The Routes

Doddie'5 Ride routes illustration

There are three Doddie’5 Ride distance options – the 93 mile Doddie’5 Big Yin, the 60 mile Doddie’5 Classic and the 22 mile Doddie’5 Challenge. All three distances start and finish at Melrose RFC.

Doddie’5 Big Yin follows the Classic route until Kelso where it branches off on a 33 mile loop via Coldstream before rejoining the Classic towards a well earned lunch at Jedforest RFC.

Doddie’5 Classic takes riders through the beautiful countryside of the Scottish Borders via Earlston, Kelso, Jedburgh and Hawick.

Doddie’5 Challenge follows the Classic route through Earlston until Smailholm where it heads west and back to Melrose and a chance for tired legs to recover.

What you can expect:

  • Fully signposted routes with marshals at designated junctions
  • Water/nutrition stops at regular intervals
  • Lunch stop on the 93 mile Big Yin route and the 60 mile Classic route
  • On-course medical support
  • On-course mechanical support
  • Finishers medal
  • Event village to enjoy pre and post ride

Doddie'5 Big Yin logo

93 miles
£44 per adult


Doddie'5 Classic logo

60 miles
£39 per adult


Doddie'5 Challenge logo

22 miles
£18 per adult
£5 per U14s

(Under 14s must be
accompanied by an adult)

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