HENNIKER, New Hampshire ??вЂќ Pats Peak Ski Area in Henniker, NH will host the 4th Annual “24/12 Hours of PATS PEAK” mountain bike race on July 16 & 17, 2005. The race is sanctioned by Eastern Fat Tire Association (EFTA) and sponsored by S&W Sports of Concord, New Hampshire. A portion of the proceeds from 24/12 Hours of PATS PEAK will be donated to the Childhood Cancer Lifeline of New Hampshire.
The 24 hour race will kick off at 12 noon on Saturday, July 16th and conclude at 12 noon on Sunday, July 17th. The 12 hour race will start at 12 Noon on Saturday, July 16th and conclude at 12 midnight.
The course is a technical mix of single track, dirt, logging roads, switchbacks, and downhill. Riders must participate in either expert, sport or novice classes and may ride solo, in two person teams, in four person teams or in five person co-ed teams. Riders can register online at www.patspeak.com or call Pats Peak at (603) 428-3245 or 1-888-728-7732.
Overnight camping is available. Family, friends, and non-riders are welcome. Award Ceremonies will take place at approximately 2:00pm on Sunday, July 17, 2005.
24/12 Hours of PATS PEAK Schedule of Events
Friday, July 15, 2005
3:00pm: Camping opens for participants!
5:00pm-7:00pm: Pre-race registration PATS PEAK Ski Area
Note: Everyone on the team must be present during registration. When all members of the team have signed the insurance waiver, an entry packet will be issued to the team captain that will contain the bike and rider numbers, any event schedule changes and information.
Saturday, July 16, 2005
8:00am-10:00am: Pre-race registration PATS PEAK Ski Area
10:30am: Riders Meeting on the Deck (mandatory)
11:00am-3:00pm: Barbecue on the Deck
11:00am-9:00pm: Sled Pub open
12:00 Noon: 24/12 Hours of PATS PEAK begins
8:30pm: Riders must start using lights
Midnight: 12 Hours of PATS PEAK ends
Sunday, July 17, 2005
5:00am: Riders are permitted to ride without lights
7:00am-9:00am: Continental Breakfast on Deck
11:00am-2:00pm: Barbecue on the Deck
11:00am-3:00pm: Sled Pub open
12:00 Noon: 24 Hours of PATS PEAK ends
2:00pm: Award Ceremonies