July 20, 2019

GMC Pump Track Challenge

Pump track is made up of a circuit of rollers, banked turns and features designed to be ridden completely by riders "pumping" - meaning to create momentum by moving their bodies up and down, no pedaling or pushing permitted. The GMC Pump Track Challenge will test rider's ability to find their flow. Riders will be timed on 1 full loop of the track with the goal of earning the title of Pump Track Champion.

Schedule

 Day of Registration:

10:00am - 2:30pm at the Pump Track

Age Group Warm-up Contest Best of Awards
Heat 1 Strider 3 -5 + Pedal 3-4 10:15am 10:45am 3 Runs 11:00am*
Heat 2 Ages 5 - 6 + Ages 7 - 8 11:00am** 11:30am 3 Runs 12:15pm**
Heat 3 Ages 9 - 10 + Ages 11 - 12 12:15pm 12:45pm 4 runs 1:30pm
Heat 4  Ages 13 - 15 1:30pm 2:00pm 4 Runs  2:45pm
Heat 5 Open, Master, Veteran  2:45pm 3:15pm 4 Runs  4:00pm

* Awards for each age category will be awarded after each heat.

** Times may vary depending on registration numbers.  Please be early for your Heat/Finals

Format

Single timed runs

  • Categories have been split into Heats.
  • Each competitor be given between 3 - 4 runs depending on category. Best time wins.
  • Awards for each age category will be awarded following each heat.  

Categories

  • Age calculated as of Dec 31, 2019

  • Striders 3-5
  • Pedal Bikes Ages 3-4
  • Pedal Bikes Ages 5-6
  • Pedal Bikes Ages 7-8
  • Pedal Bikes Ages 9-10
  • Pedal Bikes Ages 11-12
  • Pedal Bikes Ages 13-15
  • Male Open (17+)
  • Master Male (30+)
  • Female Open (17+) 

Rules

  • Bike Restriction:  26-inch wheels for everyone over 13 (Groms can have 24-inch wheels)
  • Hard tails and rear brakes mandatory
  • Helmets mandatory (full face optional).
  • Pedal kick is allowed to start the run.  No pedaling permitting once bike leaves the start. Additional pedal strokes during the race will result in disqualification.
  • All participants will be required to sign a release of liability waiver.  Minors must be accompanied by a guardian to fulfill the waiver.
  • Those that have a bike park pass have already completed the waiver
  • ALL BIKES WITHOUT 1 BRAKE PER WHEEL MUST DOWNLOAD THE GONDOLA AND MAY NOT RIDE THE PARK

Course

The GMC Pump Track, in the Fitzsimmons Learning Area (Mid-station on the Village Gondola)

Need assistance?

Call Centre Hours
Apr 22 - through Summer
8:30am - 5:30pm

1-800-766-0449      604-967-8950 (LOCAL)
wbreservations@vailresorts.com

 

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