Peak District Mountain Biking Events 2018

In 2018 there are a myriad of events in the Peak District and the surrounding area to suit all kinds of riding styles and skill levels. Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:

Open5 Adventure Race – Peaks

11th Feb 2018
Memorial Hall, Edale, Hope Valley.

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF)

9-11 March 2018
Showroom Cinema and other locations in Sheffield.
An annual adventure film festival including mountain biking.

Velotastic Hardcore 100

Sunday 8 April 2018
Holmesfield Village Hall, Derbyshire.
An unsupported, unmarshalled ride on the quiet roads, byways and bridleways of the Peak District.

British Heart Foundation Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge

Sat 28 April 2018
(rescheduled from March)
Two routes 37k or 69k.

The Peak District MTB stand at the British Heart Foundation Dark Peak Challenge back in 2016
The Peak District MTB stand at a previous British Heart Foundation Dark Peak Challenge

Peak District Pioneer Adventure Cross

Sunday 20 May 2018
Bakewell Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire.
Two rides (Massif 72 miles and Mini Massif 47 miles), exploring the bridleways and cycle trails of the White Peak.

Pedal in the Peaks

Sunday 20 May 2018
Carsington Water, Derbyshire
A charity bike ride starting and finishing at Carsington Reservoir. The 35 mile route joins the Tissington Trail at Ashbourne Tunnel and then follows the High Peak Trail from Parsley Hay to Middleton Top.
Website: TBC

MTB Dolly’s Mixer (Summer Solstice Cut Gate fundraiser)

Sunday 24 June 2018
Fundraising ride for the £75,000 Cut Gate Mend our Mountains project.
A great (big) day out, or just come along and do a section. Social and fun, but raising money too!
Hayfield to Sheffield (approx 32 miles)

Join MTB Dolly’s Mixer Social Ride and Raise Money for Cut Gate

Steel Valley Ride

Sat 14 July 2018
Part of entry fee goes towards the Cut Gate Mend our Mountains fundraiser
31 miles

Dark & White Mountain Bike Events

Various dates and locations
Mountain bike orienteering events around the Peak District.

Evans Cycles Ride It Peak District Off-Road

Sat 18 August 2018
Two routes starting at New Mills.
The long route includes Lantern Pike, Jacob’s Ladder and Roych Clough.

Riders on the 2017 Hope Valley Mountain Bike Challenge

Hope Valley Mountain Bike Challenge

Hope Valley College, Hope, Derbyshire.

Hopetech Women Ride

1st Sept 2018
Hope Valley College, Hope, Derbyshire.
Eventbrite Details / Register

Scott MTB Marathon Series

1-2 September 2018
Hope, Derbyshire.
Mountain biking endurance weekend.
Routes for all abilities with options from 25-70km.

Brutal Tootle

30th Sept 2018
Holmesfield, Derbyshire.
A 100km unsupported, unmarshalled adventure on the quiet roads, byways and bridleways of the glorious Peak District National Park, starting and finishing in Holmesfield. Suitable for cross and gravel bikes and hardtail MTBs.

We can help with your mountain biking event!

If you are organising a mountain biking event in or around the Peak District, we would love to help!
Please get in touch with Peak District MTB for local advice and promotional assistance. Email us here.

4 December 2017

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