The Glentress Mountain Bike Orienteering Event is a fun and exciting MBO Score competition designed to test both your fitness and mental skills. This is the second round of the summer SMBO series.


Map of Glentress

SMBO Glentress Map

 Key Details

Event Centre Glentress Café
COURSE 3 Hour Mountain Bike Score Event with SI Electronic Punching.
MAP A4 printed 1:40,000 O/S colour given at the start
TERRAIN Mainly firetracks, some singletrack and a mix of Glentress trails
REGISTRATION Registration: from 9.00-11.00.
START Starts: from 9.30-11.00
FINISH All back by 14:30
PRICES Solo’s – £15
Teams – £25
Generations – £15
Juniors – £10

What’s included?

60 – 100 Square Kilometre playground!!!
A Pre-printed Map with all the checkpoints included
Food & drink available to buy
Chance to win some fantastic prizes.
A goody bag with an eclectic mix of free stuff and money off vouchers

Event Area 
The event will take place in and around the fabulous Glentress forest.

Parking, toilets, showers, changing rooms, cafe, bike shop.

Parking Charge 

There are 30 Controls with the aim to go to as many as possible in any order. Each Control Point will have a Sport Ident ‘Dibber’ Punch. The location of this will be clear from the descriptions of each checkpoint given to you at the start. Red/White marker tape may be used to re-inforce this if necessary

Results & Prizes
Scores will be displayed as soon as they have been calculated and checked.
Final Results will be posted on our website . Prizes may be awarded to winners in each class with sufficient entrants.

You must have:

a roadworthy and well maintained bike
a cycling helmet – Cycling ANSI, BSI, Snell (not climbing or canoeing) – must be worn at all times
a first aid kit of at least a large wound dressing and bandage
a puncture repair kit, pump and simple tool kit
a waterproof/windproof jacket
food and drink for 3 hours
a whistle and compass
a bell (to warn other trail users of your approach)
a mobile phone

All entrants must be a full or associate member of the BMBO.
To join, go to