Entry is capped at 500 riders.
Sign-on is from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. the day of the race. Please sign on no later than 30 minutes before your event.
Swapping Spares: Once a rider is on course, normal mountain bike racing rules apply. No outside technical assistance is allowed - riders must be self sufficient. Support from other racers is allowed provided that they are "on course" at the same time. This includes swapping spares, tools, and even bike parts.
Solo Pits: Only solo riders may enter or take assistance in the solo pit area. Any rider who experiences a mechanical malfunction that is not repairable on course must continue around the course to the team change-over area before they may take assistance.
Cheating: Cheating will not be tolerated. Substituting unregistered riders, cutting through the tapes, having outside assistance, short cuts, and any other clear attempts at cheating will result in instant disqualification for the whole team. Riders must race within the course tape. Where it has not been possible or practical to erect course tape, riders must stick to the obvious trail.
Minimum Laps: Every rider must complete a minimum of two laps during the course of the event. If each member does not race the minimum, then the team's score will not count. Exceptions to this rule will be given on a case by case basis for teams with riders who suffer a legitimate injury.
Handover: While rider A is out on the course, rider B needs to go to the bike corral, a storage area for bikes next to the handover area, and wait on foot for his/her team member to arrive. Rider A will come into the arena after his/her lap and hand the baton over to rider B. Rider B will walk to his/her bike (parked in the bike corral), and walk onto the course before climbing aboard and riding off on the next lap.
Equipment: All riders must wear a helmet at all times while riding, including warm-up and riding around in the arena.
Finishing: The winning team will be the one that completes the most laps in the shortest time. Results will be based on the number of laps, plus time taken to finish after your event end time. As long as you finish your lap before your event end time, you may head out for another lap. Lurking before the finish on course is not necessary and could cost you positions. You are not at any time obligated to go out for another lap. Remember, most laps in the least time wins.
Sorry, no unicyclists or cyclo-cross bikes. No mini motorbikes on the arena or course.
Venue: Fire Road 6, Brandon Park
From the South:
Head toward Cambridge, and get onto the A11 toward Norwich / Thetford (it will be sign posted). At the Barton Mills round about, you'll see a Little Chef on one side and a garage on the other. Go straight over the round about staying on the A11. At the Elveden traffic lights, turn left onto the B1106 which takes you past the Elveden Inn and Centre Parcs. You'll soon start passing metal gates with numbered white posts marking the fire roads. At Fire Road 6, turn left (directly across from Fire Road 10 - Mayday Meadow entry). Follow signs to arena area.
From the North:
Head down the A11 or the A134 toward Thetford. (From the A134, turn onto the A11). Continue south on the A11 through Elveden, which is just south of Thetford, passing the Elveden estate on the right. At the Elveden traffic lights, turn right onto the B1106 which takes you past the Elveden Inn and Centre Parcs. You'll soon start passing metal gates with numbered white posts marking the fire roads. At Fire Road 6, turn left (directly across from Fire Road 10 - Mayday Meadow entry). Follow signs to arena area.
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