The Spirit Bear Classic
Kalispell, MT
07/08/2017
USAC Permit Number 2017-1564
 
 Event Description
First annual tribute race for Ben Parsons. Corporate sponsor is Hammer Nutrition. Sponsoring team is the Sportsman Race Team. Race Director: Sheli Thomas Creative Director: Matt Butterfield

 Course Description
SUPER fun, flowy course. About 90% singletrack and 10% double track. New singletrack will be added to our course this year, by race time! Loops are approximately 9 miles long.
 
07/08/2017
 Start Time   Gender   Discpline   Category   Age   Prizes   Places   Length   Field  Fee  Onsite Fee 
10:00 am  Mens  Cross Country  Pro/Cat1    Medals  1,2,3 27 miles     $30 $35
10:00 am  Womens  Cross Country  Pro/Cat1    Medals  1,2,3 27 miles     $30 $35
10:05 am  Mens  Cross Country  Cat 2    Medals  1,2,3 18 miles     $30 $35
10:05 am  Womens  Cross Country  Cat 2    Medals  1,2,3 18 miles     $30 $35
10:10 am  Mens  Cross Country  Masters Cat 1/2/3  50+  Medals  1,2,3 18 miles     $30 $35
10:10 am  Womens  Cross Country  Masters Cat 1/2/3  50+  Medals  1,2,3 18 miles     $30 $35
10:15 am  Mens  Cross Country  Cat 3    Medals  1,2,3 9 miles     $30 $35
10:15 am  Womens  Cross Country  Cat 3    Medals  1,2,3 9 miles     $30 $35
10:20 am  Mens  Cross Country  Juniors Cat 1/2/3  9-18  Prizes  1,2,3 9 miles     -0- -0-
10:20 am  Womens  Cross Country  Juniors Cat 1/2/3  9-18  Prizes  1,2,3 9 miles     -0- -0-
12:00 pm  Mens  *KIDRACE*    0-9  NA  NA 1km     -0- -0-
12:00 pm  Womens  *KIDRACE*    0-9  NA  NA 1km     -0- -0-

 Registration
Enter online, or enter onsite ($5.00 additional). Non USAC license holders will need to purchase a one-day license for $10. Juniors race for free, but will need to pay the $10 one-day license if not currently licensed with USAC, USAC annual licenses will be available to purchase both online and onsite (the $10 one-day license fee will be waived if an annual license is purchased).

 Notes
All proceeds from registrations will go to Ben Parson's family. Donations to the family will also be accepted during onsite registration. In addition to the regular race, there will be a free kids' race, barbecue, music, Beer!, demo bikes from local shops and more. Camping is available for $10 onsite (water and porta potties). Foys Lake is less than a quarter mile down the road. Bring the family, spend the day, have a blast on our super delicious course, and help out the cause!

 Directions
From the north, on Hwy 93, turn right on Rocky Cliff Road (about 4.5 miles south of Kalispell). From the south, turn left on Rocky Cliff...there will be a coffee kiosk on the corner and propane tank facility across Hwy 93 from the turn. Turn left where Rocky Cliff ends, and go about 2 miles until you see Herron Park. Parking is available in parking lot and along road.

 For More Information:
sheli thomas
Herron Park
Kalispell, MT
(406) 250-4211 Online registration