Top UK Mountain Bike Enduro Race Series & Events
In this article, we are going to take a look at the top UK MTB Enduro race series and events. Where they are held and who runs them.
It’s no secret that UK mountain bike racing and sports events globally for that matter have taken a big hit this year with Covid-19. Most events have either been cancelled or postponed but 2021 will come around soon so it’s good to get an idea of what MTB race events are about when racing returns.
This article is by no means a complete list of events held in the UK but of the most popular many being apart of the BNES (British National Enduro Series).
If you think we have missed off an important series then let us know in the comments section below.
Southern Enduro ran its first race in 2013 since then we have been growing to bring the south of the UK top-class enduro racing.
One of the only UK Series able to run a race in 2020. Southern Enduro Managed to run their Southern Champs which was intended to be held at Triscombe but was moved to Minehead.
Southern Enduro runs most of their races in the South of the UK around Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex however are spreading events further such as Somerset.
Welsh Gravity Enduro
The Welsh Gravity Enduro Series is a mashup enduro series. The 1-day format involves 5 hours of live timing over 3 stages where you can do as many runs as you like in any order you like and then check your times in the pits! This creates an amazing rider atmosphere and presence in the pits that other Enduro formats do not have!
Since conception, the Scottish Enduro Series’ mission has been to find outstanding riding venues and to increase participant’s knowledge of the great riding locations throughout Scotland. In terms of topography and environment, Scotland has a lot to offer and this immediately gives the Scottish Series a competitive edge. The 2020 series will be hosted in Pitfichie, Innerleithen, Dunoon and Fort William, a true national series.v
Welsh Enduro Series
The Welsh Enduro Series is brought to you by Adrian Bradley and the WES team and is now in its 6th year with 2020 going to be the biggest and best yet…..get involved! The Welsh Enduro Series is coming soon. Our aim is to bring some high-quality Enduro rounds to Wales aimed at every rider from beginner through to Pro.
The Ex Enduro
The UK’s biggest mountain bike festival, trade retail/expo, bike demo and party! Three days and nights of racing and entertainment in the beautiful setting of Eastnor Deer Park with the Malvern Hills and the historic Eastnor Castle as the backdrop
Mini Enduro Series
There are 3 stages with professional timing on every stage with transfers in between, these transfers are not timed and do not count for the overall standing.
Gravity Enduro in the Uk has been created and driven by Steve Parr at the National level in the Uk with little or no other races to give riders a stepping stone into Gravity Enduro racing.
The great success of the Mini Downhill races is to bring new riders into racing downhill and we want to recreate this with Mini Enduro, So if you have never raced an Enduro before or just want a bit of fun racing Enduro away from the pressure of Uk Gravity Enduro series, perfect come and try a Mini Enduro.
What do you think is the top UK MTB Enduro Race series? Enduro is growing every year around the world and the UK certainly has enduro fever. More and more people are turning to MTB Enduro to try out racing and many argue it’s better value for money than Downhill. Let us know if you have tried racing in a UK enduro series? If so which events have you taken part in?
Have we missed your favourite race series off the list? Let us know in the comments section below.