2020 VIRTUAL TOWN CHALLENGE | COVID-19 CROSS COUNTY

While we all wish we could be racing in person this summer, we are excited to announce the first ever Town Challenge MTB Race Series Virtual Challenge! Please review the information below for additional details about this fun new spin on the Town Challenge race series. 

GENERAL RACE INFORMATION

 

WHO: Anyone interested in hitting the trails for a no pressure ride while also benefiting our local community! 

WHAT: A virtual race/ride where participants use a personal GPS or mobile app to record and submit their times. 

WHEN: Participants will have approximately one week beginning Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 19 to ride the course, log their times, and submit their Strava information to race staff. 

WHERE: Howelsen Hill / Emerald Mountain

HOW MUCH: The cost to register is $10 and ALL proceeds benefit the Yampa Valley COVID-19 Response Fund held at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation. In addition, participants will have the option to make an additional donation to the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund during the online registration process. 

 

COURSES:

  • The Town Challenge MTB Race Series will provide course maps based on the categories/divisions listed below.

  • Directional signage, course marshals, EMS personnel and all other forms of race support WILL NOT be provided for virtual race participants. 

  • Visit the RACE DETAILS page for additional race information including course maps. 

TRACKING:

  • Participants will be required to track their ride with a personal timing device (must include GPS) or mobile app. Strava is the preferred app for submitting race times, but other methods can be accepted as long as they include map details. 

COURSE OPTIONS / DIVISIONS / AWARDS

ADULT - LONG COURSE (15 YEARS OLD+)

  • Pro/Open Division

    • Male​ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

    • Female (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Sport Division

    • Male​ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

    • Female (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

 

ADULT - SHORT COURSE (13 YEARS OLD+)

  • Pro/Open Division

    • Male​ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

    • Female (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Sport Division

    • Male​ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

    • Female (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

YOUTH - LONG COURSE (9 TO 12 YEARS OLD)

  • Male (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Female (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

 

YOUTH - SHORT COURSE (6 TO 8 YEARS OLD)

  • Male (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Female (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

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