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Hammers 8

Sun 2nd May 2021 · Bishop Auckland
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About this event

This fantastic 8 mile mountain bike course takes place entirely in Hamsterley Forest, giving riders epic forest views.

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Our aim is to create and promote inspirational events, admired for their quality, their meaningful connections and partnerships, and also for the positive impact on the community, where passion and purpose come together. From family trail running festivals through to one of the UK’s most gruelling ultra runs, we design our own events to ensure we are able to offer challenges for all ages and abilities.

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What's included:

  • Momento for all riders
  • Chip-timing
  • Marked and marshalled route
  • Feed station
Hammers 8
Sun 2nd May 2021
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Route description
Route description

There is a single 8 mile lap. You need to do as many as you can in 8 hours.
A full route map and details will be provided once the route has been finalised.

Logistics and schedule


06:00 Registration opens in Event HQ

07:30 Registration closes

07:45 Safety briefing

08:00 Start of Hammers 8

16:00 Event ends


Registration will take place at the event HQ which will be a marquee in The Grove. You’ll get your number, cable ties and timing chip.

How to get there

Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest, Bishop Auckland DL13, UK

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There is ample parking available on the grass field where the event is held.


There will be an option for camping available from the Forestry Commission. This is really helpful for those who need to travel from distance. You will be able to book this via editing your sientries details once we’ve added the camping details at a later date

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