The 3 peaks cyclocross race is probably the toughest and most famous cyclocross race in the UK – it really is an absolute monster. Starting and finishing in Helwith Bridge the key course stats are:
Total distance: 61kms (38 miles)
Road: 28kms (45mins – 1hr 5mins)
Unsurfaced: 33kms (2hrs 15mins – 4hrs 40mins)
Unrideable: 6kms – 8kms (dependent on individual ability & prevailing conditions)
Total climbing: 1524m (5000ft)
This year, Lakes RC’s Josh Hartley took part, and he came in a highly creditable 164th place with a time of 4:07:40.
Great ride Josh, well done!
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