Race Details:

Presented By: Titcomb Mountain and Central Maine NEMBA

RACE UPDATE. 6/18/2022


Thank you for registering for the 6th annual Central Maine Cycling Challenge/Titcomb Mountain Challenge.  This year marks a shift in this event.  After 5 years of busting butt and working tirelessly Matt Reynolds has stepped aside and handed the race off to the next generation.  We can't thank Matt enough for all he did for both the local community and for bringing this event to life.  In the last 5 years we've seen the event help to bring better trails and more awareness to our fantastic riding opportunities in this region.  


Start times and Schedules. 

(depending on registration numbers there may be changes made in advance of the event.  All athletes will be notified via email)

8:00am Reg opens for all events (closes 30 minutes before each race) 

9:00 am Expert / 3 Lap starts

9:05am Team Relay's Start

9:10am Sport/ 2 lap riders start

9:15am Novice/1 lap riders starts

10:00am  4 hour endurance start

1:50pm Last lap cut off (4 hour race)

Race Categories 

Some categories/ age groups may be combined based on overall numbers. If there was only 1 or 2 registered in a category, the next appropriate category was combined (Juniors were not combined). 

4-Hour (Solo Men OPEN, Solo Women OPEN, Solo Men 40+, Men Single Speed, Women Single Speed)

Expert (Men 19-49, Men 50+, Women Open (19+), Juniors)

Sport (Men 19-49, Men 50+, Women 19+, Junior Women, Junior Men)

Novice (Men 19-49, Men 50+, Women 19+, Junior Men, Junior Women)



We will do awards for the top 3 in each category.  Awards will follow each race and we will try and do awards in a manner that recognizes athletes when the most amount of people are in the start/finish area. 


Camping is allowed on Friday night at Titcomb but be aware that there is no power hook up or indoor restrooms open after 7 pm on Friday. , port-a-potties are on site however. On race day, the lodge will be open for use. 


We have a great food vendor for friday night and saturday.  Stay tuned for updates. 




This years race promises to be the best yet. Not only have we added new categories, but we have also joined EFTA and are part of the NECS Marathon Series AND XC series!  Please read all notes carefully when you register. 

 The new course layout, comprised of approx. 85% single track and 15% nordic trails, all ability levels will find it challenging and rewarding at the same time. New trails and new course design each year adds to the challenge. This year, the half lap,  will be located near the start/finish line allowing racers to refuel at the full lap and half lap mark. It will also allow relay racers to make an exchange at the half lap marker as well. 

Categories are will be based on rider ability and age groups. Race solo or as part of a relay team.





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