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Hopewell Challenge


Hopewell Challenge

A Mountain Bike Race

Sept 1st, 2018

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Hopewell Challenge


Hopewell Challenge

A Mountain Bike Race

Sept 1st, 2018

ALWAYS THE SATURDAY OF LABOR DAY WEEKEND

The Hopewell Challenge is a mountain bike race on purpose-built, single-track trails located in rural Central Pennsylvania to benefit interscholastic cycling.

Hopewell Challenge Mountain Bike Race
from 26.00

Register as many racers as you like here, then when you are finished, you can checkout your full cart and pay only once.

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Three skill levels:

  • Beginner 6.27 miles - 1 loop/800 ft. gain - 8:05 a.m. start
  • Intermediate 12.54 miles - 2 loops/1600 ft. gain - 8:00 a.m. start
  • Expert 18.81 miles - 3 loops/2400 ft. gain - 8:30 start

Race amenities:

  • Chip timing w/lap time splits
  • Water and sports drink provided
  • Nutritious fruit, and snacks provided
  • Vendors on site: for last minute repairs, supplies, etc.
  • T-shirts for all racers registered by 8/27.
  • Jersey's for race category winners (mailed).
  • Music - to get your grooviness groov'in!
  • New features! - be the first to "christen" the new stuff!
  • NICA - Student Rider discounts.
2017 Results: Larger group this year, and a great day or racing.  Thanks to all!!  

2017 Results: Larger group this year, and a great day or racing.  Thanks to all!!

 

Support kids on bikes

The Hopewell Challenge IS NOT a NICA sanctioned race: but it is a fun-raiser for a NICA sanctioned team.  

$1.00 of your registration fee will go toward the Bucks for Bikes program to support the league and get kids on bikes.

SUPER HIP AND TRENDY - You can order this Jersey using THIS LINK!

SUPER HIP AND TRENDY - You can order this Jersey using THIS LINK!

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Free T-shirt

The first 50 registrants will get a t-shirt featuring the image at left.  Proudly display the inspiration for "Bullet Baby" trail, set in a field of junk you might find along any of the trails.

The back tastefully lists some trail names, our beneficiary organizations, and our sponsors.

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THE LOCAL HOPEWELL SAVAGES.

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THE LOCAL HOPEWELL SAVAGES.

Hopewell Challenge Mountain Bike Race
from 26.00

Register as many racers as you like here, then when you are finished, you can checkout your full cart and pay only once.

category:
Add To Cart

MORE! MORE! MORE!

Videos, drone footage and FREE STUFF!

HERE ARE SOME COOL OPTIONS AND BONUSES YOU GET FOR BEING A HOPEWELL CHALLENGE MTB RACER:

  • Pre race fresh brewed artisan coffee!
  • Post race microbrew beer!
  • Prefessional Sports medicine staff on site!
  • FREE T-Shirt to the first 50 registrants!

SO, TO RECAP:

Pre-race coffee provided by:

Pre-race coffee provided by:

Post race beer provided by:

Post race beer provided by:

PRE RACE COFFEE

Local vendor with many varieties to choose from.

Super MTB racing!

Vendors, fans and more!

FREE POST RACE BEER

Plus, get 10% off your meal if you show up at Old Forge Brewing Company with your bib.

Great beers, meals, atmosphere and staff make the Old Forge Brewing Company a local favorite.  We are pleased to have them as a sponsor of the race, and the Rivertowns Race Series in general.  

Please schedule time in your day for a visit!  You will be glad you did!

Medical support provided by:

Medical support provided by:

 

PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL STAFF

Geisinger Sports medicine has been providing OUTSTANDING sports related medical service to the River Towns Race Series since it's start over 10 years ago.  Unlike a typical event, where you call the ambulance if you need service, Geisinger Sports Medicine staff is ON SITE, the ENTIRE RACE!  They great take good care of our participants.  Let them know you appreciate them.

MAKE IT A WEEKEND!

We have many other great single-track trails in the area for you to explore.  Geisinger Stewardship forest, Weiser State Park and others.

Get a DISCOUNTED room at the PINE BARN INN  by mentioning the promo code ‘MARC’ when you make your registration by phone or use it online and enjoy a 20% discounted rate!

Want to do something completely different?  Rent a kayak or canoe from Riverside Adventure Company and paddle the beautiful Susquehanna River for a relaxing "other day" of your weekend

Looking for other options?  Our partners at the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau have all the information about food, lodging and other local events that you could possibly need.  Please visit their website at http://www.ITourColumbiaMontour.com for more information.


Other upcoming area events for your consideration:


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