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1st Holme Valley (Holmfirth) Scout Group

Holme Valley District Scouts, West Yorkshire

Taking part in The Bike Challenge?

  • The start and finish line is in the small village of Hade Edge, above Holmfirth; some say it was the last place God made! Click here for a map
  • The Challenge has 3 routes starting at 0900: the main route for those feeling up to the full challenge is about 30 miles but there are 2 shorter options (~20 & ~15 miles) also available. You can choose on the day whichever you feel like doing. 
  • All the routes consist of a combination of demanding off-road terrain and local roads and lanes. Click the link on the left to view the routes.
  • Please register and collect your Entrant number when you arrive at the Event. Registration will be open between 0800 and 0845. The Event will commence at 0900 Prompt.
  • The registration marquee will be in the Hade Edge Recreation Ground that is situated on the B6106 Dunford Road. Travel along Dunford Road from the centre of Holmfirth for approximately 2 miles. The recreation ground can be seen on your right hand side just past Longley Farm and opposite the Boshaw Trout inn.
  • Free parking is available: please follow the signs and marshalls to the designated parking areas; please try to avoid causing obstruction for the local residents at all times.
  • Refreshments will be provided at strategic points around the route and in the marquee at the completion of the event.
  • There will be a photographer out on the route, photos will be available after the event at www.morleyphotography.com/

What do you get when you finish?

  • Optionally (If ordered) you will get a Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge T-shirt
  • T-shirts ordered prior to the event will be available to collect.    Orders at the event will be posted out later.
  • Refreshments in the marquee
  • Aching legs etc (curable in a nice hot bath!)
  • The pleasure of completing a great challenge


1st Holme Valley (Holmfirth) Scout Group
Dunford Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 2DU

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