Saturday April 29th, 2017! AT 8 AM. Registration Link coming soon!
Awesome 50 miles of fun starting and finishing at Dinosaur Valley State Park. Very similar to previous route.
New for 2017 There will be exciting new course update with over 10 miles of new singletrack! This will lead to a fast course for 2017.
The FOSSIL 50 Challenge:
A mountain bike adventure that combines 34 miles of single track and 18 miles of scenic country roads. This is a technical and tactical route. Start is at Dinosaur Valley State Park with a tough Outer loop in the clockwise direction. Then a short and hilly path of FM roads to a fun lap at beautiful Solavaca Ranch. After completing that you will then take a longer more scenic route of FM roads back to Dinosaur Valley State Park for another tough loop. All miles are approximate and the exact route will have turn-by turn direction and mileage. This is a Rain or Shine event and route may be altered dependent on weather. Cut-off time will be at mile 38 and announced day of. Will be professionally timed and have splits to compare to friends.
Where: DINOSAUR VALLEY STATE PARK. Glen Rose, TX From HWY 67 in Glen Rose take FM205 west for few miles to entrance on right. Only pre-registered racers park fee will be included in entry. Any other racers or guest will have to pay day-use fee. A discounted fee for camping on registration site. If any camping is left will be available day-of at full price.
Registration: Registration link coming soon $60.00 fee (Day of fee $70.00) Register for both and get a $10 discount. Registration closes on Wednesday 4/26/2017- No license required. You will sign a waiver at registration and number pick- up. Entry Includes post-race meal and beverages. Solavaca Ranch entry included for 50mile racers. CAP of 250 Riders
PAY-OUT! Classes & Awards: 50 Challenge: Men Open, Women Open*, Men 40+, Men 50+, and Single Speed. Top 3 in each class will be recognized and Top 10 overall (regardless of age or gender) will be given cash and/or prizes.
Enduro: Men Open,*Women Open, Amateur 19-39&under, Amateur 40+,Under 21 Top 3 in each class recognized and MIN Top 5 Men & Top 5 women open cash.
KING and QUEEN of THE FOSSIL! Best overall (lowest finish combo) of both events.
AID Stations: 2 neutral aid stations will have mechanical support, water, and snacks.
- Aid station 1 will be at approximately mile 14 and mile 38.
- Aid station 2: will be at approximately mile 18 and 26. It will have drop bags available (must provide own drop bag and must be in transfer truck by 11:30 a.m.)
- Enduro will also have a fully stocked aid station between laps
Other Notes: Dinosaur Valley trail is more rugged than your average Texas trail and will provide challenges both technically and with elevation change. PLEASE be courteous to all trail users and park staff. This is a huge opportunity to show the class of cyclists so please do so. Remember to follow race markings. Any other details and maps provided at www.kodiaktough.com
For Pre-riding: The Course will not be marked till day before. However, the new maps will be up and able to follow. For Solavaca: Go to www.solavaca.com for maps and details. NO DOGS OR PETS ALLOWED at Solavaca
For ENDURO pre-riding. Only Run# 1 will be walkable evening of the day prior. This Run has big drops and multiple line choices. Other details and riding will be posted as event approaches.
The TRAIL LED PARTY! Trials Demo and DJ. Corn-Hole
Professional massage and stretching on site! Bring cash and recover fast.
Camping Prices online: Water & electric $20 (on-site$25)/ Primitive $7.50 (onsite $15) most sites fit 4+ people. Only 40Water & Electric sites. Only 2 primitive sites.