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RACE # 8 - The Great Hawk Chase - August 12, 2018


(Race #6 is in regards to the KA Festival activities for the weekend, not MNMTB Series)

Race #9 "The Return of the Powder Monkey" - August 12

New year, new course for 2018!

 COGGS and Spirit Mountain are excited to bring you a race course with unparalleled variety.    This year marks the return of a true test of your grit and stamina, 'The Return of the Powder Monkey' 

An offering of the 5th annual Kraus Anderson Bike Duluth Festival, 'The Return of the Powder Monkey' is a great way to unleash your inner Ferrari F40. Wether you are an spandex wearing carbon fiber riding Elite, or if you are just pulling down the mountain bike from the garage wall for the first time to see what the fuss is all about, this cross country style mountain bike race has something special in store for you. Beginner level riders should register for the 'citizen' category if this is your first race. Get ready to see Spirit Mt. in a new light this year and enjoy COGGS new course for you!

For more great enduro, downhill, and general festival information, be sure to check out  www.bikeduluthfestival.com

 

On Line Registration

On line registration ends on Thursday August 10th at 8:00 PM.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration begins 8:00 am Sunday morning, August 13th at Spirit Mountain!

Start Times, Distances, Fees

Class Start Time Distance # of Laps Pre - Registration Day of Registration
Kids Comp 9:00 AM 3 1 $13 $18
Citizen 9:30 AM 8 2 $24 $34
Marathon Open 10:50 AM 4 hours $33 $44
Sport 11:00 AM 12 2 $29 $40
Kids Comp, Citizen Awards 11:15 AM
Kids Fun Race** 12:45 PM Free** Free**
Expert & Pro Men* 1:10 PM 21 3 $33 $44
Expert & Pro Women* 1:12 PM 14 2 $33 $44
Comp/SS Open/Fatbike Open 1:15 PM 14 2 $29 $40
Comp Age Groups 1:18 PM 14 2 $29 $40
All riders 18 and under - - $18 $24
Sport, Marathon Awards 1:30 PM
Comp/SS/Fatbike & Elite Group Awards 3:45 PM

Minnesota Series Kids Fun Race

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

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

Pre-Riding

The course map is shown above, if you are in Duluth and the trails are dry, pre-ride to your hearts (and lungs) content! Course in unmarked at the moment, but will be marked prior to race events.

Pre-riding will be available the Saturday prior to the event after 3:00 PM.     Some sections of this race course will be used by other Bike Duluth festival events Saturday morning.   

Awards

CASH PRIZES for top Elites, so start shaving those precious ounces now!

Prizes will be provided for 1st - 3rd place in each age class for Kids Comp, Citizen, Sport, Comp, Expert, & Pro classes. See the MNSCS Guidelines for payout details.     

AWESOME RAFFLE PRIZES provided by local sponsors and series sponsors alike!

General Information

Food and beverage will be available all day at the Grand Avenue Chalet at Spirit Mountain

Portable toilets will be available onsite. Camping is available at Spirit MountainIndian Point Campground, The Buffalo House, or any other place you can find to pitch a tent, get your reservations early! 

 

 

Directions from the Twin Cities

Event will be based at the Spirit Mountain Grand Avenue Chalet.  

From the Twin Cities, take I35 North to Exit 246 (Midway Rd)

Turn Right on to Midway/Cty Hwy 3, and follow it 6.9 miles to Grand Ave.

Turn Left on Grand, and go 2 miles to Spirit Mountain (on your left).

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Matt Johnsrud

Promoter