The Taunton Flyer Spitfire route starts and finishes at Taunton Racecourse. It covers a total distance of approximately 34 miles (54 km) with 2400 ft (700 m) of climbing. The route will take you down to Hemyock and then back past the wartime airfileds of Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), and Culmhead before returning to Taunton Racecourse. There will be a Feed Zone at Dunkeswell, approximately half way around the route.

Electronic Routes are available on 'Ride with GPS', 'Garmin Connect' and 'Strava'. These tools provide GPS Download options for all the common Bike Computers. Please note we do not offer technical support for installing and using GPS routes with Bike Computers. Refer to the respective website help pages or Instruction Manual for your specific device.

Spitfire Route Snapshot:

  •  Event Venue: Taunton Racecourse TA3 7BL
  •  Event Date: Saturday 4th August 2018
  •  Event Open Times: 07:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs
  •  Route Start Time: 08:45 hrs
  •  Age Limit: 13 years
  • Distance: 34 miles | 54 km
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft | 700 meters
  • Entry Limit: 300
  • Feed Stations: One
  •  Refreshments: YES (Event HQ)
  • Medal Standards: YES

   U18 S V40 V50 V60
GOLD 2:29:00 2:25:00 2:29:00 2:33:00 2:41:00
SILVER 2:39:00 2:35:00 2:39:00 2:43:00 2:51:00
BRONZE Finish Finish Finish Finish Finish

  U18 S V40 V50 V60     
GOLD 2:33:00 2:29:00 2:33:00 2:37:00 2:45:00
SILVER 2:43:00 2:39:00 2:43:00 2:47:00 2:55:00
BRONZE Finish Finish Finish Finish Finish