Hurtmore MTB Score Race, Sunday 8th May 2016

The second race in the SLOW Mountain Bike Score 2016 Series takes place near Hurtmore on Sunday 8th May.

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 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 Squirrel Inn, Hurtmore Road GU7 2RN.

Toilets and drinks are available before and after the race, and lunch is available from 12pm –  please leave any muddy shoes at the door.

AddressThe Squirrel Inn, Hurtmore Road, GU7 2RN
Latitude/longitude51.1988, -0.6447
OS grid referenceSU947452
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

  • By car, the pub is right off the A3 Hurtmore exit, west of Guildford.
  • By train, Godalming is the nearest station, only a 15 min warm up ride away

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 and veteran male/female/pair scores, based on the best 3 results of the 4 races over the course of the year.

RegistrationBetween 0930 and 1100
Start TimesBetween 1000 and 1100

Race 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 website shortly after the event.

Organiser/Planners: Sid Hardy, Mark Humphrey

Image: Mark Humphrey, courtesy of TriAdventure