Wild Boar Chase and Humbug Chase MTB rides.

Wild Boar Chase – 20th May 2018


John Ord and his team were out taking photos on the 2018 event. The team captured some fantastic photos and we are pleased to let you know that all of the images are online.
Photos are available from this link.


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You all saw the Forest of Dean at it’s best. Thank you for coming

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Wild Boar Chase MTB ride.

A mountain bike ride in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley using forest tracks, bridleways and short sections of minor roads.
Choose from longer, tougher routes to shorter easier routes.
Distances from 20 miles to 43 miles.

All riders cycle most of the Small Boar (the 20 mile option) For 2018 we have a re-designed the Small Boar with the early pinch-points removed and some completely new sections.

The next distance, the Woody Boar (the 23 mile option) stays within the main Forest.

The Hog (the 39 mile option) also visits the edge of the Wye Valley.

The Full Boar (the 44 mile option) visits Wales when it leaves The Hog, descends to the river Wye, then rejoins the Hog to return to the Forest.

You can change the distance you ride on the day, no need to inform us. We will track riders on the Small Boar, the Hog and the Full Boar by scanning their bar codes. Riders on the Woody Boar will not be scanned.

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Humbug Chase – 20th May 2018

The logo of The Humbug Chase for 8-12 year olds.
The Humbug Chase for 8-12 year olds.

A shorter ride for 8-12 year olds.
An accompanied ride with no road mileage and no road crossings.
All riders cover the same distance of approx. 8 miles
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We are located in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, near Bristol and Gloucester and Chepstow in Wales. It is easily reached by road from the M48, M4, M5 and M50 motorways.


All riders were entered in the free draw.

Organisers and helpers

All the organisers and helpers on this event are volunteers. After the Wild Boar Chase in 2017 the Lions were able to award more than £15,000 from the event’s proceeds to worthy causes in the Forest of Dean.