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Gorrick What's On In 2020

by Jane Lucas, 14 Jan 20.

Here's the lowdown on the events the club will be running this year. Full details and online entry at www.gorrick.com

SUNDAY 26 JANUARY Four4th Lights Brass Monkeys 3 at Minley, Hants nearest postcode GU17 9UF the final event of the hugely popular XC endurance Series. Expect a superb 5-6 mile course and Round and Series podium trophies/prizes presentations. Online pre-entry only, open now.

SUNDAY 9 FEBRUARY - Skedaddle XC Classic at Crowthorne Wood, Crowthorne, Berks - nearest postcode RG45 6AR. Early season races for riders 8+ on a classic XC course at a very popular all weather venue. Podium presentations of trophies, spot prizes to be won. Online pre-entry open now, and entries on the day taken.

SUNDAY 1 MARCH Skedaddle XC Classic at Area 51, Highlands Farm, Frimley Green nearest postcode GU16 6HT. Races for riders 8+ on a reimagined XC course at a very spectator friendly venue. Podium presentations of trophies, spot prizes to be won. Online pre-entry open now, and entries on the day taken.

SUNDAY 3 MAY Skedaddle Hot MTB Challenge with HQ at Vernham Dean, Hants SP11 0JY. A highly rated timed, sociable MTB Challenge which offers Epic (80km), Long (50km) or Medium (30km) routes. The fully supported, marked routes run along quiet lanes, tracks, bridleways and swoopy woodland singletrack in Hampshire and Wiltshire. Under 16s ride free with an adult. All riders receive a finisher's medal. Online pre-entry open now, entries on the day taken.

SATURDAY 29 SUNDAY 30 AUGUST TORQ in your Sleep Minley Manor, Yateley, Hants, nearest postcode GU17 9LP. The must do XC endurance event of the year, run over an iconic 8 mile figure of 8 course with free trackside camping for all riders. Choose from 12 hour categories for Solos, Pairs and Teams and 6 hour categories for Solos and Pairs. Lots of trophies and TORQ prizes for those who ride the most laps, but with a killer prize draw that ensures all riders can win too. Online pre-entry only, open now.

SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER - Skedaddle Cool MTB Challenge with HQ at The Pavilion, Charlton Sport and Leisure Centre, Andover, Hants SP10 3LF. A highly rated timed, sociable MTB Challenge which offers Long (50km) or Medium (30km) routes. The fully supported, marked routes run along quiet lanes, tracks, bridleways and swoopy woodland singletrack in Hampshire and Wiltshire. Under 16s ride free with an adult. All riders receive a finisher's medal. Online pre-entry now open, entries on the day taken.

SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER XC Autumn Classic, venue TBC

SUNDAY 29 NOVEMBER Brass Monkeys 1, venue TBC

FACILITIES AT ALL THESE EVENTS

All of these friendly, well organised events have comprehensive facilities including timing, superb on site catering, toilets, same day web results, event photographer and there's plenty of trophies and sponsors' prizes to be won at the podium presentations and as spot prizes.

Pre-event info and course updates will be posted on our Twitter and Facebook in the lead up to the events.