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


The 8th Rab Mountain Marathon - 27th/28th September 2014. A two day wild country fell running/navigational challenge for solos or pairs in a variety of categories. ** For all event information see www.rabmountainmarathon.com **



Try A Sportive 2014 (in association with British Cycling) - Ride 4. Saturday 27/9/14 - Great Longstone nr Bakewell. Come and have a go at a road biking/sportive event: choose your route on the day either 20 or 35 miles. Any bike/any ability. For all event information see www.darkwhitecycling.co.uk
27/09/2014

The 16th Dark & White Trailquest/Mountain Bike Orienteering Winter Series - Round 1 of six x 3 hour events in the Peak District. Suitable for all abilities/enter as solos or pairs; maps provided. SPORTident chip timing. Post event hot drinks/snacks.
28/09/2014

The Matlock "Top Ten" Sportive - Saturday 25th October - tackle the famous hill climbs surrounding Matlock. Extremely challenging short sportive, expect steep ascents with gradients in excess of 20%. See http://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/matlock-top-ten/ for full details.
25/10/2014

The 16th Dark & White Trailquest/Mountain Bike Orienteering Winter Series - Round 2 of six x 3 hour events in the Peak District. Suitable for all abilities/enter as solos or pairs; maps provided. SPORTident chip timing. Post event hot drinks/snacks.
09/11/2014

     

Dark and White news


It's winter league time!
23/09/2014 11:15:38
The 16th trailquest winter league starts this Sunday, don't miss it.

The Tommo report
23/09/2014 11:04:11
A cracking sportive in near perfect riding conditions

Final report on the Trailquest/MBO Summer Series and more....
07/07/2014 22:34:39
Summer series report; late Summer Lanequest events; Winter Series MBO dates announced....

The Tour de France is just the beginning....
27/06/2014 14:47:50
It's Summer! Get your bike out!! See here for all things road biking

Fell Running/Rab Mini-Mountain Marathon update – June 2014
11/06/2014 19:52:47
The location of the second round of 2014 RAB National Mini-Mountain Marathon series is announced.....