Congratulations to all our finishers!

Results of the 2018 Oban Sportive are available here

The Highlands are Waiting!

START your 2018 Sportive calendar with an action packed two day Oban Sportive – the “must do” charity event that takes riders on a choice of two routes, 56 miles or 87 miles (the latter with 6237ft of climbing) along quiet back roads on Scotland’s Adventure Coast and on the banks of Loch Awe.

Join our unique cycling weekend with Mark Beaumont -

Mark BeaumontWe are delighted to welcome Mark Beaumont to the 2018 Oban Sportive. Mark will be setting our target time on the Inaugural Ben Cruachan Inn Hill Climb and then giving a riders' talk on the 21st of April, before riding the Sportive on the 22nd.

The face of wildaboutargyll , Mark holds the world record for cycling round the world, completing his 18,000-mile (29,000 km) route in less than 79 days. mark will be chatting with riders throughout the weekend and sharing stories of his many adventures.

An Added New Challenge for 2018!
This year why not join us for the weekend to tackle the Inaugural Ben Cruachan Inn Hill Climb starting at 3pm at the Ben Cruachan Inn? Its a real challenge!

Participants on both routes will ride through incredible west coast scenery - some of the most stunning in the UK, with marked routes, food stops a-plenty and a real Scottish welcome!

  • Awesome courses
  • All proceeds to charities and good causes
  • Souvenir drinks bottle
  • Legendary home baking at feed stations
  • Chip Timing
  • Changing/Showers
  • Cafe Facility
  • Waymarked/Marshalled route
  • Team entries at reduced rate
  • Soup and rolls at finish!

Longer Route (87 miles, 6237ft elevation)

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Shorter Route (54 miles, 4603ft elevation)

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The Oban Sportive is organised with the help of our sponsors:

  • Diageo
  • North Argyll Cycle Club
  • Rotary Oban
  • Aggregate Industries
  • bid 4 oban
  • Wild About Argyll
  • Dawn Fresh
  • Rusty Cycle Shed
  • Oban Cycles
  • MacQueen Removals and Storage
  • Oban Fish and Chips