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Announcement re TORQ in your Sleep 2020

We hope that you and your family and friends are well and that lockdown hasn’t been too tough.

Although we are still awaiting the Government’s announcement about sporting events which is expected in early July, the Club has spent the past week making logistical enquiries and discussing whether it would be possible to run such a large scale event as TORQ in your Sleep to the high standard that we have in previous years.  Sadly, we have decided that it is unlikely. 

We’ve therefore decided to run a more bespoke XC endurance event with podiums – TORQ Breakout – at our Area 51, Highlands Farm venue instead, rigorously risk assessed for smaller numbers of riders with social distancing to the fore:

Saturday 29 August

From 9am – 2 hours riding, max 50 riders with cats 16-39, Over 40 and Female 

From Noon – 4 hours riding, max 50 riders with cats 16-39, Over 40 and Female 

Sunday 30 August

From 9am – 8 hours riding – max 50 riders with cats 16-39, Over 40 and Female  (this category includes free camping at the lovely venue)

From 10am – 6 hours riding – max 50 riders with cats 16-39, Over 40 and Female 

We’ve a great XC endurance course ready for you now – recent video of it will be uploaded to our facebook page soon.  All entrants to TORQ in your Sleep have already been contacted and given the choice of changing their entry to TORQ Breakout, so please check your inbox if this applies to you. 

Sorry, but entry to TORQ Breakout will have to be strictly by pre-entry only via the red online entry button on this website which will open at 10am this coming Tuesday 23 June.  All entrants will then receive a pre-event info email in August and, in the meantime, can check out any updates on our facebook page

Many thanks for your support and take care,

Gorrick Team

30 AUGUST 2020
at MINLEY MANOR, MINLEY, YATELEY, HANTS, GU17 9UF
ENTRY NOW OPEN
    • 12/6hr Mountain Bike XC endurance event Noon to Midnight on Sunday with FREE trackside camping on Saturday and Sunday nights
    • Superb XC endurance course at a classic venue
    • Great event facilities including quality catering
    • HQ Marquee & TORQ Trade Arena
    • Massive Prize & Spot Prize pool
    • Complimentary TORQ products
    • View the TORQ Fuelling System      

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