A 40 mile rewarding adventure of the Yorkshire Dales ‘Ard Rock territory


The Yorkshire MTB Marathon is a mountain bike challenge event that takes place within the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park on proper natural terrain. The brutal 40 mile route (measured in country miles) with over 3500m of combined climbing and descending will take riders on a rewarding tour of the stunning Swaledale area that’s known for its rocky terrain, beautiful views and amazing single track descents. Taking place at the Dales Bike Centre, there will be food and drink onsite and the option to camp over if needed. C’mon if you think you’re ‘Ard enough!


  • Fully marked route
  • Event centre facilities
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Event photography
  • Mechanical support
  • Emergency support
  • Safety marshals
  • On site catering and beer tent
  • Free Parking
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