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Saturday, August 26, 2000 -- Terra Alta, WV

Battle On Briery Mountain
Mountain Bike Race
August 26th, 2000

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Get your race [Entry Form] from Briery Mountain Enterprises.

Briery Mountain Enterprises, Inc. will be conducting a mountain bike race on top of Briery Mountain in Terra Alta, West Virginia. The daylong festivities will provide enjoyment for all ages with a kid's race, main race, entertainment, local vendors and food concessions. However, the most exciting thrill will be watching the mountain bike riders competing through the rugged terrain of Briery Mountain.

The 20-25K course will be planned out, marked, and checked for gross hazards before the race. Pre-riding of the course will not be allowed until the day before the race, Friday, August 25th.
Rest rooms will be provided. There will be water stops along the course.

Registration is $20. This fee includes a $5 insurance coverage. Pre-register before July 25th and avoid the $6 late registration fee. Registration will also be available on site the day of the race from 9-11am. The kid's race (ages 7-12) will be free.

Mandatory Meeting:
The pre-race meeting will be held at the race site at 11am. Liability waiver forms MUST be read and signed by each participant prior to the start of the race.

Located on Briery Mountain on Rag Tavern road in Terra Alta. To get there, follow I68 to West Virginia. Take the Bruceton Mills exit (Exit 23, 26 South). Follow 26 south to Kingwood (Approximately 15 miles). Take route 7 east (approx 5 miles). Turn right onto Rag tavern Road. Follow signs to race site. (approx 3 miles)

Vendor Info:
If you are a vendor that would like to sell food, equipment, or products at the race please do not hesitate to contact Briery Mountain Enterprises. For our first year only we are offering vendors free space, but spaces are limited and prior reservations are required.

Where Should I Stay?

A camping area near the race site will be available to racers, vendors, and spectators. There are also two motels located within a 10-mile radius of the race site. Check them out below!


  • Alpine Lake Resort: Located 6 miles from race site, the cost for a double occupancy on Friday and Saturday night would be around $70/night plus tax. Call (800) 752-7179 or (304) 789-2481.

  • Clutter Realty: There are also houses for rent at Alpine Lake that range from $65-$105 per night. Call (304) 789-6933.

  • The Heldreth: This motel is located on Route 26 in Kingwood, WV, approximately 10 miles from race site. Weekend rates are approximately $33 plus tax for a single, $39 plus tax for a double. Call (304) 329-1145.

TITLE: Battle on Briery Mountain
EVENTS: XCountry
WHEN: Sat, 26 Aug
WHERE: Terra Alta, WV
CONTACT: Daniel Lenox (304) 789-6248 E-mail