THE ‘ARD ROCK TAKES PLACE IN THE STUNNING SWALEDALE AREA OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK. THE EXCLUSIVE ROUTE TAKES IN AMAZING ALPINE STYLE STAGES ON 100% NATURAL AND ROCKY TERRAIN. TOPPED OFF WITH EXPO STANDS, FOOD AND DRINK, LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT ALL WEEKEND LONG. THE FESTIVAL COMBINES FIVE EVENTS;
ENDURO: 3RD/4TH AUGUST 2018
A special 45km loop (measured in country miles) with 6 Alpine-style stages on natural rock-strewn terrain and optional practice on Friday.
ENDURO SPORT: 5TH AUGUST 2018
The same course and timed stages as the Ard Rock Enduro. The Sport takes place on Sunday for riders whose main priority is completing the epic challenge.
ENDURO SPRINT: 3RD/4TH AUGUST 2018
Proper ‘ard at 30km with around 2000 metres of combined climbing and descending. 3 of the Ard Rock special stages, also open to 15-17 year olds.
ENDURO INTRO: 5TH AUGUST 2018
A perfect introduction to the full Ard Rock or sprint event, the Intro is a 30km loop with 3 timed Ard Rock stages.
MTB MARATHON: 4TH AUGUST 2018
A ’40 country mile’ epic ride with 3500m of combined climbing and descending for those who like going the distance and big days out.