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Registration Type Price * Fee Quantity
Solo Entry
Includes 20% VAT. Solo entry for Glentress Seven 2018.
£49.00 £0.00
Pair Entry
Includes 20% VAT. Team entry for two riders for Glentress Seven 2018.
£85.00 £0.00
Trio Entry
Includes 20% VAT. Team entry for three riders at Glentress Seven 2018.
£124.50 £0.00
* Prices include VAT

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Saturday 26 May 2018, race starts 10am
Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders

About the Odlo Glentress Seven

Welcome to the Magnificent Eighth Edition of the Odlo Glentress Seven! 

The Odlo Glentress Seven is TweedLove’s flagship endurance mountain bike event, and firmly established as one of Scotland's most popular MTB events. It's a great day’s riding and racing for everyone, with the emphasis on great trails and a friendly, fun atmosphere.

Expect some nice climbs, fantastic singletrack, great descents and a whole lot of fun – you can go as hard, or easy, as you like. The main descent is a total classic and not open for riding the rest of the year.

If seven hours of riding isn’t enough challenge (!!) you can even do a trail run on the course the evening before. We've even added a bitesize 5k trail run NEW for 2018!  To sign up for one of our discounted trail runs please see below.

Check out the video of the 2017 event! 

A seven hour race - how it works

The aim is to complete as many laps as you can in the seven hour time limit. Teams ride in relay – there’s only one team member on the course at any one time. Timing is via an electronic card which is worn by the team member on course. When a rider crosses the lap finish line their time is recorded, and they then pass the card onto the next team member and so on.

Riders can do as many laps as they want/can manage in the time. The transition/timing/ team change-over area is in the event village. The course is marked out all the way round and there are marshals at all key positions.

Riders can go as hard or easy as they like, and there’s always the lure of a nice cake and a bit of a social down at the event village. There’s also a cake and water station at the top of the course.

The race starts at 10am on Saturday 26 May. You must register beforehand (or the evening before) to collect your race number, timing chip and course information. Full details will be sent to entrants as a pdf download the week before the race.

 

Solo Entry £49.00

Pair Entry £85.00

Trio Entry £124.50

 

What you get:

• Seven hours of top riding with a fab bunch of people

• The best, most fun* endurance race course in the UK

• Electronic timing by SI systems

• Great ‘Free Cake Shop’ feed station, with the most delicious cakes**

• Miles of awesome singletrack

• Event village with great food and drink

• The best course medics available

• On site tech support

 

*we’re pretty sure about this!

**we’re totally certain about this!!

 

This event is suitable for riders who are competent on blue and red grade trails. Any drop-offs are avoidable and technical sections are short and not too scary. The course is around 11km with around 380m of climbing each lap.

 

ODLO TRAIL RUN ...... Discounted entry for Odlo GT7 riders! 

Friday 25 May 2018, race starts 6:30pm (TBC)
Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders

We know lots of you are trail runners as well as bike riders, and following some great advice from the trail running community (and a very successful first Odlo GT11 event last year!), we're setting up the Odlo GT7 course for runners again - the evening before the bike race. For 2018 we have also added a bitesize 5km course!

Now the fit and the tough among you can run either the (almost 5k or 11k) course - just one lap mind - as a warm-up on the evening of Friday 25th May.

11km Entry £25.00 (discounted to £20)

5km Entry £15.00  (discounted to £12.50)

GT 11 Start

It's being organised as a separate evening trail-run set-up for off-road runners, but of course all Odlo GT7 entrants will get discounted entries (but only when entering both events at the same time!). You must follow this process:

1. Select entry/ticket type for Odlo Glentress Seven

2. Proceed to order form and fill in all of the required details

3. BEFORE paying, click to add on and 'additional item' (discounted entry to Odlo Glentress 5k or 11k trail run). NB you must select here which rider/riders (RIDER 1, RIDER 2, RIDER 3) are running the Odlo Glentress 5k or 11k the evening before the Odlo Glentress Seven. This discounted entry is ONLY availble for participants of Odlo Glentress Seven. 

4. After you have added your 'additional item' (must select one item per runner), proceed to pay.

 

More info about The Odlo Glentress 5k & 11k here

 

The Odlo Glentress Seven and Odlo Glentress 11k are held at Forestry Commission Scotland's Glentress trail centre.



 

Odlo Glentress Seven is supported by:

Odlo

Forestry Commission Scotland 


FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

office@hillsideoutside.com

All the tickets are sold out, is there a wait list?

Yes, we operate a waiting list direct from our website www.tweedlove.com. 

Is there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Odlo GT 7 - No racers under 14 years old on the day of the event permitted. Racers under age of 16 must be signed on by their parent, or other legal guardian.

Odlo GT 11 - Open to racers age 14 years +. Racers under age of 16 must be signed on by their parent, or other legal guardian

Odlo GT 5 - Open to races age 11 years +. Racers under age of 16 must be signed on by their parent, or other legal guardian

Parental permission forms will be sent in advance with participant notes prior to event. Please bring along a signed copy to Registration. 

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking details will follow in participant notes that will be issued prior to event

What's the refund policy?

If for any reason you are unable to attend the event, refunds will be available upon request (info@tweedlove.com) as follows:

Refunds are available up to three weeks (5th May 2018) before the event - refunds will be subject to a £10.00 administration fee. 

After this date, no refunds will be available.

Can I transfer ticket to another name?

Solo riders are untransferrable.  Please request a refund as above. We operate a solo rider waiting list and your ticket will be allocated to the next rider on our list. 

For Pairs & Trio riders we can change a member of the team. Please get in touch at info@tweedlove.com. There will be an admin charge of £10.00 per ticket.

Transfers are only available until 20th May 2018.

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Osprey Car Park, Glentress

EH45 8NB Peebles
United Kingdom

Organiser

Hillside Outside Ltd

Event organising company based in Peebles, in the Scottish Borders.  

Events include The TweedLove Bike Festival and Tour O The Borders

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