Racing, riding, and having a laugh…
Saturday 24 May 2014
10am – 5pm
Glentress – Opsrey Car Park
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A seven hour MTB race for individuals and teams of two or three, with the emphasis on great trails and a ton of fun – the route is all about fantastic trail riding, and features some superb sections of normally unavailable singletrack. The event is aimed at all levels of MTB rider, and you can go as hard or easy as you like. We’re planning some course changes again, keeping all the best bits of last year’s course, but with some more handcrafted trail magic we’re planning even more secret best bits.
The idea is to complete as many laps as possible within the seven hour time limit. The course is around 11km with roughly 450m of up and down. The main descent is a total classic, but it’s only available for the day – a lot of the trails are closed again straight after the event.
If you’re in a team, only one person is out on the course at a time, and while you’re not out there giving it full throttle, the event village and transition area will be rocking all day. Full facilities will be available on site, and all the Forestry Commission trail head amenities are on hand – showers, cafe and toilets. There’s camping with Glentress Wigwams right next to the race arena too.
Standard entry fees:
Solo : £43
Pair : £80
Trio : £114
The Glentress 7 is taking place on Forestry Commission Scotland’s, 7stanes Glentress mountain bike trails. Thanks to Glentress WigWams and Glentress Restaurants for their support.
The Glentress Seven is held at Forestry Commission Scotland’s Glentress trail centre.
The event is supported by EventScotland and Scottish Borders Council.
If for any reason you are unable to attend the event refunds will be available on request (firstname.lastname@example.org) as follows:
- Up to 24 April 2014 – full refund available
- From 25 April 2014 onwards – no refunds available
No rider may use another’s rider’s event number.
Full terms and conditions are on event entry page.