El Paso Puzzler Endurance Mountain Bike Race
Race Details:

Presented By: The Borderland Mountain Bike Association

Location: Roundhouse

Start the year off with the 16th El Paso Puzzler!!  This will be another EPIC race spread over two days.  

   15 mile race - 9:00am Saturday January 14th, 2023

   35 mile race - 8:05am Sunday January 15th, 2023

   50 mile race - 8:00am Sunday January 15th, 2023

   Kids race - 10:00am Sunday January 15th, 2023

All proceeds from the Puzzler are used to support the Borderland Mountain Bike Association - Not for profit, run by all volunteers.  We support our mountain and trail system with any money made!!!

50 mile race, CASH PAYOUT for top 5 overall finishers, both women and men paid equally (non e-bike)

   1st place - $400

   2nd place - $250

   3rd place - $125

   4th place - $75

   5th place - $50

Prizes:  Our prizes will be EPIC this year again.

   2 Day Race (racing the 15 mile on Saturday and the 35 or 50 mile race on Sunday): Complete both races you registered for and you will receive a special 2 day racer medal.  $20 overall discount if you register for both, must register at the same time, cannot give discount at a later date.

   50 Mile Race:  Along with the Cash Payouts listed above, Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for all categories.  First 75 finishers will receive a prize.

   35 Mile Race: First 75 finishers will receive a prize

   15 Mile Race: First 75 finishers will receive a prize

   Finisher coin / medal / ribbon or something for all finishers

   Giveaways and raffle's throughout the event. -- so anyone might be able to get other giveaways/prizes

2 Day Racers (same racer, racing both 15 miles on Saturday and 35 or 50 miles on Sunday):  If you sign up for both the Saturday (15) and Sunday (35 or 50) races you will be eligible for the above prizes in each race category plus the 2 day racer medal.  Contact us directly for your unique discount code ($25 off total of the two races).  This CANNOT be added after initial registration, you must contact us for the discount code prior to registration, no exceptions.

Category Consolidation: Race director may combine race categories if there are not enough registrations to support each category.  We do not combine Male / Female categories.

Parking: Parking is limited at the venue and will be first come first serve.  Parking will be charged $5 at the gate (donation to local organization), once full you will need to park near the Lost Cow Trailhead and ride the 1 mile to the venue.  Carpooling is great for the environment and also a great way to get into the venue, show up with 3 registered racers (15, 35 or 50 miles) in the same vehicle and we will waive the $5 parking fee.  We are also working on a shuttle option (more to come).

Camping: Camping is available at the venue for $10 per night (payable in cash when you arrive), gates open Friday the 13th at noon and are locked on Monday the 17th at 10am.  No water, no electric, just a lot of fun.  NO CAMPFIRES in camp sites, please use the common fire pit near the big tent.  Camping is first come first serve, we have limited spots, but have no sold out in the past.

Covid 19: BMBA will be committed to do everything we can to stop the spread, through additional handwash stations, anti-bacterial gel, etc.  If for any reason the city or state leaders place unplanned restrictions on our event and we have to cancel, this will be out of our control.  We will offer either a virtual race, move the registration to 2024, or refund minus online registration fees.

E-Bikes: Although e-bikes can be fun for some, they are not meant for our race.  This race is about endurance and EPIC riding abilities, so for now, there are no e-bikes allowed to register.

Weather: The weather in El Paso is usually amazing in January, but there is always the chance of race delays or cancellations due to weather.  We will do our best to move the race from Saturday / Sunday to Sunday / Monday if needed.  If the race has to be cancelled completely due to weather events that makes it impossible to move the race by a day, we will reschedule within 30 days.  There will be no refunds, but race credits for 2024 are possible if weather cancellation.

No refunds for individual cancellations

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