Sunday April 10, 2016
The Simonton Windows Challenge is brought to you by the River Valley Mountain Bike Association and the event sponsors. This Mountain Bike Cross Country Race is the largest in the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) Points Series. Find out more at www.wvmba.com
Also included in this event is a fun, free kids skills clinic at 10, and a kids race at 11! After the race, there is a free catered delicious meal for racers. Cash and prize table one of the best in the series!
ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON
(SAVE TIME ON RACE DAY!!)
*Online registration closes - TBA
Shirts guaranteed for first 200 registered racers.
On-site Registration begins at 9:00 am* . . . Race Start at 12 noon
$32 for Race Entry
$8 1-day WVMBA membership
$30 1-year WVMBA membership
The beginner and sport courses will be the same as the 2014. The expert course will have a new addition for 2015: the return of Warrior Ridge!
All classes will start from the marina parking lot at HIGH NOON
Expert ~22 miles
Sport ~13 miles
Beginner ~7 miles
See Facebook event for full course descriptions:
Kid's Skills Clinic . 10AM (FREE)
Sponsored by Simonton Windows & Mountwood Park. Starts at 10 AM, and usually held at Carson Station at Mountwood Park. This is free, non-competitive for kids of all ages. Try your skills over logs, teeter-totters and any other obstacles the organizers may throw at you!
Kids Race: 11AM (FREE) Short & sweet! +/- 5 minutes
1014 Volcano Road
Waverly, WV 26184
Mountwood Park is located approximately 12 miles east of Parkersburg, WV (and I-77), on US Route 50 at Volcano Road. Check out this Map.
Free primitive camping by the shelter for racers on Saturday night! Shower available at the campground. Campground also features 81 sites ranging from full RV hook-up with electric and water, to primitive tents as well as a few lakeside campsites right along the race course. Call (304) 679-3694
About the Trails
Mountwood Park is located approximately 12 miles east of Parkersburg, WV on US 50. The 2600-acre park offers 30+ miles of trail, most of which is singletrack. If you’ve ridden at Mountwood, you know that these are some of the most well maintained trails in the state. The trails are well packed and hold up great no matter the weather. Check the website for cabins, campsites, and more info.
* WVMBA Points Series Event *
Part of the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) Points Series. WVMBA supports the efforts of The International Mountain Biking Association and encourages all riders to adhere to the rules of the trail. Visit them at: www.wvmba.com
Last year's race was a blast! Check out the 2014 results here: