The First Timer and Junior divisions 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 to the top three athletes (male and female) in each the First Timer and Junior division. Awards will be given to the top three athletes (male and female) in each 10 year age-groups: 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+, in the Novice, Sport, and Expert divisions. Awards will be given to the top three athletes (male and female) in each of the categories: Open (39 and under) and Masters (40+) in the Single-Speed division.
Series Champions will receive Custom TBF Long-sleeved Championship Apparel in each 10 year age group for Novice, Sport and Expert divisions. Series Champions will also be crowned and awarded for the Junior division and the two categories of the Single Speed division. Athletes must race in all three MTB Challenges in the SAME Division in order to qualify.
Course Description and Map
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.
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. This includes while riding your bike in or out of the transition area during warm-up and cool down.
Use of headphones or other listening devices during ALL portions of the race ARE NOT ALLOWED.