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Sunday 22 March 2020 Group Social Ride Prestwold Estate

Venue: Prestwold Lane, Prestwold, Loughborough LE12 5SH


The permissive network we have used for the last ten years is now closed and you will be riding on tracks which are part of the new Prestwold Estate Rider Scheme. You will recognise some route sections from previous years but please note that the network has changed so it is imperative that you keep to the marked routes.
All routes are exclusively on tracks identified by red topped waymarker posts or the public bridleway (which forms part of the two longer routes). As in previous years there will be some road crossings (4 max).
There will be a choice of Social Ride classes of approximately
11 miles, 8.5 miles (hilly route), 7 miles (flat route), 4.5 miles.
  
Entry Fee: Members and Associate Members £12.00, Non-Members £20.00 (includes day membership of EGB).
  
The closing date for entries is Wednesday 18 March 2020.
Organiser: Philippa Russell ☎: 07928 727056
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Please note: entries will not be processed before payment of the entry fee is received.
Payment may be made either:
by BACS to Sort Code 40-32-14 Account Number 91282549
(please ensure that the BACS reference identifies the rider and add PRE for Prestwold Estate)
or
by cheque payable to Endurance GB Leics/Rutland Group (enclose with postal entry).
Send postal entries to Sheila Creasey, 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Sunday 19 April 2020 Group Social Ride Stapleford Ride

Venue: The Old Lion Park, Stapleford Park, nr Melton Mowbray, Rutland LE14 2SF

By kind permission of the Gretton family:
Join us for a leisurely ride around the beautiful Stapleford TROT Toll Ride network.
Miles of lovely safe field edges to canter on. A variety of wildlife to be enjoyed.
There will be a choice of Social Ride classes of approximately
8 miles, 13 miles, 16 miles.

Entry Fee: Members and Associate Members £12.00, Non-Members £20.00.
The entry fee includes the bib fee for use of the TROT route.
This ride is not yet open for entries.
The closing date for entries is Wednesday 15 April 2020.
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Saturday 16 May 2020 Group Social Ride Avon Valley

Venue: Park Farm, Cold Ashby Road, Stanford on Avon, Northampton NN6 6JS

(Formerly called the Park Farm Chasers Social Ride)
Park Farm is set in just over 1,600 acres of beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, a traditional arable farm growing a variety of crops. Large areas are given over to environmental projects.
There are several diverse habitats, including semi-ancient woodlands, spinneys, grassland, hedges, ponds, a canal and a disused railway line. These habitats encourage a wide variety of wildlife, flora and fauna such as foxes, badgers, woodpeckers, kestrels, sparrow hawks, buzzards, hares and deer.
The farm is home to many endangered birds, such as the tree sparrow and several rare moths and butterflies.
Spectacular views can be enjoyed from the Hemplow and Downtown Hills.
There will be a choice of Social Ride classes of approximately
8½ miles, 12 miles, 17 miles

Entry Fee: Members and Associate Members £12.00, Non-Members £20.00.
This ride is not yet open for entries.
The closing date for entries is Wednesday 13 May 2020.
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Saturday 16 May 2020 (for 2 days) National PR & GER Avon Valley NEW THIS YEAR

Venue: Park Farm, Cold Ashby Road, Stanford on Avon, Northampton NN6 6JS

for the Schedule and to enter the ride online.
Organiser: Larissa Whiley ☎: 07962 301796
Secretary: Rachel Judson ☎: 07850 859598

Sunday 12 July 2020 Group Social Ride Buckminster

Venue: Manor Farm, Stainby Road, Buckminster, Grantham NG33 5RY

By kind permission of the Tollemache Family and Buckminster Estates
There will be a choice of Social Ride classes of approximately
14 km, 22 km and 26 km

Entry Fee: Members, Associate Members and Pony Club Members £12.00, Non-Members £20.00 (includes day membership of EGB).
This ride is not yet open for entries.
The closing date for entries is Wednesday 8 July 2020.
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Saturday 12 September 2020 Group Social Ride The Lions Tail

Venue: The Old Lion Park, Stapleford Park, nr Melton Mowbray, Rutland LE12 2SF


Set in miles of grass headlands and off-road tracks around the Stapleford TROT route.
There will be a choice of Social Ride classes of approximately
23kms (15 miles), 17kms (10.5 miles), 12kms (7.5 miles)

Entry Fee: Members and Associate Members £12.00, Non-Members £20.00.
The entry fee includes the bib fee for use of the TROT route.
This ride is not yet open for entries.
The closing date for entries is Wednesday 9 September 2020.
Organiser: Sheila Creasey
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Saturday 12 September 2020 (for 2 days) National PR & GER The Lion's Tail

Venue: The Old Lion Park, Stapleford Park, nr Melton Mowbray, Rutland LE14 2SF


Varied going incorporating private land, Toll Ride route, bridleways, tracks and country lanes.
Some water available on most routes. The route starts and finishes on the Stapleford TROT and uses private land around the Stapleford Estate.
There will be an additional charge of £2.00 per day for using the TROT.
for the Schedule and to enter the ride online.
Organiser: Kathy Carr
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

Saturday 10 October 2020 Group Social Ride Charnwood Forest

Venue: Beacon Hill Upper Car Park, Beacon Hill, Loughborough LE12 8SP


A stunning ride through Beacon Hill, Swithland Woods and Bradgate Park with lovely bridleways, woods and fields.
There will be a choice of Social Ride classes of approximately
6 miles, 8 miles and 12 miles.

Entry Fee: Members and Associate Members £12.00, Non-Members £20.00 (includes day membership of EGB).
There is also a parking fee - collect ticket and pay on exit.
This ride is not yet open for entries.
The closing date for entries is Wednesday 7 October 2020.
Secretary: Sheila Creasey 47 Edendale Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0EW

If you can help...

Help is always appreciated at our group rides whether with route marking prior to the ride and/or on the day. If you can help (even if for a limited time) please contact the ride organiser or secretary.

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