Event URN:
291654
Start date:
Sun, 23rd Feb 2014
Event Type:
MTB XC (Competitive)
Venue:
Tackeroo Campsite
Penkridge Bank Road, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2UA
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Online Entry FAQs
Info for Riders:
The venue at Tackeroo is ideal for holding events at. Easily accessible from the north or the south Tackeroo is around 15 minutes from the M6 motorway junctions at Cannock (South) or Stafford (North).

Facilities

Toilets
Camping - If you feeling brave during Febuary then camping is available onsite at a cost of £2.50 per night
Parking - There are lots of hard standing parking at the venue
Food & Drink - we've managed to secure ‘real’ coffee car vendor, Per-Cup, to attend the event. For the true coffee lovers they'll be offering proper coffee. We'll also be offering a wide selection of home baked cakes & savoury treats.
Onsite drink water - there are a number of taps around the parking area with fresh drinking water.
Massage Therapy will be set up early Sunday morning offering pre-race treatment and post race treatments . The effects on the legs of a good massage cannot be under estimated.
Run & Ride Store will be offering the essentials should you forget something and dare we say something breaks
Preview Races:
Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 09:45 U18's Male Go-MTB None N/A 3 laps / 16km / 10m
23 Feb 14 09:46 First Timers Male Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m
23 Feb 14 09:47 U18's Girls Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m
23 Feb 14 09:48 First Timers Female Go-MTB None N/A 1 laps / 5km / 3m

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Held as before on the popular area of Cannock Chase the events will once again be focussed more towards the newbie or fun rider. As before we continue to support the grass routes mountain biking racing. The events during 2013 sold out in many categories yet we're not resting on the sucess. We're looking on building to make the 2014 events better than ever. 


THIS IS A MTB EVENT AND DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY "RUNNING" SECTIONS WITHIN THE RACE


So what has changed? Well as far as the races are concerned nothing much. Fat Bike & Single Speed was a big success for the summer event (2013) so thats introduced for the Winter Format. We also had great success with the lower prices for the women's race so we've stuck with it and kept them super low. Other than that we're just working hard to try and make sure the large categories run alitlle smoother on the day. As always the course designers are working hard to come up with new fun sections to keep everybody tested to the max. 

We want to encourage more women to give racing a chance. Therefore we've dropped the prices of all the women's categories to just £3.50 (First Time, Fun, Juvenile, Youth, Junior) and £5 for Enthusiast and Racing Snake. We'll also be holding a Women only course pre lap to give new comers an idea of what to expect. 

The categories are:

  • U10's Boy & Girls (10 Minutes)
  • U13's Boy & Girls (15 Minutes)
  • U16's Male & Female (M - 2 laps / F - 2 laps)
  • U18's Male & Female (M - 3 laps / F - 2 laps)
  • First Timers Male & Female (M - 2 laps / F - 1 laps)
  • Fun Male & Female (M - 3 laps / F - 2 laps)
  • Enthusiast Male & Female (M - 4 laps / F - 3 laps)
  • Single Speed & Fat Bike (M - 3laps / F - 2 Laps)
 
  • 09.45 - U16's / U18's Male
  • 09.46 - First Timers Men
  • 09.47 - U16's / U18's Female
  • 09.48 - First Timers Ladies
  • 11.00 - Fun Men
  • 11.02 - Fun Women
  • 12.45 - Under 10's
  • 13.00 - Under 13's
  • 13.45 - Enthusiast Men
  • 13.46 - Single Speed / Fat Bike Men
  • 13.47 - Enthusiast Ladies 
  • 13.48 - Single Speed / Fat Bike Ladies

As for the course, expect a real mountain bike course. What do we mean by that? Well plenty of nice techy, but fast flowing singletrack. and some lung busting climbs mixed up with a few fire road sections. As with all our events we try to create a few new sections with the backing from the Forestry Commission ready for the event. If you are a newcomer don't be put off by the "real mountain bike" talk. Our course are 100% rideable by all levels and we don't put anything too dangerous in the course, plus anywhere that has a difficult section in will have a 'chicken route' alternative. The course will be around 5km in length and take an average of 20mins (Top riders) 30mins (first timers) to complete. Please the course for the National event later in the year will be different.

Event Location:

Penkridge Bank Road,
Rugeley,
Staffordshire,
WS15 2UA

Race: U18's Male

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 09:45 Go-MTB None N/A 3 laps / 16km / 10m

Race: First Timers Male

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 09:46 Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m

Race: U18's Girls

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 09:47 Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m

Race: First Timers Female

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 09:48 Go-MTB None N/A 1 laps / 5km / 3m

Race: Fun Male

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 11:00 Go-MTB None N/A 3 laps / 15km / 9m

Race: Fun Female

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 11:02 Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m

Race: Under 10 Boys

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 12:45 Go-MTB None N/A 10 mins

Race: Under 10 Girls

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 12:45 Go-MTB None N/A 10 mins

Race: Under 13 Boys

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:00 Go-MTB None N/A 15 mins

Race: Under 13 Girls

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:00 Go-MTB None N/A 15 mins

Race: Enthusiast Male

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:45 Go-MTB None N/A 4 laps / 20km / 12m

Race: Fat Bike Male

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:46 Go-MTB None N/A 3 laps / 15km / 9m

Race: Single Speed Male

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:46 Go-MTB None N/A 3 laps / 15km / 9m

Race: Enthusiast Female

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:47 Go-MTB None N/A 3 laps / 15km / 9m

Race: Fat Bike Female

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:48 Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m

Race: Single Speed Bike Female

Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
23 Feb 14 13:48 Go-MTB None N/A 2 laps / 10km / 6m