MTB Kickstart - Cross Country MTB Racing
The MTB Kickstart is the first of Six MTB Races we have in our Spring MTB Series. All are held at beautiful Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA featuring courses with scenic single track and double track trails to ride on. Included for each athlete in the MTB Kickstart is a custom Kickstart Water Bottle, athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and free athlete massage.
There will be 10-year age groups in the Novice, Sport and Expert division; -19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. The Junior division will have no age groups. There will be an Open (39 years and under) and a Masters (40+) category in the Single Speed division. There will be High School divisions for Novice , Sport and Expert with their own start waves.
Six-race TBF MTB Special
You can save $$$ with our six race TBF MTB Special on the January 13 MTB Kickstart, the January 27 MTB Classic, the February 10 MTB Challenge, the February 24 MTB Madness, the March 10 MTB Showdown, and the March 24 MTB Championship by signing up before December 1st 2018. Enter all SIX races for only $180 ($160 for athletes 18 & under) until the end of November 2018.
TBF MTB Race Series Placement and Awards
Points will be awarded to each rider placing in their division in one of the SIX MTB Races that are part of our 2019 MTB Series: MTB Kickstart, MTB Classic, MTB Challenge, MTB Madness, MTB Showdown and MTB Championship. The rider with the most points that finishes at least five of the six events in each division will be the Series Champion. In the case of ties, the rider that finished with the most first, second, or third place finishes will receive the Championship award. If points are still tied, the final race finish will determine Championship.
Junior (14-under): 1 lap 6 miles | Novice/Clydesdale (over 225 lbs)/Novice HS (High School Riders): 1 lap 6 miles | Sport/Sport HS/Sport Single-Speed: 2 laps 12 miles | Expert/SS Expert/Pro: 3 laps 18 miles
Juniors 8 am
Adults (including HS riders) 9 am
Packet Pick Up Information
Race packets will be available race morning from 7 am to 9 am at the race site. Registration prices increase on Race Day.
Refund and Transfer Information
TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.
Race for FREE Information
Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.
TBF MTB Clinic
The TBF MTB Clinic is for all levels of riders and includes professional MTB coaching, drills & skills clinic, dirt-crit practice race, fun group trail ride, and refreshments. Find out more info at www.tbftraining.com.
Friends of TBF Racing:
TBF Racing is proud to sponsor and promote Mountain Biking on a local level with our support of the following organizations:
FATRAC: Folsom-Auburn Trail Riders Action Coalition www.fatrac.org
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship: www.sierratrails.org
Folsom Lake SRA: Folsom Lake State Recreation Area www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25226
Event details and schedule
MTB Kickstart - 9 am