Pictures from the Gisburn Mountain Bike Enduro are available here. On Sunday 27 April 2014 the Escape to Gisburn Mountain Bike Enduro race took place around the Gisburn Forest with the a stage sponsored by Escape Bikes based in Ingleton. There were 3 stages to test the riders as they rode round the Gisburn Forest Mountain Bike trails, including on stage one the famous ‘Hully Gully’ black run descent and on stage three. the ‘Leap of Faith’. Results from the days racing are now available on the Roots and Rain website
Escape to Gisburn Mountain Bike Enduro
Photos were taken of the second jump on stage two of the Gisburn Enduro and can be seen on http://racingsnakes.com/Escape1.php These pictures were sponsored by Escape Bikes, so a massive thanks you to the team. The pictures are now on the Escape Bike shop facebook page there are over 400 action photos to look through. So grab yourself a cuppa and head over to http://facebook.com/escapebikeshop . Please keep the banter clean 🙂
On Saturday 26 April 2014 the Three Peaks fell race takes place. The 3 Peaks Fell race photos from 2014 (pics) can be seen on using this link http://racingsnakes.com/3PeaksFR. Pictures of the 3 peaks race were taken on the top of Penyghent and Ingleborough.
3 Peaks Fell Race stats (Three Peaks Fell Race stats)
Distance of the 3 Peaks Fell Race is 37.4km (23.3 miles).
The 3 Peaks fell race has 1608 meters (5279 feet) of ascent.
Andy Peace holds the fastest time on the current route, he set the 3 peaks mens record on 28 April 1996 with a time of 2 hours 46mins 03 secs.
The ladies 3 peaks record was set in 2008 by Anna Pichrtova with a time of 3 hours 14 mins 43 secs.
In 2008 the 3 peaks was the ‘World Long Distance Mountain Running Race ‘The race route has changed a number of times, there was a minor change in 2013 with a path upgrade over Whitber Hill details of the change http://racingsnakes.com/three-peaks-fell-race-new-route-2013 but this was not significant enough to call it a new route (in my opinion the change in 2013 will make the course slightly quicker)