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Muckle Toon Adventure Festival

19th-21st June 2020

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2019 Events Guide – 2020 Events TBC

 

Friday 14th June 2019

MTAF HILL CLIMB 18:30
(Registration from 17:00)

A gruelling 1.6 mile hill climb to kick off the festival. Competitors are timed from Whitshiels to the top of Whita hill. Fastest time wins. Male, Female, youth and mountain bike categories, prizes at basecamp.

ADVENTURES IN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 19:30 – 21:00
Come and join the team at the opening of the Adventures in Photography workshop at The Old Post Office, High Street, Langholm. His and Hers Drinks will be there with their zero-waste pop-up Gin bar. What’s not to like?

Saturday 15th June 2019

MTB LONG, MED & SHORT – 8:00 – 9:00
(Registration from 7:00)

A challenging and varied MTB trail awaits the bravest on two wheels. Your hard work will be rewarded by all the Muckle Toon single track has to offer. Catch a glimpse of the riders on local trails.

SUMMIT CHALLENGE (5, 3 & Single) – 9.00
(Registration from 8:30)

Gather at Basecamp to begin your very own summit challenge. Whether you are taking on one, three or five of the summits surrounding the town, pick up your t-shirt, map before heading to the tops.

DISCOVERING LANGHOLM’ ARTVENTURE TRAIL 9:30 – 14:30

Calling all junior artventurers! Pick up your art detective pack and follow the trail from MTAF basecamp and beyond, completing creative challenges in your own illustrated trailbook, earning an Arts Award along the way. £5pp

BASECAMP ACTIVITIES OPEN – 10:00
The kids zone, climbing wall, united archery, bungees, to name but a few, all get underway at Basecamp.

10K & HALF MARATHON TRAIL RUN – 13:00
(Registration from 11:00)

A mass start for the runners who will begin by coming through the town (North to South) and heading up the Kirk Wynd – why not join the pipe band in giving them a muckle Toon send off?

Sunday 16th June 2019

ROAD BIKE SPORTIVE MASS START – 8.30AM
(Registration from 7AM)

The road cycle sportive will set off behind a lead vehicle through the Muckle Toon. The first riders are expected to be back by late morning and the long route riders by early to mid-afternoon. Come up to basecamp to give them a cheer as they return from a tough day in the saddle.

DISCOVERING LANGHOLM’ ARTVENTURE TRAIL 9:30 – 14:30
Calling all junior artventurers! Pick up your art detective pack and follow the trail from MTAF basecamp and beyond, completing creative challenges in your own illustrated trailbook, earning an Arts Award along the way. £5pp

BASECAMP ACTIVITIES OPEN – 10.00
The kids zone, climbing wall, united archery, bungees, to name but a few, all get underway at Basecamp.

MUCKLE MYSTERY HIKE – 11:00
Leave Basecamp by bus to begin an amazing day of discovery in the Muckle Toon Hills. Guided by Wild Eskdales Kevin Cummings and Freetime Outdoors Phil Tinning you will not believe the splendour of this hidden wilderness. £10pp inc complimentary drinks.

MTAF 5K 12:00
(Registration from 10:00)

Enjoy an atmospheric mass start from Basecamp before heading through beautiful woodlands for a family friendly 5K run.

MOUNTAIN BIKE MINI-TRAIL – 14:00
(Registration from 13:30)

This is one for the whole family!! Jump on your bikes and head out for a 3-mile hurl around the MTAF MTB trails rounding off an amazing weekend in the Muckle Toon

ALL WEEKEND

GEOCACHE
The Muckle Toon Geocache network will have you hunting around the most scenic trails the Muckle Toon has to offer. Join the global treasure hunt and spread the MTAF word all year round!

 

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