MBO SCORE SERIES 2023
We’re back for a 2023 MBO Score series and have planners and courses lined up to test your route planning and navigation skills. Events are run by SLOW in affiliation with the BMBO. Individual event and series/league results 2023.
Event Schedule and Information
|23rd April||Hannington||Ian Norfield|
|21st May||Oxted||Adam Eyre-Walker|
|Sat 10th June||Ivinghoe, Chilterns||Nuno Cerqueira|
|8th July||Holmbury St Mary||Julian Hemsted|
|9th July||Holmbury St Mary||Dave Uglow, Nuno Cerqueira|
|5th November||Preston Candover||Mark Humphrey, Sid Hardy|
|General info: SLOW MBO||Event & Series/League Results: 2023||Event updates: Newsletter|
|Social:||Facebook Group||Strava Club|
Our events this year are mostly using the phone based app MapRun. Instructions for using the app are published in the event details.
If you would like to contact any of the organisers, email the series coordinator Dave Uglow at:
Your age class for ALL 2023 events is your age on 31st Dec 2023.
All competitors take part at their own risk.
Results will be available on the SLOW and BMBO websites shortly after the event.
Maps will be 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey format. Events are public – all are welcome. Start times are shown on the BMBO website.
For events run using a phone based app further information can be found in Instructions for using MapRun.
All riders must wear a helmet and carry a whistle and first aid kit (a minimum of plasters & dressings). The following equipment is also recommended:
- Mobile phone for use in an emergency
- Waterproof top
- Compass and map board or cardboard to support the map on your handlebars
The majority of riders use mountain bikes but many of the events are suitable for gravel bikes. You may gain on the smoother sections but have to go more slowly on rougher tracks. If you’re not familiar with the terrain at an event location please contact the organisers.
Y18 = Youth 15 – 20
M21/W21 = Open, 21 to 39
M40/W40 = 40 to 49
M50/W50 = 50 to 59
M60/W60 = 60 to 69
M70/W70 = 70+
- Pairs, Mixed Pairs
Y18 = Youth 15 – 20
M21/W21, MIX21 = Open, combined age 34* to 79 (* minimum 17+)
M40/W40, MIX40 = combined age 80 to 99
M50/W50, MIX50 = combined age 100 to 119
M60/W60, MIX60 = combined age 120+
GEN = Generation (Youth 10-17 accompanied at all times by Adult 18+)
- Teams of 3+
GEN = Generation (enter online in a suitable combination of pairs and solos)
Series prizes will be presented to the first and second places in the following categories:
Male Veteran (50+), Male Senior (18-49), Female Veteran (50+), Female Senior (18-49), Youth/Junior.
Series rankings are based on your top 4 scores from this years events. To qualify for prizes or rankings, participants must have attended at least 3 events.
Out of bounds: Footpaths, tracks, dual carriageways, anything private
Permitted: Bridleways, byways, single carriageway roads, white roads, permissive bridleways