Series Partners

Scott logo

Since 1958 SCOTT Sports has pushed the limits of innovation, technology and design. From the first aluminum ski pole, to the introduction of aero bars and the original plastic moto cross boot , we have led the way in the sports industry. Combining endless
determination to improve with the methodical intricacy put into each product, SCOTT prepares athletes to reach their highest potentials. The 2016 SCOTT MTB Marathon Series exemplifies this mentality and the unification of our three core philosophies.
When you push yourself to the limit SCOTT will stand and by you help you surpass what even you believed was possible. Let our passion become your passion and your successes become our successes.



Schwalbe continues its long partnership with the MTB Marathon Series into 2016. Schwalbe produce the best and at the same time widest selection of cross-country bicycle tyres on the market. There is an extensive range for all riders of the MTB Marathon Series to choose from. Whether it’s Nobby Nic, Racing Ralph, Rocket Ron, Hans Dampf or the new Thunder Burt, there is a tyre for all applications. Schwalbe’s reliable rubber will see you through.


Singletrack Magazine

Singletrack Magazine is the UK's finest mountain bike magazine with literally millions of online readers too. Singletrack has been a supporter of all forms of bike events since 2001 and is your go-to source of the latest happenings in the world of bikes.



TORQ is a UK-based Fitness Consultancy who have involved into one of the world’s leading Performance Nutrition brands. It is their hands-on involvement with athletes that allows them to provide quality comprehensive advice. Click HERE to get some general advice on fuelling and preparation for one of our events and don’t hesitate in visiting the TORQ stand at some point on site if you need some further advice.


Syncros logo

The Syncros name evokes the early spirit of mountain biking. The company was founded in 1986 by Peter Hamilton and Pippin Osborne and was one of the first high-end brands which became known for its unique, innovative components, first for mountain, and then also for road bikes.


USE logo

Ultimate Sports Engineering have been designing and manufacturing the highest quality cycling components for over 20 years in the Sussex hills. From the iconic Shokpost to the new Nano Technology Carbon Wheels, USE are built on innovation and are proud to be supporting the SCOTT Marathon MTB Series


Exposure Lights logo

Exposure Lights lead the way in lighting technology producing high powered cable-free units for attacking the trails all night. Innovative Reflex light adapting technology and Wireless Remote Switching are part of what sets Exposure Lights apart from the rest.



The Alpkit Outdoor Gear Company

Since the early days people have been making their own outdoor gear and selling it to mates. If you have enough mates the word goes around and hey presto you have an outdoor gear company. Things have moved on a bit. These days there are a few big retailers and less independent shops to sell the equipment. If the big retailers there are don't want your gear then you have no hope. Well we think we have got the solution. We design, manufacture and source the best outdoor gear and sell direct to you. We are a small company with big plans. We hope you like what we do.



From humble beginnings almost a decade ago Cycle-tec have grown from a one-man-band event mechanic to mid Wales’ leading bike store and the UK’s leading event support specialists. For a second to none customer experience and friendly professional advice feel free to call or drop by for a chat.



For over two decades, Topeak has been creating innovative, award-winning cycling accessories that push the envelope of excellence for riders around the planet. Why? Because at our core, we’re cyclists just like you and that gives us an unparalleled passion to create leading-edge, quality products guaranteed to boost your riding experience.



The Ergon Story is about a connection between the rider and machine. Different categories of bikes and riding styles require different solutions. “Our goal is to maximise the joy of the riding experience”. Ergon grips, saddles and packs help you to be faster, stronger and more efficient with less pain over distance and better feedback from the trail. German design and innovation at its best.


The Topeak / Ergon Marathon Team won 3 World Championship medals between them in 2016 riding on Ergon grips and saddles.




Hope have been manufacturing quality mountain bike components since 1989. First was the disc brake, shortly followed by the front hub which later developed into the infamous Pro 2. These days Hope manufacture a wide range of products at the factory in Barnoldswick, UK - from brakes, to headsets to cranksets – whilst always maintaining the same quality standards.


Whilst technology and products have changed the ethos remains the same.


Designed. Tested. Manufactured in the UK.


Dirt Wash

Dirtwash products have been cleaning bikes for more than 25 years, and we've been manufacturing bike maintenance gear right here in the UK for more than 75! We have a wide range of cleaners, degreasers and polishes to keep your bike shining however hard the conditions. From our dirt resistant polish to our heavy duty citrus degreaser, your bike is in good hands all weekend.



TF2 products have been lubing bikes for more than 30 years, and we've been manufacturing bike maintenance gear right here in the UK for more than 75! We have a wide range of lubes to keep you riding smoothly however hard the conditions. From our water resistant wet lube, to our ultra-smooth dry wax, we've got the perfect product no matter what the weekend throws at you.


E3C provides the best and most professional proven high quality endurance sport coaching in the UK and Europe. With a range of experienced coaches we will be able to support you to achieve your goals, weather it is riding a local MTB event for the first time or racing National XC. Our coaches have invaluable first hand experience at competing in a variety of endurance sports, saving you costly mistakes and maximising your potential. If you subscribe to one of our personalised online training plans you we will take the stress out of your training and make the most of your available time. 

We have coached many National Champions in Long distance triathlon and Olympic distance, we have also coached top 20 finishers in the 'Trans Alps', 'Marathon de Sable' and top 10 finishers in the 'Cape Epic'. E3C are the coaching company for Steve Day World 24hr MTB, Carwyn Davies World under 23 24hr Champion, Matt Jones European 24hr MTB champion. Working with National Podium XC riders across the age groups. 

E3C work closely with the UKs best MTB events to help provide a great experience for the riders, from first timers to race winners, your goal is our goal. 

Why not join our expanding group of athletes and achieve your personal goals? 


Sixth Element

Sixth Element Wheels are built by hand in Manchester, UK, using market leading components, all trail and competition tested.

Our team riders have proven the wheels' strength and reliability time and time again, whether on the international stage in the Enduro World Series, in National XC and Downhill racing both in the UK and mainland Europe, or on multiple Regional events in the UK and the USA.

All Sixth Element wheels come with our two year 'no quibble' guarantee and three year Crash Replacement policy peace of mind.

Our wheels employ carefully chosen and tested, up-to-the-minute


Rims are hookless Uni Directional carbon: the strongest choice.

Hubs are from Hope, Chris King or DT Swiss.

Decals are part of the rim layup, they aren't stickers, so they don’t peel or fade, and can be colour matched to any bike or component colour.

Ultimately Sixth Element know that its all about the ride.

Yellow Jersey

As well as providing our event day cover, Yellow Jersey offer bicycle insurance and cycle travel insurance for all types of cyclists. Whether you enjoy a casual weekend ride or want to race worldwide, their range of policies allows you to choose the cover that suits you best.

Available as short term policies for one off trips and events, or annual policies to keep you riding all year round. MTB Marathon participants receive a 10% discount – get in touch for your code.