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Cross Border Sportive 2023

3 Sep 2023

Lanercost, Cumbria
Starts: 08:00
Distance: 30 / 50 / 80 Miles
Entry Fee: £0 - £26.84

Perfect for the first timer and experienced cyclist alike!

All abilities welcome! The Cross Border Sportive is perfect for the first timer and experienced cyclist alike. Tackle the challenging, timed routes on the quiet roads spanning the border of England and Scotland. There are three routes: a 30 miler called 'The Recce', a 50 miler called 'The Raid' and an epic 80 miler called 'The Invasion'. Oh, and there is of course our legendary feed station where you can enjoy locally sourced cakes and savory treats. Rider check-in: Opens at 7:15am, rides start from 8am All Under 18s can ride for FREE! Rider minimum age limits apply as follows; 30 miles (Recce) - 10 years; 50 miles (Raid) - 12 years; 80 miles (Invasion) - 16 years. All Under 18s must enter and ride with a paying adult and complete a parental consent form (See T&Cs). Cross Border Sportive 2023 Entry Prices + Booking Fee ENTRIES OPEN 1st APRIL 2023 Early Bird 1st April - 31st May 2023 Invasion (80 miles) £25 Raid (50 miles) £25 Recce (30 miles) £20 Entry Price 1st June - 28th August Invasion (80 miles) £35 Raid (50 miles) £35 Recce (30 miles) £27 Last Minute 29th August - 31st August 2022 Invasion (80 miles) £45 Raid (50 miles) £45 Recce (30 miles) £37 NO ON THE DAY ENTRIES Group entries of 6 or more adult riders get 10% off the price at the time of entry. (the 10% will be refunded once the group purchase is made). An online booking fee is applied to all amounts. See the entry fee's section below where all fees are outlined.


The Cross Border Sportive

James, Oli and Emma Cross Border Team


30 / 50 / 80 Miles
See Map
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • Toilets
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
  • No baggage store
Race HQ:
Lanercost Priory, Lanercost, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 2HQ

ADDITIONAL EVENT FACILITIES: Mechanical Support, Event Photography, Free Parking Onsite, Feed Station, Waymarked Route, Cue Cards, All Riders Timed, British Cycling Registered Sportive

In addition to the terms and conditions link at sign up you can also visit the main website for the information - https://crossbordersportive.wordpress.com/terms-and-conditions/

Entry Fees

The prices below include race fees, card charges and admin; there are no hidden extras.

The Recce 30 Miles (Early Bird Entry £20 + £1.58 Booking Fee)£21.58
The Raid 50 Miles (Early Bird Entry £25 + £1.84 Booking Fee)£26.84
The Invasion 80 Miles (Early Bird Entry £25 + £1.84 Booking Fee)£26.84
The Recce 30 Miles (10-17 year olds only FREE)£0
The Raid 50 Miles (12 -17 year olds only FREE)£0
The Invasion 80 Miles (16-17 year old only FREE)£0
Entry on the day will not be available. ENTER NOW to guarantee your place.

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