Mountain Bike Cross-Country and MTB Cross-Country Marathon.

On 6th August the Mountain Bike Marathon will take place between the 8th-12th August, the worlds best cyclists will attack the trails in the legendary Glentress Forest famous for technical climbs and fast descents. 

Mountain Bike Cross-Country Marathon

After a mass start the riders will take on this epic course covering 100km it will push the riders to their limits across road, gravel, punishing climbs and long descents.  Line the trails and cheer on these unbelievable cyclists and witness a new world champion take the rainbow stripes! 

Mountain Bike Cross-Country 

With a mixture of events there is something for everyone to enjoy watching. The riders will take on this challenging terrain testing their strength, endurance and grit over the duration of the race which lasts over an hour long. Cross-Country short track burns the riders legs for a intense 20 minute race with laps of 1-1.5KM long. Riders can share the pain with the Cross-Country Team Relay. Extra technical sections will be added for the riders taking on the course with Electric Mountain bikes but dont be fooled this is still a challenging race with the help of electric! 

Dont miss out on this epic trip!  

See you in Glentress Forest?

As the official tour operator, Sportive Breaks are putting packages together so you can watch this spectacular event from the best view point. 

Join the wait list now to be the first to hear when our packages go on sale! 

2023 UCI Cycling World Championships
3 - 13 August

In the first event of its kind - never seen nor cycled before - the world’s greatest riders will come together in Glasgow and across Scotland in August 2023 to compete at the highest level over thirteen world championships. Across various venues in Scotland we will celebrate cycling and cycling culture for the first time with this many cycling disciplines on show in the same location. Don't miss out and be part of this once in a lifetime event with Sportive Breaks

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