Chase The Sun offers a coast-to-coast midsummer day challenge

Peter Stuart 12 Apr 2019 Self-supported endurance event challenges riders to ride from coast to coast in UK and Italy The annual Chase The Sun cycle challenge is back for an 11th year in 2019, giving participants the unique challenge of riding from the east to the west coast of the UK or Italy between sunrise and sunset on the longest day of the year, June 22nd. The event is self-supported, but by now the protocol is well-honed: each competitor receives a gpx, a roadbook and a detailed schedule listing ideal food and drink stops. As the events qualify as Audax format, competitors can log the miles toward their annual mileage, and specific checkpoints on the route are specified in the roadbook. For those not interested in the Audax, it’s simply a start-to-finish challenge. There are three route options to choose from. The UK South route is 330km in length, ...

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