Kids Bike Race
Photo: ANDREW TAYLOR

Kids Bike Race

BECAUSE KIDS SHRED TOO

This isn’t your typical race around the block.

SATURDAY, JUNE 12
8:00 AM

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Event Overview

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

8:00 AM – Kids Bike Wave (12 & under)
9:00 AM – Beginner Bike Wave (6 & under)

WAVE INFO:

Kids Bike Wave (12 & under)
Kids in this wave will race a traditional 0.6 mile loop course in Golden Peak. No balance bikes and/or bikes with training wheels are allowed. Kids with balance bikes and/or bikes with training wheels are encouraged to participate in Beginner Bike Wave.

Beginner Bike Wave (6 & under)
Kids in this wave will race a shorter (approximately 0.3 mile) loop in Golden Peak with less vertical change. Kids with balance bikes and/or bikes with training wheels are encouraged to participate in this wave.

This event is capped at 200 little shredders.

IMPORTANT: Registration closes Friday, June 11 at 6:00 PM but REGISTER EARLY as this event will sell out!

Times

Times

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

8:00 AM – Kids Bike Wave (12 & under)
9:00 AM – Beginner Bike Wave (6 & under)

IMPORTANT: Registration closes Friday, June 11 at 6:00 PM but REGISTER EARLY as this event will sell out!

Rules

CATEGORIES:

Kids Bike Wave ( 12 & Under)

  • No Strider/balance bikes or training wheels:
    • Longer Loop (0.6 miles)
    • 8:00 AM Start
Wave Start Time Class # Laps
1 8:00 AM Ages 10-12 3 Laps
1 8:01 AM Ages 6-9 2 Laps

 

Beginner Bike Wave (6 & Under)

  • Pedal bikes, balance bikes and training wheels:
    • Shorter Loop (0.3 miles)
    • 9:00 AM Start
Wave Start Time Class # Laps
2 9:00 AM Kids Age 6 3 Laps
2 9:01 AM Kids Age 5 3 Laps
2 9:02 AM Kids Age 4 2 Laps
2 9:03 AM Kids 3 & Under 2 Laps
FORMAT & RULES:
  • All racers MUST wear bike helmets.
  • The Kid’s Bike Race is divided into 2 waves by age. The different waves will be competing on different courses. Please note that kids are not permitted to use balance bikes (including Strider bikes) or training wheels in Wave 1.
  • Please help race directors and volunteers manage the start and finish area by minding your kids’ start times and lap requirements.
  • Youth riders who would like more challenge are encouraged to register for the Junior (17 & Under) Beginner category of the XC Mountain Bike race.
  • The XC Mountain Bike race will start in the same area at 10:00 AM, so please be mindful of riders arriving to stage and prepare for their race starting at 10:00 AM
LOCATION:

Start and finish is in Golden Peak just West of Chair 6 in front of the Race City building.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:
  • RACE DAY PROTOCOL
    • The Kids MTB Race will start in waves.
    • Waves will start every minute based on the age of the athlete.
    • Staff, signs and ground markings will ensure proper physical distancing as athletes stage in their respective waves prior to the start of the race.
    • Athletes and parents must wear a face mask in the start and finish areas.
    • Athletes may remove their mask at the start line just prior to the race start.
    • At the end of the race, athletes are asked to wear their mask.
    • Athletes and parents will adhere to all social distancing protocols at the start and finish lines.
    • Spectating is discouraged.
    • For a full list of COVID-19 policies and protocols at the 2021 GoPro Mountain Games, click here.

Price & Prizes

PRICE

EARLY BIRD // April 9 – May 31, 2021
$15 – Kids Bike Wave
$10 – Beginner Bike Wave

EVENT PRICING // June 1 – June 10, 2021
$15 – Kids Bike Wave
$10 – Beginner Bike Wave


PRIZES

All participants receive a racer number, medal and photo opportunity on the Kids Bike Race podium at the conclusion of the race!

Price & Prizes

Event Map

EVENT START:

Start and finish is in Golden Peak just West of Chair 6 in front of the Race City building.