Holmbury MTB Score Event, Sunday 18th November 2018

The final event in the SLOW Mountain Bike Score 2018 Series takes place from Holmbury St Mary on Sunday 18th November

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

Event Centre

The event will be based at  The Royal Oak, Felday Glade, Dorking RH5 6PF

To avoid obstructing pub customers, event parking will be in the village hall car park. To get there, continue up Felday Glade for 200m past the pub to where the road terminates.

Toilets are available before and after the event, and lunch is available after the event –  please book ahead to avoid disappointment.

LocationHolmbury St Mary
AddressRoyal Oak
Latitude/longitude51.1888, -0.4139
OS grid referenceTQ109445
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

  • By car, the pub is 15 minutes drive from Dorking (please remember to park at the village hall NOT the pub)
  • By public transport, it is a 20min ride from Gomshall station
  • Alternatively you can post for lift shares on either the SLOW Members (for SLOW members) or London & Southeast Adventure Racers (public) Facebook pages.

Event 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 event 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 and veteran male/female/pair scores, based on the best 3 results over the course of the year.

RegistrationBetween 0930 and 1100
Start TimesBetween 1000 and 1100

Event duration is 2 hours and the course 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.

All competitors take part at their own risk.

Results will be available on the SLOW and BMBO websites shortly after the event.

Planners/Organisers: Julian Hemsted/ Nicki Adams

Image: Julian Hemsted