Dates announced for 2012 CRC Mountain Bike Marathon Series

Season opens with Builth Wells weekender on 7-8 April

The series will be in its 12th year in 2012

Dates and venues have been announced for the 2012 Chain Reaction Cycles Mountain Bike Marathon Series, powered by Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport.


The 12th season kicks off on the weekend of 7-8 April in Builth Wells, Wales, with a night marathon on the Saturday and the mountain bike marathon the following day. The series will continue with three more events, detailed below.

There will also be a fifth round in August in Abergavenny, but an exact venue hasn’t yet been confirmed. Entry will open at the end of the year, with full details of each weekend available from the event website.

2012 calendar

  • 7-8 April – Builth Wells (central Wales): Saturday – night marathon; Sunday – MTB marathon
  • 19-20 May – Selkirk (Scottish Borders): Saturday – road sportive; Sunday – MTB marathon
  • 14-15 July – Marshbrook (Shropshire): Saturday – road sportive; Sunday – MTB marathon
  • 15-16 September – Ruthin (north Wales): Saturday – night marathon or road sportive (TBC); Sunday – MTB marathon