Format: Team and now solo 24 Hour Marathon race over an approx 10 mile lap course. Teams can go for broke or ride for the hell of it in this very popular event.
Latest News RedBull have pulled sponsorship for 2003, the event will go ahead, a sponsor hopefully will be announced
FOR EARLY ADVICE ON the MAYHEM and an enrty form as soon as they are available send an SAE to: Patrick Adams - (MAYHEM), 6 High Street, Alton. Staffs ST10 4AQ.
WHEN 21/22 June 2003 red bull Numplumz.com
LOCATION Sandwell Park Birmingham MAP
START TIME 2 pm Saturday
ENTRY COSTS Team £140.00
Solo £45.00 For 2002
CLASSES Elite, sport, ladies all 4 person teams
Mixed 5 person teams and solos
ENTRY INCLUDES for 2001 - 20 cans of Red Bull per team, and other sponsor freebies. Full computerised timing results. Free camping
As soon as you have the Entry form in your hands fill it in and send it off, invent Team mates and sign it NOW and sort it out later, just get that cash in.
Wait for your mates to pay you first - no chance
As with all 24 Hr events in the UK - Take all the kit you can. Wet shorts at 6am is not fun.
If you other half is not available to cook while you ride , then take prepared food IE pasta and heat it on site.
Its easier that cooking in the dead of night.
If you are competitive then prepare a race order for riders and have a leader to keep you in control
Vehicle Access to the area is generally available all weekend. So latecomers and spectators can come and go if they need to
Access to the camp area is available from Thursday if you want to make a session of it.
LENGTH 24 Hrs and then the completion of teams final lap, after that its on time
CLIMBING very little
TERRAIN singletrack and parkland
WEB SITE Red bull 24 hrs
ENTRY FORM see latest news up top there
Closing date It will be full after 5 days after entry forms released - be warned, be quick, or be a spectator.
POSTAl ENTRY be quick
Its basically a field in a park so toilets are generally porta cabin type. There's one changing rooms and shower block though.
There are some Showers in a building and other portable units
Jackets caterers open 24 hrs
Town centre not far away, some teams have even had Pizza delivered to their tents. Macdonalds nearby also for the desperate.
Trade stands provide light re-charging facility, Bike washing and Shimano service.
Massage tent available for competitors
PAST RESULTS 1998to follow sometime
2001 SOLO 2001
Getting there: Leave M5 at JUNC 1, then follow AA signs to Sandwell Park, don't get confused when it appears you are entering a small housing estate.