MTBO Championships – This Weekend

MTBO Championships – This Weekend

The ACT Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships will be held this weekend (13-14 October) and will provide competitors with excellent single track and fire road riding in two very different locations.

It’s not yet too late to pre-enter, but you can also enter on the day on courses 3, 4 and 5. A range of courses are available to suit everyone, from experienced elites, to children and beginners.

Both events will include all the trimmings befitting of a major championship, including SIAC air punching (SIAC chips are available for hire), a coffee van, and awards for placegetters in all championship classes.

Saturday’s Middle distance at Kowen Forest will feature an extensive network of undulating fire trails and high quality mountain bike single tracks.

Sunday’s Long Distance at Pierce’s Creek will provide challenging route choice, with a mix of fast fire trails, and sandy and rocky single tracks.

Both events are part of the 2018 National MTBO Series, and the 2019 World Masters MTBO Series.

Course Classes Expected winning time (middle) Expected winning time (long)
Course 1 M21, M17-20, M40 55 minutes 105 minutes
Course 2 W21, W17-20, W40, M16, M50, Open 2 45 minutes 85 minutes
Course 3 W16, W50, M60, Open 3 45 minutes 85 minutes
Course 4 W14, W60, W70, M14, M70, Open 4 35 minutes 65 minutes
Course 5 W12, W80, M12, M80, Open 5 30 minutes 60 minutes

See the event program for more details.

Click here to enter through Eventor. Pre-Entry closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday the 10th of October.

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