COMMUNITY RIDE, BBQ & END-OF-SEASON AWARDS! 

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RACE #5 - AUGUST 10 - BUFF PASS BURNER HILL CLIMB

REGISTRATION

  • Online registration will be available until 8:00 AM on Wednesday, August 10.

  • Race Day registration will be available onsite at Buff Pass from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. It is very challenging for us to continue race registration once races have already begun. Please note that if you arrive after 6:00 PM you may be unable to register. 

  • As a reminder, race prices increases $5 for race day registration. Save yourself time and money by registering online in advance.

  • Help us, help you, get to your race on time! If you plan on doing race-day registration, you can now download and print the RACE-DAY REGISTRATION FORM in advance and fill it out before you arrive onsite. 

COURSE PRE-RIDE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Race staff will be signing the courses on Monday/Tuesday prior to the race. If you are interested in riding the course prior to race day, these are the ideal days to do so. Please note that not all of the signage will be up for the earlier pre-ride days, so make sure to print a map or download the GPX file into your bike computer/phone before hitting the trails.

RACE LOCATION / PARKING

  • All races will start at the Buffalo Pass Car Park located at 32586 Forest Road 60 (next to the Dry Lake Campground entrance). 

  • Parking at this location is limited, so please carpool if possible, and only park in designated parking areas or risk being ticketed.

 

RACE RULES & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

COURSE MAPS

Click on the links below to view course maps for each division

 

POST RACE PARTY

Stick around after the race for our post-race celebration and enjoy the beautiful Buff Pass sunset. 

  • Cruisers Subs will be available for racers while supplies last (was ask that friends/family BYO food and save the sandwiches for our hard working racers). An assortment of cold beverages will also be provided, as well as Otter Pops for participants.

  • Don't forget to grab a raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes from our series sponsors! 

RACE #4 - JULY 27 - MINI EMERALD MOUNTAIN EPIC

REGISTRATION

  • Online registration will be available until 8:00 AM on Wednesday, July 27,

  • Race Day registration will be available onsite at Howelsen Hill from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. It is very challenging for us to continue race registration once races have already begun. Please note that if you arrive after 6:00 PM you may be unable to register. 

  • As a reminder, race prices increases $5 for race day registration. Save yourself time and money by registering online in advance.

  • Help us, help you, get to your race on time! If you plan on doing race-day registration, you can now download and print the RACE-DAY REGISTRATION FORM in advance and fill it out before you arrive onsite. 

COURSE PRE-RIDE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Race staff will be signing the courses on Monday/Tuesday prior to the race. If you are interested in riding the course prior to race day, these are the ideal days to do so. Please note that not all of the signage will be up for the earlier pre-ride days, so make sure to print a map or download the GPX file into your bike computer/phone before hitting the trails.

  • If you have questions about the course, signage suggestions, our would like a quick tour, our Course Director will be at the Howelsen Hill Stables parking lot at 6:00 PM on Monday, July 25. Stop by and say hi and get familiar with the course.  

RACE RULES & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

START TIMES

 

COURSE MAPS

Click on the links below to view course maps for each division

 

POST RACE PARTY

Stick around after the race for our post-race celebration. 

  • The Mountain Berry Bowls truck will be on hand selling delicious loaded açaí smoothie bowls made with all-natural ingredients (gluten and dairy free). If you haven't already tried one of their loaded bowls, you are in for a refreshing post-race treat. An assortment of cold beverages will also be provided, as well as Otter Pops for our youth participants.

  • Don't forget to grab a raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes from our series sponsors! 

RACE #3 - JULY 13 - OAK CREEK CIRCUIT

REGISTRATION / RACE DETAILS

  • As a reminder, due to limits on our event permit, this race is open to Season Passholders Only. We have already reached our permit capacity limit, so we will be unable to make registration accommodations to our non-season passholders. 

  • Online and race-day registration will not be available.

  • We will not be hosting a TOT race at this event.

  • Because this race is not open to all participants, series points will not be awarded at this race. 

VOLUNTEERS

  • If you are unable to race, we would love for you to participate as a volunteer and see the other side of race day! 

  • If you would like to volunteer for the Oak Creek Circuit, please submit your contact details via our online VOLUNTEER FORM.

COURSE PRE-RIDE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Even if you are unable to race, we highly encourage everyone to come and check out the trails at Oak Creek Mountain Park! 

  • Race staff will be signing the courses on Monday/Tuesday prior to the race. If you are interested in riding the course prior to race day, these are the ideal days to do so. Please note that some of the signage might not be up for the earlier pre-ride days, so make sure to print a map or download the gpx file into your bike computer/phone before hitting the trails.

  • If you have questions about the course, signage suggestions, our would like a quick tour, our Course Director will be at the Oak Creek Mountain Park trailhead at 5:30 PM on Monday, July 11. Stop by and say hi and get familiar with the Oak Creek course.

  • Parking at the trailhead is limited. If there are no parking spots available at the trailhead on the pre-ride days, please park at the overflow lot at the Oak Creek Hockey Rink (222 Kodiak Lane). 

  • After your pre-ride, stay a while and enjoy some of Oak Creek's delicious restaurants including Franciosi Brother's Pizza and Lupita's Cantina, or grab a drink at the Oak Creek Tavern or The Colorado Bar.

 

RACE RULES & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

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START TIMES

 

COURSE MAPS

Click on the links below to view course maps for each division

 

POST RACE PARTY

Stick around after the race for our post-race celebration. 

  • Refreshing cold beverages will be provided, courtesy of the Oak Creek Mountain Park Committee & Town of Oak Creek. 

  • Enjoy FREE pizza from Franciosi Brothers and sandwiches from Cruisers Subs, in addition to delicious Otter Pops for the kids.

  • Hang out space is a little tight at this race, but feel free to bring your own chairs and food/beverages for a fun night out! 

  • Don't forget to grab a raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes from our series sponsors! 

RACE #2 - JUNE 22 - EMERALD ENVY

REGISTRATION

  • Online registration will be available until 11:30 PM on Tuesday, June 21. 

  • Race Day registration will be available onsite at Howelsen Hill from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. It is very challenging for us to continue race registration once races have already begun. Please note that if you arrive after 6:00 PM you may be unable to register. 

  • As a reminder, race prices increases $5 for race day registration. Save yourself time and money by registering online in advance.

  • Help us, help you, get to your race on time! If you plan on doing race-day registration, you can now download and print the RACE-DAY REGISTRATION FORM in advance and fill it out before you arrive onsite. 

COURSE PRE-RIDE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Race staff will be signing the courses on Monday/Tuesday prior to the race. If you are interested in riding the course prior to race day, these are the ideal days to do so. Please note that not all of the signage will be up for the earlier pre-ride days, so make sure to print a map or download the gpx file into your bike computer/phone before hitting the trails.

  • If you have questions about the course, signage suggestions, our would like a quick tour, our Course Director will be at the Howelsen Hill Stables parking lot at 5 PM on Monday, June 20. Stop by and say hi and get familiar with the Emerald Envy course.  

RACE RULES & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

START TIMES

 

COURSE MAPS

Click on the links below to view course maps for each division

 

POST RACE PARTY

Stick around after the race for our post-race celebration. 

  • The Mountain Berry Bowls truck will be on hand selling delicious loaded açaí smoothie bowls made with all-natural ingredients (gluten and dairy free). If you haven't already tried one of their loaded bowls, you are in for a refreshing post-race treat. An assortment of cold beverages will also be provided, as well as Otter Pops for our youth participants.

  • Don't forget to grab a raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes from our series sponsors! 

RACE #1 - JUNE 1 - MARABOU XC

COURSE PRE-RIDES

  • Marabou Ranch will be open to the public for course pre-rides on Saturday, May 28 | 10 AM to 6 PM

  • Pre-ride opportunities are for mountain biking only, please no road biking on ranch property during this time. 

  • Any riders arriving early/late will be asked to return at another time.

  • Riders are required to fill out and sign the Marabou Waiver & Release prior to course pre-rides. Waivers will be available outside of the main lodge (River House Lodge) during the pre-ride periods. You can also download the waiver via the button below and turn it in when you arrive onsite. Please make sure this is complete prior to hitting the trails. 

  • Please use caution when riding as the trails will be open to horseback riders and other users during the pre-ride days and on ride day. Many of the gates will be closed during the pre-ride period, so please make sure to close and latch any gate that you pass through and do your best not to disturb the livestock. 

  • Riders are NOT ALLOWED to bring their dogs to Marabou Ranch during the pre-ride days or on race day. 

  • Please be respectful of property owners and their homes...no peeping toms! 

  • Race officials will begin setting course signage on Friday, May 29, and will continue with course set-up on Tuesday, May 31. Due to weather, trail users, and animals, course signage does have a tendency to fall down throughout the pre-ride period. If you are riding and see downed signs, there is no need to report them. Staff always inspects the course on race day and will secure or replace any signs that have fallen or have been damaged. Also, not all of the course signage will be up during the pre-ride period, so make sure to print/bring a map with you.

 

 

 

RACE RULES & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

COURSE MAPS / START TIMES

Click on the links below to view course maps for each division

 

 

Additional race day details will be sent via e-mail to registered racers. 

REGISTRATION

  • Online registration will be available until 11:30 PM on Tuesday, May 31. 

  • Race Day registration will be available onsite at Marabou Ranch from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

  • As a reminder, race prices increases $5 for race day registration. Save yourself time and money by registering online in advance.

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS TO MARABOU RANCH

  • When driving from downtown Steamboat Springs to Marabou Ranch, travel WEST on Highway 40 for approximately 3.8 miles. 

  • Turn RIGHT on CR 42 and travel NORTH. After 2.5 miles, the Marabou Ranch Main Entry will be on the right side of the road. 

  • Turn RIGHT and enter Marabou Ranch. 

  • Stay on Marabou Loop Road until you reach River Keeper Path

  • Turn LEFT onto River Keeper Path and follow until you reach the upper horse corral and parking area. 

  • Once inside, EVENT signs will help guide you to the River House Lodge where the race start/finish will be located. 

PARKING

Changes to this year's courses will have impacts on parking. Courses will actively pass in front of our parking area and along the road in/out of the parking area. Know that you may not be able to leave immediately from the parking area if active racing is taking place. We will do our best to move traffic in and out during down times, but please be patient, follow the instructions of our parking attendants, and watch for racers on the road. 

POST RACE PARTY

Stick around after the race and enjoy Marabou Ranch's riverside patio. We'll have sandwiches from Cruisers Sub Shop on hand for our racers, as well as cold and refreshing beverages.

 

Don't forget to stick around for the post-race raffle for a chance to win some great items from our series sponsors! 

 

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