Its now time for the Descendant Enduro to spread its wings. Taking over Descend Bike park to provide you with some truly epic technical Enduro racing.
Course rating (1-5 with 5 being very technical): Rating 4.5
The finish arena is identified by the NDH timing trailer. Riders are advised to wear suitable protection, walk the course prior to riding and ride within their own ability level.
Nearest Hospital: Durham
Nearest Police Station: Bishop Aukland
Race Director: Carl Davison
Race Web Site: www.northerndownhill.co.uk
2021 Race Schedule TBC but expect something as follows
Cource open for foot inspection at 9am
Sign on opens at 10.00am
Marshals meeting 10.00
Practice opens 10-13.00
All times are estimated and subject to change depending on conditions and rider numbers
Racer numbers will be available at the race from the NDH timing trailer and is were all riders must sign on and complete 2 practise runs before competing
Categories will require a minimum of 5 competitors to stand alone, if your age group has less you will merge into the nearest suitable category. You will still be identified in your category to see how you fare against your peers. This rule stands for our female racers too.
and 50+ If we have 5 or more entrants from 60 plus we will open up that category.
Women's Categories, These will be split as closely as possible to the mens. We require 5 people to make a category of its own.
We accept E Bikes in their own category. As numbers increase we will expand the categories accordingly.
You must first check out of the stage, then cycle back up the hill without assistance in this case.
A £20.00 deposit may be required for your timing chip and may be requested at sign on, faliure to return a chip will result in a £100.00 bill
E BIKES in their own category. As numbers increase we will expand the categories accordingly.
The event will run under British Cycling guidlines. Please make sure you are aware of the rules.
The below will be adjusted to the very latest Covid guidlines issued by the event day. Riders will start from a designated start area and will cross a timing transmitter to start the timing.
The finish line will use another transmitter the rider crossing the line. A large T.V screen will show the results live at the finish line
Medical: Full medical cover both on course and from an identifiable Base Station in the event arena.
Camping: No Camping is available onsite.
Catering: Catering Trailer
Toilets: Porta Loos
Refunds and Transfers: If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions: 14 days or less notice: no refund. prior to this an admin fee of £5.00 will be charged. NDH reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if circumstances beyond the control of the organiser should arise. This includes cancellation of event due to extreme weather, acts of God, violence, civil disobedience and war. If an NDH event is cancelled we will not be liable for costs of travel fares, hotels, or any other expenses that may be incurred. It is your responsibility to ensure the race is going ahead before travelling. We will do our best to inform you if the race has to be cancelled but we do not accept liability if we are unable to contact you. We strongly advise that you check before making travel and accommodation arrangements. If the event is cancelled we are unable to refund or part refund any entry fee. We are also unable to transfer your entry to another event. Please follow NDH on Facebook to ensure you are kept up to date.
Course Marshals: Marshals will be in place on course Sunday throughout training. Each marshal will be easily identifiable by wearing a high visibility vest and will be supplied with a working two way radio, a whistle, red and yellow flag and a supply of refreshments. We aim to ensure all our marshals are aged 16 or over and fit and able
This event offers the option to purchase Refund Protect. Participants can choose to cover their inability to attend with Refund Protect.