Sunday May 18, 2014
Experience the epic trails of The Wayne! Whether you are out to win, or just have a great day on the trail, the beautiful backcountry of Southeastern Ohio will not disappoint. The RVMBA volunteers have been hard at work preparing the trails for your arrival. Non-competitive riders are encouraged to attend and enter the short course. This is a truly epic backcountry mountain bike race! Where else can you get a marked epic ride and dinner cheaper?
About the Event
The Wayne National Forest, Marietta Unit. Venue: The Leith Run Recreation area is located on the banks of the beautiful Ohio River and is a popular attraction. Besides camping, Leith Run offers a variety of recreation activities for the entire family that includes Mountain Biking, fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, group picnicking, and a playground for kids.
Leith Run Campground
Wayne National Forest
Athens Ranger District
27750 State Route 7
Marietta, OH 45750
Leith Run (OH) 44400 STATE ROUTE 7 New Matamoras OH 45767 If google'ing or gps'ing use the Latitude, Longitude info or this address: 44226 S.R. 7 Newport, OH 45768. GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 39.447523,-81.152873 From Marietta, Ohio, take Highway 7 North approximately 21 miles to campground.
There are 18 camping sites that can accompodate RVs, which offer electrical hookups, grills, fire rings, picnic tables, and lantern posts. Three walk-in tent sites are also available. Drinking water, hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station are also provided.
Also see http://mariettaohio.org/placestostay for nearby hotels.
* WVMBA ULTRA Points Series Event *
Part of the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) ULTRA 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