Mountain Bike Half Marathon

This cross-country style race takes riders through 13.1 miles of single-track, including a variety of trail difficulties. The first rider across the line after a mass start will be crowned the winner.

Timing chips are required for riders who would like to be eligible for awards and scoring.

Friday, April 24 – 12:30pm

Race starts and finishes at the Ridge Pavilion.

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Short-Track Mountain Bike Race

Riders will have 40 minutes to jockey for position and complete as many laps as possible on this short single-track loop. Racers will be given a “one-lap-to-go” warning at the beginning of their final lap, will finish on the leader’s lap, and will be scored according to how many laps they completed.

Timing chips are required for riders who would like to be eligible for awards and scoring.
 
Friday, April 24 – 5:00pm 
 
Race starts and finishes at the Ridge Pavilion.

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Mountain Bike Enduro

Three downhill runs are staged in a centralized location for this downhill style race. Two of the runs are rocky and rooty single-track courses that start from the highest elevation point on the property. The third is a slalom style course with a groomed jump-line, tabletops and berms. Each participant will be given a single timed run down each course. The fastest rider across the combined three runs will be crowned the winner.

This race has a participant cap of 50 and is first come, first serve. Timing chips are not required for this race.
 
Saturday, April 25 – 11:00am  
 
Race starts the top of Goat Hill / Mountain Bike Slalom Course.

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Youth Short-Track Mountain Bike Race

This circuit-based race for youth, ages 9 & under, will be staged at the Jackrabbit trail. Young riders will have 20 minutes to race their way through as many .4 mile laps as possible. Racers will be scored according to how many laps they complete. Parental and spectator participation is highly encouraged to support the future generation of shredders.
 
Saturday, April 25 – 4:00pm  
 
Race starts and finishes at the Jackrabbit Trail.

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Prairie Go Round MTB Time Trials

Back for a second year – the crowd favorite Prairie Go Round is no fair ride. You’ll face gravel, a fast course and a grueling uphill start in this down and dirty time-trial style mountain bike race. It’s a two-lap sprint for the fastest combined time around the Prairie Dog trail. Plain and simple, fastest two times around the prairie wins. Riders will start at approximately 1 minute intervals self-sorting position with the faster riders first.

Timing chips are required for riders who would like to be eligible for awards and scoring. This race has a cap of 40, and participation will be first come, first serve.

Saturday, April 25 – 4:30pm

Race starts and finishes at the Prairie Dog trailhead.

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King & Queen of Goat Hill

For this four-lap mountain bike race we’ve sought out some of the Whitewater Center trail system’s steepest climbs and most gratifying descents. Did we mention grueling climbs? The course is centered around the top of Goat Hill and includes a variety of trails and riding styles.

Timing chips are required for riders who would like to be eligible for awards and scoring. This race has a cap of 40, and participation will be first come, first serve.

Sunday, April 26 – 10:00am

Race starts and finishes at the top of Goat Hill / Mountain Bike Slalom Course

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Short-Bike World Championships

The granddaddy of all short bike races goes down at the Whitewater Center. Participants young and old will use 12” kid’s bikes to race head-to-head in heats of four winding through a short, flat-ish course. Two tournament style races will take place, with the top two finishers of each race moving on to the finals, where one Short-Bike World Champion will be crowned from both the Young Folks (9 & under) and Old Folks (10 & above) divisions. Multiple years of short bike shredding experience is encouraged.

Sunday, April 26 – 3:00pm

This event does not require a Tuck Fest Race/Competition Registration. Meet at Vendor Village. This race has a participant cap and is first come, first serve.