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Hit the Downs MTB

Join our annual off-road cycling event. Choose between a 30 km or 60 km route across the South Downs raising vital funds for St Barnabas House.


Register today for Hit the Downs MTB 2019


Jump on your saddle and turn up the trail raising vital funds for St Barnabas House.

What can I expect?

  • Brand new venue and routes for 2019
  • Stunning route through the South Downs
  • Mighty climbs and exhilarating descents
  • Professional organised ride
  • Chip timing
  • Refreshments en route
  • Staggered start waves
  • Great for experienced and new cyclists alike
  • Support your local hospice
  • Mechanical support
  • Free training rides

In the last two years over 800 cyclists have taken on our epic off-road cycling challenge Hit the Downs MTB and now we are back again with a brand new start / finish venue and routes for 2019. Take on the rolling South Downs Way whilst raising money for your local adults’ hospice. The undulating course will test riders with its multitude of tricky climbs and rapid downhill descents. Whether you choose to take on the cool 30 km route or challenge yourself to the new impressive 60 km route you are guaranteed a thrilling day in the saddle.

Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or relatively new to two wheels, we will provide professional support on the day to help see you through to the finish line! Raise vital funds for your local adults’ hospice whilst taking in some amazing views along the way.

Did you know, studies have shown that riding a bicycle everyday makes you more awesome than the general population.

Click here to register now

Registration will close on 29 April 2019

Registration is only £35 (plus booking fee) and includes chip timing, refreshment en route, a souvenir medal, mechanical on the day support and pre-event training rides.