Events Guide 2010

Mountain bike and road events round-up

Planning to enter a mountain bike marathon or ride a sportive or two in 2010 but don't know where to start? Here's a rundown of some of the major events taking place this year.

It's by no means comprehensive yet - please send us details of your event.

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March 6: Southern Trail Ride

Location: Cranleigh, Surrey

Distances: 12-35 miles

More info: http://www.trailbreak.co.uk

March 19-21: Vigo Bike Contest

Location: Vigo, Spain

More info: http://www.evencia.com/vigobikecontest/

March 21: Wiggle Super Series - March Muddy Madness

Location: Parham House & Gardens, Storrington, Nr Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 4HS.

Distances: 23-28/30-36 miles

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

March 27: Southern Trail Ride

Location:Duncton, West Sussex

Distances: 12-35 miles

More info: http://www.trailbreak.co.uk

March 28: The Cheshire Cat Sportive   

Location: Cheshire, England

Distances: 100, 67, 45M

Fee: £28/ £28/ £10

More info: http://www.kilotogo.com/index.php?option=event_detail&event_id=11

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April 4: Nutcracker Northern XC MTB Series Round One

Location: Camp Hill,

More Info: www.nutcrackermtb.co.uk

April 4: Innerleithen  Trailquest

Location: Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

Distances: 1 ½ hour or 3 hour events can be chosen

Fee: Under 21: solo (£8), pair (£15), TQA member: Solo (£10), Pair (£18), Associate TQA  Member: solo (£12), pair (£20), Family (1 adult/ 1 child) £15

More Info: www.trailquest-scotland.com

April 10: British Downhill series round 1

Location: Rheola, South Wales

More info: http://www.britishdownhillseries.com/Homepage.html

April 11: 2010 Muc Off 8 Hour MTB Enduro

 Location: Pippingford Park Nr Nutley East Sussex

Distance: 8 Hours on  8 mile MTB Laps

Fee: £40

 More info: www.votwo.co.uk

April 18: Midlands XC - round 1

Location: Hanchurch Woods, Stoke-on-Trent

More info: www.xcracer.com

April 18: Wiggle Super Series - New Forest Spring Sportive

Location: Brockenhurst, Hampshire. SO42 7ZE

Distances: 83miles / 56 miles

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

April 23: Mountain Bike World Cup round in Yorkshire

Location: Dalby Forest, Yorkshire

More info: http://new.britishcycling.org.uk/mtbworld-2010

April 24: Southern Trail Ride

Location:Princes Risborough, Bucks

Distances: 12-35 miles

More info: http://www.trailbreak.co.uk

April 24: Summit Go Ride Youth MTB Ride

Location: Risborough School , Princess Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Distance: 24km

More Info: http://www.trailbreak.co.uk/southern_100s/index.php?go=eventinfo&event_id=294

April 24: Summit Sixty-Five MTB Enduro

Location: Risborough School , Princess Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Distance: 65km

More Info: http://www.trailbreak.co.uk/southern_100s/index.php?go=eventinfo&event_id=294

April 24: UDHC (Urban Downhill Charity Event)

Location: University of Plymout, Devon, UK

More Info: Email udhc@live.co.uk or visit  www.woodlandriders-racing.co.uk

April 24: Wiggle Super Series - Ups & Downs MTB Ride

Location: Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking Surrey, RH5 6AA

Distances: 23-28 / 36-42 miles

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

April 25: Wiggle Super Series - Ups & Downs Sportive

Location: Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking Surrey, RH5 6AA

Distances: 101miles / 70 miles / 45 miles

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

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May 2:  Wiggle Super Series - Jurassic Beast

Location: Bovington Tank Museum, Bovington, BH20 6JG

Distances: 66miles / 101 miles

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

May 2: Forest of Dean Sportive   

Location: Forest of Dean, England

Distances: 85M

Fee: £25

More info: http://www.wheelsinwheels.com/FOD/forest_of_dean_spring_classic_cycling_sportive.html

May 2: Glentress Trailquest

Location: Glentress, Scottish Borders

Distances: 1 ½ hour or 3 hour events can be chosen

Fee: Under 21: solo (£8), pair (£15), TQA member: Solo (£10), Pair (£18), Associate TQA  Member: solo (£12), pair (£20), Family (1 adult/ 1 child) £15

More Info: www.trailquest-scotland.com

May 2: Drumlanrig Tearfund Challenge    

Location: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland, DG3 4AG

Distances: 82M, 44M, 40M

Fee: £25

More info: www.drumlanrigchallenge.btik.com

May 8: Southern Trail Ride

Location:Duncton, West Sussex

Distances: 12-62 miles

More info: http://www.trailbreak.co.uk

May 8-9: 2010 South Downs Way MTB Challenge

 Location: Winchester to Eastbourne

Distance: 106 Miles  

Fee: £120 including camping and food

More info: www.votwo.co.uk

May 8-9: British Downhill series round 2

Location: Fort William, Scotland

More info: http://www.britishdownhillseries.com/Homepage.html

May 15: 10 Under the Ben

Location: NevisRange, Fort William, Scotland

Distance: 10 hour MTB Enduro

More Info:www.nofussevents.co.uk

May 16: Wiggle Super Series - Bournemouth Arrows Sportive

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset

Distances: TBA

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

May 19-23: Keswick Sportive

Location: Keswick, Cumbria

Distances: 28,56 or 65 miles

More Info: www.keswickmountainfestival.co.uk

May 19-23: Keswick Mountain Festival 

Location: Keswick, Cumbria

More Info: www.keswickmountainfestival.co.uk

May 22: Road Sportive Challenge    

Location: Builth Wells, Wales

Distances: 80-100M, 40-50M

Fee: £25

More info: http://www.roadsportives.co.uk/

May 23: Nutcracker Northern XC MTB Series Round Two

Location: Aske, North Yorkshire

More Info:

www.nutcrackermtb.co.uk

May 23:The Sanctuary of Healing Charity Cycle Ride

Location: The Sanctuary of Healing, Dewhurt road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire

Distances: 5, 18 and 33 miles

More Info: www.thesanctuaryofhealing.co.uk

May 23: Midlands XC - round 2 (inc. Midlands Champs)

Location: Mansell Lacey, Hereford

More info: www.xcracer.com

May 29: Skye Sportive   

Location: Portree, Isle of Skye

Distances: 95M

Fee: £37

More info: http://www.handsonevents.co.uk/Events/Skye/skye.htm

May 30: Wiggle Super Series - Sussex Surrey Scramble

Location: Brinsbury Campus, Chichester College, North Heath, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1DL

Distances: 60miles / 92 miles

More Info: www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk

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June 6: The Bull Track Downhill Race

Location: East Sussex

  • Practice all day Saturday for £4.
  • Sunday:Course open 8.30am.
  • Registration 9.30am until 11.15.
  • Racing starts at 11.30am.
  • 3 runs.
  • £10 for 16 and under £15 for 17and over.
  • Entries taken on the day.
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