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The Hamsterley Beast

 MTB trail opening 10-12-16. Hamsterley. mountain bike, active




A challenge mountain bike ride suitable for riders with little experience through to those with a high level of fitness and skill, in and around the forest taking in the best trails that Hamsterley has to offer.

This year sees the introduction of a leg burning 66.6 mile route. A 40 mile full course is planned, consisting of varied terrain which will prove a tough challenge to the entrants.  For those with less experience, a 20 mile course is also available.

Entrants are encouraged to raise as much money as possible in sponsorship for the Great North Air Ambulance.

Prizes are available for the highest fundraisers and a tombola will also take place to further boost the funds raised.

For further details see the Hamsterley Beast Website.

Booking is essential through British Cycling.

Event details

When is the event?

Sunday 13 May 2018

What time is it on?

9:00am to 6:00pm

How much?


Where to meet?

The Grove Car Park

Do I need to book?

Booking essential (see above)

Dogs Allowed:



OS Grid ref: NZ065298
Postcode: DL13 3NL

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