The 5th Annual Rivers Edge Mountain Bike Marathon is a 50 mile mountain bike which will test mountain bikers both mentally and physically.  The race is held at the the Wood Run Mountain Bike Trails in the Uwharrie National Forest.  The race will consist of five laps around a 10 mile loop.  The event will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012.

Solo Categories: Open Men**, Open Men 40+**, Open Women**, Single Speed**, Novice Men
Duo Categories: Duo Male, Duo Female, Duo Coed
Corporate Challenge - Up to five teammates

**Turn and Burn Endurance Series Categories

Sweet Trophies and Prizes: Top three Solo and Duo finishers in all event categories will receive custom Rivers Edge Mountain Bike Marathon trophies and sweet prizes from our sponsors.

Those folks who pre-register will receive a
 River Edge Mountain Bike Marathon T-Shirt


Route  2013:  The course for the 2013 Rivers Edge is going to be a CLOCKWISE loop starting on Wood Run Rd.  The course will proceed to Keyauwee, Supertree, then the Whitetail Trail, the singletrack along Wood Run Rd and finish coming up Wood Run Rd.  The staging area will be located in the field on the right before Wood Run Camp.  Racers pits will be located along Wood Run Rd leading up to the finish line at Wood Run Camp. 


This is an event that is being conducted on the Uwharrie National Forest and is authorized under a Special Use Permit.

USDA Forest Service Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service prohibits discrimination in its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Battle of the Carolinas
We are putting together a challenge to find out what area of North and South Carolina has the fastest mountain bikers. Is the Triad, is it the Triangle, is it Charlotte, is the mountains or is the two-wheelers from the Palmetto State. We are working on finding shop sponsors from each area of the State and one from South Carolina. The winning area will place the coveted trophy in their respective shop until the 2012 event.  More info will be posted VERY soon about this exciting challenge.




CMB events are  organized by Charlotte Sports Cycling.
For additional info, contact Neal Boyd or 704.503.0138