This summer jenny Tough, Rickie Cotter and Lee Craigie set out to compete in the first Silk Road Mountain Race in Kyrgystan. This is the story of what happened.
Only 29 riders out of the 98 that started made it to the finish line after battling 1700km of weather, altitude and mountainous terrain.
Images supplied by official photographer Jennifer Doohan.
Tickets £11 / £7
Venue Teviot Row Edinburgh