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Michigan Fat Bike & Mountain Bike Racing Events
2225 Lake Michigan Dr NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Tel:  616-453-4245
Promoting Events for 25 + Years
Big M Challenge - Mountain Bike Race
Sunday  July  30th    2017

Race Location:
Big M Trailhead  Recreation Area, M-55  Wellston, Michigan

Event Decription:
Cross Country MTB race  MMBA CPS Points Series race

Course Description:
Trail is approx. 7.8 miles per lap of Single and Dbl track trails

Time Schedule:  Saturday July 29th   2017
Course open/Marked to Pre ride noon on

Sunday July 30th   2017
8:30am - 12:15pm Registration and Pre-Registration # Pickup
10:00am NewCross Country Race #1  Elite & Expert classes 3 laps and Sport 19-49 classes Sport classes  2 laps
12:30pm NewCross Country Race #2  Sport classes  2 laps and All Beginners Classes  1 Lap
1:00pmAwards for Race #1
2:00pmFun Promotions Kids Races - Awards to all
2:15pmAwards for Sport & Beginner races

Required Equipment:
No License Required, ANSI Approved Helmet, Bicycle in proper working order, Lap counting ability and a Competitive spirit

General Information:
$cash Purses - $50% Payback for Both men's and women's elite and $25% for all Expert classes!
Fun Promotions Kids races with Awards to all young riders!
Over 100 awards, Prize Drawings for all participants!
Ideal Family fun, Spectators welcome free of charge.

Your best 5 races count for the 2017 MMBA CPS cross country race series!

Event Sponsors:
Spindrift cyclesports, Vie-13, Chamois Butt'r,  Maxima Racing Oils, Rapid Fire, Velocity, Strider, Gordon Water,

Contact & Additional Information:
Fun Promotions LLC  616-453-4245
Spindrift Cyclesports  231-425-4999  www.spindriftcyclesports.com

There is a Manistee National Forest user fee of $5.00 per car, per day....racers & spectators this means YOUR cars.
You are responsible to pay the self-serve pipe and display the pass on your dashboard. This is in addition to your entry fee.
We will remind you again on race day - Please support this great trail system & National Forest.

Event Fees:
Add $5 for day of race registrations

14 & Under Beg. & Kids races$10.00
Sport & Beginner Classes$35.00
Expert & Elite Classes$40.00

race age as of 12-31-2017

Classes:
Elite & Expert race  10:00am race start
Elite Men - 3 laps $ to top 3-5
Elite Women - 3 laps $ to top 3-5
Expert 29 & Under - 3 laps $ to top 3
Expert 30-39 - 3 Laps $ to top 3
Expert 40-49 - 3 Laps $ to top 3
Expert 50+ 3 Laps $ to top 3
Expert Women - 3 laps $ to top 3
Elite/expert Single Speed - 3 laps $ to top 3
Elite/expert Fatbike  3 laps $ to top 3

NEW Some SPORT classes will start at 10am after the expert/elite racers
SPORT Classes 19-29  2 laps
30-342 laps
35-392 laps
40-442 laps
45-492 laps


Sport/Beginner race  12:30pm race start  Awards to top 1-2 laps
Sport Women 15 - 18         2-Laps
Sport Women 39 & Under
Sport Women 40 & Over
Sport 14 & under
Men 15-18
50-59
60-69
70+ Masters
FatBike Open
Clydesdale 200+ lbs
Sport/Beg. Single Speed   2-laps
Beginner classes race start 12:35  Awards to top 3 - 14&UNDER Beg classes 1 Lap
10 & Under Boys & Girls  1 lap
Women 11 - 14    1 lap
11-14 Boys   1 lap
Women 15-18  1 lap
Women 19 & Over  1 lap
FatBike Open  1 lap
Men 15-18  1 lap
19-29  1 lap
30-39  1 lap
40-49  1 lap
50+ Masters   1 lap
Beg. Clydesdale 200+ lbs    1 lap  

Kids races 2:00pm  Strider 2, 3, 4 & 5 year olds, 6 & Under and 7-12  Awards to all!

NO REFUNDS  Transfers allowed $5 to make a class/human change...made day of race only!!
race age as of 12-31-2017    Fun Promotions LLC  Grand Rapids, Mich