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Saturday, August 7, 2010 -- Bruceton Mills, WV / Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake MTB Ultra & Ultra Light - WVMBA Ultra #3 (iPO Event Id#: 12502)

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* 50M ULTRA is a WVMBA Ultra Series Event * (23M Ultra Light is NOT)

West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) supports the efforts of The International Mountain Biking Association and encouragages all riders to adhere to the rules of the trail. Visit them at:

[WVMBA Forms and Rules]

Big Bear Lake Ultra WVMBA Photo
Race and ride at Big Bear Lake
Photo by Don Parks
NEW for 2010

Ultra Light Category - 23 mile loop
Men's and Women's Open


Big Bear Lake Camplands
450 Big Bear Lake Road, Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
(phone) 304-379-4382

To get to Big Bear Lake take I-68 to the Hazelton Exit (WV exit 29) and go south (left if you are coming on I-68 West, right if you are coming on I-68 East). Follow this road 3 miles to the guard shack at Big Bear Lake. [Google Map]


The Big Bear Ultra is a mountain bike race that tests the participants, endurance & ability. Only well conditioned cyclists should attempt this event.

Registration will be open Friday evening between 6 and 9pm and Saturday morning at 7:00 am.

  • 9:00 am start, 50 mile Approximate distance
  • Tee shirts to all racers with food and beverages afterwards
  • Classes: All WVMBA Ultra Classes (men and women open, masters, single speed)


Consists of a 50 mile single track loop. The course will be well marked. Please be aware, due to the length and nature of the course it is up to the racer to watch for the signs. There is no cut off in 2010. At least 4 aid stations will be in place with water and snacks.


Free primitive camping will be available at the start/finish area. RV and Tent site camping with electric and near the shower/bathroom is $10 a person, children under 5 are free.

Near-by Motel

Maple Leaf Motel, Bruceton Mills, WV, call them at (304)379-4075

Start Date: 2010-08-07     Start Time: 9:00am
Event Name: Big Bear Lake MTB Ultra & Ultra Light - WVMBA Ultra #3
Location(s): Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
Big Bear Lake
Event Type(s): Bike
Event Distance(s): 23mi 50mi
Contact(s): Mark Schooley
   Phone: 304-379-4382
Affiliate(s): West Virginia Mountain Bike Association
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