Hammers 8 2022

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This fantastic 8 mile mountain bike course takes place entirely in Hamsterley Forest, giving riders epic forest views. Complete as many laps of the 8 mile track in 8 hours in this thrilling test. Come for music, food, friends, and a great event.
Hammers 8
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Sat 19th Nov 2022
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Redford, United Kingdom
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Here's what races are available for Hammers 8 2022
Hammers 8
£40.00 - £80.00
Route information
Take on this 8 hour challenge as you complete as many laps as you can in 8 hours. One of the most popular mountain bike events in the North, these trails are spectacular. With food, music, and great facilities, it's a fantastic day out.
The course is going to be a good mix of steady climbs and flowing singletrack.
A full route map and details will be provided once the route has been finalised.
What's included
  • Momento for all riders
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marked and marshalled route
  • Feed station
  • Prize categories
How to get there
M38W+4J Redford, Bishop Auckland, UK
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There is ample parking available on the grass field where the event is held which is included in the cost of entry.
There will be an option for camping available from the Forestry Commission. Camping is for the Saturday night only.
Event day logistics
06:00 Registration opens in Event HQ
07:30 Registration closes
07:45 Safety briefing
08:00 Hammers 8 starts
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 here on the day.
Results will be posted after the event online, as live timing is not available. If entrants wish to drop out after they have registered and collected their race number they need to let a marshal know at a checkpoint. All entrants must sign out at the end of the event, and all timing chips must be handed in.
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 18 and older to enter the event.
Mandatory Kit List
  • Helmet
  • Fully working bike
  • Bike repair tools of your choice
  • Mobile phone (works up high)
  • Whistle
Pair Entry
Entrants can choose to enter the event solo or as a pair.
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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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Will there be a feed station at the Hammers 8 2022?
Yes, there will be a feed station near the highest point of the course.
Is there parking at the Hammers 8 2022?
Yes, there will be parking available on the grass field where the event is held.
Can I enter the Hammers 8 2022 on the day?
No, entries on the day will not be accepted.
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