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This Weekend - 16th Annual Kootenay Fat Tire Festival!

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Revised schedule of events - noting that there are two DH shuttles and that one leaves from Sacred Ride. Registration forms are available at Sacred Ride and Gerick's, as are volunteer sign up sheets. Check back for on-line registration too. Remember to register early to save money, as registrations after August 25th are $5 more. For more info please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Schedule of Events:
Friday Night:
XC “no drop” group rides
- Beginner – Evening Ridge, Shasta, Expresso
- Intermediate – Log Jam, Frog Jam
- Meet at Mountain Station at 5pm


DH Rides – free shuttles courtesy of Dirt Tours to Giveout Creek Trails

- 4:00 Shuttle leaving from Sacred Ride

- 5:30 Shuttle leaving from Gerick's

- First come, first Served


Fat Tire Kick Off Party: Starting at 7:30pm at Jackson’s Hole and Grill, enjoy food and drink specials and good times!


Saturday:
Rosemont Events: kids XC, Dirt Jump Jam, BBQ, kids activities, trials demos
10:00 sign in/registration (available for all events)
10:30 2-5 year olds race; awards
11:00 6-8 year olds race; awards
11:30 9-12 year olds race; awards
12- 2 Dirt Jump Jam
11- 2 BBQ hosted by the Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skateboard Park Society; Kids Activities – bike decorating, face painting, activities courtesy of the NDCC
Downtown Events
5:00 Parade Gathering: meet in front of Gerick’s Cycle with decorated bikes
5:15 Parade Start – to Sacred Ride
5:45 Crit starts: 2-5 year olds
5:55 6-8 year olds
6:10 9-12 year olds
6:20 13-17 year olds
6:45 Women
7:10 Men
7:45 Clunker Crit – it’s free! Bring your funkiest bike and join in!
8:00 Awards (teens and adults)

Post Race party @ the Royal - they will be offering food specials and have donated prizes for the crit...even the crowd can win, so don't forget to come down and watch!




Sunday: Morning Mountain
8:00 sign-in/ registration
8:45 race instructions (@ start)
9:00 race start
11:30 race end
11:00 DH Sign on and practice runs
1:00 DH race start

We've got a kids tent and activities, so if Mom and Dad want to participate in an event, the kids will be occupied. And if you are worried about being hungry, don't be - we've got food vendors (BBQ, wraps, gelato!).

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