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January 20, 2013
Race with TBF to Kick Off your Season!
MTB kickstart

Race Details

Junior (14-under): 1 lap – 6 miles | Novice/Novice HS (High School Riders): 1 lap – 6 miles | Sport/Sport HS/Sport Single-Speed: 2 laps – 12 miles 
Expert/SS Expert/Pro: 3 laps – 18 miles

Race start times and distances (PDF)

Race Features
The MTB Kickstart has a 1-lap Novice and Junior division, plus a separate wave of 1-lap for High School riders, a Sport, High School Sport and Single Speed division with 2-laps, and a 3-lap Expert/SS Expert, and Pro division. Each lap is 6 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 Kickstart: $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

Under 18 Four Race Series: MTB Kickstart, MTB Classic, MTB Challenge & MTB Madness: $110 til December 1st, $120 til race day, $130 on Jan. 20.

TBF MTB Four Race Special: MTB Kickstart, MTB Classic, MTB Challenge and MTB Madness all for $120 til 12/1/12 $140 til race day. Under 18 Four Race Special: $110 til 12/1/12, $120 til race day.

Start Time: MTB Kickstart 9 am

Packet pick up: Sunday, January 20 from 7-9 am at race site.

Schedule of Events:
Sunday January 20 
7 am Registration/Packet Pick up
9 am Start
11 am Start of Awards ceremony for MTB Kickstart


Race Features

Race Features
The MTB Kickstart has a 1-lap Novice and Junior division, plus a separate wave of 1-lap for High School riders, a Sport, High School Sport and Single Speed division with 2-laps, and a 3-lap Expert/SS Expert, and Pro division. Each lap is 6 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 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.

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

MTB kickstart

Course Maps:
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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 on the bike course. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times.


Race Extras

Competitor Goodies:
Included for each competitor in the MTB Kickstart is a custom tech-tee race shirt and athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar and Emerald Nuts 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 kickstart



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 Area http://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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