START/FINISH LOCATION

Wood Street, Old Town, Swindon, SN1 4AN. The street will be closed to cars for the day. Click for map

DATE

Sunday 11th July 2021

DISTANCES

Hydra 5 - 58km / Hydra 7 - 76km / Hydra 9 - 95km

EVENT FORMAT

An open road sportive style cycle event with riders completing a prepared route.

SPONSOR

Swindon Financial Services, a local independent business with 27 years of experience, helping private and corporate clients with financial planning and wealth management.

ENTRY FEE

£21.00 all profits to Friends of Lethbridge School, registered charity 291895.

REGISTRATION

Wood Street, outside RUN. Please bring an electronic or printed copy of your Entry Central confirmation.

REGISTRATION TIMES

Hydra 9 - 7:00am / Hydra 7 - 7:20am / Hydra 5 - 7:40am

START TIMES

Hydra 9 - 7:30am / Hydra 7 - 7:50am / Hydra 5 - 8:10am

PARKING

Britannia Place, The Planks and Prospect Place pay and display car parks are all within 100m of the start at Wood Street.

https://www.swindon.gov.uk/directory_record/22937/britannia_place_car_park https://www.swindon.gov.uk/directory_record/22956/the_planks_car_park https://www.swindon.gov.uk/directory_record/22950/prospect_place_car_park

MECHANIC

The Mobile Cycle Medic, Tony Staples, will be on hand at the start to help with any last-minute mechanicals and out on the course to help support riders. http://www.mobilecyclemedic.com/

FEEDSTATIONS

For the Hydra 5 the feedstation is just over halfway at around 32k, a little out of Lambourn on the B4000.

For the Hydra 7 & 9 the feed station is situated on the B4001 at Sparsholt Firs. This is at 44k for both routes and riders on the 9 will pass this feed station again at 60k. Hydra 9 riders can use this feed station on their first pass, second pass or both.

YOUR DATA

We are using Entry Central to handle registration for the Hydra Ride. Their data privacy policy can be found by clicking here. They will provide us with your name, address, email, phone number, emergency phone number, and the ride you have signed up to. We will use this data only for the purpose of running the event, including contacting you with information and registration on the day. After the event, all copies of your data held by us will be deleted or destroyed with the exception of your email address which we keep secure and use only for the purpose of notifying you of future Hydra events. We use Mailchimp for email marketing and they are fully GDPR compliant, see here, and whenever we send you an email you will always have the option to unsubscribe. We will not pass your information to other third parties.

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