Merritt Crown
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The Merritt Crown is a mostly self supported, mostly singletrack, mostly signed endurance race for dirtbag mountain bikers.

118 km. 3,322 meters. Only 12 hours.

The course joins the four major singletrack riding areas of the Nicole Valley: Coutlee Plateau, Iron Mountain, Lundbom, and Swakum Mountain. The course will be well marked but it is 120km and there may be sections that have less markings than others. It is mandatory that all racers have Trailforks on their phone with them and rely primarily on it for navigation.

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 Includes:
-1 admission to post-race BBQ incl. food and beer
-Camping
-A crown for all finishers
-Cash prize purse for the top riders
-Donation to MMBA for trail maintenance

Comments

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flag thugboarder MMBA (Apr 30, 2020 at 9:53)
 We have postponed the event to September 26th.
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flag taprider (Aug 10, 2020 at 16:40)
 I hope the race will still happen.
Is there a limit to the number of entrants?
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flag thugboarder MMBA (Aug 19, 2020 at 18:40)
 Hey Taprider, We are limiting the entrants to 100. we are around 70 right now
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flag taprider (Aug 31, 2020 at 16:39)
 is there an alternate camping area?
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flag thugboarder MMBA (Sep 13, 2020 at 18:35)
 Hey Taprider. Claybanks RV park is a good option. Are you registered?
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flag raam2010 (Sep 7, 2020 at 17:40)
 Is there still room for the 120k event?
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flag thugboarder MMBA (Sep 13, 2020 at 18:36)
 Not at the moment but you can get on the waitlist and you may get in. We are receiving some drop outs
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flag taprider (1 days ago)
 Thank you Darch, James and the rest of the volunteers. It was a really fun event. Also nice to be able to look at Ride Reports and Leaderboards on Trailforks for the other racers, and filter for day of. Almost makes it an Enduro within an XCM
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