The Haldon Heroic is a gravel ride / CX sportive showcasing the best gravel trails in the Haldon Forest Area.

There will be a professional photographer out on the course, taking action photos as a memento of your day with us.

All finishers will receive our unique Haldon Heroic Medal. For 2024 we are fully marking the Micro route (which is also the start & finish of the longer routes). However the Mega & Medio routes are predominantly self nav. We provide accurate, downloadable GPX Files compatible with most devices.

Or you can follow the route on your mobile phone using Komoot. Free Komoot navigation. is included with your entry.  And the Komoot app for Garmin makes it super-easy to get the routes onto your device. We’ll also offer full technical support in advance of the event to ensure you have the correct route loaded.

All finishers will receive our unique Haldon Heroic Medal. The event is featured in Red Bull’s Best Cyclocross & Gravel Events.

Entry includes:

  • Chip timing
  • Quality event t-shirt
  • Haldon Heroic medal for all finishers
  • Finish line beer
  • Professional event photographs*
  • Event HQ (toilets, free parking, food)
  • Public liability insurance
  • Professional First Aid
At a Glance
  • 14 Apr 2024 8:00am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • Haldon Heroic Gravel SportiveHaldon Heroic Gravel SportiveExeter, Devon, UK
  • Up to 83 km (52 miles)
  • From 33.00 GBP
  • 300 Riders

Extra Information


  • British Cycling Registered & Approved
  • 3 Route Options
  • GPX / TCX Route files
  • Feed Stations
  • Finishers Medal
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Secure Online Entry
  • Forestry Commision Levi
  • Event HQ (toilets, parking, food)
  • Mechanical Support
  • Rider Recovery Service
  • British Cycling Insured
  • Ride Pack (Collect from Event HQ)
  • Signed & Marshalled Routes
  • Professional First Aid Cover
  • Energy Drinks, Bars & Gels
  • Event Photography Service
  • Post Ride Massage Service
  • Bike Wash Facilities

The Haldon Heroic CX Sportive is a British Cycling registered & approved event so you can be confident that this event is well organised and that you will be fully supported from start to finish.

Prior to commencing the ride, you will be issued with a unique 'Rider Number' which must be attached to the handlebars of your bike. This identifies that you are participating in the event and is also used by the official photographers so you can quickly and easily find your photos. On the rear of your 'Rider Number' you will find our event support number which you can call at any time during the event should you require assistance.

We will have professional medics and mechanics available should you require their assistance and we also have support vans that can come and pick you up should you find you are unable to complete the course.

All routes are clearly signed and marshaled and we have electronic routes available to download in a variety of formats for those with GPS enabled bike computers.

There is a Feed Station at 25 miles (Chudleigh Knighton) on the Mega route. There is a Feed Zone at Luton - 20 miles for the Medio route and 36 miles for the Mega route. Refreshments will also be available at Exeter Racecourse at the finish.

There will be professional photographers out on the course, taking action photos as a memento of your day with us (photos are optional and not included as part of your entry fee).

There will also be a professional Sports Massage Therapist available at the HQ (optional service - not included as part of your entry fee) and a Bike Wash Bay (free to use - included with entry fee).

All finishers will receive a finisher's medal and T-shirt.


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