38 MILE RIDE
The 38-mile ride follows the Stour Valley to Blandford, and then at Winterborne Stickland turns south down the Winterborne Valley to the refreshment stop at Winterborne Kingston. Then continues along the valley to Anderson before crossing the A31 for the return ride around Morden and onto Lytchett Matravers.
Start Time 09:30. Standard Entry Fee £20 on the day £25
48 MILE RIDE
The 48-mile ride also follows the Stour Valley to Blandford but at Winterborne Stickland, it turns north and then takes cyclists to Bulbarrow and Milton Abbas before rejoining the 38-mile ride in Winterborne Whitechurch.
Start Time 09:00. Standard Entry Fee £20 on the day £25
63 MILE RIDE
The 63-mile ride follows the route of the 48-mile ride to Bulbarrow and then descends to a refreshment stop in Cheselbourne. This popular improved ride now takes cyclists through Puddletown then onto Bere Regis and Milborne St. Andrew before rejoining the 48-mile in Milton Abbas.
Start Time 08:30. Standard Entry Fee £20 on the day £25
100 MILE RIDE
The Macmillan Dorset 100 ride will consist of just one loop and less confusing dividing points this will mean the ride will go further west. Starting in Corfe Mullen and visiting Wimborne, Blandford, Winterborne Stickland, Bulbarrow, Hazelbury Bryan, Holwell, Yetminster, Chetnole, Glanvilles Wooton, Mappowder, Ansty, Cheselbourne, Puddletown, Bere Regis, Milborne St. Andrew and Milton Abbas. The route then joins the other rides at Winterborne Whitechurch for the same route back to the finish via Winterborne Kingston, Anderson, Bloxworth, Morden and Lytchett Matravers. Please note this ride is for the serious cyclist and fundraiser.
We recommend cyclists should be able to average 15 mph if undertaking this ride.
NOT AVAILABLE IN 2024
All rides start and finish from Corfe Mullen Recreation Ground Badbury View Road. Registration shall open at 8am on the day of the event and each cyclist will be required to attend registration at the check-in time allocated to them in their entry pack.
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There will be medical support on the course and also limited first aid at the refreshment stops.
There will also be a massage for those tired limbs at the finish.
There are regular stops for hydration, food and toilet breaks on each ride.
Details of the stops can be found in your ride entry pack and on the routes info list above on this page.
The event consists of four circular rides all starting and finishing at Corfe Mullen recreation ground Badbury View Road. Riders select their course when entering but have the option to change on the day as the longer rides all offer possibilities for a shorter distance. The routes follow mainly country lanes and only cross a few main roads.