Registration & Info Page: https://www.bikereg.com/massanutten-hoo-ha
Start line address: Happy Valley Road, Keezletown, VA 22840
Presented by Massanutten Resort
2018 Massanutten HOO-HA! Enduro & Cross Country Mountain Bike Race
PLEASE NOTE: All below course information and distances are from the 2017 HOO-HA. We will update distances and course info when we have the route planned. All 2018 XC/XXC classes will have similar distances as last year.
Where: Massanutten’s Western Slope trails (accessible from Keezletown, VA – not accessible from Resort side in McGaheysville, VA)
GPS - Massanutten Western Slope, 3493 Happy Valley Rd, Keezletown, VA 22832
When: Enduro on Saturday, 6/2 and XC race on Sunday, 6/3
Registration: Pre-registration is available at bikereg.com until 11:59 pm on Thursday, 5/31. On-site registration is available Saturday and Sunday. If you register on-site, you must allow at least one hour before the start of your scheduled event. Please plan to pay in cash or check and a late fee of $15.
Saturday 6/2 Enduro – 9 am ($60 if pre-registered, $75 on-site, if spots are available)
Massanutten has partnered with Shenandoah Mountain Touring to offer a multi-stage Enduro that will test your abilities on some of the rocky and technical trails that Massanutten’s Western Slope is known for. The Enduro race combines each rider’s time across multiple stages. Whoever has the lowest overall time wins!
All Enduro riders will need to be on their bike and ready to ride at 9 am for a short climb and Stage 1 – a quick, 2 minute seeding run that will determine the ride order throughout the rest of the day.
NOTE: We will be changing up the Enduro stages for 2018 but there will probably be some similarities to 2017.
All riders then will complete a 45-60 minute climb to the top of Stage 2 where runs will start at 11:30 am.
Stages 3 and 4 are accessible from the gravel road on Massanutten’s Western Slope. Shuttles will be provided for stages 3 and 4.
Sunday 6/3 Cross Country Race
XXC Class Start – 9 am ($50 if pre-registered, $65 on-site) Did you know that you can prepare a bag with food/water/etc. to send with our support truck that you will encounter ~9 miles in? The HOO-HA! XXC will be the first stop of the VA-XXC 2017 series.
Kids Races – 9:15 am (FREE – registration available on-site only. Please arrive early)
Drag Race – 100 yard sprint on gravel road (ideal for Strider bikes and training wheels)
Kids 1 Lap Race – 1 Lap around the ½ mi. Massanutten Short Track. Riders will have a gradual climb through the open field, traverse across, then finish on the berms with a gravel road sprint to the finish
Kids 2 Lap Race – 2 Laps around the ½ mi. Massanutten Short Track. Riders will have a gradual climb through the open field, traverse across, then finish on the berms with a gravel road sprint to the finish
Pro, Expert, Sport, Singlespeed, and Clydesdale Class Start – 11:00 am ($50 if pre-registered, $65 on-site)
Beginner & First Timer / Never Ever Class Start – 11:45 am ($40 if pre-registered, $55 on-site)
Camping: Primitive camping is allowed on Massanutten’s Western Slope Friday, 6/1 and Saturday, 6/2. Please note that there are no water, sewer, or power hook-ups available. Fires are not allowed. Additional camping info available - please call or email if interested.
Showers: Registered racers will be able to go to LeClub Recreation Center (on Del Webb Drive of Massanutten Resort – McGaheysville side) to shower.
Food: The Massanutten Ski & Snowboard Team will grill hot dogs, hamburgers, and black bean burgers at the Base of the Western Slope on Sunday, 6/3. All registered racers will receive a meal voucher. Spectators can purchase food, too.
Shirts: $15 / each. Shirts available in blue or black, sizes SM – XL available.
Class Prizes: We typically offer awards to the top 3 finishers (depending on class size). Pro class receives cash payout to vary based on pro field size.
Pre-Riding: Massanutten’s Western Slope is available for HOO-HA! pre-riding May 26 – June 1. Courses will not be fully marked for pre-riding since we are hosting multiple events.
Massanutten’s Western Slope is private property and is not open to the public outside of the week prior to the race. If you are interested in obtaining a Western Slope Pass, please visit http://svbcoalition.org/
Massanutten Ski Office (540) 289-4954