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The Haydon Hundred is a cyclo–sportive running in the South Tyne Valley in South West Northumberland. There is a 100km main route with several unique features making it a “must-do” event for any serious cyclist and also a 60km route which is still a challenge but misses a couple of the bigger climbs.

Starting in the riverside village of Haydon Bridge the route ascends both slopes of the South Tyne Valley, crossing Hadrian’s Wall twice before heading south for Alston and the spectacular panoramas of the North Pennines. It has been carefully chosen to combine a testing cycling experience with the area’s most scenic and historic assets, and participants are guaranteed an unrivalled day out.

The Haydon Hundred 7th June 2014.

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Round Five of The Pearl Izumi Tour Series, hosted by Durham on Tuesday 27th May. Britain’s top cyclists will once again be tackling the UK’s hardest criterium circuit, featuring the notorious cobbled climb, as The Pearl Izumi Tour Series returns to the North East for the fourth year.

Riders will be battling it out over the cobbles to join the likes of Malcolm Elliott, Zak Dempster and Kristian House as a winner in Durham, and hopefully propel their team into The Pearl Izumi Tour Series lead.

Whether you want to enjoy stunning scenery, get a breath of fresh air or really push yourself to the limit – Durham is for you.

Spectator Information

16:30 Support Activities Start
17:15 Fire Service Race
18:30 Riders Warming up on Circuit
19:00 Pearl Izumi Tour Series Round Five Start
20:15 Race Finish
20:30 Podium Ceremony and Presentations


Venues | The Tour Series | Official Site : Round 5 – Durham.

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