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Sunday, July 19, 2009 -- Fairmont, WV / Valley Falls State Park
Valley Falls Challenge - WVMBA #8 (iPO Event Id#: 11648)

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"Valley Falls Challenge Mountain Bike Race" and "Rock the Valley"
Special Musical Guests...Last Year's Model
Valley Falls State Park in Fairmont, WV
July 19, 2009

Race Information: Come out and race one of West Virginia's Finest Courses. With its long, fast, technical down hills, numerous rock gardens and those in your face type long sustain climbs. Boasting its extended 9.3 mile laps with 1700+ elevation gain, It's sure to put a grin on your face. Experts 2.5 laps, Sport 1.5 laps, and Beginners 3/4 lap. Course will be marked and ready for pre-riding by July 13 . All Expert classes, including Single Speed, will receive 100% Pay Back. All Sport and Beginner Classes will have a chance at the ( 3 ) deep Prize Table.

Rock the Valley: Free Concert with special musical guest, Last Year's Model. Start time around 2:00 pm

Registration: 9:00 am at Pavilion #2. Race will begin at Noon. First 100 racers will receive a free T-Shirt. Starbucks coffee will be provided before the race. All Proceeds from this race will benefit the Pregnancy Resource Center in Fairmont, WV.

Additional Activities: Kids Race will start at 11:00am with a fee of $5.00 per child and awards will be given to each child that participates. Bring out the entire family to enjoy other activities while your out on the course. Volleyball, Horse Shoe Pitching, Corn Hole, Hiking, Playgrounds and other outdoor activities. Free food and beverages to all race participants. Also, food will be available to the public until we run out!

Sponsors: I would also like to Thank all my proud Sponsors and Supporters of this Race: Bombardier, City of Pleasant Valley, Quality Machine, McDonald's of Fairmont, Berry Energy Inc., Rick's Collision, Dr. Mike Miller, DDS and the West Virginia's Night Club, The Home Depot, Custom Contracting, Extreme Fitness, Town of Whitehall, RG Honda Yamaha, Holy Moses Bicycles, Papa John's, Cold Stone Creamery, Pepsi, Starbucks, Wamsley Cycles, Monkey Flip Productions, Justyn Miller Photography, Reep Graphics, WBOY, Fairmont Times, Pregnancy Resource Center, West Virginia Bikers For Christ, and Family Life Fellowship

Directions: From I-79, take Exit 137, then 310 south for 7 miles. Turn right at the Valley Falls State Park sign. Go two miles to the park entrance.

Questions: Contact Jason Martin @ 304-592-5977 or at

Start Date: 2009-07-19     Start Time: 12:00pm
Event Name: Valley Falls Challenge - WVMBA #8
Location(s): Fairmont, WV 26555
Valley Falls State Park
Event Type(s): Bike
Event Distance(s):
Contact(s): Jason Martin
   Phone: 304-694-5977
Affiliate(s): West Virginia Mountain Bike Association
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