Snowbasin Resort continues to host the Mt. Ogden Midweek Mountain Bike Race Series, with 10 events taking place this summer. Races occur each Wednesday starting June 12th and conclude on August 28th with the exception of no race on June 26th and July 3rd.
Registration starts at 5:00 p.m. before each event and races start at 6:30 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee each night and a one-time $15 plate fee for adults. A discounted Race Series membership is available for $120, including all ten races and the plate fee. For High School Mountain Bike Racers the cost is just $90. Snowbasin offers a kid race at 6:45 pm. Race registration is $25 for the series or $5 nightly. New this year, guests can purchase their series tickets prior to the start of the season. http://bit.ly/mtogdenbikerace
This is a race that is fun for all abilities and ages. Categories for both men and women include Pro, Expert, Sport, and Beginner. Additionally, Snowbasin offers a kids race at 6:45 pm. Snowbasin will offer food and beverage for purchase on Earl’s Plaza, providing a perfect place to bring the family and grab a bite in the cool mountain air.
Tim Eastley, Terrain Parks Manager says, “We are excited to offer the Mt. Ogden Midweek Bike Race Series again this summer. After the immense growth in last season’s participants, we are enthusiastic to see who comes out this year. With more people joining the sport and the high school cycling teams growing, this is the perfect avenue for everyone to practice their skills in a fun, competitive manner. Each week we have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for both men and women in our 4 divisions; Beginner (5-6 miles), Sport(10-12 miles), Expert(15-18 miles), Pro(15-18 miles) We also offer season point tracking for pro, expert and sport classes and the leaders in those divisions all season wear a Hyperthreads leaders jersey each race night. We hope to see you out on the starting line.”
Snowbasin Resort couldn’t put on this bike race series without their title sponsor, McKay Dee Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic, the supporting sponsors, Hyperthreads, Enve Composites, The Front Climbing Gym, Kuhl, and the weekly sponsors, Diamond Peak, Skyline Cycle, Biker’s Edge, 2nd Tracks, The Bike Shoppe and Hyperthreads.
For more information, please visit www.snowbasin.com or call 801.620.1000.