Events & Festivals

Bear Creek Challenge – MASS XC Race

June 4, 2023

The Bear Creek Challenge is bigger and better this year. Bear Creek will be hosting the 2023 & 2024 USAC XC National Championships once again so this race will be a preview of nationals.

We plan on running the same course for this race as nationals. There will be multiple courses at nationals, and we plan on running the full national amateur course for Pro, Cat 1 & 2. This will include part of the heckle pit. Cat 3 & 4 will run the slightly shorter amateur course that does not include the heckle pit. Nationals wants to mimic UCI courses which means shorter laps in a tighter space with signature features and easy access to spectators. That means a shorter course with more laps. I am confident you will like what we came up with. We had a few locals test it out and they really liked it.

 

Online registration here

Schedule

Race starts at 9AM

Check-in opens at 7:30AM

 

Race Course

The course will consist of 2 different courses.

Pro/Cat 1 & Cat 2 will race the full amateur course that will be run at nationals

Cat 3 & 4 will run an abbrevieated course.

Cat 2 – 2 laps

Cat 3, male U13, female U15, and Cat 4 – 1 lap

 

Race Times

Pro/Cat 1 – 2PM

Cat 2 – 11:30AM

Cat 3  – 10AM

Juniors – 10AM

Cat 4 First Timers – 9AM