MTB Challenge

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Race Information:

The MTB Challenge is at beautiful Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA featuring a course with scenic single track and double track trails to ride on. Included for each athlete is a pair of wool TBF MTB racing socks, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and free athlete massage.


Junior (14-under): 1 lap 8 miles | Novice/Novice HS (High School Riders): 2 lap 16 miles | Sport/Sport HS/Single-Speed: 3 laps 24 miles | Expert/SS Expert/Pro: 4 laps 32 miles

Race Category: Mountain Bike


$35 until 11/31/13, $40 until 12/31/13, $45 until race day, $50 race day

Junior/H.School (under 18): $30 until 11/31/13, $35 until 12/31/13, $40 until race day, $45 race day

Event Schedule:

7 am Registration/Packet Pick up
8 am Race announcements begin
9am Start of MTB Challenge
11 am Start of Awards ceremony for MTB Challenge

Course Description:

The MTB Challenge race course is on multi-use trails within the Granite Bay State Park on Folsom Lake. The course features a fun, challenging combination of twisting single-track, wide double track, rolling cross-country with some sand and a bit of pavement. The course is perfect for first-timers and exciting fun for all levels. Please be respectful of other trail users including hikers and equestrian riders in this state park. All events are rain or shine, the course is great to ride in all weather.

MTB Classic Course Map

Divisions and Awards:


Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: 17 and under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
Single Speed Divisions: Open (39-under) and Masters (40+over)
Clydesdale: one division (200lb+)
Junior: one division (14-under)

Expert Division: one division
Sport and Novice Divisions: 34 and under, 35+
Single Speed: one division
Junior: one division (14-under)

High School:
Novice, Sport and Expert divisions for boys and girls


Custom race plaques will be awarded three deep in each age group and division as listed above.


Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…are not allowed on the run or bike course. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line.

Competitor Goodies:

Included for each athlete is a pair of TBF MTB wool socks, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and free athlete massage.

Refund and Transfer Information:

TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.


Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Friends of TBF Racing:

TBF Racing is proud to sponsor and promote Mountain Biking on a local level with our support of the following organizations:

FATRAC: Folsom-Auburn Trail Riders Action Coalition

SABA: Sacramento Area Bicycles Advocates

Folsom Lake SRA: Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

Training and Coaching:


The TBF MTB Camp is for all levels of riders and includes professional MTB coaching, drills & skills clinic, dirt-crit practice race, fun group trail ride, and refreshments. Find out more info at or email with your training questions.

Get Involved

TBF Key Staff
Local Tri Clubs
Accomodations and Directions