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


2015 Road Biking/Sportive Series - the 3rd Peak Epic sportive with three "epic" routes in the Peak District. The long route has 4000m of climb making it one of the toughest sportives in the UK. Sunday 31/5/15. For all event details and entries see http://darkwhitecycling.co.uk/peak-epic/



The 15th Dark & White Summer Evening Trailquest Series - Round 4. Two hours of great summer evening mountain bike orienteering in the Peak District; enter as solos or pairs in a variety of age categories. Friendly, enjoyable, relaxing events - do as little or as much as you want. ENTRIES NOW OPEN!
08/07/2015

The 15th Dark & White Summer Evening Trailquest Series - Round 5. Two hours of great summer evening mountain bike orienteering in the Peak District; enter as solos or pairs in a variety of age categories. Friendly, enjoyable, relaxing events - do as little or as much as you want. ENTRIES NOW OPEN!
15/07/2015

The 15th Dark & White Summer Evening Trailquest Series - Round 6. Two hours of great summer evening mountain bike orienteering in the Peak District; enter as solos or pairs in a variety of age categories. Friendly, enjoyable, relaxing events - do as little or as much as you want. ENTRIES NOW OPEN!
22/07/2015

Peak District Trail Running Series 2015 - a series of four off-road/trail running events with long (15km) and short (5km) course options. For all event information, venues and online entries go to http://trailrunningpeaks.co.uk/ **ENTRIES NOW OPEN**



     

Dark and White news


RAB Mini-Mountain Marathon Series 2015
22/03/2015 10:34:55
Round 2 venue announced (Langdale Valley/Lakes)

The Igloo Sportive - Sunday 19th April 2015
16/02/2015 22:28:04
The Igloo Sportive is back for a 3rd year with a new start venue and a completely new route

Darley Dale MTBO report
16/02/2015 22:12:45
Winter league round 5 read the report

NEW EVENT - Spring MTB Marathon - Sunday 12/4/15
05/02/2015 16:24:05
Long (70k/1700m climb) and short (40k/1000m climb) circular routes from Hope in the Dark and White Peak. Epic descents! Challenging climbs! Colour OS route map supplied. En-route feed station. SPORTident timing.

Sportive anyone?
29/01/2015 21:39:21
The Battle of Bradfield (BOB) - Sunday March 29th - short but tough!