Essex and Suffolk Estuaries 100

100km cycling event starting from Manningtree. Controls at Harwich, Suffolk Food Hall and Manningtree., plus 2 information controls.

This is a 100 km ride from Manningtree. The route is a figure of 8 that visits Harwich, the Stour estuary, Shotley Peninsula, Orwell estuary and Alton Water.

The ride starts from Manningtree train station (easy access from east London, Ipswich, Norwich etc. and plenty of parking), with the first loop around the Essex coastline out to Harwich and back. The second loop goes around the Shotley peninsula, with a control at the Suffolk Food Hall.

The ride will finish back at Manningtree station cafe.

There are two short sections along a concrete bridleway just after 90 km. Both are rideable on 23cc tyres.

Key Information

Distance 100km (100km)
Speed 12.5-25 km/h
Duration 8h 00m
Climb 600m
AAA Points 0
Category BP
Body Audax Club Mid-Essex
Audax Points 1
Event Number 23-311
GPS files available from organiser? Yes
Mudguards Required?
Toilets as Start? Yes
Shoestring Event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers? Yes
Secure(ish) luggage storage at start?
Parking at start? Yes
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start and/or finish? Yes
eBrevet Available?


Route Detail

Links and Downloads

2024 Event
Please be aware that the final files may not have been uploaded onto the site at time of accessing this page. Prior year files may have been provided for information/planning purposes, these are easily identifiable as the year is include in the filename. The final files are normally available the week before an event – following the route check.
Safety Notice
The organiser may have identified hazards along the route, such as flooding, road closures, potholes etc., and possibly provided alternative routes to avoid them.

Please take time to review the information/routesheet documents.

The event is finished.

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