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This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Orkney CC - The Three Braes - Saturday 3rd June, 2023

(sponsored by The Birsay Bay Tearoom & Orklean)

It's back for its sixth year....Orkney CC's hill-challenging, lung-buster of an event. A cumulative time trial up three of Orkney's mightiest peaks - The Lyde, Heddle and Wideford. Come and give it a go....even if its just for the challenge of doing all three or beating a previous personal best. The only way is up!


  • IMPORTANT: Entry is via Entry Central only
  • Entry is £2.00 per rider.
  • The closing date for entries is Thursday 1st of June 2023. 
  • There will be no entries on the day.
  • Final details of the day including any amendments will be announced on the club Facebook page on Friday 2nd June.
  • This is a small, club confined event. All entry fees will be allocated to putting on this event and making it the best we can. Therefore unfortunately no refunds will be given.


  • It's starts in Finstown, meeting at the Firth School
  • If driving through then please park-up at the Firth School


This year we will be operating a sign-on system where you will be allocated a number.  Sign on opens at 8.45am and closes at 9.00am.


  • There are two categories for entry U16 and Adults/16+
  • Entry space for each category is limited
  • The order of the hills will be Lyde – Heddle – Wideford.  Total length for the route is 32km/20miles.  Participants are expected to cycle between the hills.
  • Cyclists will leave Finstown for the Lyde at 9.00am.
  • You will be timed up each ascent.  Your final time will be the cumulative time of all three hills.
  • You must cycle up each hill in the order given by the starter. No exceptions.
  • There will be a short prize giving ceremony on return to Finstown in the Firth Community Gardens at approximately 12.00pm
  • Medals will be awarded for Female Senior, Male Senior, Female Vet 40+, Male Vet 40+, Best Junior.  Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category.
  • There is a trophy for best male, best female and best junior time 
  • The ‘Chapeau’ trophy will be awarded for the best effort on the day


Thanks go out as always to our event sponsors.  Orklean for the trophies and medals and The Birsay Bay Tearoom for the 'goody' bags.


  • This is a fun event open to members of Orkney CC
  • If you are not a member of Orkney CC then please email
  • By entering you are agreeing to abide by the event rules.
  • If you are under 16 years old on the date of the event, you may only participate if your parent or legal guardian has agreed to these conditions and consents to your participation. You must then be accompanied at the event by a responsible adult over the age of 18.
  • You understand and agree that you participate in the event entirely at your own risk, that you must rely on your own ability in dealing with all hazards, and that you must conduct yourself in a manner that is safe for yourself and all others throughout the duration of the event.
  • You acknowledge that participation in the event is physically strenuous and demanding. You are aware of the nature of the event and associated medical and physical risks involved. You further certify that you are physically capable of participating in the event and will only participate in the event if you are fit enough to do so.
  • If you have any medical condition/s, including allergies, which the club might need to be aware of, you undertake that you have provided details of these at the point of registration.
  • You accept full liability and responsibility for any medical expenses incurred as a result of training for and/or participating in the event.
  • Whilst Orkney CC will take every care with the staging of the event, you accept that you must make all reasonable precautions for the safeguarding of your person and of your property during your participation in the event. You further acknowledge that personal accident and personal items insurance is your responsibility.
  • You accept that it is your responsibility to provide and use a suitable bicycle and helmet.
  • You accept that Orkney CC reserves the right to amend the event format or cancel the event due to health and safety reasons, including storm, rain, inclement weather, winds or any other act of god conditions.

Covid-19 Specific Terms and Conditions
By submitting an entry, you hereby declare that:

  • You will not attend if you have any Covid-19 Symptoms. 

If you have any questions then please feel free to drop Pete Bentley an email at








01 Jun 2023 23:59£2.00

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 03 Jun 2023

Closing Date: 01 Jun 2023 23:59

Status: Closed

Orkney CC 'The Three Braes' 2023 Adults/16+??/20
Orkney CC 'The Three Braes' 2023 U16??/10


Pete Bentley