Support Wiggle riders - August 18

The Wiggle Jurassic Classic cycle ride in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, has been rearranged for Saturday, August 18.

Due to the time constraints, the schedule of the event will be exactly the same, as will the venues as previously announced - with riders starting in waves from Exmouth Rugby Club.

local organiser Alistair Cope said: “Along with a lot of people I was heartbroken when we had to call the ride off due to the flooding. I would like to thank everyone for all their hard work. It is fantastic that Prostate Cancer UK is determined to make this event work and I for my part will do all that I can to make the rerun a great success.”

The ride will see almost 1,000 cyclists cycling around East Devon. The ride offers two distances of 100k or 100 miles, both of which start and finish in the events village at Exmouth RFC , where there will be food, drink, live music and entertainment as well as an Archant stand where there will be a chance to buy a charity goody bag and take part in a draw for a bike from Halfords.

The Epic Ride is 100 miles, entry fee �28 from 7am and the Challenge Ride, 100 kilometres, is also �28 from 8am


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Limited places are still available. Riders, as well as paying the entry fee, are also getting sponsorship to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

The Wiggle Jurassic Classic Challenge gives riders the chance to experience a challenging section of stunning Jurassic Coast World Heritage coastline. This circular route takes you through Budleigh Salterton and Otterton, before heading inland at Sidmouth, through the villages of Sidford and Sidbury before the long, steady climb up to Gittisham Hill. Then descend into Honiton and the Otter Vale before a few more climbs on route to Woodbury Common, before heading back to the finish in Exmouth.”

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The 100-mile ride goes out to Lyme Regis before heading back to Exmouth.

This circular route will take you along the coast, through Budleigh Salterton, Otterton, Beer, Seaton and Lyme Regis before heading inland at Charmouth. Here you ride through stunning countryside via Axminster, Honiton and Woodbury Common before descending back into Exmouth for the finish. There are some challenging climbs to test you along the way, Salcombe Hill is one to watch out for!

There will be emergency and mechanical support, villages getting into the spirit of the event with food stations and music, goody bags and medals.

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