Presented by Birnam Design Co., K-Systems & Baldwin Fire Protection

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Trails Fest is a Celebration of Trails hosted at Creekside Trails. Friday evening is a family fun trail ride followed by a bonfire and s'mores for the kids. On Saturday will be the Creekside MTB Championships which includes a 20k XC & E-Bike, 5k Kids Race and a 10k Fat Tire race. On Sunday will be an 8k trail run race to cap off the weekend festival. Food, drinks and music will be featured all weekend long.

All ages welcome. Fees vary by events. *Fat tire bike tire width must be at least 3.8 inches. 

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4-7 pm - Early Packet Pick-Up
6 pm - Family Fun Bike Ride & Course Pre-Ride
7-9 pm - Live Music & Bonfire
Trailyard restaurant will be open until 10pm

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7:30 am - Event Registration
9 am - 20k MTB & E-Bike Race
10-2 pm - DJ, Vendors & Yard Games
12 pm - 5k Kids Bike Race (8-18 yr. old's)
3 pm - 10k Fat Bike Race
5-9 pm - Live Music
Trailyard restaurant will be open until 10pm

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7 am - Event Registration
8:30 am - 8k Trail Run Race
11 am - Group Hike/Dog Walk
2 pm - Trail Challenges (e.g., King of the Mountain)
Trailyard restaurant will be open until 3pm
*All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

Event is proudly sponsored by Birnam Design Co. & Baldwin Fire Protection.

In preparation for the races, below are details you’ll want to know:

CHECK-IN/REGISTRATION:
Packet pick-up (including race bib) will be available from 4-7pm on Friday and then one hour before each race.
Pick-up location is 2551 Clifford’s Rd., Valparaiso, IN.
Parking is also available onsite (see attached for a parking map).
Start/Finish line will also be at 2551 Clifford Rd. (Trailyard/Outpost Bike Shop).
Restrooms, bike shop mechanic and food/drinks will be available onsite.

AWARDS:
Top Overall Male, Top Overall Female in each category. 
Age Group Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male and Female in each category:
10 -14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

RACE DETAILS:
Awards ceremony will take place immediately following each race.

Online Registration Deadline: Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 8:30 AM CT

Total Event Registration Limit: 150

Select Your Category

Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
closed Family Fun Bike Ride $0 Sep 23
6:00 PM
3 miles S'mores! $0
  • Trails Fest is a Celebration of Trails hosted at Creekside Trails on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Friday evening is a family fun trail ride followed by a bonfire and s'mores for the kids.
closed MTB Championship 20k XC Bike Race $30 Sep 24
9:00 AM
20 km Medals 150 $30
  • On Saturday will be the Creekside MTB Championships which includes a 20k XC & E-Bike, 5k Kids Race and a 10k Fat Tire race.
closed MTB Championship 20k E-Bike Race $30 Sep 24
9:00 AM
20 km Medals 150 $30
  • On Saturday will be the Creekside MTB Championships which includes a 20k XC & E-Bike, 5k Kids Race and a 10k Fat Tire race.
closed MTB Championship 5k Kids Bike Race $15 Sep 24
12:00 PM
5 km Ribbons 150 $15
  • On Saturday will be the Creekside MTB Championships which includes a 20k XC & E-Bike, 5k Kids Race* and a 10k Fat Tire race. Kids are 17 and under.
closed MTB Championship 10k Fat Bike Race $30 Sep 24
3:00 PM
10 km Medals 150 $30
  • On Saturday will be the Creekside MTB Championships which includes a 20k XC & E-Bike, 5k Kids Race and a 10k Fat Tire race*. Fat tires must be 3.8 width or wider.
8k Trail Run Race $30 Sep 25
8:30 AM
8 km Medals 150 $30
  • On Sunday will be an 8k trail race to cap off the weekend festival.