The third Tarland Show Mountain Bike Race is set to take place on August 9 with past winners back to compete for champion.
The race, which is sponsored by Overton Garage, starts at 11:30am with registration from 10:30am, at www.tarland.org, or call 01339881053.
The 6.8mile course has had new exciting twists, with a steep start followed by a challenging ascent to the summit of Pittenderich. It is expected that winner for the past two years, Wayne Blair of Aboyne will be out to maintain his clean sweep. Steph Provan will be a strong contender in the ladies and looking to retain her title. The Mountain Bike Race will be followed by the Hill Race, with a 3pm start. There will be a cash prize for the best combined time for combined Mountain Bike and Hill Race.