Race Date: July 21, 2013

   Race Schedule

  • 10:15 Race Line-up

  • 10:30 Race Begins

  • 1:30 Award Ceremony

  • Above the Napa Valley - Elevation 1667'
  • Race Director: Michael Hellie 707-965-6346 
  • Email: mlhellie@puc.edu 
  • 10-mile multi-loop course:  see entry form for number of laps for your category
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Race Date:    Sunday - July 21, 2013

Registration

  • Early registration closes July 15, 2013.
  • Race day registration starts at 8:00 a.m.
  • Race information: 707-965-6346; email: mlhellie@puc.edu
  • Race fee:  Postmarked by July 15: $35; after July 15: $40 (does not include one day NORBA license)
  • Racing License: One year required for PRO (UCI license/EXPERT); One Day License sold race day sold for Beginner/Sport  
  • Race packet pickup: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. race day
  • Riders under 18 need parent/guardian signed consent or written permission sent with registration forms.
  • Standard athletic release form signed race day

Make Checks payable to: Howell Mountain Challenge.  Mail Checks and entry form to: Howell Mountain Challenge, Pacific Union College, One Angwin Avenue, Angwin, CA 94508

No Refunds

Awards, Prizes, Goodies

  • $120 purse each to first male and female pro finisher (not from each category); $80/second; $40/third
  • Awards presented to top three finishers in all categories
  • Raffle held after race: Tires, Clothing, Bike Accessories and more

Site and Course Specifics

  • 10 mile circuit, hilly, smooth to medium-rough trails, service roads, double track and single track, lots of trees.... fun course
  • Free parking
  • No Camping
  • No Alcohol
  • Race is held on private land (PUC campus).  NO PRE-RIDES!!
  • College campus CLOSED SATURDAY TO ALL RIDERS!!

Racing License

  • License sold race day by NORBA official: 
  • One year required for PRO/EXPERT 
  • One Day License sold race day
  • License includes secondary accident/medical coverage ($1,000 deductible)

Race Specifics

  • All NORBA rules apply
  • ANSI-Snell approved helmets mandatory during race and race day practice
  • First Aid: EMT's on race course and at finish line

Camping

  • Bothe-Napa State Park (showers available) - Hwy 29 and Larkmead Rd., 5 miles south of Calistoga.  1-800-444-PARK
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