17 & 18 July 2010, Djouce Woods, Co Wicklow

THE NATIONALS ARE COMING HOME

EPIC MTB announces the 2010 K Capital Irish XC National Championships

EPIC MTB have announced that Irish Cross Country is coming home this year with the ‘K Capital Irish XC National Championships’ to be held in Djouce Woods on 17 & 18 July 2010. This superb venue offers everything that is great about Irish mountain biking. The venue, coupled with EPIC MTB’s track record in coordinating world-class competitive events, guarantees the success of the 2010 Championships.

EPIC MTB will build on the success of the 2009 ‘EPIC Blast’ which won the much-coveted Irish Cycling Event of the Year in 2009 and the 2010 championships will showcase Irish Cross Country MTB racing to an international standard.

To ensure success, EPIC MTB have teamed up with FD K Capital Source (K Capital), strong supporters of Cross Country MTB, both nationally and internationally. EPIC’s drive and determination matched with K Capital’s passion for the sport is a winning combination that is sure to deliver a world-class event.

In addition to 10 races covering all MTB categories, the event will feature an all-day DJ, food and beverage stalls, streamed race footage, a children’s bouncing castle, face painting and much more. In addition to K Capital as lead sponsor, EPIC is pleased to welcome Grange Motors, Moto-Pitstop, Spoke.ie, Saddle Skedaddle, Hivar Engineering, Auto Care, U-Pak, and Clear Division as sponsors of the event.

Richie Byrne, Founder of EPIC MTB, commented “Mountain Biking is coming home to the best venue in Ireland for the K Capital XC Irish Championships this year. We are truly excited about the opportunity to build on the success of the EPIC Blast in 2009 and bring Irish XC racing up to a truly international standard. The event will showcase world class Irish and international riders and also the awe inspiring venue that is Djouce Woods.”

He added “We believe this event will continue to broaden the appeal of Mountain Biking in Ireland and we have a full range of competitive events covering the Junior, Sports, Masters and Elite categories. We are also pleased to partner again with the K Capital team whose commitment to the sport is second to none.”

For more details see www.epicmtb.com
To keep track of the build up,
check out Richie Byrne’s Blog: http://epicmtbracing.blogspot.com/