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Mental Hillness 2010

SATURDAY 10TH APRIL

Mental Hillness is an endurance mountain bike ride and fell run, where cyclists and runners are challenged to complete a particularly challenging and hilly off-road circuit as many times as possible in 12 hours for charity.

Many non-runners and non-cyclists have often questioned the motives and ‘soundness of mind’ of people competing in similar endurance challenges. They ask questions such as ‘Are you crazy?’ or ‘Why would you abuse your body like that?’. This is an opportunity to raise awareness, and money, to support charities that help people who experience suffering caused by real abuse and mental health illnesses.

All proceeds to
Mental Health Foundation, Independent Choices and Grapevine Project.

The Riders course is 10km long and has been chosen to avoid major roads. It involves over 400 metres of accent and descent! Runners have a slightly shorter route, but it still involves over 400 metres of accent and descent!

Entry form - Click here


Entries cannot be confirmed until the entry form and donation cheque have been processed. Cheques should be made payable to ‘Mental Hillness’. (Remember you can give more than the £10 minimum if you want!)
We will publish all confirmed entries here.

Please note that places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis with limited places – so be quick to ensure your entry.

Registration from 6.30am – Mass start at 8.00am – Finish at 8.00pm (laps that are not completed by 8pm will not be counted).

Route Maps (and GPX files - for Garmin GPS units)
Click to download - MTB Route Map, Running Route Map, MTB GPX, Running GPX.

Directions Hayfield Cricket Club is located in the centre of Hayfield Village, and is accessed through The Royal Hotel car park. Post code SK22 2JE. Please click here for map and directions.

Other links please see www.hayfieldhub.net/links

E-mail mentalhillness@yahoo.co.uk for more details.

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