Monthly archives: August, 2014

2014 Irish National Mountain Bike Marathon Championships

For the first time the Irish National MTB Marathon Championships will be held in Northern Ireland at Rostrevor, Co Down on the 14th September 2014 organised by  Summit Mountain Biking and Cycling Ireland Off Road Commission.
The race will be based at the popular MTB trails at Rostrevor and will consist of a mixture of trail centre trails, natural forest singletrack and open mountain trails and will cover two laps of a figure of 8 course over a distance of 70km with a total of 1600m of elevation.
There will be a main race for all the Championship categories plus Sport and Super Vet categories consisting of the full race distance, a shorter 27km Junior/fun race will also be run over the trail centre red trail.

Irish XCM Championships 2014 – Important notice

The commission are working together with an event organizer on the 2014 XC Marathon Championships and we are in the final stages of getting a permit from the local council and forestry management. The new proposed date for the XCM Championships is Sunday the 14th of September (and not 31st of August as announced earlier in the year). As soon as all the paperwork is sorted we will announce more details. Apologies for changing dates so late in the year and we appreciate your patience.


Ulster MTB Championships 2014 Castlewellan Forest

Banbridge Cycling Club are hosting the Ulster Mountain Bike Championships in Castlewellan Forest Park on Sunday 24th of August 2014. The event is open to all although only Ulster riders can win Ulster Medals. There will be prizes for riders who podium on the day.

More information HERE