September 12/07 7:04 am - Dukes Epic 8 Hour Summer Relay
Posted by Editor on 09/12/07
Dukes Epic 8 Hour Summer Relay - Ontario
A reminder to all riders that the Early Entry Discount to the Dukes Fall Epic 8 Hour is still available until Sept 14th. Click to www.hardwoodhills.ca/mtb/epic8hour.htm for full event details and registration
The Epic 8 Hour Relay is all about the camaraderie, sportsmanship and the gritty, hard-core enjoyment of riding with friends. The Epic 8 Hour relay is a personal and team challenge to complete as many laps as possible. Whether riding just for fun, or vying for a podium spot in your category, the Epic 8 Hour will be a memorable experience. As Ontario's premier Mountain Bike destination, and with over 70 km's of MTB trails to choose from, Hardwood Hills provides the best in trails and support for riders.
The course for the Dukes Epic 8 Hour Fall Relay on Saturday Sept 29, at Hardwood Hills, will be marked and open for pre-riding as of Sept 19th. The 10 km course includes many of the favorite sections of the "Serious" and "Gnarly" courses at Hardwood Hills offering fun and rolling double track, with a few technical challenges thrown in.
Pre-riding is available during regular Hardwood Hills hours of operation only, and regular trail fees apply.
The Epic 8 Hour will be timed using the proprietary Chico Racing Chip Timing system, famous from the Chico Racing 24 HR events, to ensure accurate and instantaneous results.
There are Medals for top 3 teams in each category, Draw Prizes for all riders, and a Grand Draw Prize of a KONA Cyclocross bike for one lucky rider