Helensburgh Sportive

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All our events, rides and group activities are cancelled
With the ongoing threat of coronavirus Covid-19 we advise you should only cycle alone or with people you live with
Sunday, 28 June 2020

Helensburgh Sportive


The Helensburgh Sportive returns for the third consecutive year on Sunday 28th June 2020. A 50 mile road cycle with stunning views of the Clyde, Gareloch and Loch Long. It is a challenging event in aid of a brilliant cause: the Beatson Cancer Charity.

Thanks to contributors Auchentullich Farm Shop, Scotrack and Helensburgh Sailing Club. Their help allows us to donate as much as possible to the Beatson charity after some minimal running costs.

Entry Includes:

  • 50 miles of stunning scenery
  • Chip Timing
  • Food and water station at 20 miles
  • Sweeper Service
  • Finishers Auchentullich Dairy Ice Cream
  • Event Branded Drinks Bottle

Date & time:
Sunday 28th June 2020
Registration opens: 07:30hrs
Start times: 08.00hrs - 10.00hrs
Riders will be started in waves 

You will be able to register and pick up your rider number on the morning of the event. 

Registration and the start will be situated at the Helensburgh Sailing Club, Rhu Road Lower, Helensburgh G84 8QT 

Some parking is available at the start. If you can, please cycle to the start to reduce traffic. 

We will be looking for a number of helpers to be dotted throughout the route. If any of your supporters, family or friends would like to get involved please drop us an email. 

Food Station:
The food station will be situated in Glen Fruin (approx 20 Mile mark) where there will be water, snacks and a portoloo available.

50 Miles (80km) / 3113ft (950m) Ascent

GPX File: Available for download at following link 
Route Map: available 

The sportive is open to e-bike entries - please tick e-bike when entering.

Minimum Age Requirement:
Entires open to participants over the age of 16 on the day of the event.

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Event Facilities 
Changing rooms
Feed Stops
Signed route
GPX route and download 
United Kingdom
Date and start time
Sunday, 28 June 2020 08:00
Helensburgh Sailing Club, Rhu Road Lower, Helensburgh G84 8QT