Arrival and registration. Access to parking and camping is through the Dales Countryside Museum car park – DL8 3NT. This and registration open 15.00 on Friday until 23.00. Registration is open again between 07.00 and 09.00 on Saturday morning. There will be signs and our ever friendly volunteers to meet you.
Maps. In a change to previous Lite and Bike events, you will now receive your map at the start line. A different one on Saturday and Sunday that will be fully marked with all the checkpoints available to you on that day. Once you time starts you can then plan your route. You’ll be given a control description sheet at registration and any minor map changes will be on display in the planning area.
Massage. We will have 3 massage therapists to ease away those aches and pains on Saturday and Sunday. You can pre-book on the signup sheet at the information desk.
Biosecurity. Please could all competitors ensure that their footwear and bikes are clean and free of mud before arriving at the event to ensure that we do not endanger the biosecurity of the competition area.
Well the forecast is looking ……interesting….. everything from rain to sun. Please do not get caught out without enough clothing and leaking waterproofs, take another look at the kit list for the basic equipment we ask you to carry for your safety.
Food and a bar will be available over the weekend from Matt and Fi at The Old Post Office. Click here for the menu. Remember hot food, a drink and cake is provided free of charge to competitors when you finish on Sunday!
For those who suffer from food allergies & intolerances, please do ask as they will stock alternative options which can be made to order.
Hope you all had a good Bank Holiday Weekend – please read updates about the OMM Lite and Bike.
Location – Entry to the Event HQ field for all vehicles will be through the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes, for lovers of Satnav the postcode is DL8 3NT.
Parking – This will separate to where you will camp on grass in the area right next to the camping field. Our brilliant volunteers will be at the gate to meet you so please follow their instructions for parking and camping. NO vehicles are allowed onto the Event HQ/Camping field.
Motorhomes/Camper Vans – You are welcome to bring you campervan/motorhome and we do have a small area of hardstanding for a few vehicles.
Changes to Competitor Details or Courses. This can still be done by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Fri 1st Sep 17 and after that date at registration.
Bringing along younger children? Then why not join us for one of the following:
Stage 1 Cycles will be running the following Bike Club activities:
Saturday (and Sunday on request) @ 9.30am – for younger children beginner cycling fun activities. Numbers for this are not limited, so you can just turn up. £2.50 per child. Meet next to the Event marquee.
Saturday @ 10.30am – Intermediate level Junior Cycle Club. Trail ride around the local area. Please book this in advance by calling Helen or Mike on 01969 666873 to ensure you get a place and they have enough instructors.
Saturday @ 1630 – Advanced Level Junior Cycle Club. Advanced MTB ride around the local area. Please book this in advance by calling Helen or Mike on 01969 666873 to ensure you get a place and they have enough instructors.
Stage 1 Cycles have several Childrens bikes/Balance Bikes for hire – give them a call for more information on 01969 666873.
Children’s Mini Orienteering Course – We will be setting up a mini orienteering course for kids around the Event HQ fields. Come and see us for a map after the competitors have started on both Saturday and Sunday. All children must be supervised by a parent/guardian during this activity.
DOGS – a quick reminder that dogs are NOT allowed on the course. Well behaved dogs can be brought along to the Event but must be kept on a lead at all times.
Welcome to the competitor updates page for the OMM LITE & BIKE Yorkshire Dales event. Shortly we’ll be posting information you need before the event.
During the event we will also use this page to post the results and images from the weekend.
See you soon!