The “Lippman Park 38” race will be held on Saturday June 16, 2012. It is the 2nd of 4 races the Renegades MTB Club will be hosting this year. The other three races, Hike a Bike and Phantom Phest will be at Lippman Park in Wawarsing, NY, while the Walnut Mountain Triple Challenge will be held at Walnut Mountain in Liberty, NY.
The Lippman Park 38 is a 38 mile night race. Lights will be needed for the race. If you don’t own lights, they will have some for rent.
The course will be about 90% semi-technical, flowing single track. You can expect 38 miles at Lippman Park to take 5+ hours. Each laps will have about approximately 1000 feet of climbing. The number of laps is still undetermined but as the race gets closer, the Renegades Club will have an update on number of laps. They are trying to keep to as few laps as possible. The course will be ready for previewing the weekend before.
Onsite registration and check-in will begin at 4:30pm and the race will start promptly at 6pm. The registration fee the day of the event will be $30
This race is limited to the first 100 entries.
Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group and gender ONLY, with a grand prize awarded to the person who finishes closest to the middle of the pack. There will be no beginner, sport, expert or pro categories, only age groups.
Directions to Lippman Park:
- From NYS Thruway N and S – Take exit 18 New Paltz, follow 299 W thru NP about 6 miles. At the intersection of Rt 44/55 make a Right turn and go about 10 miles to the junction of Rt 209. Turn Left and go about 2.5 miles till you see the sign for Lippman Park on your Right.
- From Kingston, NY – Take Rt 209 S and go about 23 miles. Lippman park will be on your Right.
- From Rt 17 – Take Rt 209 N and go about 16 miles. Lippman Park will be on your Left.
Online registration via BikeReg can be found here -> Lippman Park 38 Race Online Registration.