The Suie Classic and Great Inverurie Bike Ride

The Suie Classic is a 54 mile cycle sportive and the Great Inverurie Bike Ride is open to all with routes of 13 miles, 25 miles, with the 13 mile route offering a family option.

It is taking place on Sunday 17th June 2018.

All rides will be electronically timed with live results.

Find out more about the bike ride:

Event schedule

View the schedule for this race: 

  • 9am to 10am - registration for the Suie Classic
  • 10.30am - start of the Suie Classic
  • 10am to 12.30pm - registration for the 13 miles and 25 miles routes
  • 12pm - start of the 13 miles and 25 miles routes
  • 4pm - course cleared and de-signed 

Course description and maps

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 quiet roads through the beautiful Donside and Bennachie hill range.

View our maps for the different routes:

Refreshments and entertainment

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

There will also be a BBQ, Tea and Coffee at the finish point in 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). Children of family entrants will receive free vouchers for the attraction.

Rides for unaccompanied children

We have a limited number of places for unaccompanied children aged eight to 16 to ride in a group with qualified ride leaders. To enquire about this or to reserve a place, contact us. There is no additional charge for this service. 

Bike hire

Contact us if you would like to hire a mountain bike for the race.

Registration and entry fees

Entry fees include an event T-shirt and refreshments for all participants.

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

Book and pay for your race entry online

View our race entry fees

For any enquiries or to be sent a paper entry form please contact us

Results and prizes

The Suie Classic and Great Inverurie bike ride will be electronically chipped timed this year.

Results will be available live on the Results Base website.

We will email you your results or you can contact us.

Race cancellations

Races take place weather permitting. If an event has to be cancelled due to weather problems, we will email or text you and post a message on our facebook page.

You can also contact us to check that an event is running.  

Charities

The 2018 charities are still to be confirmed.

Contact

For any enquiries, call us on 01467 625088 or email us at sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.

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