Pure Peak Grit Cycling Challenge

Tomorrow a group of serious cyclists are undertaking a new event – Pure Peak Grit. This event has been organised by Alaina Beacall who you may remember as the singing cyclist in TransAm last year. Alaina is one of our ambassadors and for good reason, she is constantly challenging herself. Alaina is fundraising to help conserve the incredible landscape of the Peak District.

Alaina will be riding her custom painted Vaaru MPA.

Starting at 8pm on Friday 12th July a small group of female cyclists will ride this route.

START: 12/7/19 – Buxton train station

1) Lesser Lane
2) Windgather/ back Pym Chair
3) Deadman’s/Erwin road
4) Blaze Hill
5) Top 100: Cat & Fiddle

77.5km CONTROL: South Buxton, 24h Esso

6) Axe Edge
7) Gun Hill
8) Fourways
9) Flash
10) Hollinsclough Rake
11) Crowdecote
12) TOB Morridge

177km CONTROL: Jervis Arms Pub, outside Leek

13) Parsons Lane Climb
14) Top100: Larkstone Lane
15) Ilam Moor Lane Climb
16) The Rake

249km CONTROL: All Saints Church, Bakewell 
17) Top 100: Rowsley Bar
18) Oldfield Lane
19) Lees Road Climb
20) Stanton In Peak
21) Hells Bank (Beeley)
22) Top 100: Curbar 
300km CONTROL: Curbar Gap car park

23) ‘Climbing Up’
24) Longstone Edge
25) Top 100: Monsal Head
26) Beast of Bradwell
27) Top 100: Winnats Pass
28) Top 100: Peaslows

386km CONTROL: The Royal Oak Inn, Glossop

29) Snake Pass
30) Mam Nick
31)Sir William Hill
32) Froggatt

461km CONTROL: The Scotman’s Pack Inn, Hathersage

33) The Dale
34) Woodfall Lane
35) Bradfield Beast
36) Blindside Lane
37) Ewden Bank (AKA Deliverance)
38) Top 100: Pea Royd Lane
39) Top 100: Jackson Bridge

548km CONTROL: Wooldale Methodist Free Church, Holmfirth

40) Top 100: Holme Moss
41) Col du Mellor
42) Long Hill

607km FINISH! – War Memorial, Buxton by 8pm 14/7/19

Protect the Peaks by donating:www.purepeakgrit.cc

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