CIRCUMBURKE (MOUNTAIN RUN or MTB CHALLENGE)
IN MEMORY OF DAVE BLUMENTHAL
October 25, 2014
FIELD LIMIT: 450 Bikes
Vermont Sports Black Diamond Award ” Best MTB Race/Ride in VT”
Download the Technical Guide: Technical Guide 2014 (PDF) (Note: this document will be marked, ‘draft’ until the day of the event. This allows any last minute minor changes. )
One Day, with many options:
A. CIRCUMBURKE 25: MTB Challenge 3000+ ft. elevation gain. Men, Women, (M/W), 1 Speed + Fatbike categories. 10 AM Start.
B. CIRCUMBURKE 18: UPDATE – Closer to 20 miles , 2000+ ft elev. 10:15 AM Start.
C. CIRCUMBERZERK: 2 Lap, 50 miles, MTB only, 1st lap cutoff 3h30m. 8 AM start!
D. MOUNTAIN RUN (Men, Women): UPDATE – closer to 20 miles , 2000+ ft elev. gain. 10:15 AM start
Optional ENDURO Classification: Strava yourself on 2 descents.
FOOD STATIONS: Every 4-6 miles, water, carbs, fruit refreshments. MEAL: Post-race hot food for all survivors @ Belmont Stock Farm
Directions to START/FINISH: Belmont Stock Farm: 1268 Kirby Road, East Burke, VT (~ 1.6 miles from Kingdom Trails World Headquarters). Head out of downtown East Burke towards the ski area. Take a slight right onto Mountain Road. Take the first right onto Kirby Road (Do NOT go onto Maple Lane). Travel 1.4 miles and you will see parking on the left hand side of the street.
PRIZES: Swag raffle + the beloved C’Burke beerglass.
RESULTS: Courtesy timing + Strava Enduro posted online.
REGISTER @ Bikereg.com. $45 til 9/30. $55 til 10/22. $65 onsite If space available. FIELD LIMITS 450 Bikers & 450 Runners.
ORGANIZERS: Conservation Collaboratives, Kingdom Trails, and the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce.
S.V.P NO CANINE Accompaniment; for safety & landowner concerns.
KINGDOM TRAILS, a world class multiple-use trail system in Northeast VT. Recently voted BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL NETWORK in North America by BIKE MAGAZINE in their annual Reader’s Poll, Professional trail builders, safety and support staff as a well as the landowner hosts make the trail network possible. The trails system supports mountain biking, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and winter biking.
CLEAN WATER CARBON OFFSETS: To offset travel related emissions, we encourage participants to support local tree planting through the Clear Water Carbon Fund. Trees are planted along rivers and streams in Vermont and help protect the environment and wildlife we love
*Exact distance pending course finalization.