Do I need a racing license and what is my racing age? No you will not need a USA cycling license to race this event. Your racing age is your age on 12/31/18.

How will the course be marked? The course will be marked with 4″ White Blue Ridge Adventures Tape with Blue Lettering. There will also be yellow signage alerting of right turn, left turn, straight ahead and wrong way. White spray chalk will also be used to mark turns and significant areas. Course marshalls will be located at key turns on the course each day to ensure riders don’t get lost.


Is the course shut down for race use only on race day? No. This is an open course and you may encounter other users during the race. You must abide by Forest regulations which require bikers yield to hikers and horses. Beware of cars on fire road and pavement sections of the course.

What is provided at the Rest Stops and how do I shuttle items? Rest Stops will be fully stocked with Heed, plenty of cold Water, PB & J, Pretzels, Granola Bars, Soda, Bananas, Oranges and Advil. You can also shuttle any items you like to the rest stop. You will be provided ziploc bags in your race packet with your number on it. These are to shuttle your personal items. There will be tarps numbered with the Rest Stop location at the Start to drop your bags in the morning and they will return there later in the day.

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