About Dark & White Challenge Events

 

Dark & White Challenge Events are Peak District based and specialise in organising a wide variety of challenging events:

Trailquests & Mountain Biking - mountain bike orienteering events in the Peak District set up in liaison with the BMBO (British Mountain Bike Orienteering). There are both Winter and Summer leagues to choose from. Testing your stamina, mountain biking and navigational skills.

Mountain Marathons - for 2014 we offer a three event series of Rab sponsored UK based wild country four hour mini-mountain marathons, these events will very definitely test both your brains and your legs!

Road Biking - 2014 sees further developments to our road biking/sportive calendar – for comprehensive details on all rides/routes etc. go to www.darkwhitecycling.co.uk or the road biking page on this website. All sportives are registered and supported by British Cycling.

This website provides full information and a schedule of all ongoing events plus information/entry forms in an easily downloadable format. Event entries can be made on-line through our association with WorldPay and Nat West Streamline. The site also contains a complete archive of results from all previous events.

 

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Forthcoming Events


Rab Mini-Mountain Marathons 2015 - four x 4 hour events in the series: 7/2/15, 19/4/15, 20/8/15, 29/11/15. For all information and entries go to www.minimountainmarathon.co.uk



The 16th Dark & White Trailquest/Mountain Bike Orienteering Winter Series - Round 5 of six x 3 hour events from Darley Dale nr Matlock. Suitable for all abilities/enter as solos or pairs in a variety of age categories; pre-marked OS map sections provided. SPORTident chip timing. Post event hot drinks/snacks.
08/02/2015

The 16th Dark & White Trailquest/Mountain Bike Orienteering Winter Series - The final round of six x 3 hour events in the Peak District. Suitable for all abilities/enter as solos or pairs in a variety of age categories; pre-marked OS map sections provided. SPORTident chip timing. Post event hot drinks/snacks.
08/03/2015

The BOB (Battle of Bradfield) - Sunday 29/3/15. A short but hilly/tough sportive in the Bradfield/Stannington/Sheffield area on roads used by the Tour de France in 2014. For full event details and online entries go to http://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/battle-of-bradfield/



2015 Road Biking/Sportive Series - the 3rd Igloo sportive with two routes in the Eastern Peak District area. Sunday 19/4/15. **New routes & climbs/New start venue** For all details and entries go to http://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/igloo/



     

Dark and White news


The 16th D&W Trailquest/MBO Winter League - up to date league table
07/01/2015 10:49:56
The league table after Round 3 at Chapel-en-le-Frith is now on our results page

Rab Mini-Mountain Marathon Series 2014 – final league table
05/01/2015 12:56:14
The final league table for the 2014 series is now complete....

Time to get the mountain bike out
03/11/2014 20:55:06
Round 2 of the winter trailquest series is this Sunday, don't miss it.

Matlock Top 10 Sportive report
30/10/2014 15:06:25
It was the last D&W Sportive for 2014 on Saturday, but there is some news for next year....

The Matlock Top Ten sportive - Darley Dale - 25th October
22/10/2014 19:49:04
The last sportive of the season this Saturday and it's just a bit of a toughie....