5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday, July 29, 2017. “The Gambler” is a spectator friendly 4-hour solo or team endurance event featuring the Lake Atalanta mountain bike trail system. Start/finish will be near the Pleasant Ridge Road trailhead. See map below – 1615 S. Pleasant Ridge Road, Rogers, AR.
If you want to smash out four hours of solo endurance racing, or grab your fastest buddies for a strategy filled team effort... “The Gambler” has a category for everyone. Ante up!
Course is open to pre-ride from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Mandatory racer meeting at 4:30 p.m. Rules
All solo and team competitors on the course after 8:00 p.m. must have lights All 4-person team members must complete at least 1 lap
All 2-person team members must complete at least 2 laps
Additional details: Mass start for all categories, with designated staging area for team competition. Each lap on the single track route is approximately 2 miles. Solo racers may leave the course at the designated start/finish line to refuel but must check out and back in appropriately. Solo and team laps will be counted. Last lap counts if racer entered the course by 8:59 p.m. Racer’s last lap completion time will be noted. Solo and team competitors with the most laps and the fastest completion time will determine finishing order .
Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers in each category at the After Party at GPP Cycling at 318 S. 1st St, Rogers, AR.
There is limited parking at the Pleasant Ridge Road trailhead. Additional parking is available at Lake Atalanta Park on Walnut Street and in downtown Rogers. There are paved trails leading to the Pleasant Ridge tract where this event will be held.