The Round Norfolk Epic - 200 miles in one day is back for it's 3rd year... and we can't wait! The previous two editions sold out fast and with the interest we have had already we except the 2020 event to sell just as quickly.

Starting and finishing at Great Yarmouth Racecourse, the route heads south out of Great Yarmouth before swinging south westerly towards Beccles. After Beccles you will be heading west towards your first feed-zone at South Lopham, on leaving the 'breakfast' feed-zone you will continue riding along the southern border of Norfolk passing thought Theftord, Brandon and out into the fens  where you will find your lunch stop at Welney. On leaving Welney you head north to King's Lynn. After King's Lynn you start to pick up the coast road and you will soon arrive at your next feed-zone at Thornham. From here it is now all coast road to Overstand, Keep your eyes peeled as you will be passing beautiful countryside and unspoilt sea views. Once at Overstand your last feed-zone. it's now the last push. The hills start to level out but the views are just as good.  This is the shortest leg so you will be soon back at Great Yarmouth where you will receive a hero's welcome and your bespoke medal.

The course is 200 miles over one day. It really is a great challenge. A truly epic ride.

This event is limited to 300 spaces and we expect it to sell out fast so please book up early.

At the end of the event there will be a selection of caterers, post event massage and a great atmosphere where friends and family are invited to help you celebrate your epic ride.

The medals are going to be fantastic again in 2020 with yet another new design. The design team are on it! Once we have a proof we will announce it.

Feed zones

There will be 4 feed-zones around the course at approx. 40 to 45 miles apart. There will be a main lunch stop at Welney where there will be sandwiches / rolls  or similar. The other feed-zones will consist of Energy drink, water, squash, Energy snacks and other savoury snacks.

Feed-Zone 1: South Lopham 44 miles

Feed-zone 2: Welney 88 miles

Feed-zone 3: Thornham 132 miles

Feed-zone 4: Overstrand 168 miles

Bag Drop

On the event morning you will be issued a musette / draw string bag. This will serve as your change of clothing bag and nutrition bag. You can fill this bag with whatever you want.  It will be taken to the 2nd feed-zone at Welney and once all riders have passed through will be taken back to Gt. Yarmouth ready for collection at the finish

Finish:

On arrival at the finish you receive a hero's welcome and be awarded your bespoke premium medal.   There will be a chance to pose for a celebratory photo and we will also have music and a selection of caterers on site providing food to help replenish your lost calories.

Cut off:

Due to the nature of this event, there will be a cut off  time at each feed station. This will be based on a average speed of 12mph and will include your stops to ensure everyone finishes by dusk.

Medals

This will be a truly epic and you will want to show it off!! As soon as we have a proof of the design we will get them online.  Trust us, you won't be disappointed!

At a Glance
  • 14 Jun 2020 4:30am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • Round Norfolk EpicRound Norfolk EpicGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK
  • Up to 320 km (199 miles)
  • From 62.50 GBP
  • 300 Riders

Extra Information

Feed zones

There will be 4 feed-zones around the course at approx. 40 to 45 miles apart. There will be a main lunch stop at Welney where there will be sandwiches / rolls  or similar. The other feed-zones will consist of Energy drink, water, squash, Energy snacks and other savoury snacks.

Bag Drop

On event day you will be issued a Norfolk Cycling Events musette / draw string bag. This will serve as your change of clothing bag and nutrition bag. You can fill this bag with whatever you want.  It will be taken to the 2nd feed-zone at Welney and once all riders have passed through will be taken back to Gt. Yarmouth ready for collection.

Finish:

On arrival at the finish you will be awarded your bespoke premium medal and a Round Norfolk Epic     t-shirt.  There will be a chance to pose for a celebratory photo and we will also have music and a selection of caterers on site providing food.

Cut off:

Due to the nature of this event, there will be a cut off at each feed station. This will be based on a average speed of 12mph and will include your stops to ensure everyone one finishes by dusk.

Medals

This will be a truly epic and you will want to show it off!! As soon as we have a proof of the design we will get them online.  Trust us you won't be disappointed!

Ride For Charity:

For 2019 we have donated 10 spaces per event (5 each for the Round Norfolk Epic's) The spaces are free to ride. To get one of these free spaces all you have to do is raise money for Break. For more information please email Helen Dingle at Break Charity. If you chose to ride for Break you will get a Break Charity Rider number and a Break Charity T-shirt.

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