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September 5th 2015

Around the Wight Adventure Triathlon

A triathlon with a difference! Cycle from Cowes to Totland Bay choosing your route. A one mile sea swim awaits followed by a bike ride to the next checkpoint at the Needles. Further checkpoints include Ventnor Bembridge East Cowes then returning to Cowes. The last part of the triathlon is a run through Parkhurst Forest up to the Tennyson Trail returning via Porchfield. The event raises money for Ataxia UK.

Date: 5/9/2015

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Start location: Travellers Joy car park, Cowes

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: N/A miles

Cost: £15 per individual £25 per team or £10 per single element (swim run or cycle)

Route Leader: Katie Clough

  • Booking Advised
  • Moderate
  • Strenuous
  • Toilets
  • Lunch
  • road

Contact: Katie Clough
T: 01983 298024

Isle of Wight Cycling Festival Launch

To launch the Isle of Wight Cycling Festival there will be a fantastic day of free entertainment to celebrate the bike! With cycle training, mountain bike shows, live music and activities for the whole family.

Date: 5/9/2015

Start Time: 12:00 PM

Start location: Seaclose Park Newport

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: N/A miles

Cost: Free

Route Leader: IW Council Events Team

  • Booking Essential
  • Gentle
  • Easy
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • Family Friendly

Contact: IW Council Events Team
T: 01983 821000

Cycle Cinema

The outdoor Cycle Cinema is run using pedal-power; there's no stored energy - just the pedalling power of about a dozen people! Vote for your favourite from a list of suggested films by visiting the Cycling Festival website.

Date: 5/9/2015

Start Time: 19:30 PM

Start location: Seaclose Park Newport

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: N/A miles

Cost: Free

Route Leader: Isle of Wight Council Events Team

  • Booking Essential
  • Gentle
  • Easy
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • Family Friendly

Contact: Isle of Wight Council Events Team
T: 01983 821000

September 20th 2015

Cycle the Wight: 70 miles

Seventy mile endurance challenge road ride around the Island follows the Round the Island Cycle Route which takes in minor road and lanes wherever possible. The route will be ridden clockwise with diversion to check points along the way.

Date: 20/9/2015

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Start location: Yarmouth East Cowes Ryde Blackgang

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: 70 miles

Cost: £10 registration plus sponsorship (£15 on the day)

Route Leader: British Heart Foundation

  • Booking Essential
  • Moderate
  • Strenuous
  • Refreshments
  • view points
  • Lunch
  • road

Contact: British Heart Foundation
T: 0300 330 3322

Cycle the Wight: 50 miles

Fifty mile endurance challenge road ride around the Island follows the Round the Island Cycle Route which takes in minor road and lanes wherever possible. The route will be ridden clockwise with diversion from Chale back to Cowes where you rejoin the Round the Island route.

Date: 20/9/2015

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Start location: East Cowes Ryde Blackgang

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: 50 miles

Cost: £10 registration plus sponsorship (£15 on the day)

Route Leader: British Heart Foundation

  • Booking Essential
  • Moderate
  • Strenuous
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • view points
  • Lunch
  • road

Contact: British Heart Foundation
T: 0300 330 3322

September 26th 2015

Wightlink Wight Challenge

Charity triathlon challenge. Includes a 19 mile cycle (mainly off-road) followed by a two mile canoe and an eight mile run. Compete in teams of three. Free ferry travel offered by title sponsor, Wightlink.

Date: 26/9/2015

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Start location: Jersey Camp, Porchfield

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: 29 miles

Cost: £45 and raise £100 for Wessex Heartbeat Sail 4 Cancer and The Rainbow Centre

Route Leader: Claire Critchison

  • Booking Essential
  • fast
  • Strenuous
  • Refreshments
  • off-road

Contact: Claire Critchison
T: 07855 022429

September 6th 2015

MTB Slammer 1

A mountain bike event taking in some of the Island’s best trails. Test your skills with this sign posted off-road route. A 25km route is also available. The event finishes at Yarmouth Primary School. Register online now: https://www.iwight.com/iwforms/form.aspx?k=mtbslammer

Date: 6/9/2015

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Start location: Yarmouth Primary School

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: 31 Miles miles

Cost: £10 in advance, £15 on the day, free to under 18’s (must be accompanied by an adult)

Route Leader: Isle of Wight Council Events Team

  • Booking Advised
  • Moderate
  • Strenuous
  • Toilets
  • view points
  • off-road

Contact: Isle of Wight Council Events Team
T: (01983) 821000

MTB Slammer 2

A mountain bike event taking in some of the Island’s best trails. This off-road route is sign posted with a 50km route available. The event finishes at Yarmouth Primary School. Register online now: https://www.iwight.com/iwforms/form.aspx?k=mtbslammer

Date: 6/9/2015

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Start location: Yarmouth Primary School

Grid ref: N/A

Distance: 15 miles

Cost: £10 in advance, £15 on the day, free to under 18’s (must be accompanied by an adult)

Route Leader: Isle of Wight Council Events Team

  • Booking Advised
  • fast
  • Strenuous
  • Toilets
  • Family Friendly
  • view points
  • off-road

Contact: Isle of Wight Council Events Team
T: (01983) 821000

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