and descending into the cathedral city of Exeter
  • Age requirement: Age 18+ on or before 15th October 2016

Cost:


  • No entries will be taken on the day

What is included:


  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • 3 feed stations along the route*
  • Finisher medal
  • Sweep vehicle for those who can’t complete the route. Riders will be taken to the finish in Exeter
  • VAT and 6.5% Registration system charge
  • bag/ruck sack transfer to Exeter

What else?


  • As Britannia is an A to B ride, rather than a loop, we advise that riders bring a small lockable kit bag/ruck sack with dry kit in and use the free of charge bag transfer to Exeter. Please note we do not recommend that high value goods are placed in the back. Using this service is at the owners risk.
  • GPS files of the route, in various formats, will be available to download the week before the event.
  • Should you plan to stay in Falmouth the night before consider visiting here

* exact details will be notified to riders no later than 4 weeks before the event

Route Information:


  • +-  Stage 1: Falmouth Grand Depart

    All riders (including all members of any team undertaking Colossus) rendezvous at the start at Pendennis Castle, ready for the Grand Depart. Solo riders and Colossus teams roll out of Pendennis Castle together. At this point all Solo riders and one or two Colossus team riders continue to follow the designated cycling route to Rendezvous 1 at Fraddon. Meanwhile the rest of the team ride a lap of Pendents Point and then load their vehicle and follow the designated vehicle route along the A30 to Rendezvous 1 at Fraddon. For the riders undertaking Britannia follow the same route round from Pendennis Castle before continuing onwards to Exeter.

  • +-  Stage 2: Falmouth to Fraddon

    *The elevation image is not drawn to scale and is for illustrative purposes only

    Elevation:

    Stage 2: Falmouth to Fraddon (Elevation Map)
  • +-  Stage 3: Fraddon to Upton Cross

    *The elevation image is not drawn to scale and is for illustrative purposes only

    Elevation:

    Stage 3: Fraddon to Upton Cross (Elevation Map)
  • +-  Stage 4: Upton Cross to Lewdown

    *The elevation image is not drawn to scale and is for illustrative purposes only

    Elevation:

    Stage 4: Upton Cross to Lewdown (Elevation Map)
  • +-  Stage 5: Lewdown to Whiddon Down

    *The elevation image is not drawn to scale and is for illustrative purposes only

    Elevation:

    Stage 5: Lewdown to Whiddon Down (Elevation Map)
  • +-  Stage 6: Whiddon Down to Exeter

    *The elevation image is not drawn to scale and is for illustrative purposes only

    Elevation:

    Stage 6: Whiddon Down to Exeter (Elevation Map)