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Monsal Hill Climb 2019

Type:Cycle Event

Monsal Head, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1NL
Photo by Frans Schrijver.

About

Traditionally the closing season event for Sheffrec Cycling Club in October and now in its 89th year, only the fittest need apply for the Monsal Hill Climb. An ascent of 675 yards with a punishing gradient of 1 in 6, you’ll have to try hard to break legendary Sheffield cyclist Malcolm Elliott’s record of 1:14:2, set back in 1981.

First run in 1930, this hill-climb cycling challenge was started by a few mates riding out to Monsal Head at the end of the track season and timing each other up the hill, which at the time was an unmade road.

The event now attracts around 200 local riders from club level to seasoned professionals. 2009 saw the first running of the event on a closed road and last year had a record entry of 192 riders.

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Opening Times

Season (6 Oct 2019)

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