The Scottish round of the 2008 Merida Bikes MTB Marathon series took place in
Course designer Pete Laing took some of the shortcomings of the 2007 event on board and created a completely new mini marathon while maintaining a much loved course for the other three distances this year [88km, 70km, 55km]. The course in Selkirk stood up fairly well to the wet conditions of the weekend and at around 6.30pm the last rider came off the hill – still with a big smile on their face.
Merida Marathon photographers were out on the hills in and around Selkirk taking pics of all the riders, so head to http://www.rightplacerighttime.co.uk/ to find photos to view or buy.
The final round of the Merida Bikes MTB Marathon Series 2008 heads to Penrith in the