Join us in Lawrence, Kansas over the March 23 & 24, 2013 weekend for the Gods Country Fat Tire Festival.Our team has two fun filled days of off-road excitement planned.
Our festival...Saturday brings us the return of the Gods Country Mountain Bike Classic.This will be the opening round of the 2013 Unified Federation of Dirts West series.Traditional cross country mountain bike classes including kids events and the popular Clydesdale, Single Speed and Marathon divisions will be held.Sunday the Gods Country Off-Road Duathlon returns for its 10th year.For a decade this event has offered a fun and challenging multisport event for all ability levels.This year we increase the fun opportunities with both Long and Short course options.Elite, Age-Group, Clydesdale, Relay Teams and Unicycle options are available.
The venue...Off-Road heaven is what some call it.The Lawrence River Trails (LRT) offers a trail system that is fun for all ability levels LRT is rideable by absolutely anyone. The trails have the perfect combination of flowing dirt single track, hairpin turns, berms, and rolling hills. Expert to beginners will all enjoy the LRT that is maintained by the Lawrence Mountain Bike Club.
Festival features...Professional event timing and finishing services, custom handmade awards for both events, custom t-shirts, post-race food and beverages , free photographsandcash payouts for Cat 1 and Elite classes.Hammer Nutritional products will be available both days, The Wheel Cyclery will be on hand offering bike support and we will have plenty of Chamois Buttr for all your comfort needs.The Lanterne Rouge will be on hand with entertainment andevent support.
How to enjoy the fun...To register go to ....A field limit of 200 is set for our events.Please register early to save your spot, save money and get your event t-shirt and swag.For the month of February, we have discounted entry fees and Free Fee February where the processing fee is waived.
President, Cow Town Cycling Team
Course Description: Both events begin with a 2 mile run consisting of levee and single track (see map on page 11).The bike leg consists of a9 to 10 mile loop of mostly fast, hard-packed dirt singletrack with some roller coaster hills, some twisty, narrow sections, and a few log obstacles. It's a great trail for beginners and experts alike. Long course will complete the new section.Final run leg (long course only) is a 2 mile trail run on single track and levee.
Directions:From Kansas City, take I-70 West to the first Lawrence exit.Go South on Massachusetts until you go under a big rail-road trestle then turn left onto Elm. Keep going to 8th Street then turn right.Continue over the Levee and Park.
Additional parking is available at the Lawrence Visitor Center (3rd Street and Locust).Limited parking is available at the trail head.See Parking Map for more information.