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Schedule of Events:

Saturday, April 7, 2012
Blanchard Springs Campground

Packet Pick-up7:00-9:30AM
Pre-Race Meeting10:00AM
Pre-Race Check-in10:30-10:45AM

Race Start 11:00AM


Sunday, April 8, 2012
Blanchard Springs Campground

Race Cut-Off 11:00AM
Awards Ceremony 1:00PM
Post Race Meal 1:30PM


Location:

The race is staged out of Blanchard Springs Campground, 10-miles north of Mountain View, Arkansas. Blanchard Springs Campground has full facilities including hot showers and heated restrooms. We have reserved a large group camping area and there are also more private camp sites available. See Lodging for more information.


General Information:

The 24 Hours of Syllamo endurance mountain bike race is a challenging event taking place on the Syllamo trails in the Ozark Mountains, Sylamore Ranger District, Ozark National Forest of Arkansas. The course is a 10.50 mile well marked loop comprising of 90% singletrack trail with approximately 1,200 feet of climbing and descent per loop. Riders can expect the temperatures to range from mid 80's to the low 40's. The race will start at 11:00AM and riders will have 24-hours to complete the event. The field limit for the race is 150 participants.


Classifications:

Classifications offered include Coed-Pro; Men Pro, Women Pro; Men Expert, Women Expert; Men Sport, Women Sport; Men Veteran, Women Veteran; Men Master, Women Master; Men Grand Master, Women Grand Master; Men Junior, Women Junior; Clydesdales; and Singlespeed. See rules and regulations for details of each classification.


Rules and Regulations


Race Fees:

Individual solo entry fee is $165 before March 7, 2012, after March 7, the solo entry fee will be $195. The team entry fee is $130 per team member, before March 7, 2012, after March 7, the team entry fee will be $165 per team member. Entrants will receive a generous bag of race ware, post-race meal, refreshments, finishers awards, aid station fare, complementary schwag. Additional meals for non-riders will be $12 per person. Refund policy: 100% refund before 1/15/2012; 50% refund before 3/15/2012; no refund after 3/15/2012.


Awards and Post Race Meal:

All participants completing the event will receive a custom made award. Custom awards will be given to the overall male and female with the most laps completed and to the overall male and female for each classification with the most laps completed. The awards ceremony and post race meal will be held at Anglers White River Resort.


Medical Risk:

Participating in 24 Hours of Syllamo endurance mountain bike race is an ardouras, hard task. Riders should be physically and mentally fit to participate in this event. We will have medical staff on site for minor emergencies. In the event of an accident the remoteness of the event could make it time consuming for emergency help to arrive. It is important for riders to realize the potential dangers of participating in an event of this type, including, extreme heat and cold, hypothermia, dehydration, heat stroke, or other extreme conditions. Remember, each rider is responsibility for monitoring their own condition throughout the event. In some extreme cases a rider may be not allowed to continue and be pulled from the race.


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