Chopwell Funduro 2022
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Enter the competitive world of gravity MTB racing in this exhilarating multistage event. With a fully marshalled course, this is the perfect safe space to test your technical skills across a series of race stages. Sign up today to make thrilling moments you'll never forget.
Sat 5th Mar 2022
Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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Where and when
Chopwell Wood, Chopwell Wood, United Kingdom
Course rating (1-5 with 5 being very technical): Rating 3 The track is a forestry commission Red and black graded trail.
The event route will take in multiple stages. Read each events description for event specific guidance regarding technical difficulty rated from 1-5 (with 5 being very technical).
On the day the route will be marked with direction arrows to help you navigate from stage to stage. Each special stage will be closed for event use only. Marshals will be in place to ensure your safety report accidents and help you enjoy your day.
Riders must check themselves in and out of each special stage Riders must complete the special stages in ascending order, Stage 1 followed by Stage 2 etc.
Riders are advised to wear suitable protection, walk the course prior to riding and ride within their own ability level.
Marshals will be in place on the event day throughout training. Each marshal will be easily identifiable by wearing a high visibility vest and will be supplied with a working two way radio, a whistle, red and yellow flag and a supply of refreshments. We aim to ensure all our marshals are aged 16 or over and fit and able.
- Fully marshalled course
- Practice opportunity
- Chip-timed results
How to get there
Chopwell Wood, Chopwell Wood, United KingdomGet full directions
There a various car parks available in Chopwell woods, including Chopwell Pump Track car park, Chopwell Pump Track car park and Chopwell Whittonstall Play Park.
Event day logistics
09:00 Registration opens
10:00 Practice opens
12:00 Practice closes
12:30 Race runs start
16:00 Race runs close
16:15 Podium ceremonies
The HQ arena is identified by the NDH timing trailer. This is where participants will sign in and collect their number board. Specific sign in times will be advised specifically in the week prior to the event.
You must be at least 14 years old on the day of the event to enter in this event.
- All bikes must have bar plugs
- Bikes must be in perfect working order
- Full face helmet
- Mobile phone
- Basic first aid kit (Minimum: 1 x Dressing Pad for heavy bleeding (field dressing); bandage, plasters)
- Survival bag or foil blanket
- Energy food and drink
- Wind/ Waterproof Top (weather permitting)
- Bike repair kit (tube, pump or CO2 canisters, allen keys, chain tool)
It is advised that you use a small rucksack or suitable bag to carry above items. You may also secure items to your bike. You must bring all mandatory equipment with you throughout the race.
Please be aware that the race director has the right to deny entry to the event they feel a bike is not of a suitable standard.
Every competitor is deemed a 'travelling marshal', meaning you have a duty to stop and assist another competitor who appears to be injured or in difficulty. The race director reserves the right to penalise or disqualify competitors that do not meet this standard.
If you assist another competitor you are allowed to complete the race section again.
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Can I change my bike for individual specail stages of the Chopewell Funduro race?
No, unfortunately you will not be able to use different bikes for the different stages. You must use the same bike for the entire event.
Will there be toilet facilities at the Chopwell Funduro event?
Yes, there will be toilet facilities at Chopwell Funduro. Please use these facilities before you start this race.
Can I camp on site at the Chopwell Funduro event?
No, unfortunately camping is not permitted at this event.
What is the minimum age to enter the Chopwell Funduro event?
You must be at least 14 years old on the day of the event in enter.
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