DateSaturday June 22, 2019 all day
AKAThe Merritt Epic 150+
Signup dateMonday June 10, 2019 at 12:00am
The Merritt Crown: A self-supported singletrack race for dirtbag mountain bikers.
118 km. 3,322 meters. Only 12 hours.
The course joins the four major singletrack riding areas of the Nicola Valley: Coultee Plateau, Iron Mountain, Lundbom, and Swakum Mountain.
Time limit: 12 hours (riders that won't make the cut to retire at end of Section 3 if over the 5pm deadline to avoid riders in the dark)
Fastest completion: James Oborne and Lennard Pretorious, 11 hours, 47 minutes.
Start/finish line: Central Park, Merritt, British Columbia.
Sponsored by: Nicola Valley Trail Association & Breathe Bikes
Cost: $50 entry fee (payable by 6/10/19)
-1 admission to post-race BBQ incl. food and beer ($18.00 for guests)
-$10.00 certificate to Breathe Bikes (Merritt Bike Shop)
-A crown for all finishers
-Some hosting available
-Free camp areas
-Fine Merritt motels and hotels