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Race 3: The Scorcher 🔥

Tentative: Sunday, August 4, 2024 | 9:30 AM

at Chestnut Ridge Metro Park

The Scorcher at Chestnut Ridge has more kid-friendly racing options for all skill levels. The courses range from the easy balance biker lollipop to the 5.4-mile single-track technical course with elevation changes for more advanced riders.  There’s even a pump track to crank up the fun factor for all.  Take your experience from the summer and build on it!

Riders must register to participate. The registration window is April 1 through midnight on the Wednesday before the race.

Tip: Click on the side menu icon in the map below to reveal details about all markers and outlined areas.

Balance Bike & 3-4 CourseNovice 5-6 CourseNovice 7+ CourseAdvanced Sport Course
(0.1 mile, 16 feet elevation)(0.3 miles, 16 feet elevation)(0.8 miles, 95 feet elevation)(2.7 miles, 233 feet elevation)
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Novice course for balance bikers and 3-4 pedalers.Novice course for 5-6 riders through the field.Novice course for 7+ riders through the field and woods.Advanced course for riders 9+ who are ready to ride longer, climb, and tackle rooty sections.
1 and 2 lap options.
Rider CategoryRace Course**Estimated** Start TimeWaves (What is a Wave?)
Balance BikesBalance Bike & 3-4 Course9:30 AM
3-4 PedalersBalance Bike & 3-4 Course
Course Change
Novice 5-6Novice 5-6 Course
Course Change
Novice 7-8Novice 7+ Course
Novice 9+Novice 7+ Course
🏅Awards & Course ChangeGators Trailer
Advanced 1-LapAdvanced Sport Course
Advanced 2-LapAdvanced Sport Course
🏅AwardsGators Trailer
What to Bring:
  • Water is NOT available onsite. Be sure to bring plenty of hydration for both your race AND your spectators
  • Bring your popup tent. There is very little shade at Chestnut Ridge
Amenities on Race Day:
  • First Aid / Emergency Response Crew
  • Port-a-John and vault toilet
  • Snack and Bike Maintenance at the Trek tent

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