Monday, February 29, 2016

Fat Tire Festival Events

Cow Town Cycling Team and the LMBC would like to invite you to join us in Lawrence, Kansas over the April 16 & 17, 2016 weekend for the God's Country Fat Tire Festival.  We have two fun filled days of off-road excitement planned.

The 2016 God's Country Fat Tire Festival has an event for everyone who enjoys mountain biking and trail running. Our annual festival gets under way Saturday with the 13th Annual God's Country Off-Road duathlon. A super fun event for all ability levels - Veteran endurance athletes will challenge themselves in the Long Course and we have a Short Course option for those newer to the sport.  Rock the Duathlon on your own or partner up ( Long Course only) if you are not ready to tackle the whole event alone. Sunday brings us the return of the God's Country Mountain Bike Classic.  This will be the opening round of the 2016 Unified Federation of Dirt West Series.   All events take place at the Lawrence River Trails which are the most popular trails in our area or good reason.  Fun for the entire family.

  • Long Course Duathlon: The long course duathlon begins with a 4 mile trail run on a combination of levee and single track trail.  After your run you will enter the transition area where you hop on your mountain bike for 2 fun filled laps of the Lawrence River Trails for a total of 20  miles of mountain biking.
  • Short Course Duathlon: The short course duathlon begins with a 2 mile trail run on a combination of levee and single track trail.   After your run you will enter the transition area where you hop on your mountain bike for 1 lap of the Lawrence River Trail for a total of 10 miles of mountain biking. 
  • Cross Country Mountain Bike Race: Traditional cross country mountain bike classes including the popular Marathon (3 hour Endurance) and our new Fat Tire (3.8" wide tires) and BMX  bike fun classes. 

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  1. Can a CX bike be used in the duathlon?

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