2016 Cross Country Mountain Bike Races

Snowball Special Fat Bike Race

Date: January 30, 2016

Location: Sun Valley Nordic Center, Sun Valley, Idaho

Event Type: 20K/40K and 40K Relay Fat Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Sun Valley, The Elephant’s Perch and Fat Bike Advocacy Group, http://www.snowballfatbike.com/

Registration: http://www.snowballfatbike.com/#!register/c1c9t

Winterfest 40 Fat Bike Race

Date: February 20, 2016

Location: Stanley, Idaho

Event Type: 20K/40K Fat Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Sawtooth Society ( http://www.sawtoothsociety.org ), https://www.facebook.com/stanleyfatbike

USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships

Date: February 27, 2016

Location: Powder Mountain Resort, Ogden, Utah

Event Type: Fat Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: USA Cycling, http://www.usacycling.org/2016/fat-bike-nationals

Registration: USA Cycling annual license required, https://www.usacycling.org/register/2016-20

20th Annual Barking Spider Bash

Date: April 9, 2016

Location: Hemingway Butte Off-Highway Vehicle Park, Melba ID (take I-84 Nampa exit for S ID-45 to ID-78, just across Snake River, then take ID-78 South ~0.5 miles to Upper Reynolds Creek road, and head west for ~2 miles past stinky feed lot to the OHV Park)

Event type: Cross Country, XC, Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Wild Rockies Racing, http://www.wildrockiesracing.com/

Registration: Webscorer Login and Race Registration

Sage Brush Scramble

Date: April 23, 2016

Location: Larson-Miller Medical Waste Disposal, 3315 South Simco road (I-84 exit 74, 3 miles South on Simco road)

Event Type: Short Track Cross Country, STXC, Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: 2016 Knobby Tire Series, http://www.knobbytireseries.com/

Registration: Select Event Location “Idaho” at https://www.usacycling.org/register/

Wednesday Night Eagle MtB Short Track (#1)

Date: May 4, 2016

Location: Eagle Bike Park, Old Horseshoe Bend Rd (2 miles north of State Street), Eagle, Idaho

Event Type: Short Track Cross Country, STXC, Mountain Bike on ~1.5 mile course

Event Promoter / Flyer: Joseph Gallegos Team Boise Rush,  http://www.usacycling.org/events/flyer.php?permit=2016-1205″

Registration: Athlete 360  https://wednightmtbshorttrack.athlete360.com/

Wednesday Night Eagle MtB Short Track (#2)

Date: May 11, 2016

Location: Eagle Bike Park, Old Horseshoe Bend Rd (2 miles north of State Street), Eagle, Idaho

Event Type: Short Track Cross Country, STXC, Mountain Bike on ~1.5 mile course

Event Promoter / Flyer: Joseph Gallegos Team Boise Rush,  http://www.usacycling.org/events/flyer.php?permit=2016-1205″

Registration: Athlete 360  https://wednightmtbshorttrack.athlete360.com/

Coyote Classic

Date: May 14, 2016

Location: Avimor Community Park Pavilion (ID-55 ~10 miles North of State Street)

Event type: Cross Country, XC, Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: 2016 Knobby Tire Series, http://www.knobbytireseries.com/races.html

Registration: Click on the “ALL Races Online Pre-Registration” link at http://www.knobbytireseries.com/races.html

Wednesday Night Eagle MtB Short Track (#3)

Date: May 18, 2016

Location: Eagle Bike Park, Old Horseshoe Bend Rd (2 miles north of State Street), Eagle, Idaho

Event Type: Short Track Cross Country, STXC, Mountain Bike on ~1.5 mile course

Event Promoter / Flyer: Joseph Gallegos Team Boise Rush,  http://www.usacycling.org/events/flyer.php?permit=2016-1205″

Registration: Athlete 360  https://wednightmtbshorttrack.athlete360.com/

12 Hours of Disco

Date: May 21, 2016

Location: Discovery Hill, Salmon, Idaho

Event Type: 12 hour Cross Country, XC, Mountain Bike Marathon; individual, 2, or 4 person relay teams

Event Promoter / Flyer: Ride Salmon, http://www.ridesalmon.com/#!12-hrs-of-disco-2016/c14rv

Registration: https://www.usacycling.org/register/2016-414

USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships

Date: June 4, 2016

Location: Columbia County, Georgia

Event Type: Marathon Cross Country Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: USA Cycling, http://www.usacycling.org/national-championships

Event Promoter / Flyer: USA Cycling 2015 Flyer (same location), https://www.usacycling.org/2015/marathon-mountain-bike-nationals

Registration: USA Cycling annual license required, http://www.usacycling.org/national-championships

Knobby 9 to 5

Date: June 11, 2016

Location: Jug Mountain Ranch, McCall ID (take ID-55 ~2 miles South of McCall, head East on E Lake Fork road ~3 miles to Jug Mountain Ranch Golf Course club house)

Event type: 8 hour Cross Country, XC, Mountain Bike Marathon; individual, 2, or 4 person relay teams

Event Promoter / Flyer: 2016 Knobby Tire Series, http://www.knobbytireseries.com/races.html

Registration: Click on the “ALL Races Online Pre-Registration” link at http://www.knobbytireseries.com/races.html

Fox Trot 40 and Fox Trot 8 Cross Country Races

Date: June 25, 2016

Location: Ketchum Town Square, Ride Sun Valley Expo; Shuttle rides will be provided to and from the start / finish areas; the ~40 mile point-to-point race starts at Galena Lodge (~7300ft), ~2 miles South of Galena summit (~23 miles North of Sun Valley); the ~8 mile race starts nearer to Sun Valley “with views overlooking Sun Valley”.

Event types: ~40 mile or ~8 mile Cross-Country, XC, Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Ride Sun Valley, http://ridesunvalley.com/fox-trot-cross-country-race/

Registration: “Coming soon”

Tamarack Twister

Date: July 9, 2016

Location: Tamarack Resort, Donnelly, ID

Event type: Cross Country, XC, and Marathon Cross Country Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: 2016 Knobby Tire Series, http://www.knobbytireseries.com/races.html

Registration: Click on the “ALL Races Online Pre-Registration” link at http://www.knobbytireseries.com/races.html

USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships

Date: July 12-17, 2016

Location: Mammoth Mountain, California

Event Type: Cross Country, Short Track Cross Country, Single Speed, Down Hill, Dual Slalom and Enduro Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: USA Cycling, http://www.usacycling.org/national-championships

Event Promoter / Flyer: USA Cycling 2015 Flyer (same location), http://www.usacycling.org/2015/mountain-bike-nationals

Registration: USA Cycling annual license required, http://www.usacycling.org/national-championships

High Cascades 100

Date: July 16, 2016

Location: Bend, Oregon

Event Type: 100 Mile Endurance Cross Country Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: High Cascades 100, http://highcascades100.com/

Registration: http://highcascades100.com/register/

Tahoe Trail 100K

Date: July 16, 2016

Location: Northstar, California

Event Type: 100K XC MtB Marathon (qualifier for the 2016 Leadville Trail 100)

Event Promoter / Flyer: Blueprint For Athletes, http://www.tahoetrailmtb.com/

Registration: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/12656

Pierre’s Hole 50/100

Date: August 6, 2016

Location: Grand Targhee Resort, Alta, Wyoming

Event Type: 100 Mile, 100K NUE and 50K XC Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Pierre’s Hole, Grand Targhee Resort, Pierre’s Hole 2016 Grand Targhee Resort

Pierre’s Hole facebook page, Pierre’s Hole 50/100 mile mtn bike race

Registration: https://pierreshole50-100.athlete360.com/

Leadville Trail 100 MTB

Date: August 13, 2016

Location: Leadville, Colorado

Event Type: 100 Mile Ultra-Endurance Cross Country Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Blueprint For Athletes, http://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/mtb/leadvilletrail100mtb/

Registration: Lottery for 2016 registration slots occurred during December, 2015, so plan accordingly for 2017 race registration opportunity. Qualification for 2016 is still possible at the Tahoe Trail 100K and other Leadville Race Series events.

Smoke ‘n’ Fire 400

Date: September 14, 2016

Location: 13th and Eastman in Hyde Park, Boise, Idaho

Event Type: 400ish Mile Endurance Self Supported Cross Country Mountain Bike

Event Promoter / Flyer: Elev8/208 Bikepacking, https://smokenfire420.wordpress.com/

Elev8/208 Bikepacking facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1485472901698832/?ref=br_tf

Registration: none. However, SPOT live tracker rental reservation recommended.

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