The Broadsman 100

100km cycling event starting from Lound village hall, nr Lowestoft, Suffolk. Controls at Sea Palling, Reedham Ferry and Lound., plus 1 information control.

The route takes you through much of The Broads National Park, including Hickling, Hoveton, Wroxham, Salhouse and Ranworth. It includes a number of quiet lanes and picturesque villages, particularly Woodbastwick (look out for the Wherry real ales brewery) and a ferry ride at Reedham. There is a nice and interesting stretch along the Norfolk coast from just north of Gt Yarmouth to Sea Palling (passes Horsey windmill National Trust property). At one of the control options in Sea Palling you might be interested to look at the photo’s of the 1953 floods. Also plenty of ice cream opportunities!

Key Information

Distance 100km (100km)
Speed 12.5-25 km/h
Duration 8h 00m
Climb ????m
AAA Points 0
Category BP
Body Audax Club Mid-Essex
Audax Points 1
Event Number 24-88
GPS files available from organiser? Yes
Mudguards Required? Yes
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.

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26 May 2024


10:00 am - 6:00 pm




Lound Village Hall
Lound Village Hall
Church Lane, Lound, NR32 5LL, United Kingdom

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