The 2020 Half Century (50km or 50 mile) a month challenge

Willd

Senior Member
Location
Rugby
May - 1 point
June - 1 point
July - 4 points
Aug - 5 points
Sep - 5 points
Oct - 3 points

Nov 1 - 32.85 miles - 1 point
Bilton, Lawford Heath, Wolston, Ryton on Dunsmore, Bubbenhall, Cubbington, Lillington , Royal Leamington Spa, Lillington, Cubbington, Weston Under-Wetherley, Princethorpe, Stretton on Dunsmore, Long Lawford, Lawford Heath, home.

Nov 7 - 83.67 miles - 3 points Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Willoughby, Braunston, Daventry, Newnham, Little Everdon, Everdon, Farthingstone, Maidford, Blakesley, Silverstone, Dadford, Radclive, Gawcott, Lenborough, Verney Junction and back roughly the same route missing out Little Everdon and Cawston.

Nov 13 - 32.3 miles - 1 point Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Ladbroke, Bishops Itchington, Deppers Bridge, Southam, Bascote, Long Itchington, Marton, Princethorpe, home.

Nov 21 - 38.47 miles - 1 point Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Kites Hardwick, Tomlow, Napton on the Hill, Chapel Green, Marton Doles, Priors Hardwick, Stoneton, Wormleighton, Fenny Compton, Knightcote, Bishops Itchington, Deppers Bridge, Southam, Kites Hardwick, Dunchurch, home.
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
January: 2 rides, 2 points
February: 1 ride, 1 point
March: 3 rides, 4 points
April: 2 rides, 2 points
May: 1 ride, 1 point
June: 2 rides, 3 points
July: 4 rides, 6 points
August: 1 ride, 2 points
September: 2 rides, 4 points
October: 4 rides, 9 points
7th November: 62.42 miles - An accidental metric century; meandered around Aylesbury for an hour, then planned to do one of my standard 50km+ routes, but a closed road meant adding on 10 extra unplanned miles to detour - https://www.strava.com/activities/4302607406 - 3 points
21st November: 55.45 miles - Trip out to the fringes of Oxfordshire, specifically to tackle one road in the middle of nowhere that I particularly enjoy cycling! Wind at my back all the way home - https://www.strava.com/activities/4369578859 - 2 points

Total so far: 39 points
 

Saluki

I've run away with my friends to..
Location
...New Tealandia
January
2 Points
Feb
3 Points
March
7 Points
April
6 Points
May
5 Points
June
8 points
July
2 points

August
3 points

September
13/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4055870124 Downham to King’s Lynn, Shouldham, Barroway, home. 50km 1pt
20/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4089545716 Downham, Marham, West Acre, King’s Lynn, NCN route Home for cuppa/snack Ten Mile Bank and back. 120km 3 points I think.
21/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4093534906 Downham, Denver, Hilgay, Downham. Then, after a cuppa and a bike swap, https://www.strava.com/activities/4094015992, Downham, Magdalen, Barroway, Downham. 55km 1point
29/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4125216748 Downham, Magdalen, St Johns Highway, Marshland St James, Barroway Drove, home 52km 1pt

October
07/10/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4164803270 same ride as on 29/09 with Bexwell tagged on the end. 52km 1pt
11/10/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4185551147 Norwich, Heathersett, Wymondham, Hethel, East Carlton, Eaton, Norwich and home after detour up Marriotts Way to add mileage. 50km 1pt

November
05/11/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4290049647 NDR Loop. 50km 1pt
07/11/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4303783214 Kings Cross, quick bit of sightseeing, Lee Valley, Ware, Hare Street, Cambridge 100km 3 points
21/11/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4370374637 Norwich, Hethersett, Wymondham, East Carlton, Swainsthorpe, Caister St Edmunds (Ventor Icenorum for my place beginning with V), back home. 55km 1 point

49 so far.
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Noodle Legs

Powered by cake and caffeine........
JANUARY: 1 Point
FEBRUARY: 6 Points
MARCH: 10 Points
APRIL: 4 Points
MAY: 7 Points
JUNE: 5 Points
JULY: 8 Points
AUGUST: 14 Points
SEPTEMBER: 5 Points
OCTOBER: 5 Points

NOVEMBER

22nd:
Coalville, Barrow upon Soar, Grimston, Ab Kettleby, Scalford, Hose, Long Clawson, Hickling, Willoughby, Wymeswold, Stanford on Soar, Normanton on Soar, Hathern, Belton, Whitwick, Coalville 66.71 mi/ 107.36km 3 Points

Month Total: 3 Points
Challenge Total: 68 Points
 

Spinney

Bimbleur extraordinaire
Location
Under the Edge
January
4th - 31 miles - 1 point
Alveston, Elberton, Berkeley, Damery
19th - 31 miles - 1 point Damery, Stinchcombe, Cam, Dursley, Frocester, Eastington, Frocester, Gossington Bridge, Berkeley, Ham, Damery

February
8th - 32 miles - 1 point
Hawkesbury Upton, Sopworth, Leighterton, Dursley, Stinchcombe, Damery
27th - 31 miles - 1 point Tytherington, Alveston. Littleton-upon-Severn, Oldbury on Severn, Berkeley, Damery (the last sunny day in Feb!)

March
16th - 31 miles - 1 point
Damery, Stinchcombe, Purton, Berkeley, Thornbury, Tytherington, Cromhall

April
19th - 37 miles - 1 point
Hawkesbury Upton, Badminton, Sherston, Malmesbury, Tetbury, Kingscote, Wotton
26th - 31 miles - 1 point Damery, Stinchcombe, Wandswell, Berkeley, Oldbury, Almondsbury, Itchington, Tytherington, Cromhall

May
21st - 34 miles - 1 point
Damery, Stinchcombe, Cam, Frocester, Selsley, Cockadilly, Dursley, Stinchcombe, Damery
25th - 38 miles - 1 point Hawkesbury Upton, Badminton, Malmesbury, Sherston, Hawkesbury Upton

June
15th - 31 miles - 1 point
Damery, Newport, Ham, Oldbury-on-Severn, Thornbury, Alveston, Cromhall, Tortworth
24th - 51 miles - 2 points Damery, Berkeley, Purton, Slimbridge, Quedgeley, Standish, Slimbridge, Berkeley, Rockhampton, Milbury Heath, Cromhall

July
26th - 33 miles - 1 point
Damery, Stinchcombe, Berkeley, Oldbury-on-Severn, Thornbury, Titherington, Cromhall
31st - 32 miles - 1 point Damery, Stinchcombe, Cam, Froster, Selsley, Uley, Dursley, Stinchcombe, Damery

August
23rd - 68 miles - 3 points
Home, Chepstow, Viney Hill, Westbury on Severn, Chaxhill, Gloucester, Home

September
1st - 72 miles - 3 points
Badminton, Acton Turville, Seagry, Purton, Cricklade, Culketon, Tetbury, Wotton
28th - 38 miles - 1 point Widdershins around Skiddaw - Braithwaite, Keswick, Mungrisdale, Hesket Newmarket, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Braithwaite

October
2nd - 33 miles - 1 point
Wigton, Bowness on Solway, Wigton

November
22nd - 32 miles - 1 point
Kingswood, Hawkesbury Upton, Sherston, Leighterton, Ozleworth, Alderly, Hillesley, Kingswood

Total: 23 points
 

gavgav

Guru
12th January (50.7km)
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Cound-Eaton Mascott-Cross Houses-Atcham-Upton Magna-Uffington-Shrewsbury

1 point

27th February (50.9km)
Grizedale-High Cross-High Nibthwaite-Spark Bridge-Newby Bridge-Graythwaite-Satterthwaite-Grizedale

1 point

13th March (68.7 km)
Shrewsbury-Uffington-Upton Magna-Withington-Walcot-Uppington-Eaton Constantine-Cressage-Hughley-Church Preen-Cardington-Longnor-Frodesley-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Shrewsbury

1 point

April - COVID-19 Bye

16th May (51.92 km)
Shrewsbury-Condover-Wrentnall-Ryton-Longnor-Cardington-Gretton-Church Preen-Kenley-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Shrewsbury

1 point

25th May (70.94km)
Shrewsbury-Condover-Longnor-Cardington-Gretton-Church Preen-Hughley-Harley-Cressage-Eaton Constantine-Rushton-Acton Village-Wrockwardine-Charlton-Walcot-Withington-Upton Magna-Atcham-Shrewsbury

1 point

31st May (84.06km)
Shrewsbury-Atcham-Upton Magna-Astley-Hadnall-Harmer Hill-Myddle-Marton-Weston Lullingfields-Bagley-Hordley-Rednal-West Felton-Woolston-Osbaston-Knockin-Kinnerley-Edgerley-Pentre-Shrawardine-Montford Bridge-Shrewsbury

2 points

9th June (89.11km)
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Great Ness-Horton-Tedsmore-Haughton-Rednal-Hordley-Tetchill-Lee-Whitemere-Colemere-Lyneal-Loppington-Noneley-Tilley-Shawbury-Roden-Rodington Heath-Upton Magna-Atcham-Shrewsbury

2 points

12th June (54.41km)
Shrewsbury-Atcham-Upton Magna-Withington-Walcot-Isombridge-Longden on Tern-Rodington-Roden-Poynton-Bings Heath-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

1 point

4th July (65.60km)
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Withington-Isombridge-Longden on Tern-High Ercall-Osbaston-Ellerdine-High Hatton-Stanton upon Hine Heath-Shawbury-Poynton-Roden-Upton Magna-Shrewsbury

1 point

1st August (55.38km)
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Little Ness-Prescott-Baschurch-Eyton-Myddle-Harmer Hill-Hadnall-Astley-Upton Magna-Atcham-Shrewsbury

1 point

31st August (68.69km)
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Cross Houses-Atcham-Upton Magna-Withington-Roden-Bings Heath-Astley-Hadnall-Yorton-Myddle-Marton-Weston Lullingfields-Stanwardine in the Fields-Baschurch-Great Ness-Montford Bridge-Shrewsbury

1 point

8th September (59.47km)
Shrewsbury-Hook a Gate-Annscroft-Plealey-Pontesbury-Minsterley-Plox Green-Snailbeach-Stiperstones-Pennerley-The Bog-Ratlinghope-High Park-Leebotwood-Longnor-Ryton-Condover-Shrewsbury

1 point

15th September (53.93km)
Dyffryn Ardudwy-Barmouth-Mawddach Trail-Dolgellau-Cregennan Lake-Arthog-Barmouth-Dyffryn Ardudwy

1 point

16th October (61.73km)
Dyffryn Ardudwy-Barmouth-Mawddach Trail-Dolgellau-Cregennan Lake-Arthog-Fairbourne-Arthog-Barmouth-Dyffryn Ardudwy

1 point

22nd November (60.88km)
Shrewsbury-Acton Burnell-Harnage Grange-Harley-Hughley-Church Preen-Gretton-Cardington-Comley-Botvyle-Dudgeley-Walkmills-Dorrington-Stapleton-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

1 point

Running Total = 17 points
 

Milkfloat

An Peanut
Location
Midlands
January 5th - Warwick, Barford, Loxley, Ettington, Butlers Marston, Harbury, Offchurch, Warwick. 39miles. https://www.strava.com/activities/2983393237
February 2nd - Warwick, Charlecote, Aldermister, Illmington, Pillerton Priors, Wellesbourne, Bishops Tachbrook, Warwick. 42 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/3064455413
March 1st - Warwick, Asrton Cantlow, Welford, Dorsington, Welford, Straford upon Avon, Loxley, Wellesbourne, Sherbourne, Warwick. 43 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/3144054110
April 5th - Warwick, Long Itchington, Harbury, Bishop's Itchington, Gaydon, Pillerton Hersey, Walton, Newbold Pacey, Barford, Warwick. 37 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/3257057206
May 6th - Warwick, Ashorne, Wellesbourne, Walton, Ettington, Loxley, Charlcote, Barford Warwick. 33 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/3409907209
June 7th - Warwick, Barford, Charlecote, Alderminster, Illmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Whatcote, Kineton, Morton Morrell, Bishops Tachbrook, Warwick 44.3 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/3576211708
July 5th - Warwick, Norton Lindsey, Charelcote, Wimpstone, Mickleton, Illmington, Idlicote, Pillerton Priors, Wellesbourne, Whitnash, Warwick 52.5 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/3715919999
August 2nd - Warwick, Milverton, Leek Wooton, Haseley Knob, Hockley Heath, Wood End, Lowsonford, Norton Lindsey, Warwick. 37 miles. https://www.strava.com/activities/3851785936
September 6th - Warwick, Norton Lindsey, Startford-upon-Avon, Mickleton, Weston-sub-Edge, Chipping Campden, Illmington, Idlicote, Wellesbourne, Leamington Spa, Warwick 51.5 miles https://www.strava.com/activities/4019164627
October 4th - Warwick, Hill Wotton, Beausale, Hockley Heath, Earlswood, Lowsonford, Norton Lindsey, Warwick. 37 Miles https://www.strava.com/activities/4148659520
November 1st - Warwick, Barford, Wellesbourne, Kineton, Gaydon, Knightcote, Bishops Itchington, Chesterton, Ashorne, Barford, Ambulance (not me):whistle:, Warwick. 35 Miles https://www.strava.com/activities/4270151438
 

Domus

Veteran
Location
Sunny Radcliffe
January to April inc. 30 points
May to August inc. 30 points

September 4 Cartmel, Bowland Bridge, Crosthwaite, Crook, Buneside, Kendal, Natland, Sizergh, Levens, Meathop, Grange. 64.1 Kms 1 point
September 12 Barrow to Grange over Sands via Bay Cycle Way 60.13 Kms 1 point
September 15 Wilmslow, High Leigh, Great Budworth, Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich, 50.4 Kms 1 point
September 16 Northwich, Winsford, Nantwich, Audlem, Fauls, Stanton, Harmer Hill 82.4 Kms 2 points
September 17 Harmer Hill, Ellesmere, Oldcastle, Malpas, Tattenhall, Chester. 73.7 Kms 1 point
September 18 Chester, Mickle Trafford, Delemere, Comberbatch, Great Budworth, Wilmslow 72.4 Kms 1 point
September 20 Lindale, Millside, Levens, Arnside, Silverdale and return via Meathop. 69.7 Kms 1 point
September 28 Bradshaw, Holcombe Hill, Holden Wood, Grane Road, Edgworth, Bolton and home 61.1 Kms 1 point
October 1 Lindale, Levens, Milnthorpe, Arnside, Silverdale and return to Grange via Meathop 65.2 Kms 1 point.
October 11 Farnworth, Atherton, Leigh. Hindley, Blackrod, Horwich and home, 56.9 Kms 1 point
October 18 Bury, Rawtenstall, Haslingden, Helmshore, Holcombe Hill, Bolton and home 57.4 Kms 1 point
October 25 Harwood, Edgworth, Green Arms Road, Belmont, Scout Road, Horwich, Bolton and home 55.0 Kms 1 point
October 28 Farnworth, Westhoughton, Adlington, Horwich, Bolton and home 50.8 Kms 1 point
November 4 Ainsworth, Holcombe Hill, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 62.1 Kms 1 point
November 7 Ainsworth, Holcombe Hill, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 62.2 Kms 1 point
November 10 Ainsworth, Bradshaw, Edgworth, Green Arms Road, Belmont, Horwich and home 53.5 Kms 1 point
November 19 Farnworth, Westhoughton, Adlington, Rivington, Horwich, Bolton and home 52.7 Kms 1 point
November 27 Bury, Edenfield, Ewood Bridge, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Whitworth, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 55.9 Kms 1 point

Running total 79 points
 
OP
13 rider

13 rider

Guru
Location
leicester
Nov 1st 31.4 miles 1 point
Standard Wymeswold loop
Nov 5th 50.4 miles 2 points
Anstey ,Cossington ,Rearsby ,Gaddesby ,Ashby Foevile ,Wartnaby ,Wymeswold ,Barrow ,Anstey
Nov 8th 37.4 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Markfield ,Barlestone ,Carlton ,Shenton ,Upton ,Market Bosworth ,Desford ,Groby ,Anstey
Nov 21st 39.6 miles 1 point
An extended Wymeswold loop
Nov 28th 39.7 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Newtown Linford ,Belton ,Shepshed ,Swithland ,Sileby ,Rothley ,Cropston ,Anstey


Points in this challenge 73
Points in all challenges 151


 

Willd

Senior Member
Location
Rugby
May - 1 point
June - 1 point
July - 4 points
Aug - 5 points
Sep - 5 points
Oct - 3 points

Nov 1 - 32.85 miles - 1 point
Bilton, Lawford Heath, Wolston, Ryton on Dunsmore, Bubbenhall, Cubbington, Lillington , Royal Leamington Spa, Lillington, Cubbington, Weston Under-Wetherley, Princethorpe, Stretton on Dunsmore, Long Lawford, Lawford Heath, home.
Nov 7 - 83.67 miles - 3 points Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Willoughby, Braunston, Daventry, Newnham, Little Everdon, Everdon, Farthingstone, Maidford, Blakesley, Silverstone, Dadford, Radclive, Gawcott, Lenborough, Verney Junction and back roughly the same route missing out Little Everdon and Cawston.
Nov 13 - 32.3 miles - 1 point Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Ladbroke, Bishops Itchington, Deppers Bridge, Southam, Bascote, Long Itchington, Marton, Princethorpe, home.
Nov 21 - 38.47 miles - 1 point Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Kites Hardwick, Tomlow, Napton on the Hill, Chapel Green, Marton Doles, Priors Hardwick, Stoneton, Wormleighton, Fenny Compton, Knightcote, Bishops Itchington, Deppers Bridge, Southam, Kites Hardwick, Dunchurch, home.

Nov 29 - 34.46 miles - 1 point Bilton, Long Lawford, Bretford, Brinklow, Shilton, (Coventry), Sowe Common, Alderman's Green, Foxford, Hawkesbury Village, Exhall, Bedworth, Bulkington, Wolvey, Wolvey Heath, Cloudesley Bush, Street Ashton, Pailton, Harborough Magna / Parva, Newbold on Avon, home.
 
OP
13 rider

13 rider

Guru
Location
leicester
Nov 1st 31.4 miles 1 point
Standard Wymeswold loop
Nov 5th 50.4 miles 2 points
Anstey ,Cossington ,Rearsby ,Gaddesby ,Ashby Foevile ,Wartnaby ,Wymeswold ,Barrow ,Anstey
Nov 8th 37.4 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Markfield ,Barlestone ,Carlton ,Shenton ,Upton ,Market Bosworth ,Desford ,Groby ,Anstey
Nov 21st 39.6 miles 1 point
An extended Wymeswold loop
Nov 28th 39.7 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Newtown Linford ,Belton ,Shepshed ,Swithland ,Sileby ,Rothley ,Cropston ,Anstey
Nov 29th 52.6 miles 2 points
Anstey ,Barrow ,Prestwold ,Wymeswold ,Saxileby ,Hoby ,Cossington ,Swithland ,Anstey


Points in this challenge 75
Points in all challenges 153
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
January: 2 rides, 2 points
February: 1 ride, 1 point
March: 3 rides, 4 points
April: 2 rides, 2 points
May: 1 ride, 1 point
June: 2 rides, 3 points
July: 4 rides, 6 points
August: 1 ride, 2 points
September: 2 rides, 4 points
October: 4 rides, 9 points
7th November: 62.42 miles - An accidental metric century; meandered around Aylesbury for an hour, then planned to do one of my standard 50km+ routes, but a closed road meant adding on 10 extra unplanned miles to detour - https://www.strava.com/activities/4302607406 - 3 points
21st November: 55.45 miles - Trip out to the fringes of Oxfordshire, specifically to tackle one road in the middle of nowhere that I particularly enjoy cycling! Wind at my back all the way home - https://www.strava.com/activities/4369578859 - 2 points
29th November: 53.44 miles - A very misty and by the end, muddy ride into the Chilterns, taking some new routes into Chesham and Hemel, plus going up some climbs I usually come down (and vice versa) - https://www.strava.com/activities/4408154812 - 2 points

Total so far: 41 points
 
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