The MTB Challenge – Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing

Sunday, February 11, 2018 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The MTB Classic is at beautiful Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA featuring a course with scenic single track and double track trails to ride on. The course will race in “reverse direction” on our 6 mile lap course. Included for each athlete is a custom TBF Racing head/neck warmer, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and free athlete massage.

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.There will be High School wave starts for Novice, Sport and Expert riders.


Start Times

  • MTB Challenge Junior Riders  – 8 am
  • MTB Challenge Adult/HS Riders – 9 am

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. Course Map

Feed Zones

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

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.


Packet Pickup

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

Event Schedule

7:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
7:00 am Race announcements begin
8:00 am Start of MTB Challenge (Juniors)
9:00 am Start of MTB Challenge (Adults)
11:00 am Start of the MTB Challenge Awards Ceremony

Men

  • Pro: one division
  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: 29 & under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
  • Single Speed Divisions: Open (39-under) and Masters (40+over)
  • Clydesdale: one division (200lb+)
  • Junior Divisions: 11-14, 10 & under

Women

  • Pro/Expert: one division
  • Sport and Novice Divisions: 34 and under, 35+
  • Single Speed: one division
  • Junior Divisions: 11-14, 10 & under

High School

  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: (Boys, Girls)

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


Entry Fees

Until Dec 1 Until Race day Race day
MTB Challenge – Individual $40 $45 $50
MTB Challenge – 18 & Under $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.

Competitor Goodies

Included for each athlete is a TBF Racing head/neck warmer, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and free athlete massage.

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.