British Cycling is pleased to confirm the venues and dates for the 2017 British Cycling MTB Cross-country Series, national championships and marathon championships.
The 2017 national series will once again comprise of five rounds and will be co-ordinated by British Cycling in partnership with various regional organisers.
Returning to the calendar and kicking off the 2017 series is Pembrey, South Wales, which successfully hosted the opening round in 2016.
Round two sees the return of well-known venue Wasing Park in Berkshire to the national calendar, for an event run by former Southern XC co-organiser Trevor Patey in partnership with Pedalon and Army CU.
Round three will be at Aske Estate in North Yorkshire, hosted by Nutcracker Racing. The venue previously hosted the 2011 national championships, however a completely different course and arena is planned for 2017.
Nutcracker also hosts round four at the ever popular venue of Dalby Forest, while the season finale teams up with John Lloyd Events in August to visit the Royal Welsh Showground venue in Builth Wells for the first time in many years.
The 2017 British Cycling National Mountain Bike Cross-Country Championships take place at Cannock Chase, Staffordshire run by Run and Ride, which successfully hosted round five of the 2016 season.
The 2017 British Cycling National Mountain Bike Marathon Championships will be held in the Isle of Man for the first time and will be run by the Manx Mountain Bike Club. This event will be run as a single loop using the variety of the terrain that the Isle of Man has to offer.
Further details will be published on the British Cycling website later in the year.
2017 British Cycling MTB Cross-country Series
Round 1: Pembrey, Carmarthenshire
Round 2: Wasing Park, Berkshire
Round 3: Aske Estate, Richmond
Round 4: Dalby Forest, Yorkshire
Round 5: Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells
2017 British Cycling National Mountain Bike Cross-country Championships
Cannock Chase, Staffordshire
2017 British Cycling National Mountain Bike Marathon Championships
Isle of Man