World Police and Fire Games comes to Northern Ireland!

Ali Todd Ali Todd

With the prestigious World Police and Fire Games coming to Northern Ireland this August, Chain Reaction Cycles and Dromara Cycling Clubs are delighted to announce that the Games will now feature a number of “Open Races” throughout the weekend. Providing an opportunity to be a part of this amazing event, it is hoped that the addition of these races to the weekend will attract competitors from across Ireland. Held at the newly opened Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails, two XC and a DH race will take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August.

 

SCHEDULE

Friday 2nd August: Practice day for all events

0900-1700 Registration for DH and XC

1000 Race brief (Volunteers, marshals and competitors)

1030-1200 On foot inspection for downhill (no bikes in upllift vehicle)

1300-1700 Downhill practice (last uplift at 1600)

1100-1700 Cross Country Practice
1700 Race Meeting

Saturday 3rd August: Cross Country Race & Practice day for Downhill

0830-1400 Registration

0900 -1000 Cross Country Practice

1000 WPFG Cross Country Race

10.45 Youth races

1200 WPFG Podium

1215 Ulster XC support race 1

1345 Ulster XC podium

1400 Ulster XC support race 2

1600 Podium followed by race meeting if required

1000-1700 Downhill Practice (last uplift at 1600)

Sunday 4th August: Downhill Race

0800 Race brief (Volunteers, marshals and competitors)

0900-1000 Registration

0900-1100 Downhill practice

1130 Run 1 followed by WPFG race

1400 Run 2 followed by WPFG race

1700 Podium

 

XC RACES

Kilbroney Forest Park the 4th Round of the Ulster XC MTB Series will be staged on Saturday 3rd August. The track is a mixture of existing natural singletrack, fire road, and trail centre singletrack. The lap is approx 4km and depending on your category each race will last 1.5 – 2hrs approx. With categories for everyone from under 8’s to Seniors there’s room for everyone to line up at the start line!

Pre-Registration is now open CLICK HERE TO ENTER 

 

DH RACE

Having hosted the Rostrevor Mountain Bike Festival earlier this year, the technical and testing “On the Pulse” downhill track is sure to provide another great race! You can check out the course preview in the video above.

Entries are now open but are limited! Don’t miss out. CLICK HERE TO ENTER

 

MORE INFORMATION

World Police and Fire Games : Belfast 2013 Website : WPFG 2013 MTB Facebook

Contact :  mountainbiking@2013wpfg.com

Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails Facebook : Website

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