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The MTB Challenge
Cross Country MTB Racing

February 17, 2013

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MTB Challenge

Race Details

MTB Challenge
Junior (14-under): 1 lap – 8 miles | Novice/Novice HS (High School Riders): 2 lap – 16 miles | Sport/Sport HS/Single-Speed: 3 laps – 24 miles | HS Sport Girls: 2 laps – 16 miles | HS Expert Girls: 3 laps – 24 miles | Expert/SS Expert/Pro: 4 laps – 32 miles 

Race Features
The MTB Challenge has a 1-lap Junior division, a 2-lap Novice and Novice High School division, 3 laps for Sport, High School Sport and Single Speed divisions, and a 4-lap Expert/SS Expert and Pro division. Each lap is 8 miles of challenging, scenic, fast single track trails, up and down the foothills surrounding Folsom Lake. The High School divisions for Novice, Sport and Expert will have their own start waves.


Fees:

MTB Challenge: $40 til December 1st, $50 til race day, $55 race day
18 and under: $30 til December 1st, $40 til race day, $45 race day

Start Time: MTB Challenge 9:00 am
Packet pick up: Sunday February 17th from 7-9 am at Race Site.

Schedule of Events:
Sunday February 17th  
7 am Registration/Packet Pick up
8 am Race announcements begin
9am Start of MTB Challenge
11 am Start of Awards ceremony for MTB Challenge


Race Features

The MTB Challenge has a 1-lap Junior division, a 2-lap Novice and Novice High School division, 3 laps for Sport, High School Sport and Single Speed divisions, and a 4-lap Expert/SS Expert and Pro division. Each lap is 8 miles of challenging, scenic, fast single track trails, up and down the foothills surrounding Folsom Lake. The High School divisions for Novice, Sport and Expert will have their own start waves.

Course Description:
The MTB Challenge race course is on multi-use trails within the Granite Bay State Park on Folsom Lake. The course features a fun, challenging combination of twisting single-track, wide double track, rolling cross-country with some sand and a bit of pavement. The course is perfect for first-timers and exciting fun for all levels. Please be respectful of other trail users including hikers and equestrian riders in this state park. All events are rain or shine, the course is great to ride in all weather.

Feed Zones:
Feed zones will be located on the course serving bottles of cold water, and Electrolyte beverage.

Course Maps: Bike Course map

Divisions/Awards:
There will be 10-year age groups in the Novice, Sport and Expert division; 19-, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. The Junior division will have no age groups. There will be an Open (39 years and under) and a Masters (40+) category in the Single Speed division.

Awards will be given three deep in each 10-year age group, beginning with 19-under and going to 60+ in EACH division: Novice, Sport, and Expert. Single Speed and Juniors will be top three overall.

Equipment:
Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…are not allowed. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times.

MTB Challenge

Race Extras

Competitor Goodies:
Included for each competitor is a pair of TBF MTB wool socks and an athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar, Emerald Nuts, and other product samples.

Post Race Athlete Food:
Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot soup or chili with fruit, cookies and beverage.

Training and Coaching:
TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-Sport Coaching and Personal Training.

Volunteering:
TBF Racing always needs volunteers to help keep our events organized, safe, and fun. If you or a friend would like to volunteer, please email Teri@totalbodyfitness.com or read more information about our Race for Free Athlete Volunteer program

Accommodations
Courtyard Roseville
Residence Inn Rosevile
Fairfield Inn Roseville

MTB challenge

Friends of TBF Racing: 
TBF Racing is proud to sponsor and promote Mountain Biking on a local level with our support of the following organizations:

FATRAC: Folsom-Auburn Trail Riders Action Coalition http://www.fatrac.org
TBF Racing works together with FATRAC as an Annual Sponsor and Host of Trail Work Days at Granite Bay, Folsom Lake.

SABA: Sacramento Area Bicycles Advocates http://sacbike.org/
TBF Racing supports SABA as an Annual Sponsor for their stewardship of cycling support in the Sacramento Region.

Folsom Lake SRA: Folsom Lake State Recreation Areahttp://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25226
TBF Racing and TBF Training support the California State Parks though our Special Events and Training Concessionaire Programs.


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