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Family Fun Ride

Join us in Southampton for the Sporterium Family Ride!
Saturday 22nd April 2023

Bring your bikes, family and friends to take part in the free ride on the Criterium route before the racing begins between 10:00 and 11:00 - start and finish just by the Guildhall Square. After the ride stop for a bite to eat or a coffee and watch the afternoon racing!

The Course

If you are considering taking on Sporterium Family Ride on Saturday 22nd April 2023 here are a few things to note...

  • A quick, fast paced, short circuit which takes place around East Park and Palmerston Park. Please seethe diagram on the right for an exact route.
  • The Race will all take place on tarmac ground so will be a smooth surface to ride on.
  • All riders will get a practice/sight lap prior to the race. This will be ¾ of the circuit starting from CivicCentre Road.
Map of Criterium route Southampton
Essential kit
  • Helmet (you must have a helmet or you will not be allowed to participate)
  • Drinks bottle
  • Mobile phone (in case of emergencies)
  • Basic tools / repair kit
  • Spare inner tubes
  • Bike pump
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Appropriate clothing for weather that day (think about temperature, covering up from the sun, or even high visibility clothes and lights for if foggy / rainy)