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2017 Summer Solstice 12-Hour Adventure Race

$125.00$500.00

12 Hour Advanced Course Info
For all of you who have been training and racing all spring, SBB Racing has put together a fast race course for you. The 12hr Advanced Course features all the CPs of the Standard course, plus an extra section of course, full of optional CPs for those who have been AR racing awhile and ready for a full day. On Sat June 17th, 2017 12-hr teams will line up to race on the longest weekend of the year, so you’re guaranteed to have light for the full 12 hrs. The Summer Solstice joins the SPROUTE and the STORM as a USARA Points Qualifier race!

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Description

The race is complete with Mtn Biking on roads and a Time Trial on a sweet Single Track section, a Paddle-O w/ lots of optional points, including some bushwhacking CPs and both wooded and Urban Orienteering as well as a little history lesson all along the way. The 12-hr race as always will feature Cash Prizes or Free Race Entry for top finisher Team(s), lots of SWAG raffle prizes for everyone, a Summer Cookout style post-race food, and FREE post-race massages for all (What a way to finish a race)! Where can you get this much racing, food, massages, prizes and more for only a 125 bucks? If you’d like help locating a teammate, we are here to help you, just ask!

Estimated Distances:

  • 12 Hours (Total Miles TBD) – Going to every CP

Cost:

  • $100 a person thru April 1st, 2017/li>
  • $125 a person April 1st thru May 31st, 2017
  • $150 a person after May 31st, 2017

Categories:

  • Soloist
  • Two-Person
  • Three-Person
  • Four-Person

Disciplines:

  • Mountain biking/Road Biking
  • Paddling
  • Woods Orienteering Navigation
  • Urban Orienteering Navigation

Maps:

  • Maps will consist of Topo Maps (1:24K and 1:10K) as well as Park Maps

ALL Racers Receive:

  • Great Topo Map(s)
  • Custom T-Shirts
  • Lots of SWAG Prizes
  • Homemade Post-Race Picnic
  • A Great Time!

Event Details

Date: June 17, 2017

Start time: 07:30 a.m.

End time: 07:30 p.m.

Venue: Windsor Castle Park

Directions: 301 Jericho Road Smithfield, VA 23430

Email: mark@sbbracing.com

USARA

As this is a USARA Qualifier race, during packet pickup all team members must be present, all forms must be completed for each team member, and Insurance fees must be paid for USARA membership. USARA forms will be available at Registration for all team members. USARA fees of $8 for a one-day race membership, $35 for yearly membership, or proof of USARA membership are required and can be paid at packet pickup.

Boats Drop & Rentals

There will be a Boat Drop on race morning located 20 min from the Start. Kayaks are highly suggested for the course, but not required. GREAT NEWS! We have now connected with an Outfitter who can provide & deliver boats for the race. If you are interested in renting a boat, email Mark Montague at mark@sbbracing.com and ask to be connected to the Outfitter.

Lodging

There are a few hotels available w/in 20 min of Race Start. A list of these is linked here:

Hampton Inn – Smithfield, VA

Smithfield Station – Smithfield, VA

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites – Carrollton, VA

Smithfield Inn – Bed & Breakfast

 

Volunteers

Adventure Racing cannot go on w/o a great Volunteer staff. If any racer’s friends or family members are interested in volunteering while you race, please fill out the Volunteer Form and send to mark@sbbracing.com. They can work as little or as much as they would like. You will earn valuable discounts on Race Entry for future SBB Racing races that they can use or gift to anyone they choose.

Schedule

8 Hour Course Schedule:

  • 5:45 AM – Boat Drop Opens
  • 6:00 AM – Bike Drop Opens
  • 6:15 AM – Race Packet Pickup Opens
  • 6:50 AM – Team Pre-race Brief & Questions
  • 7:15 AM – Team Captains Final Brief & Prologue Info (Mandatory)
  • 7:30 AM – Race START
  • 6:30 PM-8:00 PM – Post-race Picnic and awards ceremony