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MBR Overnight 3/6/12 Hour Mountain Bike Race

POSTPONED UNTIL 2017

Harmon Lake Recreation Area, Mandan, ND

ABOUT THE MBR OVERNIGHT

The MBR Overnight is an evening (starts at 6pm) and overnight 3/6/12 hour mountain bike race at Harmon Lake Recreation Area on Otter Creek just eight miles north of Mandan, North Dakota.

MBR Overnight is an inaugural event that we’ve created to offer mountain bikers throughout North Dakota and surrounding areas a fun and different mountain bike event. We look forward to seeing you all test your grit. Who are we? CLICK HERE.

Riders can choose from a 3 hour, 6 hour, and 12 hour race.

REGISTRATION

WE’VE POSTPONED THE RACE UNTIL 2017

Stay tuned to this page for information for the 2017 race

3 Hour Fees (Limited to 75 riders):

  • Men’s Solo: $35 (Through 4/30/16), $40 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Solo: $35 (Through 4/30/16), $40 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Men’s Duo: $60 (Through 4/30/16), $70 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Duo: $60 (Through 4/30/16), $70 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries

 


6 Hour Fees (Limited to 75 riders):

  • Men’s Solo: $40 (Through 4/30/16), $45 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Solo: $40 (Through 4/30/16), $45 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Men’s Duo: $70 (Through 4/30/16), $80 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Duo: $70 (Through 4/30/16), $80 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Men’s Team (3 or 4 riders): $115 (Through 4/30/16), $125 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Team (3 or 4 riders): $115 (Through 4/30/16), $125 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Open Team (3 or 4 riders – mixed male & female): $115 (Through 4/30/16), $125 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries

 


12 Hour Fees (Limited to 50 riders):

  • Men’s Solo: $50 (Through 4/30/16), $60 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Solo: $50 (Through 4/30/16), $60 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Men’s Duo: $80 (Through 4/30/16), $90 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Duo: $80 (Through 4/30/16), $90 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Men’s Team (3 or 4 riders): $125 (Through 4/30/16), $135 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Women’s Team (3 or 4 riders): $125 (Through 4/30/16), $135 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries
  • Open Team (3 or 4 riders – mixed male & female): $125 (Through 4/30/16), $135 (5/1/16 – 6/17/16), No day of entries

Refunds, Transfers & Switches:

Entry fees are not refundable under any circumstance, however may be partially credited to another one of our events. Please contact us about transfers.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

ENTRY GETS YOU

We strive to provide you with a fun and challenging event that gives you a valuable experience. As part of that experience, you will get the following with your entry:

  • Grit Events drawstring backpack (See below)
  • MBR Overnight Commemorative pint glass
  • MBR Overnight stickers
  • Custom fire-branded wood finisher medal
  • Well-marked course and 1 aid station on course
  • All riders will be timed
  • Awards
  • Swag

EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday, June 17th

Packet pickup – TBD


Saturday, June 18th (Harmon Lake Parking Lot)

5:45pm: 3-hour start

6:00pm: 6-hour start

6:15pm: 12-hour start

8:45pm: 3-hour racers must finish last lap by 8:45pm

12:00am: 6-hour racers must finish last lap by 12:00am

6:15am: 12-hour racers must finish last lap by 6:15am

 

Times are subject to change

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 Course:

3 HOUR RACE

The 3-hour race will utilize the “short” loop at Harmon Lake.

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6 & 12 HOUR RACES

The 6 and 12-hour races will utilize the “full” loop.

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[Courses are subject to minor changes ]

VENUE

LOCATION

Google Maps Link to Venue (3244 Harmon Lake Rd, Mandan, ND 58554)

Harmon Lake Recreation Area is approximately 10 miles north of Mandan, North Dakota. There are 23 camper pads with electricity and primitive camping, dump station, and potable water.  There is also a campground host, public boat ramp with boat dock, hiking/running/mountain bike trails with footbridge, two public sandy beach areas with public swimming areas,  children’s playground, three picnic shelters, vault toilets, two earthen fishing piers, and one floating fishing pier. If you’re into fishing, rainbow trout, northern pike, largemouth bass, crappie, and bluegill are available.

Camping details can be found at the Morton County Parks Website.

Other Harmon Lake information can be found on the Harmon Lake Facebook Page.

Distance to Harmon Lake from:

  • Mandan, ND – 10 miles
  • Bismarck, ND – 15 miles
  • Dickinson, ND – 95 miles
  • Minot, ND – 100 miles
  • Jamestown, ND – 115 miles
  • Fargo, ND – 210 miles
  • Grand Forks, ND – 275 miles
  • Rapid City, SD – 320 miles
  • Regina, SK – 340 miles
  • Winnipeg, MB – 375 miles
  • Billings, MT – 410 miles
  • Minneapolis, MN – 440 miles
  • Sioux Falls, SD – 445 miles

WEATHER

The average high for the area on June 18th is 77 degrees and the average low is 53. It is very open, so you can likely expect some wind at some point.

In the case of extreme weather, we will do what we can in the case of rain, storms, and other circumstances. However, please note that we have to abide by basic trail etiquette and the rules of the park. The last resort is to cancel the event. We will alter courses if necessary and try to do everything we can to hold the event in the case of inclement weather. In the case of cancellation, we will offer racers a discount for future events.

HARMON LAKE PICTURES

RESULTS

Racers will be timed and results will be available here after the race.

Awards will be given for 1st/2nd/3rd in each category. Awards will only be given if there are at least three racers in a category.

RULES

It’s important that you use common sense, follow the rules, and be nice to ensure everyone’s enjoyment, safety, and overall experience. If you break the rules or do any other shenanigans, we have the final decision in dq’ing you. If you see someone being “one of those people,” you can find someone involved with the race and we will handle. Thanks for being nice.

  • BE NICE
  • NO LITTERING. This applies to on course, in the parking lot, and everywhere. Please pick up any garbage you see, no matter how small it is.
  • Riders must race under their own name/registration. Riders who bandit the race by running under someone else’s name and registration will not only be disqualified, but you will also never be allowed to race any of our races ever again. We’re serious.
  • If you drop out of the race, you must notify a race official and/or timing.
  • Racers cannot stash support including nutrition, equipment, or any other gear or items on course prior to the race. You are welcome to stash your goods in the designated pit area.
  • Front lights are required for any lap after 9pm.
  • Headphones are allowed but we discourage the use of them. We won’t tell you not to wear them, but your full awareness of your surroundings and your ability to communicate with everyone is important for everyone’s safety.
  • Strollers, dogs, bikes, ebikes, trikes, recumbent, and any other non-bike items are not allowed.
  • Racers cannot receive outside support on course during the race, except in the pit area.
  • Racers must let faster riders pass when it’s safe for them to do so.
  • Racers must stay on course. Cutting the course is not permitted and really lame.
  • BE NICE.

EXTRA INFORMATION/FAQs

EMERGENCY

For emergencies: DIAL 911

Bismarck:

Sanford Medical Center – Emergency: Phone: (701) 323-6150, 300 N. Seventh Street, Bismarck, ND 58501

St. Alexius Medical Center: Phone: (701) 530-7000, 900 E Broadway Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501

AIRPORTS

Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS) – 17 miles from venue, 2301 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58502

Fargo – Hector International Airport (FAR) – 210 miles from venue, 2801 32nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102

Minot International Airport (MOT) – 100 miles from venue, 25 Airport Rd, Minot, ND 58703

LODGING/CAMPING

Hotels:

Baymont Inn & Suites: 2611 Old Red Trail, Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-663-7401

Colonial Motel & Campgrounds: 4630 Memorial Highway, Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-663-9824

Comfort Inn & Suites: 1516 27th St NW, Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-751-7484

Hampton Inn & Suites Bismarck Northwest:  2020 Schafer Street, Bismarck, ND 58501, ph 701-751-5656

North Country Inn & Suites: 1200 E Main, Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-663-6497

Ridge Motel: 2630 Old Red Trail, Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-663-8686

Serendipity House: 4415 Old Red Trail, Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-391-0964

T P Motel: 1008 W Main St. Mandan, ND 58554, ph 701-663-6426

Camping:

Harmon Lake (at venue) – See above in “Venue” section for information

Sibley Park – Ph. 701-222-6455, 5001 South Washington Street, Bismarck, ND 58503

Eagles Park – Ph. 701-222-6455, 10900 NW Highway 1804, Bismarck, ND 58503

Bismarck KOA – Ph. 701-222-2662, 3720 Centennial Road, Bismarck, ND 58503

 LOST & FOUND

Any lost items found after the race will be donated. Please check before you leave the venue.

IF YOU DNF

If you need to stop the race for any reason, you need to notify timing. If you quit and leave the course without notifying the race, we will not let you attend again. We take the safety of everyone very seriously and don’t want to leave anyone out on course in bad shape.

NEXT YEAR’S RACE DATE

The 2017 date will be determined after the race.