What an amazing race.
The weather played ball and racers were treated to dry and dusty conditions on the mash-up course which featured off-camber links between regular Aston Hill trails; it was even overheard as being described as “the best Aston Hill track, ever”. Praise indeed!
Rather than write a report (especially as the full results are on Gravity Project and Roots and Rain), feast your eyes on the video and pictures below - they tell a far better story. There’s also shots on the Aston Hill Flickr group - feel free to add more!
A huge shout must be given to Gravity Project, Quality Catering, Vintage VW Smoothies and the hardworking medics, for keeping people timed, fed, watered and safe.
A massive hats off also needs to go to the race backbone: the marshals. They did a sterling job at an incredibly busy race. Thank you very much guys!
All that remains is to say a massive, massive thank you to the race sponsors, who provided amazing support and prizes:
- Beeline Cycles
- Bell Helmets (Zyro distribution)
- Ethic Watches
- Firecrest MTB Coaching
- Flare Clothing
- Leisure Lakes (Daventry)
- Lovelo Cycle Works
- Mountain Mania
- Supernova Cycles
- Tring Brewery
- Walton Street Cycles
Racing will return next March. Watch this space!