Mud Sweat & Beers Fat Tire Fest
May 4, 2013
Time: 09:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Mt. Holiday
Contact: James Kalajian
Email: [email protected]
Join your fellow fat tire friends on May 4, 2013 for the fourth running of Mud, Sweat and Beers Fat Fest. Riders will launch and finish at Mt. Holiday Ski and Recreational Area overlooking beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. Adult racers will travel over the beautiful VASA Trail before heading back to Mt. Holiday’s stadium liken finish.
All proceeds from the event will support Mt. Holiday, the Midwest’s only non-profit 501c3 ski/mountain biking/frisbee golf area. Capital improvement projects include groomer, magic carpet, lift repairs and rental equipment.
Choose either a 22 mile (Stout), 12 mile (Pale Ale), <2 mile (Ginger Ale) and kids' mini-loop(Root Beer). Local brews will be tapped for adult riders, who can enjoy the kids' race later in the day while sampling TC's best. The Pale Ale will be perfect for those looking to stretch their legs and get out side after the long winter. Take on the Stout (called Stout for a reason) if you want to man up a bit more. The Ginger Ale (<2 miles, non-timed) perfect for newer riders, kids who want a challenge and families looking to ride together. ***This is not a flat course and requires several difficult climbs and descents.*** Inexperienced children should stick with Root Beer. All tracks will have plenty of heart starting climbs and breathtaking down hill sections. The finish will be special with the return of the Mud Pit 22 and 12 mile races will have the following categories for both men and women: * Elite * Expert * Sport * Beginner * Clydesdale * Tandem * Single Speed/Fixed Ginger Ale will be grouped by age and gender and will not be timed. Root Beer entrants will be grouped by boys and girls in the following categories: * 9 and Under * 10 and over The preliminary schedule for 2013 is: Friday May 3, 2013 Packet Pickup/Late Registration - Mt. Holiday Lodge 4-7 PM Saturday May 4, 2013 Race (Stout and Pale Ale) Day Registration - Mt. Holiday Lodge 7-8 AM Stout Race Start - 9 AM Pale Ale Race Start - 9:30 AM Ginger Ale Race Start - 12:30ish AM Race (Root Beer) Day Registration - Mt. Holiday Lodge 12-1 PM Root Beer Race Start - 1 PM Awards Presentations - 2 PM Right Brain Brewery Beer Tent: 10 am - 5 pm All times and activities are subject to changes. Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued. Riders who do need to cancel may donate their entry fee to Mt. Holiday (501c3) or find another rider to take their place. A transfer fee of $25 is required along with a complete registration and signed waiver. Transfer fees will be donated to the Mt. Holiday Ski Team