Round 2 Abercarn

May 26, 2024

Description

Costs

Adults: £50.00

Under 18: 40.00

Practice: Free

Difficulty

Black, steep, techy and short off piste tracks.

What?

Return to the legendary Abercarn, an epic riding spot nestled in the golden valley. We've resurrected this gem and brought it back to life. It's a labyrinth of trails that locals adore. With massive props to the Abercarn Trail Crew and Ross Price, this place is truly special.

Where?

Abercarn is situated on a hillside near Risca and of course on the doorstep of Abercarn. Like most places in the valleys you're never far from a major route and that's no exception here!. We'll have event HQ, parking and camping will be located at Ysgol Gymraeg Cwm Gwyddon (Cwm Gwyddon Welsh School) where there is plenty of hardstanding and good facilities.

eMTB Charging

LPS electrical contractors are kindly working with us to provide a battery charging point, more details will be released in due course.

Format

MashUp! race any stage, in any order, as many times as you like.

2024 Series Results

race and series results will be posted here post race.

Planned Schedule
Monday

1700 Course release

Friday

1800 Camping Open

1800 Track walk open

Saturday

0800-1200 Registration, collect number boards and sign on.

0930 Rider safety briefing

1000 Course open for practice Marshals may not be out at this time, ride within your limits

1600 Practice closes

1600 Track walk only

Sunday

0800 Registration opens

0945 Safety briefing

1000 Racing starts

1530 last rider

1600 Racing ends

1630 Podiums

Changes will be announced in the event notices section.

Description

Entry Includes

Exclusive use of event only woodland

Fully marked route

Event facilities

Number board

Course map

Electronic chip timing

Emergency support

Safety marshals

On-site catering

Instant results service

Parking

Minimum age is 10 for MTB and 14 for eMTB.

MTB Categories

Elite M/F 18+

U13 M/F (If you are 13 during 2024 then you are U15)

U15 M/F (If you are 15 during 2024 then you are U18)

U18 M/F (If you are 18 during 2024 then you are U21)

U21 M/F (If you are 21 during 2024 then you are Senior)

Senior M/F:  from 21-29 (If you are 30 at any time during 2024 then you are Master)

Master M/F: from 30-39 (If you are 40 at any time during 2024 then you are Veteran)

Veteran M/F: from 40-49: (If you are 50 at any time during 2024 then you are Grand Veteran)

Grand Vet M/F: from 50-59 (If you are 60 at any time during 2024 then you are Super Veteran)

Super Vet M/F: aged 60+

Fun Categories

Fun M/F: any age

Hardtails

Hardtail M/F: any age.

eMTB.  Minimum age for eMTB is 14

M/F under 40

M/F 40-49 (If you are 50 at any time during 2024 then you should choose 50-59 category)

M/F 50-59 (If you are 60 at any time during 2024 then you should choose 60+ category)

M/F 60+

Teams

Entry is free.

Can be any size BUT! Only the fastest 3 riders will count.

We will run mixed teams, female teams and male teams.

Elites may be part of a team however, their times will not count.

Only one bike type so, all MTB or, all eMTB.

To be eligible simply input a team name in to the team box.

Entering an under-18 rider.

The parent/guardian needs to register and be logged in as themselves.  When making the entry either select the under-18 from the Person to Enter drop-down box if you have previously made an entry for then, otherwise select 'Somebody already registered with SiEntries' or 'Somebody not registered with SiEntries' as applicable. See Help

So, what are you waiting for?

Sign up to what will be an awesome adventure in the heart of South Wales!

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