Presented by City of Bluefield Parks and Recreation

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Canceled for 2021

The City of Bluefield Parks and Recreation is proud to present Bluefield Trails & Ales Short Track Mountain Bike Challenge held in conjunction with Oktoberfest in the Park on September 25th, 2021.
The first 100 participants to preregister for the Bicycle Short Track will receive an event t-shirt. Bicycle Short Track participants will receive a $10 discount on the Oktoberfest in the Park admission tickets. Enjoy the authentic spirit of Oktoberfest with craft and German beer, food, and music. Visit www.visitmercercounty.com for Oktoberfest in the Park details.
Mountain Bike Short Track: We recommend a minimum of a 32mm tire for the short track event. The course is relatively flat with pavement, gravel, and dirt. The start and finish will be at the trail cabin in City Park.
USA Cycling: The Bicycle Short Track is a USA Cycling permitted event. Racers competing in the event must be licensed by USA Cycling. Available at registration, $10 one-day USA Cycling license. Experts must hold an annual USA Cycling license. Approved helmets required when riding/racing on the bike.
Parking: Because the City Park is closed for Oktoberfest, participants and spectators will need to park outside the park and ride/walk to the trail cabin.

Expert - Open Payout: $300 CASH for the top three places.
Online Registration: closes on 9/23/2021 at 11:00 pm. www.cityofbluefield.com or www.bikereg.com
Same-Day Registration: $10 extra when registering the day of the event.
Event Contact: Charles Ridlehuber • cridlehuber@bluwewv.org or (304)327-2401 ext 2449
Lodging and Oktoberfest in the Park info: www.visitmercercounty.com
Event Location: Bluefield City Park @ 1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605.

Use this link for the trail map with elevation. https://ridewithgps.com/trips/64342182



Online Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

Total Event Registration Limit: 150

Select Your Category

Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
Junior $15 10:00 AM .5 hours Awards to three places 50 $15
  • Mountain Bike Short Track
Novice $25 10:00 AM .5 hours Awards to three places 50 $25
  • Mountain Bike Short Track
Sport $25 10:00 AM .5 hours Awards to three places 50 $25
  • Mountain Bike Short Track
Expert $35 11:15 AM .75 hours Cash to three places 50 $35
  • Mountain Bike Short Track