Sunday 15th June 2014.nr Wythall, South Birmingham
FROM CLEE TO HEAVEN& THE KIDDERMINSTER KILLER AUDAXES
Saturday 16th August2014. Belbroughton, Worcestershire.
Thissummer will see another set of audaxes organised by the Beacon Roads CyclingClub. You are invited to enter theseever popular events.
THE COTSWOLD AUDAXES
15th June, Wythall
Paul Deanewill be hosting a repeat of the Beacon’s successful Cotswold audaxes on 23rdJune. Distances include 110, 160 &210km through scenic Cotswold and Warwickshire countryside, starting fromWythall on the southern outskirts of Birmingham. These are popular events attracting up to 450participants each year, so be sure to enter on time.
THE COTSWOLD EXPEDITION 212KM
Wythall – Broadway – Asthall –Shutford – Wythall
THE COTSWOLD JOURNEY 160KM
Wythall – Broadway – Shutford –Wythall
THE COTSWOLD OUTING (clockwise and anticlockwise) 107km
Wythall – Welford – Charlecotte -Wythall
‘THE KIDDERMINSTER KILLER’ & ‘FROM CLEE TO HEAVEN’ AUDAXES
FROM CLEE TO HEAVEN –This ‘Figure of 8’ audax is aimed at riders seeking a shorter butchallenging ride. It incorporatesspectacular views and tranquil lanes clinging that cling to the side of the CleeHills. What a great way to seeShropshire’s legendary blue hills of A E Housman fame! 120km in length; 2,000m of ascent, 2AAA.
Belbroughton– Wyre forest – Rays Farm – The Clee Hills
RaysFarm – Highley – Belbroughton
THE KIDDERMINSTER KILLER – This legendary audax has along history and the Beacon RCC is proud to continue with and to develop the event.This epic event follows a stunning but vertically challenged route: Out via theStretton Hills; Crossing the border into Mid-Wales; and back via theescarpments facing over The Marches. 212km in length; 3,750m of ascent; 3.75 AAA
Belbroughton– Acton Scott – Montgomery – Ludlow -Belbroughton
Fulldetails on about this event can be found on the Beacon Website audax pages:
About Audax United Kingdom
Audax United Kingdom is the internationally recognised long-distance cycling association in the UK.
Usually referred to as Audax UK or AUK, it was established in 1976. AUK oversees the running of long-distance cycling events in the UK, and, using a system of timed checkpoints, validates and records every successful ride.
Audax UK is a non-profit organisation and provides its members with :
- A quarterly A4 magazine, called Arrivée, packed with information, event updates, letters, stories and photographs.
- This web site giving up to date details of events and results.
- A yearly Handbook.
- Inclusion in the AUK Awards and Championships structure.
- 3rd-party insurance while participating in AUK events.
- And the warm glow you get from belonging to the world’s largest long-distance cycling club.
Take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions for more details of what Audax UK is and how it was formed.