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Race features
The MTB Kickstart course features everything mountain bikers enjoy! A crushed granite path to start on, single track trails leading to dynamite climbs, double track trails for passing, and ripping single track downhills! All athletes entered receive a TBF MTB Kickstart race beanie, post race hot meal, and a chance for raffle prizes.

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The MTB Kickstart

Sunday January 24, 2010
TBF MTB Family Day


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Event Details
Entry fees

Sunday January 24, 2009
Granite Beach, Folsom Lake
9 am Start time

The MTB Kickstart has a 1-lap Novice and Junior division, a Sport and Single Speed division with 2-laps, and a 3-lap Expert division.

Each lap is 7 miles of challenging, scenic, fast single track trails, up and down the foothills surrounding Folsom Lake.

The MTB Kickstart is a great way to start the racing season and get back on your mountain bike. The fun course has a mixture of downhills and climbs combined with beautiful single track through the woods and along the lakeshore at Folsom Lake State Park.

Individuals: $40, $50 on race day.

18 and under $30, $40 on race day.



Junior (14-under):     1 lap – 7 miles
Novice:                        1 lap – 7 miles
Sport/Single-Speed:  2 laps – 14 miles
Expert:                       3 laps – 21 miles

The Junior division will have no age groups. 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+. 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.

Course Description and Map

The MTB Kickstart 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.

Each lap is 7 miles of challenging, scenic, fast single track trails, up and down the foothills surrounding Folsom Lake.

Race Numbers
Bike numbers must be attached and be visible on your bike at all times during the ride. Run numbers must be worn on your front when crossing the finish line.

Rules and Regulations

Bike Course
ALL athletes MUST wear a helmet the entire time while riding their bikes. Failure to have your helmet on or buckled at any time on the bike will result in DISQUALIFICATION.

General rules
Numbers must be placed on your bike and worn on the run. Drafting is not allowed on the bike course. Riding your bike WILL be allowed in the transition area. No glass will be allowed in the transition area.

Use of headphones or other listening devices during ALL portions of the race ARE NOT ALLOWED.

Finish Line
After crossing the finish line please take a cold water or Clif Shot Recovery Drink and cool water and continue walking to allow your body to cool down. You should remain active for 10 to 15 minutes while you are drinking and re-fueling your body. If you need medical attention or are feeling unwell please proceed to the TBF Medical Tent or notify a TBF Volunteer that you need medical attention.

Schedule of Events


- 7:0o am Registration opens
- 7:00 am Race announcements begin
- 8:40 am Race information announcement for MTB Kickstart
- 9:00 am Start of MTB Kickstart
(waves will start 2 mins. apart, Expert, Sport [incl. single-speed], Novice and Junior)
- 9:30 am First finisher of Novice division
- 10:30 am Final finisher of Expert division
- 11 am Awards Ceremony

Packet Pick-up
Packet pick-up and registration will be available from 7:00 am to 8:30 am at the race start/finish area at Granite Beach of Folsom Lake, Granite Bay.

TBF Nutrition
Clif Bars are provided in all athlete goody bags. Clif Shot Electrolyte Drink and water are available in transition and on the run courses. Clif Shot Energy Gels are available on the run courses. Clif Shot Recovery Drink and Vitamin Water are available at the finish line. Red Bull Energy Drink is available at all TBF Racing events.

Parking and Park Entrance Fee
Hotel rooms are available in nearby Rocklin and Roseville at Placer Valley Tourism.

There is a $10 per vehicle charge.
Race for FREE
Spectator Information
Our TBF Racing Athlete Volunteer Program offers you a chance to get involved with events, have fun and earn a $40 TBF Racing voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events - plus free food. Pick up your RACE For FREE Athlete Voucher at the end of your shift. Complete event schedule

Spectators are welcome at the MTB Kickstart and all TBF Racing events. Spectator food and drinks will be available for sale and free coffee is available in the morning. Stop by the TBF booth at the expo and find out how you can learn the sport of Triathlon through TBF Training

Refund and Transfer Policy

TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus $25 processing fee. Credits will not be given during race week.

Transfers will be allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There will be a $25 transfer fee. Transfers will not be allowed during race week.

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