Peak District mountain bike events for 2023

Here’s our overview of mountain bike related in events in and around the Peak District in 2023. If you’re an event organiser and would like your event to be listed here, please email us.

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF)

Fri 3rd – Sun 5th March, 2023
Showroom Cinema and other locations in Sheffield.
An annual adventure film festival including mountain biking.

Steel Valley Ride

Saturday 15th July 2023
From Stocksbridge, as part of the all new Stocksbridge Cycling Festival based at Trek Bicycle Fox Valley.

Steel City Downhill

Saturday 16th September 2023
An annual fund-raising downhill race on a short track in Greno Woods north of Sheffield. A great fun event for both riders and spectators.

Calder Divide Trail Challenge

16/17th September 2023
The Calder Divide Trail Challenge is a bike-packing event focused around Huddersfield and including some of the very north of Peak District, with approximately 70% off-road

The Red Rat Rampage

Sunday 24th September 2023
Three challenging mountain bike rides starting from Eyam, in the White Peak, organised by and supporting Eyam Pump Track Club.

British Heart Foundation Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge

Saturday 21st October 2023 (Saturday 22nd April 2023)
A fantastic event on the Peak District mountain bike calendar, the BHF mountain bike challenge is back for 2023! “Get your wheels at the ready and take part in an epic mountain bike ride on behalf of lifesaving research.” Peak District MTB have been proud to be part of it in previous years and we’re looking forward to the next event.

BHF fundraising ride a huge success – 2022 write-up

Other past events that could return…

Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge

TBC?, previously in September.
3 routes around Holmfirth on the northern edge of the Peak District.

Hope Valley Mountain Bike Challenge – From Hope, previously in September.

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! There’s also loads of useful advice for event organisers on the Peak District National Park website. Please get in touch with Peak District MTB for local advice and promotional assistance.
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19 January 2023