Additional Details

Riders are required to follow all OBRA racing rules.   Click here for full list of OBRA rules. (pdf)

Mountain Bike Trail Rules
All riders are expected to follow the industry-supported MTB code:
1. I will yield the right of way to other non-motorized recreationists.
2. I will use caution when overtaking another and will make my presence known well in advance.
3. I will maintain control of my speed at all times.
4. I will stay on designated trails.
5. I will not disturb wildlife or livestock.
6. I will not litter.
7. I will respect public and private property.
8. I will be self-sufficient.
9. I will not travel solo when bike-packing remote areas.
10. I will observe the practice of minimum impact bicycling.
11. I will always wear a helmet whenever I ride.
11. I will not wear headphones while I ride in a race.

 

SATURDAY CROSS COUNTRY
Registration will begin at 8am and continue till 20 minutes before race start.
There will also be registration for Downhill race starting back after XC start till about 2pm.
XC Race starts at 10:10am for the short course from the Top of Lithia Park, near the swimming reservoir followed by long course XC race for All Elite/Expert(Cat 1)/Singlespeed at 10:15am. Then followed by
XC long course race start for All Sport(Cat 2) at 10:20am.

CROSS COUNTRY PRIZES                                                                                          
Cash purse awarded to the top three fastest men ($75 first, $50 second, $25 third) and top three fastest women ($75 first, $50
second, $25 third).

Awards for top three in all other classes. Categories as follows

Elite Men
Expert (Cat 1) Men 19-44
Expert (Cat 1) Men 45+
Elite Women
Expert Women (Cat 1)
Singlespeed  Men
Singlespeed  Women
Sport (Cat 2) Men 19-39
Sport (Cat 2) Men 40-49
Sport (Cat 2) Men 50-59
Sport (Cat 2 ) Men 60+
Clydesdale 200+ Men
Athena 150+ Women
Fat Bike (Non Gender) on the Sport course
Sport (Cat 2) Women 19-39
Sport (Cat 2) Women 40-49
Sport (Cat 2) Women 50+ **
All of the Sport (cat 2) categories will race on the middle distance or longest with events with only 2 distances
Novice (Cat 3) Men 19-39*
Novice (Cat 3) Men 40+*
Novice (Cat 3) Women 19-39*
Novice (Cat 3 Women 40+)*
Expert Junior Men
Junior Men 10-13
Junior Men 14-18
Expert Junior Women
Junior Women 10-13
Junior Women 14-18

SUNDAY DOWNHILL
Registration is open from 8 am to 9:30am – Top of Lithia Park, near the swimming reservoir.
First rider goes off at 11:00am sharp (1 minute intervals). Using this order

Shuttles will start running at 9:15 so make sure to catch a shuttle before your start time.

  1. Juniors (boys first from oldest to youngest and then girls)~11-11:30
  2. Beginners ~11:32-12
  3. Sports Men ~12:02-1:17
  4. Sports Women ~1:19-1:38
  5. Expert Men ~1:40-2:09
  6. Expert Women 2:11-2:18
  7. Pro Women ~2:20-2:30
  8. Pro Men ~2:32-

THERE WILL BE NO STARTING OUT OF ORDER.
So make sure your at the starting area before your wave goes off.

Stage 1 – Catwalk & Stage 2 – Jabberwocky
The Downhill begins at Four Corners high in the Ashland Watershed. Stage 1 takes place entirely on Catwalk Trail – 1.7 miles of adrenaline rush, finishing at the bottom where it intersects with Toothpick Trail. After finishing the first stage, racers will roll down the hill to the second Start Line on the Lizard trail.  Stage 2 takes place on Lizard and Jabberwocky jumps and big berms to the finish line!

DOWNHILL COURSE DISTANCE

Stage 1 (Catwalk Trail) – 1.7 miles

Stage 2 (Jabberwocky)

DOWNHILL PRIZES

Cash purse awarded to the top three fastest men ($75 first, $50 second, $25 third) and top three fastest women ($75 first, $50
second, $25 third).

Awards for top three in all other classes. Categories as Follows.

Junior Expert Men
Junior Men 10-13
Junior Men 14-18
Junior Expert Women
Junior Women 10-13
Junior Women 14-18
Elite Men
Expert (Category 1) Men 19-44
Expert (Category 1) Men 45+
Elite Women
Expert (Category 1) Women 19-44
Expert (Category 1) Women 45+
Sport (Category 2) Men 19-39
Sport (Category 2) Men 40-49
Sport (Category 2) Men 50-59
Sport (Category 2) Men 50+
Sport (Category 2) Women 19-39
Sport (Category 2) Women 40-49
Sport (Category 2) Women 50-59
Sport (Category 2) Women 50+
Novice (Category 3) Men 19-39
Novice (Category 3) Men 40+
Novice (Category 3) Women 19-39
Novice (Category 3) Women 40+
Elite Women

 

OTHER INFORMATION
Please plan accordingly!!
You will not be able to drive your own vehicle to 4 Corners so there will be shuttles available.

Check Ashland Mountain Adventures shuttle schedule for more info.

There will be no restarts for any reason.

Your start time will be started when your told to go. Please be sure someone at the finish line records your start time, before leaving the area.

After finishing Stage 1, racers will continue down Toothpick Trail to Loop Road 2060. Head across to Caterpillar and stage 2 will start at the first Y in that trail.

Stage 2 will finish by the reservoir in upper Lithia Park.

All awards, food, activities will be held  near the Stage 2 Finish Line.

Notice: No vehicles will be allowed up to 4 corners so participants must take the shuttles up.