Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Start Time: 6:00pm
Event Type: Mountain Bike – FREE EVENT
The short course will be a loop on the Prince Creek Trails. The long course will add on an additional loop. Riders will start at the new parking area, the “Bull Pen”. Riders will start on the road for approximately 0.35 mi, turn left and then right onto the uphill designated route “Up ‘N’ Over”. Climb on the Prince Creek trail and continue climbing Monte Carlo trail. Riders will rejoin the Monte Carlo trail at the new BLM campground. Climb single track to BLM 8320/Porcupine Traverse, then turn left onto BLM 8320 and follow it to Highline Trail. Turn right on to Highline Trail, follow Highline to BLM 8320, climb BLM 8320 to Trough. Descend Trough to South Porcupine. Turn left on South Porcupine and then turn right onto Ginormous. Descend Ginormous. Short course will continue to descend Lower Monte Carlo to Prince Creek road, then turn left and climb to finish at new campground. Long course will turn left after Ginormous onto Monte Carlo and climb Monte Carlo through Highline again. Continue up BLM 8320 to Father of Ginormous. Riders will descend Father of Ginormous through the extension (watch out for fence post at bottom of FoG). Long course will descend Lower Monte Carlo to Prince Creek Rd., turn left onto road, and climb to campground finish.
Long Course: Climb 1,887’, Descend 1,392’, 9.87 mi.
Short Course: Climb 1,276’, Descend 780’, 6.24 mi.
Waves / Start Times / Laps:
Wave 1: 6:00 PM – All categories except Men’s A, Women’s A, Men’s B
Wave 2: At the conclusion of Wave 1 (~6:30) – Men’s A
Wave 3: Two minutes after Wave 2 (~6:32) – Women’s A, Men’s B
Parking Info: Very limited parking is available at the Prince Creek Trails. Please park at Roaring Fork High School and ride to the start line (about 25 minutes at an easy pace).
Race Day Sign-In: Sign in and/or paper registration takes opens at 5:00pm at the START LINE. From parking at the Roaring Fork High School to start line on Prince Creek Road is about 25 minutes at an easy riding pace. The Prince Creek MTB Race will be free of charge for all racers.
Warm-Up: Please do not warm up on the race course after 6:00pm. After that time, ride on Prince Creek Road below the start area. Be respectful of traffic and property during your warmup. Do not block cars, and do not urinate in public. If caught urinating, you will be disqualified from the evening’s race. Plan accordingly.
Volunteer: To sign up to Marshal for this race or any race this season go to the Marshal Sign-Up
Race Day Sign-In: Everyone must sign-in at each race regardless of membership level. Race day sign-in will take place from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM at the start of the race (unless specifically noted otherwise). Race numbers are issued for each discipline for the entire season. Bring your number to every race – lest you have to wear the handwritten Number Of Shame! Race day entry fees are free for juniors and full members, $20 for non-members.
Registration: View registration information here
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Cancellation policy: PLEASE DO NOT PHONE OR TEXT THE RACE DIRECTOR FOR RACE CANCELLATION INFORMATION. In the event of inclement weather on race day, the Aspen Cycling Club Board of Directors will communicate with the Race Director to determine the Club’s ability to operate a race that is reasonably safe for competitors, and, for mountain bike races, preserves the integrity of local trails. All racers should assume that a final decision will be made at the start line by the race director. However, when possible, the Board of Directors will alert racers of a race cancellation prior to the start by emailing the Club email group, and posting on the website and the ACC Facebook page by 5pm.