Dirty Dames is a women’s only enduro style mountain bike race aimed at enticing more women into mountain biking. Not just a race, it’s about sharing the ride with friends in a social but competitive atmosphere. The race will fully supported by our on course volunteer cast, providing food and refreshment, motivation, and definitely some entertainment along the way.
The format of the race is Enduro, involving timed segments, giving you ample time to stop and catch your breath along the way, chit chat with the handsome volunteers, and cheer on your fellow riders. The course will be well marked for race day.
With special thanks to IMBRC, we will have the use of a timing system to provide you with printed times for all your timed stages.
All trails will be beginner friendly and details of each stage will be released prior to race day, so you can practice them to your heart’s content.
Baggy Shorts Category
This category is for those who have no experience racing, however should have some experience riding a mountain bike (i.e. you have ridden some trail centres such as Ballinastoe, Ballyhoura or similar). The race is not suitable if you have never ridden a mountain bike before.
Experienced Rider Category
This category is for those who have any racing experience under their belt and/or consider themselves to be at intermediate or advanced level.
This category is for under 18’s. The minimum age limit is 12. This entry will require a parental consent form to be completed signed on race day. Alternatively you can download a form from here, print off and bring along the signed form and hand it in at sign on. You should have at least some experience riding a mountain bike (i.e. you have ridden some trail centres such as Ballinastoe, Ballyhoura or similar). The race is not suitable if you have never ridden a mountain bike before.
Registration is now open. Sign up here.
Entry prices are as follows:
|Baggy Shorts entry||€35|
|Experienced Rider Entry||€35|
|Junior Entry (U18)||€15|
For any riders without a Cycling Ireland license, a fee of €2 for a one day license must be paid on race day. One day licenses are free for U18 riders.
What’s included in the registration fee?
- Timed results to compare with your friends after the race
- Snacks and drinks on route
- Coffee/Tea vendor in race village
- Lots of great prizes
- First Aid
- 5 fun stages
- Free Parking
- Bike Wash
For any riders without a Cycling Ireland license, a fee of €2 for a one day license must be paid on registration. One day licenses are free for U18 riders.