Team Colossus

Date: 15th October 2016

Start: Falmouth | Finish: London

Distance: 497km (309 miles)

Elevation Gain: 5,892m

Team Colossus is a 24 hour, non-stop, team challenge starting at Pendennis Point, Falmouth and finishing in London. The route is just under 312 miles (500km) long, and follows the route of Britannia, Conqueror and Victory combined.

Event Information:

  • Event name: Team Colossus
  • Date: Saturday 15th October 2016
  • Start time: c07.30*
  • Start location: Pendennis Point, Falmouth
  • Finish location: London*
  • Event Type: Team relay, on open roads, following the same designated route as Britannia, Conqueror and Victory. The ride is just under 500KMs long and teams are required to complete the route in under 24 hours. Riders should also expect to ride throughout the night.
  • Event registration: Falmouth*. Ride information packs will be available for collection from 18:00 on Friday 14th October 2016
  • There will be a rider briefing Friday 15th October 2016, in Falmouth from 18.30*
  • Event overview:At just under 500KM long, starting at Pendennis Point, Falmouth the route closely follows the route of 1805.
  • Age requirement: Age 18 on or before 15th October 2016


  • No entries will be taken on the day

What is included:

  • Pre ride briefing on Friday 14th October in Falmouth*
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Use of the 3 feed stations on the routes of Britannia, Conqueror and Victory. The locations of the feed stations will be advised in your race information pack
  • Sweep vehicle for those who can’t complete the route. Riders will be taken to the next rendezvous location
  • Electronic tracking
  • Waterproof mapping in case an unauthorised person removes any of the route signage
  • Finishers medal
  • Post ride breakfast in London

What else?

  • Teams should be aware that there is a requirement to have a team vehicle and it is recommended that at least 3 drivers are insured to drive it.
  • GPS files of the route, in various formats, will be available to download the week before the event.
  • Should your team 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:

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