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Sunday, July 18, 1999 -- Canaan Valley
Revenge of the Rattlesnake Mountian Bike Race
Canaan Valley Series Race #2

See last year's coverage @ 1998 Revenge of the Rattlesnake

[Coverage] Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4]
[Overall Results] [Results by Class]

The Return of the Rattlesnake will be held during Canaan Valley's "Appalachian Experience", which features some great live entertainment and some of West Virginia's finest artist's displaying their work at the outdoor exhibits. Don't miss this event!

Total Prize Purse value of $3,000

WHEN: Sunday, July 18, 1999

RACE REGISTRATION: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Pendleton Point Overlook Parking Lot, Blackwater Falls State Park

REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 WVMBA Members; $30.00 Non-Members

RACE START: Race starts at NOON for ALL Race Classes at Blackwater Falls State Park and finishes at Canaan Valley State Park

SHUTTLE: Morning shuttle available ONLY from Canaan Valley State Park to Blackwater Falls State Park at 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
(Sorry, first come first serve basis.)

PRIZES: Men's & Women's Pro/Expert 1st Place Winners both get a three night getaway package for two at Canaan Valley Resort and a two night getaway package for two at Blackwater Falls State Park, plus $100 Cash!

Prizes also awarded three deep in 13 Classes!

COURSE: This year's grueling 50K race is currently planned as a point-to-point course through some of the easts most scenic, and toughest terrain. It will cover between 30 & 50 kilometers of technical single track, depending on race class, between Blackwater Falls and Canaan Valley State Parks.

QUESTIONS? CONTACT:
John Northeimer, Canaan Valley Resort, 1-800-622-4121
or for more information about Canaan Valley Resort check out their website.


Kids Race: The Back Hollow 200 will be held Saturday afternoon, July 17th, and is free for all children 12 & under.

Kids Race Registration: From NOON to 4:00 p.m. the day of the race

Kids Race Start Time: 4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony directly follows the race.

Kids Race Age Divisions:
6 years and Under, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12 years old.


Below are Special Lodging packages available for
WVMBA Members ONLY:

* The per person package rate is based on double occupancy and is $99.00. (this is a per package rate.)

ACCOMMODATIONS: The WVMBA- Return of the Rattlesnake package includes;

  • Two nights of lodging
  • Two days of breakfast
  • Mountain bike guide to our region
  • Concert ticket
  • Use of the Beech Club
  • Valid July 16 - 18th ONLY
Children under 12 and under lodge FREE!
WVMBA Membership card must be presented upon check in.
To make your reservation please call: 1(800)622-4121.

(West Virginia taxes and gratuity are not included in the stated rate.)