The series finale! The last race of the 2017 MBAA season this can make or break a few titles. Riders will be at altitude, and climb a bit. Expect pine trees a plenty and some descending that will give you wry grin.
Camping is permitted on National Forest Land near Fort Valley trailhead.
- Single Speed Coffee
$20 First timers (1x only, no points, no awards)
$20 Juniors (18 and under, price never changes)
$40 Early – up until Sunday at 11:59pm week of the event
$45 Ontime – Monday 12:00am until Thursday 8:00pm
$55 Late & Day of registration – Thursday 8:01pm until 30 min prior to race start
Need to change your category? No problem – send an email to the registration director
MBAA REFUND POLICY:
Up until 2 weeks before the event you may get a 50% refund or 100% transfer to the next event. If there is no next event (ie the finals) we cannot make any further accommodations.
Awards are 3 deep per category.
Awards will be done as soon as possible after protest periods end and results are approved by the officials.
Top 5 Marathon male
Top 5 Marathon female
Top 5 Elite/Expert Open male
Top 5 Elite/Expert Open female
1st = $100
2nd = $90
3rd = $80
4th = $50
5th = $25
Note – if you are racing Expert 45+ or are Expert 15-18 and want a shot at cash, you need to change categories and race Expert Open. No exceptions, no changing after the fact.
Elite (Pro) – Professional cyclist, competes at the highest level
Expert (Cat 1) – Wicked fast, seasoned racer
Intermediate (Cat 2) – Dang fast, not just a weekend warrior, usually rides quite bit
Beginner (Cat 3) – Relatively new to the sport
First Timer – Newbie, never raced with MBAA or has no experience with mountain bike racing
Single Speed – Only one gear on bike, likes to suffer (our kind of folks)
Masters Men 60+ – Older gents, 60+ years of age
Rock Crusher – Gents 200lbs or more
Fat Bike – 3 inch tires or wider
Marathon – Long distance rider, approx. 3.5-hrs or more per race, likes to really suffer (most definitely our kind of folks)
Junior – Ages 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
Kids – 6 & under that likes a short, FREE race
The age you will be on Dec. 31, 2017.
VOLUNTEER (Sign Up Here Coming Soon…):
Every great event is not possible without the help and support of outstanding volunteers. Volunteer hours are logged and will count towards team standings. Help make these events great by giving back a bit of your time, heck you might even get some extra schwag, and some new friends, without a doubt, you will get our sincere gratitude in helping making it all happen.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
7:15 am – Registration/Check in open! – Bring ID, be patient please
*All athletes must check in/register 30-mins prior to start time
8:30 am – Elite, Intermediate Men, & All Marathon Start (wave 1)
10:30 am – Beginner Men (wave 2)
11:30 am – Women (wave 3)
12:00 pm – Awards for wave 1
1:30 pm – Juniors (wave 4)
2:30 pm – Awards for wave 2, 3, 4 & Marathon
3:00 pm – Series Awards & Party!
LAP COUNTS & START TIMES:
Flagstaff Start Times & Lap Counts – Coming Soon…