Registration is now open for the Second Annual Gudrun Mountain Bike Pageant, a three-day celebration of the Northwoods Trails system that will likely be held Nov. 13-15.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, preregistration is required. Registration will likely be online-only till Nov. 12, the day earlier than the occasion. To register now, go to the brand new Northwoods web site at http://www.northwoodstrails.org, Go to Sizzling Springs stated in a information launch.
Aggressive occasions will happen on the Northwoods Trails beginning on the Cedar Glades Trailhead, and there will likely be noncompetitive occasions within the downtown space, together with a “creepy” nighttime Sluggish Roll Trip via the downtown space on Friday the thirteenth.
About 500 riders — some from as distant as Canada — took half within the preliminary Gudrun Pageant in 2019.
The competition traces its origin to the early days of the Attila the Hun Mountain Bike Race, which started in 1992, the place the Northwoods Trails are situated immediately. Following the occasions of 9/11 in 2001, the race was moved to Charlton Campground on Freeway 270 west of Sizzling Springs after which ultimately to Cedar Glades Park the place The Attila has been held every year since.
The Attila the Hun aggressive race to be held Nov. 15, would be the closing race of the season for the 2020 Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Collection. There will likely be loads of locations for spectators to see the racers and cheer them on, the discharge stated.
“We’re excited to rejoice the second birthday of the Northwoods Trails with the Second Annual Gudrun Mountain Bike Pageant,” Traci Berry, trails coordinator for VHS, stated.
“Sizzling Springs is all about enjoyable,” she stated, “so who would not need to put Vikings and bikes collectively?
“After the 12 months we have now had up to now in 2020, having enjoyable is way wanted. What higher manner than to be driving bikes? We all know we will placed on a secure, enjoyable occasion for all ages following the correct COVID-19 social distancing protocols.”
Berry outlined some details about the 2020 Gudrun Pageant:
• There will likely be “mandatory-mask zones” in impact throughout the competition.
• Occasions will embrace the nighttime Sluggish Roll Trip; the Mini-Enduro race; the Full Enduro race; a Leap Jam competitors, and the Attila the Hun XC MTB Race.
• The complete and mini-enduros will likely be facilitated by Slaughter Path Guides.
The Gudrun Pageant was named after a Germanic heroic legend, Berry stated.
“Gudrun was a warrior. A Viking! Spouse to Attila the Hun and later defeater of the Huns,” she stated.
For extra data, contact Berry at 501-321-2027.