Race Features The MTB Kickstart has a 1-lap Novice and Junior division, plus a separate wave of 1-lap for High School riders, a Sport, High School Sport and Single Speed division with 2-laps, and a 3-lap Expert/SS Expert, and Pro division. Each lap is 6 miles of challenging, scenic, fast single track trails, up and down the foothills surrounding Folsom Lake. The High School divisions for Novice, Sport and Expert will have their own start waves.
There will be 10-year age groups in the Novice, Sport and Expert division; 19-, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. The Junior division will have no age groups. There will be an Open (39 years and under) and a Masters (40+) category in the Single Speed division.
Course Description: The MTB Kickstart race course is on multi-use trails within the Granite Bay State Park on Folsom Lake. The course features a fun, challenging combination of twisting single-track, wide double track, rolling cross-country with some sand and a bit of pavement. The course is perfect for first-timers and exciting fun for all levels. Please be respectful of other trail users including hikers equestrian riders in this state park. All events are rain or shine, the course is great to ride in all weather.
From the Bay Area take Interstate 80 east to Douglas Blvd.
From Reno take Interstate 80 west to Douglas Blvd.
Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $10 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass.