Brass Monkeys 2014/5

Ready for cleaning

Ready for cleaning

Back after Round 2

Back after Round 2

I first tried the Brass Monkeys XC races two years ago. After a year off I jumped straight back into it. More information on the event can be found at their website here: http://meridabrassmonkeys.com/

Round 1 – Minley Manor 23rd November 2014.

It was a very wet and muddy round 1 with very little traction. It was great however to be back out attempting a race after a year and a half. I came in 27th in the 4hr Male category.

Results here: http://www.timelaps.co.uk/assets/uploads/EVENTREPORT.aspx?eventid=307MinleyManor23/11/2014

PDF of the Round Results here: Brass Monkeys Round 1 – Event Results Page

Great write up on XC racer can be found here: http://www.xcracer.com/brass-monkeys–round-1.html

Round 2 – Tunnel Hill 14th December 2014.

Round 2 was completely different. The event was dry and fast with a great course. I came in 22nd in the 4hr Male category.

Results here: http://www.timelaps.co.uk/assets/uploads/EVENTREPORT.aspx?eventid=309TunnelHill14/12/2014

PDF of the Round Results here: Brass Monkeys Round 2 – Event Results Page

 

Looking forward to the third and final round in the new year. I must try to find time to schedule in some training between now and then☺

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