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RACE # 8 - Gamehaven Lakeside Grind, Rochester, MN NEW!

Race 8 - Gamehaven Lakeside Grind

Welcome to the Gamehaven Lakeside Grind – the Minnesota Series newest race. This race is held at the Gamehaven Scout Reservation – a beautiful 265 acre camp and the Gamehaven Sports and Activities Park  – Rochester’s newest 460 acre regional park with a 42 acre lake. Gamehaven has been a popular site for Minnesota High School races the past 4 years. Trails are built and maintained by volunteer members of the Rochester Active Sports Club. New trails are being added each year.

Proceeds from the race will go to the development of the Park, the Gamehaven Scouts, and the Rochester High School Mountain Bike Teams.

More information on the race, and  race courses will be coming soon.

Register For the Lakeside Grind

On line registration closes on  July 28th at 8:00 PM.

High School Race for Free

*This is a High School Race for free race.  Open to 7th -12th graders.  NO ONLINE REGISTRATION for these kids.  Simply show up for the race and register on the day of.  You will get a race plate and race in the CITIZEN classat 9:30 AM start time.  There is a special wave for all of these riders.  Please be at the venue by 8:30 to register for this race.  

Start Times, Distances, Fees

Class Start Time Distance # of Laps Pre-Registration Day of Registration
Kids Comp 9:00 AM 4 miles 1 $11 $16
Citizen 9:30 AM 8 miles 2 $22 $32
Marathon Open 10:50 AM 4 hrs $31 $42
Sport 11:00 AM 12 miles 2 $27 $38
Kids Comp, Citizen Awards 11:15 AM
Kids Fun Race** 12:45 PM _ - Free** Free**
Expert & Pro Men 1:10 PM 24 miles 4 $31 $42
Expert & Pro Women 1:12 PM 18 miles 3 $31 $42
Comp SS Open/Fatbike Open 1:15 PM 18 miles 3 $27 $38
Comp Age Groups 1:18 PM 18 miles 3 $27 $38
All riders 18 and under - - - $16 $22
Sport Awards 1:30 PM
arathon/Comp/SS/Fatbike & Elite Group Awards 3:45 PM

1) **Must Register

Minnesota Series Kids Fun Race

The Minnesota Series Kids Fun Race is designed to give children an opportunity to compete like their parents in a positive and fun environment. The Race is free to children ages 3 to 12.  Parent cyclists ride and race with the kids, providing motivational and physical support.

Race starts at 12:45 PM! Helmets are required. Register on-site only by 12:30pm.


Prizes will be provided for 1st - 3rd place in each age class for Kids Comp, Citizen, Sport, Comp, Expert, & Pro classes. Top finishing Elite Group (Experts and Pros combined) will receive cash awards. See the MNSCS Guidelines for payout details.      

Title Sponsor

Event Sponsorship

Coming Soon

Volunteer Opportunities

Coming Soon

Course Map

Pre Ride Information

Coming Soon


Gamehaven Scout Camping - Rentals

All reservations are made through the Gamehaven Scout Office - 507-287-1410

CAMPSITES 8 with water, 20 primitive   - $8.00/person/night  toilets and showers are located in the pool area. Some locations have porta-potties.

LODGES - Pheasant (shelter #2) & Deer Lodges (shelter #3) - $70/day -maximum occupancy 23 people)

6 CABINS – maximum occupancy 4 people – $25/per night/cabin -showers and toilets at the pool area

CAMPERS – no hookups - parking in the main parking lot.

FIRE RING – with firewood - $30/ day


Directions from the Twin Cities

Address - 5015 Simpson Rd SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Take US-52 S towards Rochester. Stay on US 52 thru Rochester and take the County Hwy-1 exit, EXIT 50, toward 11th Ave SE. Turn right onto Simpson Rd SE/County Hwy-1. Go 2.28 miles. Scout Reservation is in the right.