Early Saturday morning riders were awoken by lightning and heavy rain. Starting at 5 that morning monsoonal rains drenched the bone-dry Park City Point 2 Point racecourse. While the rain and lightning came down, race officials prepared a plan for the day and after a one-hour delay riders were unleashed on the course minus the 11-mile start loop in Round Valley.
That didn’t keep riders from turning out for the second round of the Utah State Championship Series held at Round Valley on June 23, 2012. With close to 300 in attendance riders were treated to a blazing fast, challenging course that was heavy on singletrack.
April 28th saw the first round of the Utah State Championship Series, a dirt circuit cross country in Alpine, Utah. The unique race uses a short cross country circuit of just over 3 miles. Each lap includes two significant climbs, several technical singletrack descents and lots of imbedded rocks.