Chilworth MTB Score Race, Sunday 9 August 2015

The third race in the SLOW Multisport Mountain Bike Score series takes place around Chilworth, near Guildford, on Sunday 09 August 2015.


This is a public race – all are welcome. All entries are on the day but we encourage you to please RSVP to the event via Facebook (link to follow) or email to let us know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Race centre

The race will be based at The Percy Arms, 75 Dorking Road, Chilworth, GU4 8NP. Toilets, hot drinks, water and food are available from the pub, but please leave any muddy shoes at the door!

There is parking in the pub car park for those staying for food/drink afterwards; those not staying should park on the road outside so that the car park is kept clear for lunch customers.

LocationChilworth
AddressThe Percy Arms, Dorking Road
Latitude/longitude51.2156, -0.5263
OS grid referenceTQ030473
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

  • By car, Chilworth can be most easily approached from the A25 to the East , the A281 to the West or Guildford to the North.
  • By train, Chilworth Station is almost immediately next to the event base and is just one stop from the fast Guildford line.

Alternatively you can post for lift shares on either the SLOW Members (for SLOW members) or London & Southeast Adventure Racers (public) Facebook pages.

Race Details

The entry fee is £8 for day riders, £7 for BMBO (with their membership cards) and SLOW members, and £6 for under 21s.

The race will be run under British Mountain Bike Orienteering rules, which competitors are advised to read in advance. BMBO also has some helpful MTB Score tips.

All riders must wear a helmet and carry a whistle and first aid kit (a minimum of plasters & dressing). The following equipment is also recommended:

  • Mobile Phone
  • Waterproof top
  • Compass

There will be series prizes for top male/female/pair scores, based on the best 3 results of the 4 races over the course of the year.

RegistrationBetween 0930 and 1045
Start TimesBetween 1000 and 1100

Courses will close at 13:00.

Maps will be 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey maps. The event will use Sport Ident electronic punching at all controls, and a limited number of SI dibbers will be available. Please bring your own if you have one.

Bike Rental

For those interested in having a go but lacking wheels, Pedal & Spoke offer rental bikes from their shop in Peaslake – reserve early to avoid disappointment!

All competitors take part at their own risk.

Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event.

Organiser/Planners: Dan & Helen Murphy

Photo of Nicki Adams by Open Adventures.