Solway Sportive 2019

Sunday 19 May 2019

Enjoy a great day out riding along the beautiful Solway coast & countryside on roads with very little traffic compared to most of the UK. Choice of Yellow 40 miles, Blue 75 miles or Red 100 miles routes, all with feeding station. Starting and finishing at Dumfries Rugby Club with good facilities.

A well established sportive, with routes designed by fellow cyclists for your enjoyment, raising money for local good causes. Organised by Dumfries Devorgilla Rotary Club and Dalbeattie Community Initiative.

Yellow 40
Cyclists on the Solway Sportive yellow route
70km (43 Miles)
Dumfries - New Abbey - Dalbeattie - Haugh of Urr (Feed) - Dumfries
Entry Fee
£25 online / £30 on the day
Enter online
Blue 75
Cyclists on the Solway Sportive blue route
123km (76 miles)
Dumfries – New Abbey – Dalbeattie - Haugh of Urr (Feed) – Castle Douglas - Laurieston - New Galloway (Feed) - Corsock (Feed) – Dumfries
Entry Fee
£30 online / £35 on the day
Enter online
Red 100
Cyclists on the Solway Sportive red route
162km (100 miles)
Dumfries – New Abbey – Dalbeattie - Haugh of Urr (Feed) – Castle Douglas - Laurieston - New Galloway (Feed), Carsphairn (Feed) - Dalry - Corsock (Feed) – Dumfries
Entry Fee
£35 online / £40 on the day
Enter online

The previous Short Route of 33km (20 miles) is not being offered this year due to the low entries. There will be a Junior Fun and Games course safely off-road in the Rugby Club grounds.

The event starts and finishes at Dumfries Rugby Club with free parking, changing rooms and showers post event. Feeding stations will be available on all three routes and food/drink is provided at the finish. The event is suitable for all with a reasonable level of fitness, depending on the route entered. Electronic timimg with a timed certificate presented to all finishers.

If entrant is under 18 years, parent/carer must sign a consent form at Registration. No unaccompanied entrants under 16 years.

This event is organised by experienced volunteers from Dumfries Devorgilla Rotary Club and Dalbeattie Community Initiative.

Venue HQ:
Dumfries Rugby Club, New Abbey Road, Dumfries, DG2 7LU.

Registration:
from 8.00 until 10.00

Start Times:
All routes 8.30 - 10.00

Entries for all routes can also be taken on the day by handing in the completed Entry form at Venue HQ:

Image Gallery from 2018