Six Hours of Mt Hood - XC Mountain Bike Relay

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UPDATE 7/6: THANKS to everyone who came out to Skibowl last Sunday - to race, to spectate, or to provide support - and for what turned out to be a tough but super-fun race on a gorgeous summer day up on the mountain! Results of yesterday's race have been posted on OBRA. Check back soon for podium shots and various other photos from the finish line. We hope everyone had a great time and we're looking forward to seeing you all back next year: Sunday July 1 2018... Mark your Calendars!

Also, check out the very cool recap video below that CX Pistols rider Patrick Croasdaile made for our title sponsor Sellwood Cycle Repair and which perfectly captures the unique vibe of the Six Hours of Mt Hood.

Join us for the eighth edition of the Six Hours of Mt Hood - XC Mountain Bike Endurance & Relay Race!

Come race - as a two-person team or solo - with hundreds of other mountain bike enthusiasts, for six hours straight, on a fun and varied loop at the Skibowl Mt Resort (in Government Camp, OR).

The 5.5-mile course (6.8 miles for solo racers) features plenty of fun, twisty singletrack trails through beautiful forests. The estimated elevation gain per lap is about 860' (1,085' for solo riders). Each lap, racers will get treated on great views of Mt Hood, a fully-stocked aid station, free mechanical support, non-stop race announcing & music and a ton of cheers from their fellow racers.

On Sunday morning, we'll serve free coffee and hot Bob's Red Mill steel cut oats. At the end of the event, racers will enjoy a free post-race chili meal, $1 beers, courtesy of our beer sponsor Hopworks Urban Brewery, and a free entry in our post-race raffle. The start/finish area is at Skibowl West, right next to the main parking lot (right off Highway 26) so you'll have easy access to your car in between laps.

Categories:
Two-Person Men, Two-Person Women, Two-Person Co-ed, Two-Person Master 80+ (combined age), Two-Person Master 100+ (combined age), Solo Men Open, Solo Master Men 50+, Solo Women, Solo Singlespeed.

Schedule:
7:00am-9:00am - race plate pick-up & day-of-race registration
9:30am - racer briefing (ALL racers must attend!)
10:00am - START (staggered by category)
3:45pm - cut-off time to start your last lap
4:30pm - cut-off time to finish your last lap
5:00pm - FREE chili feed & $1 Hopworks beer
5:30pm - awards (state-of-the-art trophies for top-3 in each category), grand raffle, good times!

Awards, Prizes & Goodies:
- Top 3 finishers in each category will go home with some real cool awards. And all racers will get to enter our free raffle, featuring $1,000+ in prizes and goodies.
- First 200 people who pre-register will receive a commemorative Six Hours of Mt Hood pint glas and a classy finsher tag!

Any other questions?
email Kris Schamp at kris@portlandracing.com

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