Cycle Derby Sportive

Five Parks Family Ride

Markeaton Park, Derby, DE22 3BG

Sunday 28th April 2019

Distance: 19km  Start time: 10:15



Get the whole family involved with our new Five Parks Family Ride - total distance is approx 19km but there are turnaround points along the way in case little legs get tired!


Entry fee is £10 per person but baby chairs, baby trailers and tag alongs are free


Included in the entry fee:​

  • Fully signed route

  • Finishers medal

  • En route mechanical support from Cycle Republic

  • Post ride snacks and drink at the Visitors Centre in Markeaton Park 

  • Free event photograph



Limited entry on the day.


The ride starts at 10:15 from Markeaton Park. Ride through the park towards the A38 turning left on the cycle path to ride up beside the A38 slip road. There will be marshals at the lights to help you cross the road so you can then turn left onto Broadway. Once you enter Darley Park you stay on the cycle paths, do a loop of Alvaston Park and come back into the city.  You enter back onto roads as you negotiate Albert St onto Bold Lane, cross over at the lights on the ring road then back onto cycle paths until you reach Markeaton Lane. Ride down Markeaton Lane, through the back gate of the park and through the finish line to receive your finishers medal, drink and flapjack!!

TURNAROUND POINTS are marked on the map and are located at:

A - Darley Park approx 5.5km

B - Bass Rec approx 7.5km

C - Pride Park (Travelodge) approx 9km


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