The Cannonsburg Cup, sponsored by Founders Brewing
The Cannonsburg Cup is a fat bike race league for teams, individual male, and individual female participants. Fat Bike Racers competing in the Cannonsburg Cup race league will accumulate points every week for each race that they complete.
At the end of the 6 week series, teams and individual racers in each category with the highest points total will be awarded the series championship. For the long division categories, a grand prize of FREE TACOS for the entire summer (max 2 per person per week) will be awarded to the top team, top individual male, and top individual female competing in the league. Prizes will also be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category. For the short division categories, awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each category.
Dates: Tuesday, Jan. 15th, Jan. 22nd, Jan. 29th, Feb. 5th, Feb. 12th, Feb. 19th
Feb. 26th (inclimate weather make-up date)
Cost: $60 per rider for the entire series (includes 6 timed races) or $85 (includes season trail pass to the fat bike trail)
Races will be held every Tuesday, starting January 15th, and will run for 6 consecutive weeks
The top 5 races (out of 6) will count towards the championship
The top 3 times for each team each night will count towards their points total
Race #6 will earn 5 extra points per placement
The short race is 1 lap (approximately 2.5 miles)
The long race is 2 laps (approximately 5 miles)
There’s a maximum of 5 riders per team
The entry fee is $60 per rider for the entire series, which includes 6 timed races. Racers have the option of paying $85 for the entire series which includes a season pass to the fat bike trail system.
Weekly drop-in rate is $15 and is available for individuals and teams
Founders beer specials will be in the bar each night
A day pass or season pass is needed to ride on the trails
The course will be open for pre-riding at 4:30. Riders must start their time trial between 5:30 & 7:30
Nightly awards will be held in the Cedar Lounge at 8:30
Riders must be 18+
In the event of a series tie, the final race of the season will be the tie breaker. The rider/team with the best finish/score will win the tie.
Individual Male Short
Individual Male Long
Individual Female Short
Individual Female Long
Individual Masters Long
Individual Masters Short
Short distance: 2.5 miles
Long distance: 5 miles
Racers must ride a Fatbike to compete in the league. Fatbikes shall be defined as bikes with 3.7″ or wider tires.
E-Bikes are not allowed in the Cannonsburg Cup race league. Anyone found to be riding a motorized bicycle of any kind during a Cannonsburg Cup race will be disqualified and banned from participating in the cup. They will also be banned from tacos.
Lights are mandatory
Points per race, per division
1st – 500
2nd – 495
3rd – 490
4th – 485
5th – 480
6th – 475
7th – 470
8th – 465
9th – 460
10th – 455
And so on