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Saturday, April 22, - Sunday, April 23, 2006 -- Volcano, WV (Parkersburg Area)
Challenge at Mountwood - WVMBA #1 (iPO Event Id#: 7320)

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Photo by Jason Black
Kicking up the dust at Mountwood
Rain, Snow, or Shine!
  • Saturday, April 22 - Mountwood 12 Mile Challenge (10:00AM), Race #1 in the 2006 Mountain State Trail Run Series * 11:00 AM is the Cross Country Mountain Bike Pre-Ride

  • Sunday, April 23 - Challenge at Mountwood (12:00 NOON), Race #1 in the 2006 WVMBA Point Series
Schedule of Events for Sunday...
  • 9:00 AM - Registration Opens
  • 10:00 AM - Children's Race (12 & under)
  • 11:30 AM - Pre-Race Announcements
  • 12:00 NOON - WVMBA Point Series Race begins
  • Awards ceremony will follow the race end
Entry Fees:
  • WVMBA MTB Race - $25 members, $30 non-members
  • WVMTR Trail Run - $20 (by April 15), $25 (after April 15)
  • 2-Mile Run - $10
MTB Race Prizes: Cash Purse for Pro/Expert Classes, prizes will go to other classes according to size, Free T-shirts to 1st 200 racers registered, pizza following the race

Information: Mountwood Park
(Address) Rt. 2, Box 56, Waverly, WV 26184
(Phone) 304-679-3611, (fax) 304-679-3612 (web) www.mountwoodpark.org

MTB Race Contact: Drew Smithberger, (Phone) (740) 350-2206

Location: Mountwood Park is located approximately 12 miles east of Parkersburg, WV (and I-77), on US Route 50 at Volcano Road. The entrance is on your right.
Check out this Map.

Facilities: *Camping rates will be discounted for racers!
Showers available. The campground features 81 sites ranging from full RV hook-up with electric and water, to primitive tent sites. Call (304) 679-3611.

About Mountwood Park's Trails: A combination of tight, technical single-track and wider ORV trails, Mountwood's trails offer something for everyone. Although most maps still list several trails as ORV trails, Mountwood has recently banned the use of motorized vehicles on the trails so mountain bikers pretty much have free reign of the trails. (Read more at outdoortravels.com).

Mountwood is 2600 acres of rolling woodlands with excellent running, hiking and mountain bike trails. The area of Volcano and Burning Springs has a rich history oil production dating back to 1860. West Virginia's first oil pipeline was constructed here in 1879. Not much remains of the Volcano oil field, but if you keep your eyes open you will see remnants of the old industry including many wooden stave tanks.

Race Photos: Will be provided by iPlayOutside.com. Get a photo of your favorite racer printed on any of the following 4" x 6" photo-quality paper, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Mouse Pads, Beverage Insulators and Round Coasters!