Student mountain bike training began July 1 this year and the first race is September 9 at Sagar Creek Trail in Siloam Springs. Two additional races are scheduled on November 4, followed by the State Championships. These races will be held at the Great Passion Play trails in Eureka Springs. Everyone is welcome to watch, cheer and see the teams, coaches, parents and student-athletes race and compete. 

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Race 1 September 9 - Sagar Creek Trail, Siloam Springs
Race 2 September 23 - Slaughter Pen Trail, Bentonville 
Race 3 October 14 - Cedar Glades Trail, Hot Springs
Race 4 November 4 – State Championship - Great Passion Play Trails, Eureka Springs

Start times are the same at all the races: 
9:15 am Wave 1 Start - Middle School Boys
10:00 am Wave 2 Start - Middle School Girls
11:00 am Wave 3 Start - High School Girls
12:30 pm Wave 4 Start - High School Boys

For more information on the races, training or to start a team, contact Kyla at For race-specific questions, contact Glenn at
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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day - October 6 - contact to get an event at your local trail.

  —Alan Ley