Registration Page: https://www.bikereg.com/quantico-centennial-epic
Start line address: Catlin Avenue, Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA22134
Presented by Quantico Mountain Bike Club (QMTB) and Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
Quantico Centennial Epic Website:
This is a centennial event in partnership with Quantico Mountain Bike Club (QMTB) and the Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) onboard MCB Quantico. The goal of this event is to showcase the incredible and unique riding opportunities available on MCB Quantico while celebrating the base's Centennial. Please visit the www.quanticoepic.qmtb.org website often for updates on sponsors, food/beverage vendors, course updates/information, and entertainment. A rider email will be sent providing all event day details no later than April 15th.
Quantico Centennial Epic is an epic ride format showcasing all of the mountain bike riding opportunities available onboard Main Side of Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico, including the Main Side Trail System and the Officer Candidate School (OCS) grounds. The Main Side Trails will include the newly opened Arboretum trail system and the Geiger Loop trail system. In addition to the Main Side Trails, riders will be treated to the gravel and trail systems located within the Officer Candidate School (OCS) grounds providing a unique combination of heart pumping gravel and challenging singletrack sections as you traverse the heart of OCS training range. There is a 50, 30, 28, and 16 mile course option, so please visit the Montezuma’s revenge website and choose the best riding option to meet your abilities. Due the restricted access of some sections of the course, a map of the course will not be posted until April 1st.
The ride will be supported with five full service aide stations and three mini-view stations. Local Bike Shops will support each of the full service aide stations providing basic maintenance needs, as well as water and nutrition options. The mini-view stations will be volunteer supported and located at locations that provide optimum viewing and photography opportunities. They will provide water only. There will also be Porta-Johns located throughout the course and specifically at the full service aide stations. Course map with Aide Station locations and supporting Bike Shops will be posted on April 1st.
Upon completion of each designated course, riders will check-in and receive a food and beverage tickets. Food vendors will provide a range of selections for post-ride food. The event will also be supported by a designated beverage vendor providing each rider post-ride refreshments. In addition to supporting riders, each vendor will be stocked to provide additional food and beverage options to family and friends who want to join you at the conclusion of the ride. Plan to hang out post-ride, enjoy some music, food, and fun while sharing your Quantico Centennial Epic adventures with fellow riders.
Prices increase on April 1st to $85, $75, and $65 respectively.
Prior to April 20th, riders are permitted to transfer your spot, but will be assessed a $15.00 fee. Additionally, riders will be able to change categories, but will be assesed a $15.00 fee. After April 20th, riders will not be permitted to transfer or change categories.
Pre-registration: (Prior to April 15th)
All riders who pre-register will be guaranteed an event t-shirt in their size and a Plankowners Plaque (first 200 registrations) that is unique to this event only. After April 15th, these items can no longer be guaranteed. Riders are highly encouraged to register early.
Late registration: (After April 20th)
Available at early packet pickup ($10 fee): April 21st from 4:00-7:30pm. REI in Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 15200 Potomac Town Pl #140, Woodbridge, VA 22191.
Late Registration will also be available the morning of the event at the Registration table ($10 fee). Due to early start, we highly encourage all participants to register prior to late registration.
Rain Date, Cancellation:
In the event of inclement weather on the April 22nd requiring the event to be postponed, May 6th will be the make-up date for this event. In the event of inclement weather on May 6th, the event will be cancelled. If cancelled, there will be no refunds for any reason.
From I-95 South - take Exit 148. Turn left on Russell Road. Proceed 1 mile to gate. Continue 2.5 miles to parking and event area.
From I-95 North- take exit 148. Turn right onto Russell Road. Proceed 3/4 mile to gate. Continue 2.5 miles to parking and event area.