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Calderdale Mountain Bike Marathon

Sunday 13th October 2019

Sowerby

An annual mountain biking event, now in its 21st year, over a 26 mile way-marked course with 4000 feet of ascent, half off road and half on country roads.

Event Type: Endurance
Date: Date: Sunday 13th October 2019
Organiser: St Paul's Sowerby Bridge Scout Group
Website: the24th.org.uk
Location (trail): Sowerby

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Set in the beautiful Calder valley, the route runs over tracks and lanes across the surrounding moors with stunning views of the area. There are, however, some steep ascents and descents as the route takes you from moor top to moor top in these high Pennine valleys.

The route is fully signed, gates and other obstacles are manned by event marshals, and if you find it impossible to continue, we will transport you back to our HQ at the finish point. Full route information and maps can be found on our website.

Safety is covered by an experienced team with First Aiders, Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team and radio communications by Calderdale Raynet.

Hot food and drinks are available at the clubhouse.

Entry fee is £18 per rider if booked before the week before the event, £22 after that, £25 on the day.

Registration at Sowerby Tennis & Bowling Club, St Peters Avenue, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 1HB. Car parking available in school car park (opposite) and on roadside.

Each competitor receives a certificate of achievement and an event momento.

The event is run by the 24th St Paul's Sowerby Bridge Scout Group.

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