MTB Challenge - Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing

8000 Douglas Blvd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746


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Event Description

MTB Challenge - Cross Country MTB Racing

The MTB Challenge is at beautiful Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA featuring a course with scenic single track and double track trails to ride on. The course will race in "reverse direction" on our 6 mile lap course. Included for each athlete is a custom TBF Racing shoulder cinch bag, an 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 wave starts for Novice, Sport and Expert riders.


NEW for 2020: Free Kids Strider* race at 8:10 


All finishers will receive finisher ribbons. The 1/3 of a mile course will be on the granite path around the picnic areas with official start and finish lines. *A Strider bike is a bike with no gears that is pushed. It teaches balance and has replaced training wheels for youngsters just getting started.


Junior (14-under): 1 lap 6 miles | Novice/Novice HS (High School Riders): 2 laps 12 miles | Sport/Sport HS/Single-Speed: 3 laps 18 miles | Expert/SS Expert/Pro: 4 laps 24 miles

Start Times

MTB Challenge Junior Riders  - 8 am

MTB Challenge Adult/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.

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 our Volunteer Director at: 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

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

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship:

Folsom Lake SRA: Folsom Lake State Recreation Area



Event details and schedule

Start Times

MTB Challenge

Junior Riders - 8 am

Adult/HS Riders - 9 am

Event Location & Accomodations

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