The Merida Bikes MTB Marathon Series 2009 is heading to a new venue in Wales for its second round in two weeks' time.
The event on the weekend of 16-17 May is taking place at the Glanusk Estate in Crickhowell, near Abergavenny, just off the A40.
Organiser Michael Wilkens said: "After our excursions to Penrith and the Lake District over the last two years, and running of the summer event in Builth Wells since the very beginning, we figured it is time to look at another of the beautiful areas the
"The course heads out north onto the Black Mountains, past Grwyne Fawr Resevoir, with fabulous views across the
Racing will take place on the Sunday, and there will be four different courses:
- 35km mini marathon, aimed at the younger and less experienced rider
- 50km half marathon
- 70km middle marathon
- 85km full marathon
For more details, including course profiles, visit the Crickhowell event page: www.mtb-marathon.co.uk/events/crickhowell.php.
To enter, go to the entry page: www.mtb-marathon.co.uk/entry_forms/entry_forms.php.