On the 23rd October it's the Black Park Duathlon and a mixture of true duathletes, runners and mountain bikers are expected to do battle for supremacy and take the podium places and prizes supplied by race and West Drayton club sponsors Beyond Mountain Bikes and the local Sweat shop in Windsor who will also have a stand at the event.
This is the first time a duathlon has been held at this great country park venue which has a history of both Mountain Bike races and running events and being close to the M25 is an easy accessible venue and some fast furious racing is going to be the order of the day around the MTB circuit which is a mixture of fast flowing single track and forest trails .
Race format will be a 3 mile run followed by a 12 mile mountain bike ride and then a further 3 mile run to finish. The mountain bike race will be around a very similar course to the previous days night time cross country race with the run around a separate 1.5 mile off road circuit.
HQ-Black Park Country Park, Black Park Road, Bucks SL3 6DS
Hard standing car park
St Times 10 a.m.
Bikes to be penned 30 minutes prior to start time, no bikes will be allowed out of penning area without your race number.
Crash helmets must be worn in the MTB race.
Each competitor will be given two numbers one to be attached to the front of the bike the other to be attached to the front of the race jersey.
Pre entry available on line at www.xcracer.com pre entry closes on the 18th Oct
Teams of 2 riders will be accepted , team prizes will be subject to number of entries
Prizes 1st 3 male and female, 1st 3 male and female vets subject to at least 6 in each category.Team prizes dependent on entry