Location: Franke Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana
This is a cross-country mountain bike race for kids only. Pre-K through 12 grade (2023-24 school year).
USAC permit pending. Riders who will be 6 or older by the end of the year must obtain an annual USA Cycling license (no charge) to race this event and earn USAC points. There is no fee to enter or park at Franke Park Trails.
Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/zTwJk9JDgk8jFyvt9
Course details: Course will be marked by noon on Saturday, August 12. Map available here.
Advanced Lap: Goshen with Easter and Christmas ~4 miles/lap
Novice Lap: Goshen with Easter ~3.3 miles/lap
Introductory Lap: Goshen ~2.7 miles
Riders are welcome to race up to any category they choose however the awards will be given for the category they choose to race. For example, lower elementary-age riders who enter the upper elementary category to race the novice lap will be scored with the upper elementary riders.
Riders should report to the start line 15 minutes prior to start time for staging. Top 3 awards will be given out for each of the categories available for registration. The race course will be marked and ready for pre-riding at noon on Saturday.
The trails are fast, flowy, and well-maintained by Three Rivers Velo Sport and an amazing group of volunteers. Coming to town to preride the trails? Check out the current trail conditions on their Facebook group Franke Park MTB.
Camping is not available at the venue, but there is camping available nearby.
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