The Fred Whitton Sportive takes you past some of the most breath-taking scenery in the UK
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New for 2014
From 2014 The Fred Whitton will start & finish in Grasmere
‘The UK’s ultimate one-day challenge’ – Cycling Weekly
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Presented by The Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team
Welcome to the NEW Fred Whitton website
The Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge
From 2014 it starts & finishes at Grasmere, and the route includes the climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes.
This annual event is run on the Sunday following the May Day bank holiday Monday.
NEXT EVENT IS SUNDAY 11th MAY 2014
We’ve also set up a timed self-led challenge ride over the same course (but starting from Coniston) called the ‘Four Seasons Fred Whitton’ – that you can do at any time of the year, when it suits you, with friends or clubmates for example.
posted under: Lake District Rides
The Lake District has been awarded Britain’s best ride competition winner in association with Cycling Plus, Halfords and Boardman bikes. Join us on the Fred Whitton Challenge and enjoy the scenery that helped to make Britain’s best ride so popular! Cycling Plus readers and Lakes road club / Broughton wheeler members, Lindsay…