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The Taunton Flyer 'Wellington' route starts and finishes at Taunton Racecourse. It covers a total distance of approximately 114 miles (184 km) with 5660 ft (1710 m) of climbing. The route will take you down through the Clyst Valley to Broadclyst and then back past the historic wartime airfields of Exeter, Dunkeswell, Upottery (Smeatharpe), Culmhead, Merryfield, and Westonzoyland before returning to Taunton Racecourse. There will be three Feed Stations at Broadclyst (30 miles), Dunkeswell (55 miles) and, Hambridge (85 miles).

There is a cut-off time of 14:30 hrs at Staple Fitzpaine (70 miles). All riders who fail to meet this cut-off time will be diverted onto the Dakota Route. This is to ensure all riders are able to make it back to the finish by 18:00 hrs. To achieve this time you will need to average a minimum of 12 mph.

Electronic Routes are available on 'Ride with GPS'. This website provides 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.

Wellington 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: 08:00 hrs
  •  Age Limit: 15 years
  • Distance: 114 miles | 183 km
  • Elevation Gain: 5,605 ft | 1710 meters
  • Entry Limit: 300
  • Feed Stations: Three
  •  Refreshments: YES (Event HQ)
  • Medal Standards: YES

MEN'S MEDAL TIMES
   U18 S V40 V50 V60
GOLD 7:05:00 6:47:00 7:05:00 7:13:00 7:22:00
SILVER 7:31:00 7:22:00 7:31:00 7:36:00 7:41:00
BRONZE 9:14:00 9:00:00 9:14:00 9:30:00 9:40:00

WOMEN'S MEDAL TIMES
   U18 S V40 V50 V60
GOLD 7:13:00 7:05:00 7:13:00 7:22:00 7:31:00
SILVER 7:41:00 7:31:00 7:41:00 7:50:00 8:01:00
BRONZE 9:35:00 9:30:00 9:35:00 9:40:00 9:45:00