The Merritt Crown: A self-supported singletrack race for dirtbag mountain bikers.
118 km. 3,322 meters. Only 12 hours.
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The course joins the four major singletrack riding areas of the Nicole 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)
Start/finish line: Central Park, Merritt, British Columbia.
Cost: $65 entry fee
-1 admission to post-race BBQ incl. food and beer ($20 for guests)
-A crown for all finishers
-Cash prize purse for the top riders