inov-8 announces new race event

Outdoor running innovators inov-8 have announced their first Run-Orienteer-Cycle event, iROC, which will take place on April 18th and 19th 2009.
iROC will be an innovative and exciting adventure racing weekend in the Durham Dales featuring five different races that will include mountain biking, running and orienteering. Points will be awarded for places and there promises to be a ‘huge’ prize pot for the overall winners across all five races.
Uniquely each of the races will have a mass start and will pass back through the event village at least once before finishing. This will ensure that iROC offers the best adventure race spectating ever seen in the UK.
There will be a simple charging structure that will include race entry, camping, parking and access to the Saturday night entertainment, which will include two night races, live music and a late bar.
You can race as an individual or as a team of three. If you enter as a team your highest scoring team member will count towards your teams points in each race.
The event will be held in the Durham Dales.
Full details of iROC is on There is an early bird discount before the 1st December 2008.