Sunday Funday Mountain Bike Race at Fernie Alpine Resort

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 10, 2017
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Join Fernie Alpine Resort for a casual and fun downhill mountain bike race modeled after their popular Thursday Night Race Series.

The race will take place at the end of the day at 4:30pm. Entry for the race is $5 and includes a post race beverage at Kelsey’s. Interested racers can register at the Adventure Centre in the main plaza on race day and must meet at the top of the course for 4:30pm for a racers briefing. Race course will be revealed closer to race day and will involve trail(s) on the mid to lower part of the Timber Side bike trails.

Format: Racers will get 1 lap down the chosen race course and are timed via our manual Webscorer App. Course will be open to public all day and racers are encouraged to take a practice run as no formal training run will take place. Following the race competitors can head over to Kelsey’s and trade in their race plate for a cold beverage to enjoy as times are tabulated. Prize ceremony will follow at Kelsey’s approx. 20min after the last racer has crossed the finish line.

The race is open to racers 8yrs and older and prizes will be given out in the following categories:
Kids Male (8yrs – 12yrs) Kids Female (8yrs – 12yrs)
Youth Male (13yrs – 17yrs) Youth Female (13yrs – 17yrs)
Adult Male (18yrs – 39yrs) Adult Femals (18yrs -39yrs)
Master Male (40yrs+) Master Female (40yrs+)

All competitors are required to wear a bike helmet and protective gear/pad are recommended. Please note as the race is at the end of the day no reruns will be given (even for mechanicals) so please ensure you bikes are in good working order.