Saturday 5th May 2012 – Catton Hall, Walton On Trent, Tamworth, DE12 8LN
Calling all cyclists and runners – we have another event where you can challenge yourself on foot or on wheels! Enter the ProVelo 2012 Wiggle Enduro 6 and Wiggle 10K. The latter of which is an exclusive sneaky peak into one of the most famous runs around! Read on to find out more…
Wiggle Enduro 6
Wiggle Enduro 6 is a guaranteed adrenaline kick if you’re a goal driven cyclist that gets a buzz from pushing yourself to work harder, cycle faster and stay stronger than anybody else. For this event, you need to complete as many laps as possible within the 6 hour timeframe of the event. Sure, you can take part in for enjoyment purposes – perhaps get a team together and just enjoy the atmosphere of being with chums and getting in the saddle? But for those wanting wins, there’s a real need to plan, plan, plan for this event.
Not only will time be pressured (tyre changes, fuel stops and changeovers need to be smooth and glitch-free if you want to make the most of cramming in the circuits) but there’s also the small curveball that we decided to throw in, y’know just to really test rider efficiency ;) It’s a parc ferme event!
Yep, this means that once the start klaxon sounds, you’re on your own i.e. the only equipment that can be used for the next 6 hours is the kit that you took into your pit area. No additions allowed!
We’d feel a bit mean just throwing you in at the deep end though so here are a few ideas of what you might want to take into your area: spare bike, tyres, tubes, pump, tools, lube, chain, food and drink, Thermos of hot water, extra clothing, waterproof jacket, sun cream (fingers crossed!), folding chair, umbrella, small tent and warm clothes for in between laps. Oh and a smile!
Wiggle Enduro 6 Time Trial
If your inner speed demon hadn’t been satisfied with the prospect of the Wiggle Enduro 6, then it’s time that we introduced you to the Wiggle Enduro 6 Time Trial. Without dressing it up, you’ll basically have to complete 1 lap of the Enduro 6 course as quickly as possibly. Simple as. Short-term pain, long term glory! Bring it on!
Next up it’s one for the runners. With tickets being sold by the national running title “Runners World”, you can rest assured that the Wiggle 10K is one of the best events around. It’s a chance for the non-cyclists or the cross-training types amongst you to get out and making the most of having EXCLUSIVE access to one of the most famous routes on the running calendar… August’s adidas Thunder Run. Oh. Yes.
You’ll be put through your paces as you tackle the 10km of rough terrain that will also be used to challenge participants on the infamous August event. But with fantastic support from spectators and event organisers alike, it will be an experience to savour rather than endure! A feed station at the 5km mark will give you the extra oomph to really blast your way through the second half of the run and also means that less experienced runners can take a pit stop before crossing the finish line :)
Visitors to Wiggle Enduro 6 and the Wiggle 10K can enjoy FREE onsite camping, catering, toilets, showers, participant goody bags and medals… it’s going to be a fabulous weekend for all! And hey, if you think that the challenges sound a bit hardcore? Turn up and give it a go anyway :) Sure, there are those that take it on as a serious opportunity to make their mark and hit some Personal Records but there are also those that turn up to enjoy it at a more leisurely pace. It’s up to you to make it what you want – just as long as you enjoy it, pop on a smile and bounce your way through the weekend!