Southern Enduro – Round1 – Okeford hill – 11th June 2017: Rider Info
Saturday unofficial practice – open to all
You are able to ride the enduro race trails on Saturday 11th June, 85% of the stage will be taped. The site and uplift will be available to all so even if your not racing you can still ride the enduro trail. Standard Okeford Hill fees and rules apply, see here for details: http://www.okefordhillbikepark.co.uk/uplift Parking will be in the filed next to the venue.
The uplift will also be running Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in the week of the race (None of the stages will be taped)
Catering Catering will be available on both Saturday 11th June and Sunday 12th June.
Useful info: Start of the race is from stage one which is at the top of the hill (This will be somewhere near the open area of the race village). There will no uplift on the race day. All the 5 Stage start times are from the top of the hill. Please queue up in number order to help the start marshal out. Wear your helmet at all times when on your bike, both on transitions and stages (repeat offenders will be DQ). This is a Strava friendly venue, no need for private settings. Before practice on Sunday please sign on to collect your number board and timing chip. Your timing chips will the activated at the start of the race in the race village. Once your chip has been activated do not walk down the stages before the race because you will start your timed run. Likewise once you have cross the line do not go back to the stage finish.
Running order: 08:00 till 11:00 – Sign on 09:00 – Marshals’ briefing 09:15 – Riders’ briefing 09:30 – Start of practice 11:30 – End of practice 11:45 – Race Start at Race Village 16:00/16:30 – Results, Prize giving
Bring plenty of water with you as there is no tap onsite. If you have any race reports, pictures or videos please share them on our Facebook page after the event.
Please take all you rubbish home with you, including energy gel wrappers etc…racing is no excuse for littering.
Please read the Rules: http://southernenduro.co.uk/about-southern-enduro/rules/
Riders start times: Available Saturday 3rd June at http://southernenduro.co.uk/
Event address: 1. The postcode dt11 0ef will take you to the edge of Okeford Fitzpaine
2. Come off the A357 and go through Okeford Fitzpaine, as you leave the village you’ll see a turning up the hill to the left, take this turning and follow till you reach a layby on the left at the brow of the hill.
3. Turn into the layby and go through the gate onto the track – drive all the way around following the track through gateways until you get to our parking area on the right.
3. You are now at Okeford Hill bike Park! Yes!
Parking is in a field, please car share if you can. There will be a marshal there helping you to park, the race is in the same field as the parking. Please try and drive responsibly and not cut up the field
IMPORTANT: Please be considerate to other road users when entering site. A positive impression on the local residents will go a long way to us being able to use this venue again.
If you have any friends or family coming that might want to help out please make yourself known to Scott.