The Great Inverurie Bike Ride

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Register for entry to the Great Inverurie Bike Ride online. 

The ride is open to all with routes of 13 miles, 25 miles and the 54 mile Suie Classic.

Timeline for day

  • 9am to 10am - registration for the Suie Classic opens
  • 11am - Suie Classic sets off
  • 10am to 12.30pm - registration for the 13 mile and 25 mile routes
  • 12 noon - the 13 mile and 25 mile routes set off
  • 4.00pm onwards - course de-signed and event cleared

Course

The scenic 25-mile route remains the same as previous years beginning at Kellands Park in Inverurie, and then heads via Chapel of Garioch, Bennachie, Pitfichie and Monymusk, returning to the start via Fetternear and Burnhervie.

The 13 mile family route cuts off just after Chapel of Garioch and heads down to Burnhervie picking up the main return route.

The 54 mile scenic but challenging Suie Classic route passes through the Chapel of Garioch branches of to the Lord's Throat to Keig, up Suie hill and on to Brindie and back through the Lord's Throat to join the remainder of the 25 mile route back to Inverurie.  The route is on quite roads through the beautiful Donside and Bennachie hill range.

Timing

Results will be available the day after the event or sooner if possible. There will be a large clock at the start and finish for all riders to manually take their own times if they wish. A number will be allocated to you at registration which needs to be visible to all marshals and start/finish officials at all times. Riders will be checked out onto the course and checked back in at the finish for your safety. If you are unable to complete the ride you must let one of the marshals know so that we don't send out the search parties!

GIBR 25mile Route Timings 2016
GIBR Family 13mile Route Timings 2016
Sue Classic 2016 Timings

Maps of route

Entry fee 

The event costs £6.50 per person (£5.50 to Active Aberdeenshire members) and for families entering the shorter route the cost is £13.00 per family (£11.00 for Active Aberdeenshire members) The Suie Classic is £23 or £20 for Active Aberdeenshire members.  There is a £1 surcharge for entries on the day.

All participants will receive an event T shirt and refreshments.

Entry

You can register and pay for entry to the race online.

Register for the Great Inverurie Bike Ride

For any enquiries or to be sent a paper entry form please email sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.

Refreshments

Monymusk is an ideal place for non riders to meet up with riders at the halfway point and enjoy some rest and relaxation. The hotel will be open for toilets and refreshments and the village hall will be open for teas and cakes (proceeds to Monymusk Church)

There will also be a BBQ at the finish point in Kellands Park.

Entertainments at Kellands Park

There will be a number of entertainments at Kellands park for bike ride participants and the general public including the bike track and obstacle course (there will be a charge for these activities).

Rides for unaccompanied children

We have a limited number of places for unaccompanied children aged 8 to 16 to ride in a group with qualified ride leaders. To enquire about this or to reserve a place please email sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk. There is no additional charge for this service. 

Bike hire

We have some mountain bikes available to hire.Please email To enquire about this service please email email sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.

Charities

You are welcome to raise funds for a charity of your choice if you like.

Diabetes UK are a nominated charity this year which would be happy to accept donations. They will have representatives helping out on the day. You can find out more about raising money for Diabetes UK and download a sponsor form on their website.

 

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