Gold Rush MTB

Saturday, September 22, 2018 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The Gold Rush MTB race is at beautiful Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA, featuring a course with scenic single track and double track trails to ride on.

Included with your entry fee: Custom Gold Rush MTB tech-tee race shirt, athlete goody bag with products and coupons, post-race hot meal, on-course and post race aid and support from CLIF Bar, FLUID, and RedBull, awards three-deep in each age-group and division and a chance to win raffle prizes.

Start Time

  • Gold Rush MTB: 10:00 am


  • Junior (14-under) : 1 lap – 10 miles
  • Novice: 1 lap – 10 miles
  • Sport and Clydesdale: 2 laps – 20 miles
  • Intermediate: 3 laps – 30  miles
  • Expert/SS Expert/Pro: 4 laps – 40 miles


Course Description:

The clock-wise course feature beautiful trails near Folsom Lake will start lakeside at Granite Beach and head south to a turn-around and then returns past Granite Beach along the rock levee to Old County Road. The course follows the middle trail featuring  a goof climb through forested pine and oak tress to the View Point. The course goes downhill with a couple of switch-backs and travels north to Beeks Bight. The course will then extend north toward Nude Beach before returning to the Doton’s Point loop and the lower middle trail back to Old County and a return to Granite Beach.


Feed Zones

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


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.

Packet Pickup

Race packets will be available race morning from 7 am to 9 am at the race site.

Event Schedule

8:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
9:00 am Race announcements begin
10:00 am Start of Gold Rush MTB Race
12:00 pm Start of Awards ceremony for Gold Rush MTB Race

Divisions/Awards will be presented as listed below for the Individual Gold Rush MTB race:



  • Pro: one division
  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: 17 and under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
  • Single Speed Divisions: Open (39-under) and Masters (40+over)
  • Clydesdale: one division (200lb+)
  • Junior: one division (14-under)


  • Pro/Expert Division: one division
  • Sport and Novice Divisions: 34 and under, 35+
  • Single Speed: one division
  • Junior: one division (14-under)


Custom race plaques will be awarded three deep in each age group and division as listed above.

Entry Fees

Before 12/1 After 12/1 Race Day
40 Mile MTB $40 $45 $50
40 Mile MTB – Junior $30 $35 $40

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 a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.

Competitor Goodies

Included for each competitor is a pair of TBF MTB Socks and athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar, Emerald Nuts, RedBull, 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.

Race for FREE program

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Physical Address: 8000 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746

Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $12 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass. Contact phone: 916 988 0205.