Sunday 2nd October 2016 – First rider off at 11:01am

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This hill climb event is the most popular hillclimb event on the UK calendar

 

The picturesque setting of Monsal Dale attracts a large crowd, even on an October Sunday morning.

The event, first run in 1930 attracts riders from local club level to seasoned professionals. Past winners include Tom Simpson, Malcolm Elliott and more recently Russell Downing, Dean Downing and Adam Blythe. Monsal Head is a famous beauty spot with magnificent views down Monsal Dale and up the Wye Valley.

Promoted by Sheffrec Cycling Club.

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What’s needed to race the HMT Monsal Hill Climb?

A quick guide for new riders so that everyone arrives on race day prepared and ready to race. Here’s what you should do:

  • Park in the car park where instructed
  • Sign on before you ride
  • Collect your race number
  • Pin to the reverse of your jersey
  • Don’t warm up on the diversion route
  • Ride slowly down the hill to the start
  • No U turns near the start
  • Arrive at your allotted time slot
  • Give it everything you have
  • Enjoy the huge crowds & atmosphere
  • Be caught by the catchers
  • Wait for the results & presentation

ABOUT MONSAL HILL CLIMB

First run in 1930, Monsal Hill Climb has been on the hill climb calendar for an amazing 86 years. This event was started by a few mates riding out to Monsal Head at the end of the track season and timing each other up the hill, at this time it was an unmade road.

The event now attracts around 150 local riders from club level to seasoned professionals. 2009 was the first running of the event on a closed road. 2015 saw a record entry of 150 riders!!!

2016 ENTRIES

Over the past few years the Monsal Hill Climb has proved to be very popular with a full field of 150 riders plus reserves for the past 4 years. All entries will be concidered based on your previous times at Monsal or your times in Cycling Time Trials events this year. If you dont have any qualifying times please include your road or circuit race results. Please note that you have to be a member of a CTT registered cycling club to enter online.

CATEGORIES

All riders will be placed into categories based on their age. These categories will be: School Boy, School Girl which are under 16 years of age. Junior Men and Junior Women, these are under 18 years of age. Senior Men and Women, aged from 19-39. Veteran Men and Women, aged 40 plus. Under 12's can ride due to the road being closed. Please contact the organiser direct to enter under 12's.

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2015 Event Reports

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