With the United Kingdom’s first in-person real asphalt road sportive, Ware’s Cambridge, taking place as planned on the Easter Monday holiday of 5 April, British amateur cyclists can now finally see light at the end of the pandemic lockdown tunnel.

Organised by SportiveUK for a limited field size of 600 riders, the event just north of London sold-out early. Typical UK spring weather consisting of overcast skies, rain, snow and driving wind left registered riders in a quandary on the day of the event – Too ride, or not to ride, that is the question.

309 dedicated, brave and well-bundled cyclists showed up, throwing a leg over the top-tube at 09:00 to start 50 and 80-mile routes in covid-safe groups of 20 riders.

Watch video by rider Andy Crowther highlighting miserable riding conditions on the 80-mile route.

Claire Roberts was fastest on the 50-mile “Let’s get this over quickly” route where she finished in 2:25:57, just ahead of the Hoskins – Gregory (2:25:58) and Mandy (2:25:59). Roberts recorded the fastest average speed of the day at 20.58mph.

On the 80-mile “Let’s suffer for hours” route Hector Rodriguez Piedrabuena finished in 4:15:44, over 10 minutes faster than Richard Thompson (4:21:35) and over 15 minutes up on Tony Birch-James (4:31:52).

WARE’S CAMBRIDGE SPORTIVE 50-MILE 
1RobertsClaireF2:25:57
2HoskinGregoryM2:25:58
3HoskinMandyF2:25:59
4KitchenerTimM2:30:49
5MiloszMarcinM2:33:50
6AbramsonMadeleineF2:39:53
7HatfulljamesM2:40:24
8SabriSalimM2:41:02
9NicholasVivienneF2:41:56
10NICHOLASPHILIPM2:41:57
11FelixJohnnyM2:49:39
12MulllerChrisM2:49:42
13SmithBenM2:52:54
14HenniganPaulM2:56:31
15CattleRobinM3:00:05
16DickinsonMarkM3:02:06
17On TheDay EntryM3:02:58
18YeomanRichardM3:04:11
19GillettRoyM3:06:09
20MeasdayPaulM3:06:25
21JacksonmarkM3:07:15
22DybleChantalF3:09:18
23BradwellDavidM3:09:27
24BryanRolandM3:11:45
25BrewerCharlesM3:15:00
26AllingtonChristianM3:16:03
27BakerAdamM3:16:05
28JacksonRussellM3:16:08
29LondorsPaulM3:18:16
30ParkerKaiM3:19:02
31LarkinMichaelM3:19:28
32MarriageDavidM3:20:35
33GibsonRobertM3:20:40
34NotoFrancoM3:20:44
35ClowesMarkM3:20:48
36TaskerRichardM3:22:25
37BeattieStuartM3:22:25
38WarrenTimM3:22:44
39WalkerMaxM3:22:55
40LlewellynOwenM3:22:55
41DunnChristopherM3:23:17
42faissolabarbaraF3:24:26
43O´BrienConorM3:25:17
44WiseMichaelM3:25:19
45HalseygaryM3:25:48
46DunkleyPaulM3:26:00
47BYRNETARYNF3:26:25
48BlythpaulM3:26:49
49WardPerryM3:26:52
50FitzgeraldMichaelM3:28:06
51StewartMickM3:28:08
52CoxRichardM3:28:10
53JacksonKevinM3:28:12
54JarmanSimonM3:28:28
55LittlefordMattM3:28:28
56LittlefordDavidM3:28:29
57EdwardsMiguelM3:29:11
58KayAliM3:29:14
59OsborneCraigM3:30:06
60CrisfordJonM3:30:45
61KempNathanM3:31:05
62SalmonDavidM3:32:08
63FinnMarkM3:33:54
64BettsMarkM3:35:59
65LastPaulM3:36:33
66GreenStuartM3:37:16
67SanduViorel FlorinM3:37:27
68ParkersamM3:37:57
69BairdAlexandraM3:38:00
70WillcoxTraceyF3:38:49
71WillcoxGeoffM3:38:51
72HandColinM3:39:54
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74RudolphChrisM3:39:55
75SidhuMenekaF3:40:22
76ClarkeConorM3:41:20
77BaileyElliotM3:41:20
78LouFranF3:41:27
79RoseDeborahF3:41:27
80SmithCharlieM3:41:47
81LewinLewyM3:46:37
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86MillarPhilM3:51:18
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94HaleJasonM3:55:42
95MitchellMichaelM3:56:08
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97DavisCliveM3:57:07
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99FarrenPatrickM3:58:21
100CookMarionF3:58:38
101froomejoF3:58:41
102TaylorCLAIREF3:58:45
103BarrientosJoseM3:59:42
104VenharTekinM4:00:18
105FranzmannDominicM4:00:19
106RamisHarryM4:00:20
107FentonStoneRobM4:01:02
108CartledgeMatthewM4:03:04
109SimpsonPaulM4:04:12
110CepkaAngusM4:05:43
111KoYunF4:05:48
112DumontJosephM4:06:05
113MckeanIanM4:06:07
114DenchAndrewM4:06:55
115ClarkeEmilyF4:06:59
116AdamsZorikaF4:07:06
117CarterAlisonF4:07:35
118LiShuaiM4:08:04
119GreenwoodAnjaF4:09:23
120CromeAngelaF4:09:46
121CuthillKellieF4:09:54
122MillwardKatF4:15:56
123On TheDay EntryM4:16:05
124ThelenJenniferF4:16:12
125FernandezBiancaF4:17:52
126copelandadamM4:18:25
127WoolgarRichM4:18:26
128HornerHarveyM4:19:50
129ScottAndrewM4:19:50
130Taylor-NealeDominiqueF4:20:33
131TaylorMartinM4:20:34
132HobbsGordonM4:21:36
133PollmannUtaF4:21:58
134LewisCharlotteF4:22:12
135MorganJamieM4:24:11
136BurkeRussellM4:24:11
137WhiteChrisM4:24:12
138ClarkAlanM4:24:25
139SloaneMichelleF4:24:26
140BrownJamesM4:25:03
141GilliganAshleighM4:27:54
142LewisDavidM4:29:05
143rainsburykevinM4:29:27
144thomasdonnaF4:29:52
145BrazierDominiqueF4:29:53
146PilnyElizabethF4:33:02
147SpencerAlanM4:34:43
148TaylorDerekM4:35:48
149FordDaveM4:35:53
150PorterNickM4:36:13
151PorterOliverM4:36:14
152LallyMatthewM4:36:39
153EllisMickyF4:36:55
154CurtinAnthonyM4:36:58
155CorreaJanethF4:39:55
156MartinezAlexM4:40:18
157PearlmanRichardM4:40:22
158GoodwinDavidM4:45:35
159HartKevinM4:45:54
160LevellDavidM4:46:13
161ELMESPETERM4:50:27
162WilliamsScottM4:53:12
163GlozierDanielM4:53:27
164WhippStevenM5:09:29
165MasonDanielM5:10:38
166SurSherylF5:10:44
167ColemanPaulaF5:18:31
168McColganMartinM5:18:35
169CootesAlanM5:18:36
170MILLSPaulM5:18:40
171GeraghtyPatriciaF5:19:17
172LondorsSimonM5:22:23
173WootliffRachealF5:23:39
174PachecoLourdesF5:25:57
175MagnerSeanM5:25:58
176PenalozaBeatrizF5:26:05
177VasaniJordanM5:27:12
178KingsleyJonnyM5:35:43
179ThorpeMatthewM5:36:19
180LiddleSimonM5:41:33
181RichardAmandaF5:49:00
182sanderseF5:49:18
183BelewJamesM5:49:26
184jonesMartinM6:08:21
WARE’S CAMBRIDGE SPORTIVE 80-MILE 
1Rodriguez PiedrabuenaHectorM4:15:44
2ThompsonRichardM4:21:35
3Birch-JamesTonyM4:31:52
4SmithCraigM4:33:17
5ChapmanMarkM4:38:16
6PhillipsStevenM4:39:53
7MarshalllChrisM4:44:15
8DeamerJasonM4:49:34
9GilesRichardM4:49:52
10StephensonGlennM4:53:49
11MarriottDanM4:53:55
12SlaterRonnieM4:54:41
13FrostIainM4:54:44
14ClaytonRobM4:55:58
15DormonHenryM4:57:16
16HelmeJamesM4:58:24
17de RoeckNickM5:00:37
18BonitoLukeM5:00:48
19OdhamsChrisM5:01:25
20BankesMarcusM5:01:28
21clarkrobertM5:04:17
22EverestNickM5:04:18
23RandallJamesM5:04:29
24MitchellScottM5:04:31
25CunninghamDavidM5:05:32
26HowsonDaveM5:05:39
27RaineEdM5:07:21
28RobertsonMatthewM5:07:21
29DoveyJamesM5:07:22
30ElliottPeteM5:07:25
31SmithersStephenM5:07:34
32DormonChirsM5:07:36
33PlainGrahamM5:09:39
34MurphyDarrenM5:10:01
35LoubenskiIliaM5:10:01
36MaugerStuartM5:10:02
37BettonAndyM5:10:03
38BallJonathanM5:10:07
39ChalliceRobM5:10:55
40CutterJohnM5:12:18
41PicklesSimonM5:14:02
42BowenGeoffM5:14:12
43FullerPaulM5:16:01
44WickhamBenM5:21:24
45KoMichelleF5:25:04
46BogartJadeF5:25:05
47AndersonRachelF5:25:07
48WoodsScottM5:25:21
49HughesGeorgiaF5:25:26
50BranaganMartinM5:25:39
51TappStuartM5:26:06
52ChandlerAndrewM5:26:46
53WallaceJedM5:28:40
54NicholsPeterM5:28:42
55WallaceSimonM5:28:45
56ToghraeeRezaM5:29:08
57CoomberStephenM5:30:10
58NiceRichardM5:30:20
59JoycePeterM5:31:12
60HenryPeterM5:32:07
61PRICETIMM5:34:45
62FunnellWillM5:36:41
63WilliamsAdrianM5:36:51
64CrowtherAndyM5:37:08
65LerpiniereErnieM5:37:10
66GillardCraigM5:37:26
67YorkeMattM5:37:31
68MoorePeterM5:37:33
69HardyThomasM5:40:14
70LangfordSteveM5:40:33
71SpyrouPeteM5:42:30
72hermanmartynM5:42:54
73AmosPeterM5:43:12
74SmithDarrenM5:43:13
75AndelinJacobM5:43:13
76DellerSeanM5:43:46
77BuenaventuraJohnM5:45:32
78RawlingMarcM5:46:42
79MoodieStuartM5:46:51
80BoyleMartinM5:49:17
81MerryAndrewM5:53:52
82PipeCharlesM5:56:31
83PowellAlexM5:59:40
84BARKERDUNCANM6:00:12
85MisuracaEnzoM6:03:03
86SachdevaHimanshuM6:03:38
87DomenicanoElioM6:04:00
88MyddeltonGregM6:08:12
89skinnerjasonM6:13:22
90FitzellSamM6:14:55
91powellsteveM6:17:04
92WilkinsonTimM6:17:07
93headglenM6:17:08
94charlesrobertM6:17:22
95eyresianM6:17:24
96HowellsDillonM6:21:02
97D’ArcyOliverM6:21:02
98SheathFraserM6:22:20
99VerdinThomasM6:23:06
100GeorgeFreddyM6:25:35
101dentonDarrylM6:25:37
102ThomasSteveM6:25:46
103rigbyNeilM6:25:48
104PetersNeilM6:25:59
105HodgsonPaulM6:25:59
106WilsonMaureenF6:26:21
107WitherdenMarcM6:26:22
108BryanPeterM6:26:25
109smithPhilipM6:26:27
110LewisAndrewM6:34:15
111TomsHarryM6:39:05
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113KuzubasogluMelisaF6:43:13
114ThornborrowSamuelM6:44:39
115WattersStephanieF6:44:40
116NewmanNickM6:57:11
117HaydenRichardM7:18:51
118KrishnaRamM7:18:52
119SMITHKIMM7:19:02
120MorganGeoffM7:20:48
121Mitchell-St JosephTaylorM7:36:36
122SowerbyMattM7:36:38
123CampSteveM7:36:38
124DobbinLindseyM7:36:39
125horsmandarrenM7:39:54

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