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The Taunton Flyer Spitfire route starts and finishes at Taunton Racecourse. It covers a total distance of approximately 36 miles (58 km) with 2300 ft (700 m) of climbing. This route takes you up into the Blackdown Hills and past the wartime airfileds of RAF Culmhead, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), and RAF Dunkeswell and then down to Hemyock where you will have a welcoming Feed Station in the Village Hall. You will then head back up into the Blackdown Hills before descending down to Corfe and back to Taunton Racecourse.

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: 36 miles | 58 km
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft | 700 meters
  • Entry Limit: 300
  • Feed Stations: 24 miles
  •   Refreshments: YES (Event HQ)
  •   Medal Standards: YES

MEN'S MEDAL TIMES
   U18 S V40 V50 V60
GOLD 2:14:00 2:10:00 2:18:00 2:30:00 2:35:00
SILVER 2:32:00 2:31:00 2:34:00 2:52:00 2:55:00
BRONZE Finish Finish Finish Finish Finish

WOMEN'S MEDAL TIMES
  U18 S V40 V50 V60     
GOLD 2:51:00 2:36:00 2:37:00 2:38:00 2:41:00
SILVER 3:01:00 2:57:00 2:58:00 3:00:00 3:01:00
BRONZE Finish Finish Finish Finish Finish