USE Exposure Southern Enduro Champs – Minehead, Exmoor BNES Round 3

Useful info:

Saturday & Sunday 25th/26th May 2019 7 stages 14 miles, 2700ft per day (Saturday practice) Start of the race is from the race village NOT the top of the hill (This will be somewhere near the open area of the race village).  Riders will be set off a 30sec gaps from the start of stages but if you are riding in a group with your mate and want to go fastest rider first with as smaller gap this if fine. Riders can request a gap up to 1 minute. Wear your helmet at all times when on your bike, both on transitions and stages (repeat offenders will be DQ).

The venue is a private woodland. You can’t ride here outside of event, It will seriously jeopardize future events. On that note Strava on private settings only!!! Before practice please sign on to collect your number board and timing chips Race Format The race is a ‘gravity enduro’ style race. The course is split into 7 separate timed descents, and the times for each of these descents will be added together to get the rider’s overall time. Between each descent stage is a transition stage, these are not timed.

Timing: We are using the Action Sport Timing’s contactless system. This requires that riders collect a timing dongle on Sunday morning BEFORE they start the race. The racers will ride over timing mats at the start and end of stage to record their time.

SOUTHERN ENDURO CHAMPS START LIST: http://southernenduro.co.uk/southern-enduro-start-list/

Southern Enduro Champs Lite – Minehead, Exmoor Useful info: Saturday 25th May 2019

4 stages, 8 miles, 1500ft per day (Saturday practice) Riders will be set off in groups from the race village, please pick your start groups at sign-on on Saturday. Fell fee to ride in the same groups as your mates. Riders will be set off a 30sec gaps from the start of stages but if you are riding in a group with your mate and want to go fastest rider first with as smaller gap this if fine. Wear your helmet at all times when on your bike, both on transitions and stages (repeat offenders will be DQ). The venue is a private woodland. You can’t ride here outside of event, It will seriously jeopardize future events. On that note Strava on private settings only!!! Before practice please sign on to collect your number board and timing chips.

Champs Lite Race Format:  The race is a ‘gravity enduro’ style race. The course is split into 4 separate timed descents. The race is a Mash up format, this means you can ride the 4 stages as much as you like to gain a faster time, your result will be your fastest time from each stage added together. You can also ride the stages in any order. The race starts from the main event village at 11.30. We will do a small riders briefing before the start. Riders can ride in groups with their friends.

SOUTHERN ENDURO CHAMPS LITES START LIST: Coming Soon

Marshels needed! If you have any friends or family coming that might want to help out with marshalling please Email Scott at southernenduro@hotmail.com they will get £80 for helping out for the 2 days.

Schedule

Friday:

•Free camping opens from 15:00

•Open Track walk (Without bikes) from 15:00

Saturday:

•Registration open for Southern Enduro Champs and Champs Lite 09:00

•Practice 09:30 to 11:30 and 16:00 to 17:00 for Southern Enduro Champs stages 4, 5, 6 & 7

•Practice 11:30 to 16:30 for Southern Enduro Champs stages 1,2,3

•Champs Lite Riders briefing 09:45

•Southern Enduro Champs Lite starts 11:30 till 15:30

•Champs Lite podium 15:45 •Bar opens 15:30

•Evening entertainment 19:00 till 23:00

Sunday: •Riders briefing 09:45

•Southern Enduro Champs 2019 10:00 till 16:00

•Southern Enduro Champs 2019 Podiums 16:30

Monday:

•Free Camping closes at 12:00

•Site Clear by 12:30 Colour code: Champs (BNES) only Champs Lite only Both races

There will be a onsite providing food and a drinks vendor for Fri evening, Sat and Sun.

The are loads of trade stands in the event arena so have a good look around

Bring plenty of water with you as there is limited access to a tap onsite.

There are 25 portable toilets on site but no showers, If you would like more facilities this campsite is under 1 mile from the race arena http://www.mineheadandexmoorcamping.co.uk/

Camping is available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.

On Saturday night and Sunday afternoon we have a fully licensed bar in a big marquee.

Also on Saturday evening we have a reggae band and some DJs to keep you entertained.

£10 tees are back for the champs, available in the main marquee.

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.

Race Location: Great Haddon, Minehead TA24 8SR

IMPORTANT NOITCE The event is Saturday and Sunday only, anyone caught riding the taped trails on Thursday or Friday will be DQed from the race. Please report anyone braking this rule. Stages can be walked from Friday afternoon(Without a bike)

Anymore info needed please email us at southernenduro@hotmail.com

     

Marshels needed! If you have any friends or family coming that might want to help out with marshalling please Email Scott at southernenduro@hotmail.com they will get £80 for helping out for the 2 days.

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