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Fox Trot 40 Cross Country Race

Fox Trot 40

2017 Information on the Fox Trot 40 Coming Soon…

2016 Fox Trot 40 Cross Country Race:

The Fox Trot 40 fully encompass what it means to Ride Sun Valley. The point-to-point course will climb over 7,955 ft. topping out at a maximum elevation of 9,620 ft. and weave through 39.4 miles of trail in both the Sawtooth National Recreational Area and the U.S. Forest Service Ketchum Ranger District. New this year, the race features the epic Osberg’s Ridge, adding eight miles and 2,000 vertical feet to last year’s course.

“We’re excited to bring the Fox Trot 40 Cross Country race back to the Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival for its second year with a new and improved course that’s even longer than last year.” said Event Director Seth Delorey. “This rugged race helps showcase a large selection of the local trails and shows why Sun Valley is a world-class mountain bike destination.”

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2016 CATEGORIES*:

—Amateur Men (Amateur Men and Junior Men merged)
—Amateur Women (Amateur Women and Masters Women merged)
—Masters Men
—Pro-Open Men
—Pro-Open Women

Course Distance: Approx. 40 miles
Max Elevation: 9,620 ft.
Overall Elevation Gain: 7,960 ft.

2016 MAP

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

—All athletes must check-in on Friday prior to the event. All athletes are required to attend Friday Rider Meeting. See athlete schedule for additional information.

—No parking is allowed at the start line or finish line. Shuttles will be provided from the Ride Sun Valley Expo.

—Timing chips will be placed on race plates. Athletes should not alter race plates in any way or risk finish times not being recorded.

—Number must be visible throughout the race.

—Results will be based on gun start times.

—All athletes are required to wear a helmet.

—Headphones are not allowed.

—Athletes are required to complete the entire course on the same bike.

—Athletes that do not complete the course will be considered a Did Not Finish (DNF).

—Athletes that do not finish the entire course must inform a Ride Sun Valley staff member that they are no longer on course.

Rusch—If an athlete exits the course and re-enters at a different location at any point during the event, they will be disqualified.

—It is the athlete’s responsibility to know where the course goes and to stay on the course at all times.

—Each athlete is expected to be considerate of other riders when passing or being passed. Athletes riding their bike have right-of-way over riders pushing their bikes.

—Athletes should always abide by the rules of the road and/or governing land agency.

—Littering will result in an automatic disqualification.

—Single speed racers must complete the race in the same gear in which they started.

—Awards will go to top three riders in each category.

—Any unsportsmanlike conduct is grounds for disqualification.

—The protest period is immediately following the race and up to 15 minutes following the posting of complete results. No protests will be accepted after this period.

—Decisions by the Race Director and event management are final.

AID STATIONS

—This is a self-supported event. Riders should carry water and food as necessary.

—There will be three aid stations with water on course and one aid station at the finish line for the Fox Trot 40.

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