Three Counties MTB Marathon

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A challenging mountain biking marathon event starting & finishing in Buxton traversing the three counties of Derbyshire, Staffordshire & Cheshire with a choice of two courses: a 63.7 km long route with 1728 m of climbing or a 42.7 km shorter route with 1225 m ascent. The biking terrain is predominantly high level/remote/moorland riding on a variety of tracks and trails with under tyre conditions ranging from easy/smooth to steep/rocky/challenging all in amongst quiet and scenic Peak District/Staffordshire Moorlands countryside – do not expect to see many other people out and about in this area in November!
Participants
42.7k, and 63.7k
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Calendar
Sun, 18 Nov 2018
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
1 Hillside, Buxton SK17 9RD, UK
Start times
Sun, 18 Nov 2018
63.7k:
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42.7k:
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Races summary
Here's what races are available for Three Counties MTB Marathon
63.7k
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63.7km
£20.00 - £38.00
42.7k
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42.7km
£15.00 - £28.00
Route information
Both routes promise some epic Peak District mountain bike riding via a mixture of designated rights of way linked together with short sections of road/lane in between.
The routes will be partially signed (particularly in ‘key’ places) using highly visible yellow & blue arrows but overall riders will need to self navigate using the course arrows in conjunction with the marked up and the full colour OS 1:50000 route map provided at registration. The use of GPS devices is allowed. GPX files of the final route will be made available to all pre-entrants approx a week before the event.
There will be a marshaled control/feed station on each course.
At registration you will have to sign on, where you will be provided with a SPORTident ‘dibber’ (a small plastic tag about 2″ long with a timing chip in it which goes round your wrist) and a bagged colour OS route map. The detailed route map will include positions of any feed-stations, control points, public toilets and route split points as well as emergency numbers in case of problems. This is your own personal guide to the route. Please keep your map with you for the duration of the event.
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What's included

Facilities

  • Covered HQ
  • Toilets/Showers
  • Post event hot drinks & snacks
Registration opens at 7:30am
Start time between 8:00am – 9:30am
We advise all riders to start before 9:00am to ensure they reach the cut off time!!
Finish closes at 3:00pm
Cut off time 12:15pm
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How to get there
1 Hillside, Buxton SK17 9RD, UK
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Dark and White Events
Dark & White Events is an independent Peak District based outdoor events company with 20 years of experience organising challenging running, mountain biking and road cycling events.
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Backpack
Kit List
  • Roadworthy MTB/CX bike
  • Hard shell helmets conforming to CE standards EN1078 (not caving, climbing or canoeing types)
  • Watch (Mobile phone is adequate)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fully Waterproof Jacket
  • Full body cover, legs, gloves etc
  • Appropriate MTB shoes (no canvas trainers)
  • A fully charged mobile
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