The third round of the Merida Bikes MTB Marathon Series (powered by Mountain Biking UK) will take place in just over two weeks on Sunday 5 July 2009. The event is being hosted in the new location of Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales.
There's a choice of 50, 75 and 100km routes (entry £30) or a 25km mini marathon for £25. The entry fee includes free camping, parking and pasta party on saturday night. You can enter on the day for an extra £5 but to secure your place go to the entry page .
You can find all the details on the Llanwrtyd Wells Merida rides, including course routes, on the MTB Marathon event page.
The team from CycleActive (www.cycleactive.co.uk) will be on site offering their fantastic skills courses free of charge on the saturday. Make sure you book yourself in advance as places are limited - email them at email@example.com.
There is also a road sportive on saturday 4 July - if you are interested in entering that as well as the Merida MTB Marathon there is a £10 overall discount.