Hit The Downs MTB 2019

12th May 2019, Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex

Applications open 10th March- 10th April 2019

When will I find out if I've been selected? By 15th May 2019

See the event website here

This is exciting. Really exciting! This is our first event with the might PIE events organisation. This group deliver expeditions and events all over Europe, and in their wisdom, they’ve chosen the Exile Medics to look after everyone involved in these adventures.

In this first outing, we’ve taken on their first event of 2019 in Shoreham on the Sussex Downs. Ask anyone who’s been an Exile on our UK events, and you’ll know that just because its in the UK, its isn’t any less wilderness, and we expect to be busy from dawn till dusk during the day. You’ll arrive on the 11th May and camp out with the Exile team, receiving your kit, briefings and strategy, before heading out into the field to do your thing. As ever, you’ll have senior medical support on site to lend a hand if you need it, and all the medical kit will be supplied by Exile Medics. We’ll encourage you to bring your bikes or off road vehicles to the event, but it isn’t necessary.

This is one of those events that is great for you to dip your toe in the expedition and wilderness waters, see if its your thing and make a name for yourself for other Exile Medics expeditions. We really want to encourage early career doctors, paramedics, nurses and physiotherapists to apply for this one, and it’ll be a strong addition to your applications for other Exile Medics expeditions.

Think you can deliver? Apply here now and psych yourself up for the full Exile Medics experience

You’ll need a tent and some camping equipment- we'll confirm the campsite location nearer the time

There is a £20 Exile Medics administration fee which covers public and employers liability insurance, clinical support and medical equipment. Its a good deal- promise.

Any questions? Email here


Cost: PIE Shoreham costs £20 (which includes the unfortunate VAT) for the administrative fee, and you will need to get yourself there.

Dates: You should aim to be in Shoreham on the evening of the 11th May 2019, and can head off on the evening of the 12th May.

Food: You will need to bring all of your food for the days, including snacks and food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bring your own camp stoves if you have one, but there are plenty of catering options in Shoreham.

Accommodation: On the evening of the 11th May you will be camping, which Exile Medics will arrange for you.

Communication: Mobile phone coverage is good, and will be the principal mode of communication.

Flights: Unless you join us from overseas, no flights are required.

Visa: If you join us from overseas, you may need a visa. Please check with your local United Kingdom consulate prior to booking any travel that the requirements haven't changed for your particular passport.

We need nurses, physiotherapists, medical students and doctors for this one. All can apply

We especially want to encourage F1, F2 and early career Parasmedics, Nurses and Physiotherapists to join us for PIE Shoreham. See if you like Exile Medics…

Medical Students/ F1s ✔ Nurses ✔ Paramedics ✔ Physiotherapists ✔ Doctors ✔

Questions? Ask them here

Beach? Camping? Spring? South Coast? What could be better. Start your Exile-Life in Shoreham by Sea.

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