Friday, June 19, 2009

JULY 12th, 2009


For 17 straight years the Padden MTN Pedal has been a cornerstone of the Pacific Northwest mountain bike racing calendar. It's the race the keeps on racing-top notch park amenities create a scenic and convenient venue and the legendary course lures riders back year after year.

Padden is known to be one of the best spectator courses- riders doing multiple laps make for great viewing and raucous cheers. So it's a great place to come cheer on your friends, family and fellow racers. With the lake to swim in, playground structures for kids, large open grass fields its a great place to spend the day. Lake Padden Recreation Area is located barely 2.5 miles from the historic Fairhaven District & 3.5 miles to Downtown so its and easy jaunt in for a visit to the local shops, eateries or ice cream shops including the parrenial favorite Banditos Burritos.

Age and ability classes guarantee there is a course length class so everyone can get it on the fun. Youth cycling is strongly supported and the FREE Kids Race (10 and under) and BIG course is always a huge hit.

Kids 10 and under FREE
Youth-11-18yrs $15.00
Senior $30.00
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10:00 AM Beginner Men-ages 19-34 & 35-44, 45+
(Categories #18-20)
3 Short Laps
10:02 AM Beginner Women-ages 19+
(Categories #21)
3 Short Laps
10:06 AM
Beginner Jr. Boys- ages 11-14 & 15-18
(Categories #24, #26)
3 Short Laps
10:08 AM
Beginner Jr. Girls-ages 11-14 & 15-18
(Categories #25, #27)
3 Short Laps
10:10 AM
Beginner Jr. Boys & Girls-10 & under
(Categories #22, 23)
1 Short Lap
10:45 AM FREE Indie Kids Race for tikes on trikes & small bikes and where everyone is a winner!
Kids Course
11:30 AM
Open Women
(Category #2)

Expert Women-all age categories
(Categories #6-7)
5 Long Laps

4 Long Laps
11:34 AM
Sport Men-ages 19-34, 35-44, 45+
(Categories #10-12)

Sport Single Speed-all ages (Category #15)
Seniors (Men & Women)-ages 55+ (Category #16)
Jr. Sport Boys & Girls-Ages 18 & Under
(Categories #17)
4 Long Laps

3 Long Laps
11:36 AM
Sport Women (all age categories)
(Categories #13-14)
3 Long Laps
11:38 AM
(Category #28)
3 Long Laps
1:45 PM
Open Men, Expert Men (19-34 & 35-44)
(Categories #1, #3-4)

Expert Men (45+)
(Category #5)

Expert Single Speed & Jr. Expert Boys & Girls
(Categories #8-9)
6 Long Laps

5 Long Laps

4 Long Laps

Day-of registration opens at 8:00am and closes approximately 10 minutes before race start.

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An absolutely gorgeous state park, Larabee State Park, is located approximately 25 minutes from the venue and is a full service state park and is the best place to camp. It is on Chuckanut Bay and the shoreline is just a few minutes walk from your campsite.

Camp Lutherwood is another option that would be a good choice and closer to the venue and on Lake Samish-a great place for a swim!