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VP EnduroFest at China Peak (2nd event in the California Enduro Series)
Where: Lake Shore, CA at China Peak Resort
When: June 20-22, 2014
The VP EnduroFest at China Peak will be a three day event with camping, meals, live music, outdoor movie, sponsor expo area and demo trucks, and the main attraction being an enduro mountain bike race. We are expecting 300-400 people for this race weekend, 200-250 race participants, as well as sponsor and demo truck personnel, race staff, and spectators.
The enduro race style is one that combines endurance and technical skill. It is run in a stage race format that breaks down as follows. There will be six stages in total, three climbing stages knowns as “transfer stages” to get the racers to the top of the mountain and three timed descents known as “special stages”. Contestants must complete all stages under their own power. Only the special stages (descents) are timed for the results. The winner in each category is based on fastest total time in the three special stages. There will be eleven racer categories in total; between four skill classes beginner, sport, expert and professional riders.
|Category||START- June 21||Timed Stages||Rider Limit||Places||Entry Fee||Prizes|
|Pro / Open Men||9:30 AM||3||300 combined||20||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Cash $4000|
|Pro / Open Women||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Cash $1000|
|Expert Men 19-34||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Expert Men 35+||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Expert Women 19+||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Sport Men 19-34||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Sport Men 35-49||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Sport Men 50+||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Sport Women 19+||Following||3||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Beginner Men 19+||Following||2||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Beginner Women 19+||Following||2||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Junior Boys 18 and Under||Following||2||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
|Junior Girls 18 and Under||Following||2||300 combined||10||$75 +10 after 6/1/2014||Prizes|
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entry fee before June 1st- $75
entry fee after June 1st- $85
Camping (parking area)- $10 per car
Area Hotels are available as well but camping is more fun
Included in entry fee:
Dinner at China Peak Resort after the race
Movie Screening During Dinner
A beer from Lagunitas brewery
Raffle Tickets for amazing prizes from our sponsors
A Raffle ticket for end of year raffle for a MARIN MT VISION XM9 keep competing and racking up the raffle tickets!
Day 1 – Friday, June 20
Today is the day where racers find there way to China Peak for a world class mountain bike event. The main activity this day is racer check-in and onsite registration, hotel check-in and camp setup, and inspection and pre-riding of the course. Support services will be available, mainly food, water and camping. The chair lifts will be in operation so competitors can familiarize themselves with the most technical and demanding portions of the course should they chose to purchase them, but riders may also scout course by bicycle.
9am – 6pm: Registration will open at 9am – participants may arrive any time after that to check-in. VP EnduroFest org will set up registration booth and check in racers, and distribute course description and maps. China Peak staff will handle hotel and camping check-in and parking.
9am – 5pm: Course Inspection
This is the first day the course is open to the public – this is the first access for riders, photographers, and spectators.
10am – 4pm: Chair Lift access to the course
Racers, Riders, Photographers, and Spectators interested may purchase lift tickets to get lift access to the course. Lift access is available if you choose to purchase a lift pass for $30
After 6pm: Some racers will still be arriving to check-in at the hotel or setup camp.
6pm – 10pm: Fire pit available for use by campers. China Peak restaurant will be open for business.
Day 2 – Saturday, June 21
This is main event day – this is the heart of the weekend event with competition being the main focus. The smooth and safe execution of the event is the top priority.
Racers WILL NOT be using the lifts during the race, they must complete the entire race under their own power.
7am – 9am: Registration will open from 7am – 9am for check-in and registration. VP EnduroFest org will set up registration booth and check in racers, and distribute course description and maps. There will also be camping check-in and parking.
9:30am – 4:30pm: Enduro Race START
12pm – 5pm: Snacks and water provided to racers during event
4pm: Beer Served
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Results Announced
4pm – 8pm: Dinner. Lasagna, salad, bread and dessert. Racer meal is included in entry fee, friends and family may also purchase this meal.
6:30 – 8pm: Live Music
8pm – 10pm: Outdoor Movie provided by CES
Day 3 – Sunday, June 22
Today is the day for racers to relax, re-live yesterdays heroics and focus on the camaraderie of the mountain bike community and have another fun day on the mountain. There will be bicycle manufacturers there with demo bikes for participants to ride. The lift will be in operation, lift tickets would be sold to racers on an individual basis.
8am – 10am: Breakfast available for purchase from China Peak facilities.
10am – 4pm: China Peak open to ride. Lift tickets available for purchase.
10am – 4pm: Demo trucks will bring demo bikes for those interested in testing a new bike on the mountain.
10am – 4pm: Course/ Camp Cleanup