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    About the Starley Sportive

    The Starley Sportive is a cycling sportive in Coventry taking place in February each year. 100% of the proceeds from the event go to charity unlike a lot commercial sportives. The event is organised by Coventry Road Club and helps raise money for local good causes. The next Starley Sportive is on Sunday 17th February 2019. We named the event the Starley Sportive to recognise the contributions of Coventry based inventors to the cycling industry John Kemp Starley and James Starley.   You will have a choice of 3 distances short, long and epic (new for 2019). All the entry money for 2019 will go to Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice in Coventry. The…

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    Next Years Event Date 17/02/2019

    Fantastic news in 2019 the Starley Sportive will not only have the same brilliant Short and Long Routes; New for next year we will also have an Epic Distance Route!!!!!  WHAT STARLEY WILL YOU DO IN 2019 Please check back here for more information or follow our Facebook page for early bird offers!!!! 

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    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN 2018

    More than 260 cyclists hit the roads in support of Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice for the Starley Sportive cycle ride in 2018. The event initially raised £4,500; but the total has been boosted by a further £2,500 due to private sponsorship for some riders, taking the overall amount to over £7000. This amount is increasing as more sponsorship comes in. The costs to support one child for one week at Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice totals £4200 and this was our goal for the event. It’s amazing to have exceeded this amount! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE INVOLVED SEE YOU ALL AT NEXT YEARS STARLEY SPORTIVE.