Q. Can anyone enter?
A. Pretty much so. Although non AUK/CTC/CUK members will be liable to a £3 surcharge for insurance purposes.
Q. Like PBP, do I need to qualify to ride LEJOG?
A. No! Anyone can enter! Entries are now being taken on a first come – first served basis!
Q. How much is it to enter?
Q. If I can’t start can I get a refund?
A. No! Entry fees are non-refundable! This is a zero-tolerance policy! Below is AUKs policy on refunds.
Q. What’s the entry limit?
Q. How do I enter?
A. You can enter online by clicking on this link:
Q. What’s included in the entry fee?
A. Here’s the link to the entry page, detailing what’s included and what isn’t:
Q. When and where will the event start?
A. The event starts at Land’s End, Cornwall, England, UK on Sunday 26 July 2020, at 08:00 am.
Q. What’s the total distance?
A. The total distance will be between 1400 km – 1435 km.
Q. Where exactly will the event HQ be?
A. The event HQ will be Sennen Churchtown Hall, which is on the main A30 road about 1-mile north-east of Land’s End.
Q. Do I need to register beforehand?
A. Registration will be open from about 7.00 pm through to 11.00 pm on Saturday 25 July 2020, the night before the event. Free food/drink (buffet-style) will be laid on if you want to pop in and say hello. You can still register on the Sunday morning before the event if you can’t make the Saturday night!
Q. Will everyone be starting together or will it be a staggered start?
A. Everyone will start together at 08:00 am prompt.
ON THE ROAD
Q. Where will the controls be?
A. Controls will be placed about 50-miles apart. 4 of the controls will be manned by event staff which we hope riders will use overnight.
Q. Will all the controls be manned?
A. No! Only the overnight controls will be manned. The intermediate controls will use commercial establishments such as shops; cafes & petrol stations, where food/drink can be purchased.
Q. Where will the overnight controls be?
A. Weston-Super-Mare (Somerset) 287 km; Warrington (Cheshire) 580 km; Abington (South Lanarkshire) 854 km; Inverness (Highlands) 1207 km.
Q. Which route will the LEJOG take?
A. The LEJOG will follow a mixture of A-roads; B-roads & country lanes through Cornwall; Devon and Somerset to cross the Severn Bridge into Wales. The LEJOG continues north through Herefordshire; Shropshire; Cheshire connecting to the A6 through Lancashire & Cumbria. Continuing north into Scotland and through the Highlands to John o’ Groats. See link below for further details:
Q. Where can I sleep?
A. The overnight controls will have basic sleeping & shower facilities. You are of course free to book your own accommodation en-route if you prefer your own comforts but you will have to pay for this yourself.
Q. Will I be able to charge up my Garmin at the overnight controls?
A. Yes! All the overnight controls will have adaptors available for you to charge your GPS device up overnight.