‘The Wolfe of Westerham’
Sunday 2nd July 2017
To be opened by Dame Kelly Holmes MBE, DBE
Over 200 riders chose between a 75 mile (121km) or a 44 mile route (70km).
More than 200 riders will leave Squerryes Court under the waved flag of Dame Kelly Holmes, setting their sights and Garmins on either the 42-mile or 72-mile route.
Sign-posted and marshalled throughout, the riders will navigate the challenging climbs, some technical descents and stunning views before returning to Squerryes’ to collect their goodie-bag, food and glass of sparkling wine. Re-group with friends and family on the grass to enjoy the atmosphere, music and views.
Go-Ride Racing Event
Whilst the sportive was underway, we will host a Go-Ride Racing event around Squerryes’ Court with young riders from 5 to 12 years old competing in an individual time-trial, age-group races and a mixed relay race. Supported by British Cycling our Club volunteers and parents will provide marshalling duties with everyone providing encouragement and support for the young racers.
Throughout the day our army of marshals and volunteers – mostly the Westerham Cycling Club members, their friends and family – will be on hand, encouraging the riders, directing participants, soliciting feedback and helping create the atmosphere.
So the Wolfe of Westerham, if measured by rider feedback alone was a success in 2016, and we set the bar high! Not bad considering this was our first sportive. And with this success comes the realisation that we would do it again.
‘The Wolfe of Westerham’ at Squerryes Estate is a celebration of cycling for all