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Wilderness 101

Start line address: Coburn, PA16832
Presented by Shenandoah Mountain Touring, LLC

Race Description:   
A 101 mile backcounty mountain bike race in the Bald Eagle and Rothrock State Forests of PA. The course consists of singletrack, doubletrack, and fireroads with a bit of pavement. Course Map

Race Info:  
--No Refunds--

Transfer to another person $30 - prior to June 1st
Transfer to another person $50 - from June 1st to July 1st
NO Transfers after July 1st
Have picture ID/License at Rider Check in

We do not carryover entries to another year

    Entry fee includes post race meal with beverages, 2 nights camping at the Coburn Park, fully stocked aid stations 20 miles apart along the course. Cash toTop 5 Men and Women Overall. Awards to top finishers in respective classes. Classes for this event will be: Men and Womens Open, Singlespeed, Masters (50+), Tandem, and Clydesdale. Competitor technical t-shirt and participant pint glass. Field limit - don't delay!

    Coburn Park hosts registration, race start/finish, post race meal and awards. For local info on State College riding check out the experts in the area at The Bicycle Shop and Freezethaw Cycles .

    We have a drop system organized where you can arrange to have supplies (lights, gear, food, etc.) left at the aid stations. They must be labeled well and are to be dropped off Friday evening from 5 to 11:00 PM. They cannot be picked up again until Saturday evening. If you are unable to pick up your supplies we can mail them back to you for $25.

    You are allowed two - 1 gallon ziplocks bags to be used as drop bags that we will provide. That includes your lights!!!! If the ziplock cannot seal closed we will not send it onto the aid stations. No camelbak drops allowed unless it fits in one closed gallon ziplock bag. Your bags will be numbered by event staff. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen or missing drop bags.

    There is 1 mini water station and 4 full service aid stations complete with food, beverages, and support. The aid stations are what makes this race so much fun. When stopping at a station please do not drop your bike in the road, either keep it between your legs or walk it to the side of the road and place it clear from harms way.

Have friends/family that aren't racing but want to come and help support! Well have them sign up for some of our great volunteer posistions. We do request if none racers are coming to this event they volunteer a little time to the event. Volunteers are a great aspect to this event as well as all of our other events, so please help out. 

Cash Payout Breakdown:
Top 5 Men Overall: 1st - $400, 2nd - $300, 3rd - $250, 4th - $200, 5th - $150
Top 5 Women Overall:
1st - $400, 2nd - $300, 3rd - $250, 4th - $200, 5th - $150

*Prizes will be awarded to all other categories atleast 5 deep...


Aid Station Info:

Station #1:
19 miles in - 81 to go - Water or Gatorade only - quick style is to take a bottle and drop a bottle or stop and fill bladder

Station #2: 40 miles in - 60 to go - Hammer Gel - Peanut Butter and Jelly - Water and Sports Drink- Snack foods: Pringles, trail mix, granola bars, Fig bars, gummy bears, and some fruit

Station #3: 60 miles in - 40 to go - Cold Coke - Peanut Butter and Jelly - Water and Sports Drink - Snack foods: Swedish Fish, Fig Bars, and some fruit

Station #4: 74 miles in - 26 to go-  Hammer Gel – Cold Coke Peanut Butter and Jelly - Water and Sports Drink - Snack foods: trail mix, granola bars, Fig bars, gummy bears, bananas and apples o Axe murderer lube - for your hair or chain!

Station #5: 89 miles in - 12 to go!!!! - Peanut Butter and Jelly - Water and Gatorade - Snack foods: Fig bars, and some fruit. - Lights on by 6:00 PM - Racer cut-off time will be announced at the start. It will likely be 7:30pm.

Directions to Event:
The race is staged in Coburn Park located 2.5 miles South of Millheim, PA (state route 45).

From Millheim to Coburn Park - Turn right at the only stop light in Millheim and head downstream to Coburn (if heading from the South) or (Take a left at the light in Millheim if heading from the North). Take a left at the Coburn post office or on the 10th Street Alley. Proceed into the Coburn Park. Millheim is 20 Miles NE of State College via Rt. 45 East.

From Jersey and East on 80-
exit towards Lewisburg and follow 45 East to Millheim, PA.

From the Harrisburg, PA area- 322 to Potters Mill -
R on Rt.144 take another righ on Georges Valley Rd in 1 mile
Following the sign to Coburn-12 miles.

From Washington DC- Take 270 towards Fredrick, MD
70 West to Breezewood, PA
PA Turnpike West to Bedford exit 11
exit 11 is for Altoona /Johnstown
(exit 11 is about 1 mile after the Midway Service Plaza- it is easy to miss)
Take a left at light after tool booths
Proceed up Hill to Light and take a left towards I-99/220
Take a right on ramp and head North on I-99/220
I- 99 now continues directly to State College exits - (for hotels and local bike shops)
Take 45 East towards Spring Mills and follow to Millheim