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Conquer the Mountain

45 & 33 Mile Mountain Bike Race/Ride
or

31 & 62 Mile Gravel Grinder Race/Ride

Bryce Resort - Sunday, October 16th, 2022

Final Race Director Race Update and Q & A session

Monday October 12, 2022 at 7:00PM EST
Zoom Call - https://vccs.zoom.us/j/88009457217
 

 

Race/Ride Description - 33 or 45 Mile Mountain Bike

 

Rev3Endurance has design a great course at Bryce Resort to host the Conquer The Mountain, Mountain Bike Challenge Ride.  This event will challenge intermediate and advanced riders as they Conquer the Mountains around Bryce Resort in this event.  These are technical trails and are not designed for beginner riders.  You will be challenged!!  You must clear the cutoff checkpoint at mile 29 halfway up North Mountain in under 4 hours to earn the Conquer the Mountain belt buckle metal and continue the 45 mile course.  If you don't clear the aid station at mile 29 you will be short coursed and still earn a smaller medal, but not the coveted belt buckle. Riders will ride a single loop course which will consist of paved roads, gravel roads and over 30 miles of mountain bike trails.  All riders will finish the event at Bryce Resort. The 2022 edition will be a Conquer the Mountain 45 Mile Mountain Bike Race and will be hosted out of Bryce Resort.  Each rider will get a map, race shirt, aid stations (6, 21, & 29 mile locations) and an ice cold beverage and post ride snacks at the REV3Endurance finish line.   Riders must clear the aid station at Mile 34, 4 hours into the race (1:30pm).  If the cutoff time is not cleared riders will be short coursed to the finish line with a 6 mile downhill option.  

Race/Ride Description - 31 or 62 Mile Gravel Grinder

 

Rev3Endurance Conquer the Mountain 31/62 Mile Gravel Grinder Race.  This event will challenge all gravel riders with two major climbs during the race.  The first climb takes place after the 2 mile warm up.  The riders will get to experience some fantastic gravel roads in Virginia and West Virginia during this event. This event will contain over 70% gravel roads.  This event will be hosted out of Bryce Resort.  Each rider will get a map, race shirt, two aid station stops (6 & 25 mile locations) and a cold beverage and sweet & salty snacks with REV3Endurance post ride. The 62 mile route will be two loops on the 31 Mile Loop.  Riders in the 62 mile ride must clear the the halfway point at Mile 31 in 3.5 hour (1:30PM) into the race to continue to their second loop of 31 miles. 

 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at check-in at the REV3Endurance Trailer near the swimming pool at Bryce Resort.  Parking will be walking distance from the race HQ in the main parking lot at Bryce Resort.

Race Director Overview Zoom Call - two weeks before the race

Race Location - Bryce Resort Swimming Pool Parking Lot

  • Event Packet Pickup/Pre-Race Briefing: Bryce Resort at the REV3 Trailer next to Bryce Resort swimming pool.

  • Event Start/Finish: at the REV3 Trailer next to the Bryce Resort swimming pool.

  • Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr. Basye, VA 22810

  • If you have friends and family along for the event, or if you're looking for something to do or a place to eat or stay while you're in the area, check out the Family Fun link from the Shenandoah County Tourism web site or the Bryce Resort web page.

The start and finish area is located at the REV3Endurance Trailer next to the Bryce Resort swimming pool. All racers should show and check-in at least one hour before the race and attend the pre-race briefing 30 minutes before the race starts.

Mountain Bike Race Distance - 45 Mile GPX File/Ride with GPS or 33 Mile GPX File /Ride with GPS

45 miles (approximately 30 miles of mountain bike trails and 15 miles of gravel and pavement)
Aid stations with water, Gatorade and snacks are marked on course map - Map

Gravel Grinder Race Distance - Ride With GPS - GPX File

32 miles (20 miles of gravel and 12 miles of pavement)
Aid stations with water, Gatorade and snacks will be at Miles 7 and 23. - 
Map 

 

Registration Fees - 33/45 Mile MTB

 

  • $60.00/$70.00 before October 12, 2022

  • $80.00/$90.00 Race Day Registration
    Registrations 2 weeks before the race are not guaranteed a shirt.

Registration Fees - 31/62 Gravel Grinder
 

  • $60.00/ $75.00 before October 12, 2022

  • $75.00/$85.00 Race Day Registration
    Registrations 2 weeks before the race are not guaranteed a shirt.

Race Start Location

Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr. Basye, VA 22810

Race Schedule of Events

  • Super Early Packet Pickup 5:00PM - 7:00PM on Friday at the REV3Endurance Trailer at Bryce Resort.

  • Early Packet Pickup 3:00PM - 5:00PM Saturday at the REV3Endurance Trailer at Bryce Resort.

  • Race Day Packet Pick-up is 8:00 am - 9:15 am at the REV3Endurance Trailer at Bryce Resort.

  • Race Day Itinerary: 

  • 9:10AM: Pre-race briefing CTM Mountain Bike event (Mandatory)

  • 9:30AM: Race starts - Mountain Bike event starts

  • 9:40AM: Pre-ride briefing for the Gravel Grinder event

  • 10:00AM: Gravel Grinder Events Starts

  • 1:00PM: Short course MTB course cut off at mile 30 (Radio Tower) No belt buckle acquired for the MTB Ride

  • 1:15PM: Short course Gravel Grinder second loop cutoff

  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM: Post ride beverages and Sweet & Salty Snacks

Race Packet Pickup

Packet pickup location will be at the REV3Endurance trailer at Bryce Resort in the swimming pool parking lot. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed for each person.  There is an insurance fees are $10.00 for each racer.  These fees are required at packet pick-up.  You will get your race t-shirt, race maps, Rules of Travel and any race bibs at packet pick-up. You will get your race t-shirt and bib at packet pick-up.

Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance

Race maps, course markings, lead vehicle for the first 2 miles, aid stations supplies and post race beverage. 

Mandatory Equipment (Responsibility of each Racer)

  • Enough food and water for the event (Aid stations with water, Gatorade and snacks will be on the course)

  • Cell phone fully charged

Fun things to do in the Shenandoah Valley

Check out the Family Fun link from the Shenandoah County Tourism web site or the Bryce Resort web page.

Lodging
Preferred Lodging option - Shrine Mont - 2.5 miles from the race starting line
(They offer Cottages, Hotel style and bunk house options) 217 Shrine Mont Circle, Orkney Springs, VA 22845
Rustic camping option (grass field near starting line) $5.00 per person for a donation to the local EMS who will be supporting our race.  Racers will be walking distance to the starting line.

(access to water, rest rooms and showers) - RSVP to Christi@rev3endurance.com

Use the Bryce Resort Lodging page or the visit Shenandoah County Accommodations web site for options.

 
Post-Race Food

Food and beverages will be Sweet & Salty Sacks.  You also will have other dining options as well at the Copper Kettle Restaurant located inside the Bryce Lodge.   

Results

Unofficial results will be announced post-race official results will be posted to our web site 24 – 48 hours after the event.
2021 - Results

 

2022 - Results
 

Pictures

Awards

Awards: Top three in each category

Divisions

  • Solo Male and Female (Under 35 & 36 and Over)


Racer List


links to Mandatory Race Forms

Race Cancellation

If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened.

Volunteer

Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race?

Send an email to Christi with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved at the race.