Sunday, September 26, 2010 -- Eleanor, WV / Eleanor Park
Creek to Peak XC Race - WVMBA #15
For the XC bike race, about 90% of the trails are true single track. They are very fun and very rideable. No hike-a-bikes! The course is marked with green arrows, so come on out and pre-ride.
Beginner class course will be 8 miles, the sport class will be 16 miles, and the expert will be 21 miles.
First 100 registered racers will receive a T-Shirt and the Prize table is HUGE thanks to lots of race sponsors. There will be food and drinks for the racers and a concession stand will be available for spectators. They're currently are planning on having a band play during the race. Most likely Bluegrass.
Saturday - 9/25/2010
- 9:00 AM - 1/2 Marathon Trail Run
- Trials Competition
- Short Track MTB Race
Sunday - 9/26/2010
- 10:00 AM - Kids Mountain Bike Race
- 12:00 NOON - WVMBA Point Series Race Championship Race ( XC Mountain Bike )
Directions to Putnam County Park, Eleanor, WV
From Charleston, WV Take Exit 40 (Rt 35 towards Point Pleasant) Take the Winfield exit (Rt 34) - first main exit on Rt 35. Turn right at bottom of the exit. Turn right on Rt 817 (stop light). Follow sign to Eleanor (right turn to cross bridge). At end of bridge turn left towards Eleanor. Once in town of Eleanor follow signs to Putnam County Park. From Huntington, WV Take Exit 39. At stop light, turn left towards Winfield. Continue on Rt 34 to stop light (Wendy's on right). Turn right on Rt 817. Follow sign to Eleanor (right turn to cross bridge). At end of bridge turn left towards Eleanor. Once in town of Eleanor follow signs to Putnam County Park. From Gallapolis, OH/Point Pleasant, WV Travel south on Rt 35. Turn left at Buffalo, WV bridge (Rt 62). At end of bridge, turn right onto Rt 62. Once in town of Eleanor follow signs to Putnam County Park.
* About the WVMBA Points Series *
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: www.wvmba.com
|Start Date:||2010-09-26 Start Time: 12:00pm|
|Event Name:||Creek to Peak XC Race - WVMBA #15 - Championship|
Eleanor, WV 25070|
|Event Distance(s):||8mi 16mi 21mi|
West Virginia Mountain Bike Association|
|Comments:||Kids Race starts at 10AM|