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Endurance Mountain Bike Race

Date: April 21, 2018

Time: 8:00 am

Location: Panther Creek State Park
2010 Panther Creek Park Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Distance: 4 Hour or 8 Hour Mountain Bike Race

A spring race to get you ready for the season. Bring your mountain bike and riding buddies to Morristown, TN for one of the toughest and most exciting bike races on the calendar.

Nestled around a finger of Cherokee Lake, Panther Creek State Park presents a rural playground for mountain bikers and trail runners alike. Winding through the State Park, participants will encounter plenty of rocks, roots, and climbing to test their grit. Mountain Bike Race will take participants through the landscape and rugged hills of East Tennessee while exploring this magnificent park.


Registration Information

4 Hour Solo
Early – $40
Regular – $50

8 Hour Solo
Early – $55
Regular – $65

8 Hour Team (up to 4 Members)
Early – $40 per team member
Regular – $50 per team member

* Early Registration (thru 3/25/18) * Regular Registration (3/26/18 thru 4/20/18)

* No race day registration.


Bike Course

The bike course starts off from the soccer fields at Panther Creek State Park and heads toward the open fields and hills of the park before heading into the single track trails. The trails have plenty of twists and turns along with ups and downs as the course makes it’s way through the woods.

Course map is coming soon. Expect it to be an extended version of the XTERRA Panther Creek bike course. Approximately 8 miles of trail await you!


Aid Stations

There will be one aid station which will be located at Base Camp. It will be stocked with water, electrolyte drink, gels, bars, fruit, snacks, and first aid. Bikers are encouraged to bring their own race nutrition as well.


Schedule

Friday April 20, 2018

5:00 pm Packet Pickup at Panther Creek Bike Shop Begins
7:00 pm Packet Pickup Ends

Saturday April 21, 2018

6:30 am Packet Pickup at Panther Creek State Park Begins
7:30 am Packet Pickup Ends
7:45 am Pre-Race Instructions
8:00 am Mountain Bike Race Starts
11:15 am Cut Off for 4 Hour Racers to Start Last Lap
12:00 pm 4 Hour Race Ends
12:30 pm 4 Hour Awards Ceremony
3:15 pm Cut Off for 8 Hour Racers to Start Last Lap
4:00 pm 8 Hour Race Ends
4:30 pm 8 Hour Awards Ceremony

Be sure to stick around for food, drinks, raffle prizes and awards after the race.


Awards

4 Hour Solo
Top 3 Men
Top 3 Women

8 Hour Solo
Top 3 Men
Top 3 Women
Top 3 Single Speed Riders

8 Hour Teams
Top 3 Coed Teams
Top 3 Women’s Teams
Top 3 Men’s Teams


Notes

A lap may be ridden or walked. After starting a lap, racers cannot go backwards.

Repairs of any sort may be made by anyone at Base Camp. Once on the course, repairs may only be made by officially logged in riders using only tools and supplies carried by said riders. Teammates may not physically assist with trail side repairs.

In the event of an injury in which the injured rider cannot finish a lap unaided, a registered teammate may carry rider and/or bike to complete the lap.

There are no restrictions on what type of bike participants may use, but the same bicycle must be utilized for the entire lap. No mid lap switching.

Athletes must have their official race number visible at all times. There will be no unofficial athletes allowed on the course.

If participants would like to drop out of the race, they must inform the nearest aid station or timing booth at the finish line.

Unsportsmanlike conduct, course cutting, littering, or violation of any of the policies set forth will be grounds for disqualification.

Although we will make every effort, event t-shirts are not guaranteed to participants who register during the late registration period.

Dirty Bird Events has a no refund policy. Race entries cannot be transferred between events, years, or individuals. Refunds will not be issued in the case of inclement weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances out of our control.


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