The Whiteface Mountain Bike Park will host their 7th Annual 5 K DH on June 16/17, 2012. This years 5K DH race is the 4th stop on the USA Cycling’s Pro GRT schedule, and offers a $2,500.00 pro cash purse plus plenty of prizes for all amateur categories. Other gravity races that weekend include: the Bike Fest Dual Slalom ($15.00) and the Open Chainless Downhill race ($10.00).
All this takes place on the opening weekend at the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park and coincides with the Wilmington/Whiteface Bike Fest. Bike Fest highlights include: The Kyle Ebbett and Friends Jump Jam, the Whiteface 100 (qualifier for the Leadville 100), free kids dual slalom race, Wilmington’s Best Calves Contest, live music, Klunker Parade/contest (Brainless not Chainless) and the Whiteface Uphill Road Race.
For more details on the USA Cycling Pro GRT DH and the USA Cycling Bike Fest Dual Slalom race please visit: www.downhillmike.com
For more details on the Wilmington/Whiteface Bike Fest please visit: http://www.bikewilmingtonny.com/
We hope you can join us for this historical biking weekend in the Adirondacks!
Source: Whiteface Mountain Bike Park operated by High Peaks Cyclery