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OMM Festival - OMM Bike

Rugeley, Staffordshire

Organiser's Description

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Dear Competitor,

With the uncertain times we all have ahead of us, it is with great disappointment that we are cancelling the OMM Festival at Cannock Chase.

We hope you are staying healthy, looking after yourself and others by respecting the 2m social distancing instruction. We’re in this together – and like a Mountain Marathon, we’re all looking forward to that hug when we’ve crossed the finish line.

At this stage the OMM Alps, OMM Japan and 53rd OMM are all planning to go ahead. PLEASE continue to enter these events as this will help us immensely to keep going. We guarantee a full refund if we do need to cancel these events.

We have incurred costs in arranging the festival but we want you to have a full refund. Please check your inbox for information about arranging your refund.

Thank you all again for your continued support. Please look after each other and stay healthy.

Any questions please contact support@theomm.com or call 01524 548040

Team OMM

Distances

Lite/Bike 2 days: Short - 5hrs & 4 hrs; Long - 7hrs & 5hrs
Runs: 10 km, 13.1 miles. 26.2 miles

FREE camping and parking (multi day events only)

Heated and lit giant marquee

Refreshments by Barretts Kitchen and Bar’

Physio services – sports massage, gait analysis

Kit shop and running advice

Talk to the experts

Family friendly – Perfect site for children to play

Marked biking and walking routes available all weekend

Friday 1st May

3pm Camp Site opens – WS15 2UA.

4pm Event Centre Open

8-9pm Free Workshops: Gait, Kit clinic

Saturday 2nd May

8.30am OMM Lite and Bike Day 1

10.30am Outdoors Magic Marathon Trail Race

12pm Outdoors Magic Half Marathon Trail Race

4pm Free Kids 2km fun trail race (Entry on the day)

6-9pm Free Workshops: Injury Prevention, Pro Kit Clinic, Guest Speaker

Sunday 3rd May

8am OMM Lite and Bike Day 2

11am Outdoors Magic 10km Trail Race – Adventurer Chris Nicholson to set Guinness World Record completing the race in a wheelchair.

12.30pm – 3pm Award ceremony

5pm last departures.

Enter the OMM LITE Here

Timed navigation based events.

Find the checkpoints.

Highest score wins.

Solo or Team.

Your team will be given a map of the Cannock Chase trail network with 50 checkpoints marked on it. The checkpoints all have different values. The challenge is to choose a route that collects the most points for your team.

You choose how long you stay out for, some teams will ride hard all day, others will stop for lunch.

Remember you choose how long you stay out for and how hard your route is.

The individual or team who collects the most points wins!

SHORT COURSE
Saturday time limit: 5 hours
Sunday time limit 4 hours

LONG COURSE
Saturday time limit: 7 hours.
Sunday time limit: 5 hours.

Enter the Saturday & Sunday Trail Races HERE

We’re delighted to be having this year’s OMM Festival back in the rolling hills of Cannock Chase.

Tackeroo Site, Penkridge Bank Rd, Rugeley WS15 2UA

Access to parking, camping and the Event Centre will be clearly signposted.

Camping or arriving in a vehicle you will be sleeping in? You must also read the section below ‘Camping, Campervans and accommodation’

HOW TO GET THERE

By Car. The Event HQ is located between Stafford and Cannock to the East of the A34. Access to the Tackeroo Event Site is from Penkridge Bank Road and will be signposted. When you arrive you will be met by our friendly volunteer marshals, please follow their instructions.

By Public Transport. The nearest Stations, dependent on where you are travelling from are Rugeley Trent Valley and Rugeley Town, Hednesford and Cannock. The closest is approx 3 miles from the event HQ.

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