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KIDS RACING

SATURDAY | MARCH 12TH

KIDS BIKE RACES| 10:30am ages 1 – 5 years | 2:30pm Kinder – 8th grade

Kids mountain bike races are for ages 1 – 14 years old (preschool to 8th grade!)
Brought to you by McDowell Mountain Cycles

 


BALANCE BIKE RACE
Ages 1 – 5 years old
10:30AM Saturday March 12th 

These little riders need to have a bike without pedals (balance bike) and a helmet.

Age Groups are co-ed: 1 year, 2 year, 3 year, 4 year, 5 years
Course: The course is approximately 200 yards and contained within the venue. Kids will roll over small ramps and through the “octopus arms”.  Kids will race in heats until the top 3 are determined in each age group

Check In: Begins at 9:00am at the MMC Tent (you must register online)
Starting Line: The Balance Bike course located at the far west end of the venue
Finish Line: At the end of the Balance Bike Course
Start Time: 10:30AM

AWARDS CEREMONY:

@The official Cactus Cup Podium following the event (estimated at 11:30am)
Top 3 in each category will receive special awards from McDowell Mountain Cycles

REGISTRATION FEE: $10 per child

FEE INCLUDES:
Race Plate
Finish Line Otter Pop
Finisher Bracelet
Top 3 Podium Awards

KIDS BIKE RACE
Ages Kinder – 8th Grade
2:30PM Saturday March 12th 

Bike (with knobby tires) and helmet required. No training wheels 

Categories and Courses:
Kinder – 5th grade: Each grade will have it’s own wave start. Girls and Boys will start on the line together but will be scored separately.
Course:  1 Lap of the Sport Loop: 3 Miles
**Kinder is currently the youngest category. This is for you if your child is 5 and under and not a balance bike racer**

6th – 8th grade: Each grade will have it’s own wave start. Girls and Boys will start on the line together but will be scored separately.
Course: 2 Laps of the Sport Loop: 6 Miles
**If your young rider wants to race 2 laps register for the 6th grade category

PARENTS: You may ride with your child’s race wave. Starting behind the racers and following the group.

Registration: All riders must pre-register online. There is no onsite registration
Check In: Beginning at Noon on Saturday at the MMC Tent
Starting Line:  Just west of the Official Finish Line
Finish Line: Kids will Finish at the Official Cactus Cup Finish Line!

REGISTRATION FEE: $30 per child
Registration closes on 3/10/22. No onsite registration available

FEE INCLUDES:
Race Plate
Official timing and scoring
Specialized Socks
Finisher Bracelet
Reusable Bag
Top 3 Podium Awards in each category male / female

START TIMES:

Start Time Division
2:30 8th Grade
2:32 7th Grade
2:34 6th Grade
2:36 5th Grade
2:38 4th Grade
2:40 3rd Grade
2:42 2nd Grade
2:44 1st Grade
2:46 Kinder
CATEGORIES: Kinder, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls. Boys and Girls are scored separately

AWARDS CEREMONY:

@The MMC Tent following the event (estimated at 3:30PM)
Top 3 in each category will receive special awards from McDowell Mountain Cycles

KIDS RACE COURSE MAP