Taunton Event: Taunton Flyer


Event: Taunton Flyer | Venue: Smeatharpe | Time: 08:00
Town / Area: Taunton
Website: Taunton Flyer Website | Contact: Taunton Flyer Email

The Taunton Flyer sportive is now in its 8th year! It takes place from Taunton Racecourse and is themed around the wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery, RAF Culmhead, RAF Merryfield and

This popular early-season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills (an area of outstanding natural beauty).

The Taunton Flyer offers you a choice of three routes, the Spitfire (36 miles), the Dakota (70 miles) or the Wellington (111 miles). All routes are fully signed and supported with quality feed stations, outriders, mechanics and medics.

The sportive includes electronic chip timing providing you with an official completion time, plus Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals are awarded to all finishers according to the medal standards for each of our age and gender categories.