Next Race: 30/04/2023
Smeatharpe Airfield, Honiton, Devon, EX14 9RF
This year's Taunton Flyer Sportive (the 9th edition) will be taking place from Smeatharpe Airfield near Honiton. The event supports SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity and is themed around the wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), RAF Culmhead, RAF Merryfield, and RAF Westonzoyland. This popular early season sportive, offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills (an area of outstanding natural beauty). The Taunton Flyer offers you a choice of three routes, the Spitfire (37 miles), the Dakota (63 miles) or the Wellington (101 miles). All routes are fully signed and supported with quality feed stations, outriders, mechanics and medics. The sportive includes electronic chip timing providing you with an official completion time, plus a finishers medal.
Wellington Route: 101 miles163 km - lanes & minor roads £36.00