The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials
Over the past 13 years, NWGA SORBA has hosted a mountain bike event named “The Snake Creek Gap Time Trial Series.” Beginning in Walker County, Georgia, the 34 and 50 mile routes follow the Pinhoti Trail crossing six mountains on its way to the finish line in Dalton, Georgia. The 2018 event dates are January 13 and February 17.
Supported in part by the Dalton Convention and Visitors Bureau, the event is a fundraiser with proceeds going to support the local Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Providence Ministries, Pinhoti Trail Association, Crossplains Community Partnership, the Back Country Horsemen, Raisin Wood Mountain Bike Park in Dalton, and to maintain the Pinhoti Trail throughout north Georgia. Funds will also be used for upcoming projects to include an extension of the trail system at Raisin Woods and initial development of the new bike park, Buzzard’s Roost.
Approximately 500+ mountain bikers from across the eastern half of the U.S. will be competing on some of most challenging terrain found in the southeast. Participants will receive a “T” shirt and additional swag each month of the event. Awards are presented to the top three finalists in each category after the final time trial in February. Participants completing the 34 and 50 mile routes both months will receive a belt buckle commemorating the event. Local EMS services provide emergency medical support. The race course will have aid stations, and refreshments at the mid-point and the finish line. Approximately 50 to 60 local residents provide volunteer support.
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