FAQ

WHERE DO I PICKUP RACE PACKET?
Race packets will be available Friday from 3:00pm to 7:00 pm at REI-Co-op in Medford at  85 Rossanley Drive.
Packets will also be available on Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am until 30 minutes prior to start.

CAN I REGISTER THE DAY OF THE RACE?
Yes, registration for the XC will begin at 7:30am Saturday
You can register for the Downhill race from 7:30am-2pm on Saturday and from 7:30am to  8:30 am on Sunday. Note: Practice for Downhill happens Saturday after the XC race and you must be registered to participate. Early registration is recommended

WHEN DO THE RACES START?
Saturday XC:
9:10am XC Race Starts for all Novice Cat 3 & Beginner
9:15 XC Race Starts for All Elite/Expert(Cat 1)/Singlespeed
9:20 XC Race Starts for All Sport(Cat 2)
Sunday Downhill: first rider goes off at 10:00 am sharp with other riders following at              1 minute intervals.

WHERE TO PARK/CATCH SHUTTLE?
Saturday XC: Parking will be available at several lots in Lithia Park.
Sunday Downhill: A complimentary shuttle will be available, leaving from the quarry above Lithia park starting at 8:15am. The last shuttle will leave around 10:30 am. Note: If you plan to drive your own vehicle to 4 corners there WILL NOT be a shuttle to return you to your vehicle. Please plan accordingly. See shuttle details for more info.

IS OBRA LICENSE REQUIRED?
Yes. A yearly license can be purchased here: http://www.obra.org/forms/
or you can purchase a 1 day license the day of the race. Any one who purchased one day license online will need to sign OBRA form on race day when they pick up their packet.

WILL THE COURSE BE AVAILABLE FOR PRE- RIDING?
The downhill course will be available for practice on Saturday. A shuttle will be at the intersection of Toothpick and Caterpillar from 1:30pm to 5:00pm. Cost will be $5 per shuttle or 5 shuttles for $20.

 IF I AM A JUNIOR RACER DO I RACE THE LONG COURSE?
Only Expert Junior Men** and Expert Junior Women** will race the long course and all other juniors will ride the short course.

IS THERE A SPRING THAW LODGING DEAL?
Yes! Flagship Inn of Ashland has a special discounted rate for Spring Thaw racers and our vendors. It’s just $72/night for double occupancy. $5/night per additional guest up to 4. It’s a fabulous rate for Ashland during late spring  Shakespeare season.  Reserve early as they will not be able to hold rooms. It is 1st come, 1st served. Get a great night’s sleep instead of sleeping in a van. 🙂
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