6 FLAGSTAFF – FLAGSTAFF FRENZY

Flagstaff Frenzy
May 13, 2017

PRESENTED BY:

Absolute Bikes

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LOCATION:
Fort Valley Trailhead (Map)
Flagstaff, AZ

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The XC series finale, this race can make or break a few titles. Riders will be at altitude with a wee bit of climbing ūüôā Expect pine trees a plenty and some descending that will keep you grinning ear to ear!

DIRECTIONS/CAMPING:
Camping is permitted on National Forest Land near Fort Valley trailhead. There is also camping at the Freidlein Dispersed Camping Area off of Snow Bowl Rd. Please take a look at our venue map to know where park & camp.

Note, this will also be NAU graduation weekend so if you’re looking to book a hotel book early.

View the parking & camping map.

FOOD ONSITE:
  • Single Speed Coffee

OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER:

REGISTRATION FEES –¬†
Save money and time – sign up online, early!
$20 First timers (1x only, no points, no awards)
$20 Juniors (18 and under, price never changes)
$40 Early – up until Sunday at 11:59pm week of the event
$45 Ontime – Monday 12:00am until Thursday 8:00pm
$55 Late & Day of registration – Thursday 8:01pm until 30 min prior to race start
Need to change your category?  No problem Рsend an email to the registration director

RegisterMBAA REFUND POLICY:
Up until 2 weeks before the event you may get a 50% refund or 100% transfer to the next event.  If there is no next event (ie the finals) we cannot make any further accommodations.

COURSE MAP:
Flagstaff Frenzy Course Map

Turn by turn directions:

Blue loop is ~1900 ft of elevation gain:

START TIMES & LAP COUNTS:

AWARDS/PAYOUTS:
Awards are 3 deep per category.
Awards will be done as soon as possible after protest periods end and results are approved by the officials.

PAYOUTS:
Top 5 Marathon male
Top 5 Marathon female
Top 5 Elite/Expert Open male
Top 5 Elite/Expert Open female

1st = $100
2nd = $90
3rd  = $80
4th = $50
5th = $25

Note – if you are racing Expert 45+ or are Expert 15-18 and want a shot at cash, you need to change categories and race Expert Open. No exceptions, no changing after the fact.

CATEGORIES:
Elite (Pro) – Professional cyclist, competes at the highest level
Expert (Cat 1) – Wicked fast, seasoned racer
Intermediate (Cat 2) – Dang fast, not just a weekend warrior, usually rides quite bit
Beginner (Cat 3) РRelatively new to the sport
First Timer РNewbie, never raced with MBAA or has no experience with mountain bike racing
Single Speed – Only one gear on bike, likes to suffer (our kind of folks)
Masters Men 60+ – Older gents, 60+ years of age
Rock Crusher – Gents 200lbs or more
Fat Bike – 3 inch tires or wider
Marathon – Long distance rider, approx. 3.5-hrs or more per race, likes to really suffer (most definitely our kind of folks)
Junior – Ages 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
Kids – 7 & under that likes a short, FREE race

RACE AGE:
The age you will be on Dec. 31, 2017.

VOLUNTEER (Sign Up):
Every great event is not possible without the help and support of outstanding volunteers.  Volunteer hours are logged and will count towards team standings.  Help make these events great by giving back a bit of your time, heck you might even get some extra schwag, and some new friends, without a doubt, you will get our sincere gratitude in helping making it all happen.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
7:15 am – Registration/Check in open! – Bring ID, be patient please
*All athletes must check in/register 30-mins prior to start time
8:30 am – Elite Men & Women, Intermediate Men, & All Marathon Start (wave 1)
11:00 am – Beginner Men, Beginner & Intermediate Women (wave 2)
12:30 pm – Awards for wave 1
1:00 pm ‚Äď FREE kid’s race ages 7 & under
1:30 pm – Juniors (wave 3)
2:00 pm – Awards for wave 2 & Marathon
3:30 pm – Awards for wave 3

* Series awards will follow wave awards at 12:30, 2:00 and 3:30 pm. Team awards will be at the end of the 3:30 awards.

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EVENT SPONSORS:

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