Mountain Bike ONethy BridgeFri 06 May, 2022
Local level event
Explanation of Event levels
Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.
Thank you to all who came along to sample our lovely woods at Nethy Bridge. The smiling faces at the Finish and compliments about the courses made it well worthwhile for us. Many thanks especially to:
- Steve Smirthwaite for adapting the map to MTBO symbols and for controlling the event
- the team of control collectors, sorry that it rained on you!
Pre Event Info
Sprint MTBO event.
A warm up event before the British Champs (Middle & Long) and World Masters Series on 7th & 8th May at Lossie on the Moray Coast.
Bulletin 1 issued end March 2022.
Near: Nethy Bridge Lat,Lng: 57.26430,-3.65722 OS Grid Ref: NJ002204 Postcode: PH25 3DA What3Words: ///itself.tycoons.fishnet
This what3words address refers to a 3 metre square location. Tap the link or enter the 3 words into the free what3words app to find it.
Directions / Parking
Parking will be adjacent to the Nethy Bridge Community Centre on the Games Field Parking area.
Map / Terrain
Join us in Nethybridge to explore beautiful woodlands including sections of Abernethy National Nature Reserve and the Speyside Way. Intricate path networks in the community woodlands with roots, rocks and heather.
Registration and Start times
Registration in Nethy Bridge Community Centre: from 17:30 to 18:30
Start: from 18:00 to 19:30
The longer course will include short “urban” sections through the
village to link up all the gorgeous woods but there will also be a
shorter course which is entirely within woodland to the south of the
Approximate course length / info:
A: 8km - mixture of fast trails and rooty fun! Some road crossings and urban controls - one section in very intricate path network to test your navigation
B: 6km - same course as A but missing one forest loop
C: 4km - no road crossings and less complex path networks so suitable for juniors or novice
Entry will be through the BMBO website. Closing date: 1st May 2022
eMTBs allowed to take part but must declare on entry and will be listed as “non competitive”
Dogs only allowed in car park field; please clean up and take the waste away.
Contacts / Officials
Planner: Jane Chisholm
Organiser: Lynne Walker
Toilets available in Nethy Bridge Community Centre
Nearest A&E Hospitals
Registered with BMBO