In alphabetical order, here are the times taken to complete the Hills Challenges:
It is now time to complete your medal set with this years multi-distance event taking place on
Places are limited and although those who entered the Alternative 7-hills in person or Virtually
will be guaranteed a place on the starting line they must register before September 9th .
So, enter now to earn the inner coin by completing the ‘Killer’, ‘the Classic’ or ‘the 3-Hills’.
Re-introducing the ‘Killer Hills’ for 2022 – an event for none but the brave or foolhardy. A 14 Hill there-and-back route will start in Sandown travel West to Freshwater before turning around and doing the same route in reverse.
Starting from Sandown Airport at 08:00 am and finishing at Sandown Airport this route will follow the Classic route there and back.
The Classic 7-Hills is designed to challenge riders of all ages, this Classic requires effort, strength and endurance and the course will take in some of the Islands toughest off road climbs.
Starting from Freshwater Bay at 10:00 am and finishing at Sandown Airport this route will follow the Classic route.
We will have a shorter route to complete if you feel up to a different challenge.
Starting from Chale Green at 11:00 am and finishing at Sandown Airport this route will follow the final leg of the Classic route.
Taking in the iconic ‘Hoy Monument’, ‘Stenbury down’ and Ventnor Radar station’ climbs before descending to the airport for rest, relaxation and some much needed food and drink.
‘Killer‘ Stats: Distance: 83 Km (52 miles) – Elevation: 1555 m (5,100 ft.)
‘Classic‘ Stats: Distance: 42 Km (26 miles) – Elevation: 777 m (2,500 ft.)
‘3-Hills‘ Stats: Distance: 23 Km (14 miles) – Elevation: 380 m (1,200 ft.)
Sandown Airport always has a variety of great food and drink to purchase after the event, so bring some extra pounds and sit and catchup with friends and share tales of ‘those Hills’.
If you haven’t completed the Alternative 7-hills, remember you can still take part virtually here.
To help with the Cost of Living Crisis
*TICKETS* are £ 5.00 cheaper than last year.
(14 Hills) Killer entry is £ 25.00 (available until 23:59 on 02.10.22).
(7 Hills) Classic entry is £ 20.00 (available until 23:59 on 02.10.22).
3-Hills entry is £ 17.00 (available until 23:59 on 02.10.22).
Buy a T-Shirt for £ 20.00 (available until 23:59 on 02.10.22).
New for 2022 we have a limited edition cast metal two-piece medal,
Complete both the Alternative 7 Hills event and the October ‘Hills’ Edition to make a combined medal well worthy of the effort.
If you missed out on the First Outer cog Medal – Fear not, we have 50 tucked away for new riders.
ADD THE OUTER MEDAL AT CHECKOUT.
PURCHASE A T-SHIRT
Throughout 2022 special grey 7-hills logo’d camo T-shirts are available to purchase for £20.00 – and this year they are 100% ringspun semi-combed cotton. If you want one, make sure you add the t-shirt below.
Please note, all t-shirts will be produced to order and will be available to collect on the day or from a local bike shop when ready.
Women’s T-shirt size guide (direct from the manufacturer): Size: S = 8/10, M = 10/12, L = 12/14, XL = 14/16, XXL = 16/18
|Chest (to fit):||36/38||38/40||41/42||43/44||45/47|
Download the GPX route here: Please note that slight changes may be necessary prior to event day.
3 – Hills
7 – Hills
14 – Hills
The route will follow a mix of terrains as we journey across the Island. Route GPX will be available closer to the day for those who have registered and an accurate map will be posted online too. For now, we have the a snapshot of the route below.