After a few months of recon, and discussions with SRP and the City of Tempe – here you go…the 2017 race course. A couple of minor changes from previous years for 2017. The turn-around will be out at McDowell Road – we will have to insure the safety of pedestrians, so that means cones and […]Read more "2017 Course posted –"
Excited to partner with Hammer – great products, and strong support of endurance events across the country. Each registered racer (and volunteer) will get a goody bag with HAMMER Gel, Endurolytes Fizz plus a few other goodies. On-course we will have HEED to get the hydration tank full. Remember with your race entry, you receive […]Read more "More Sponsor news – HAMMER Nutrition"
Saturday January 7 details have been added for the kick-off to the Arizona mountain bike race season. Permit restrictions have forced us to update the race format to SIX Hours in the Papago. Yes, six (6) hours….which we believe makes this a great early season mountain bike race for all. Categories have been modified a […]Read more "Change is good"
January 7, 2017 – set with both permitting entities – SRP and City of Tempe. 2016 is not going to happen – due to the popularity of Tempe, and the large number of events hosted in the area, we cannot find an open date that the City will approve. We tried March 5, and February […]Read more "2017 date reserved for event – mark your calendars"
Good morning, Papago riders, supporters, and friends. It seems there is a bit of a ground swell to produce the event in 2016. With the Easter holiday being in March this year (March 27), and long standing events scheduled for March 12 (FAT TIRE 40) and March 19 (MBAA– White Tanks)…… It appears (permits pending with […]Read more "March 5 – Possible date for the 2016 12 Hours in the Papago"
Just received some very disappointing news from SRP. SRP owns, and maintains, the cross cut canal which is integral to the 12 hour course in Papago. ” I am sorry to tell you that we will not be able to approve your event on January 9, 2016 on the Grand/New Cross Cut Canal. This is […]Read more "2016 Papago cancelled"
Welcome to the new home of the 12 Hours in the Papago powered by SRAM. The tradition continues….started many years ago by Red Rock, and then to Life Time…now with BlueWolf Events and YOU! Mark your calendars – January 9, 2016 This is an Arizona MTB endurance event – in all aspects. While the total […]Read more "Welcome to the 2016 12 Hours in the Papago powered by SRAM"