2020 XC MTB Races: Saturdays: June 27, July 18, Sundays: Aug 16 & Series Final - Oct. 4th
As of Thurs. 9-24…..forest remains closed, but will update on Monday, Sept. 28th…..looking for more info then.
Effective Sept 15th – XC Race #4 is rescheduled again now for Sun. Oct. 4th at this time. We remain closed due to the statewide forest closures. With our crazy weather, fires & smoke….best to give it all a few more weeks.
Updates as things happen down the road.
Reminder…..NO pre-riding course while the forest is closed.
ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY (when it’s live later) – up to 5pm on Sat. Oct. 3rd for XC#4. NO race day registration!
Photo gallery up for 8-16-20 race from Promotion Photos: click here
First 2 races are on Saturdays, Aug & Sept are on Sundays. DOUBLE points for series final – Sunday, Oct. 4th – Will count 3 of 4 races for overall award & you must attend the finals. Don’t forget….each race is an individual event for awards.
NO LICENSE is required to race any of our events this season again.
SEE new information each race for staging & awards!
VIP Package available again this season. For $25, receive a custom plastic number plate with your name on it, special VIP t-shirt, 10-20% off bike accessories in the shop & more from our sponsors. Don’t forget to sign up before the first race so you can use your number plate at all 4 races! Easy sign in each race! Pls., still register online if you are paying per race.
NO Kid’s Races on the small loop at this time!
NO SPECTATORS (parents ok!) or any gatherings at the event per CDC & San Bern. County & State guidelines & restrictions. Face coverings now mandatory when you are not on your bike, as of June 19th for all Californians.
As of Sept. 15 …. course is marked for pre-riding for XC#4, BUT at this time with the forest closed, NO one is allowed on the trails. We will let you know when the forest may reopen & you can come pre-ride during the week, too. The new course map is posted under “courses”! Series final is double points!
Scroll down for more info on start times & laps per class.
For The XC Race Series Registration Form, Click Below.
For The VIP Package Reg. Form, Click Below
Rim Nordic Ski Area, 5 miles east of Running Springs, on the way to Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains, across from Snow Valley Mtn. Resort.
NEW RACE DATE: Sunday, Oct. 4th ….. A few changes will happen again for XC#4. See map under courses; 7.9 mile lap. All racers will race the same lap. Pre-riding will be available when the forest reopens.
• Pro/Expert Men – 3 laps | • Pro/Expert Women – 3 laps
• Expert Men 50+ – 2 laps | • Expert Women 40+ – 2 laps
• Sport Men & Women – 2 laps
• Beginner Men & Women – 1 lap
Saturday, Oct. 3rd: NO Camping due to fire dangers & forest restrictions.
•9:00 – 5:00 pm Registration & pre-riding on Sat. with number plates passed out on race day only.
Bike park fee of $10 or $5 for juniors will be in effect. If you have an XC race series season pass, NO cost to pre-ride.
SUNDAY – Cross Country
Time Trial-style starts: one person at a time, 20 sec. a part, using assigned start times & count down clock for XC#4. DON’T be late for your start…you will be put in the back of the Class! QR code will be available as well as start list on race morning. Computer random start order will be used.
Line up & stage 6′ apart, in classes/categories AT LEAST 5 minutes before your assigned start time.
PLEASE – NO gathering together while staging.
Remember….NO spectators other than parents, NO Kid’s Races at this time.
• 7:30 – 11:00 am – Check in & number plate pickup, in office near start line. VIP racers, pls need to still check in at office. •10:00 am – Race Starts – Beginner & Sport • 11:00 am – Race Starts – Pro Women / Expert Women & Open Singlespeed • 11:30 am – Race Starts – Pro Men / Expert Men
( TIMES for other races may change depending on COVID19 situation. Will update each race.)
Awards will be given out 3 deep in every category , 5 deep for 10 or more participants for each of the above races. Each race is an individual event. An additional award…..Overall awards will be given to the top 5 overall finishers in each category at the end of the season. “Overall” awards will be determined by total points earned throughout the season for best 3 of 4 races. You could race 2 events & still qualify. You MUST race the series final on Sunday, Oct. 4th to qualify for the overall award, with a 2 race minimum requirement. Double points for race #4 on Oct. 4th. TIE Breaker: if there is a tie after race #4, the racer who placed highest at #4 will be declared the winner.
“NEW” – This season for Teams awards….NO Team lists needed. This season Team/Shop award for the top 3 Teams/Shops. NO requirements other than team jersey must be worn during the race. Team member placing counted down 20 places. Come one, come all!
We will attempt to announce all the award winners to take their place on our podium, 6′ apart from each other. Beginners approx. 12:30, Sport approx 1:00pm, Pro/Experts approx 2:00pm. or sooner as racers finish. Any changes will be announced or posted. Double awards at the next race…race day & overalls.
Raffle prizes will be posted & announced time for pick up on race day.
PRO/Expert MEN – in addition to individual category awards at each XC series race, all Por & Expert Men will compete against each other for the 5 fastest times of the day to earn $CASH$ prizes as follows: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $45
PRO/Expert WOMEN – 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $60 …..with a minimum of 6 racers, all racing 3 laps.
RELEASE FORM: Release forms are now included on your online registration. Racers under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the release forms.
• $45 – Online Registration
• $55 – Race Day Registration (No race day entry at this time)
• $25 – Junior (18 & under)
• $20 – High School Team Member
• $50 – Tandems
• $160 – Season Pass ( 4 XC series races paid prior to XC#1) Jrs. 18 & under $80
• $185 – Season Pass (4 XC series races) w/ VIP Package Jrs. $105
Kid’s Races are postponed until further notice.
V.I.P. Package SPECIAL: $25 to receive a custom plastic number plate with your name on it to use for the entire season, one time sign up for all races (season pass or pay as you go & just sign in) 10-20% off bike accessories in the shop and products each race from our sponsors. Free t-shirt to first 50 sign ups AND MORE! Sign up online so you can use your number plate @ all 4 events.
Hoping we will have the food truck onsite, again. Will update as race gets closer. Check them out: Nick Nack BBQ Shack
Reminder: Pls. no racing with any ear buds or anything else that may obstruct your hearing for others to call to pass you if needed. It’s a safety thing for you & others.