Roaring Run Rumble: May 4th + 5th
What We Are Supporting
The Roaring Run Watershed Association (RRWA) currently owns and maintains 653 acres as a volunteer organization. Events hosted from this private land fund the preservation and maintenance of this precious resource. All of the land is open to the public year-round, from dawn to dusk. These folks are a group that wants to see families enjoying the outdoors together. It may be a hike along Rock Furnace Trail, a may be a bike ride with your kids, it may be dropping a canoe in at the launch for a nice afternoon of fishing. These things are all possible because of the support of many individuals and countless volunteer hours.
If you haven’t had a chance to ride Roaring Run, you need to get out there! Currently volunteers have worked to maintain and put in 16 miles of single track. With time and more land acquisition there can be more! By far one of our favorite places to ride, it is challenging, fun, and rocky!
Event Location + Time
SATURDAY: 2PM TO ?
SUNDAY: 9AM TO ?
681 Canal Rd, Apollo, PA 15613S
On Site Camping Saturday Night
On site camping will be available on a first come first serve basis Saturday night prior to the race. There is a flat area near the pavilion. Camper vehicles can stay in the lot. There will be on site bathrooms and electricity. Please make an on site contribution of $5 for the RRWA if you plan to stay. This will be on an honorary basis, there will be a donation jar at the event. All I’m saying is…karma.
PLEASE PLAN TO REMOVE YOUR OWN TRASH! THERE IS NO DUMPSTER. IF WE WORK TOGETHER TO KEEP THE PLACE CLEAN AFTER THE EVENT WE WILL BE ABLE TO CAMP IN THE FUTURE TOO.
AGENDA SATURDAY MAY 4TH
Demo Opportunities: 2pm to 5pm
Please bring a valid form of ID and credit card to hold while you have our bicycles out for a rip. Bikes will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. We will have a demo loop set up. Stoked to get ya’ll out.
Kona Bikes Demo
Our Kona rep will be at the event with a variety of gravel bikes you can try! All you need is an ID and credit card.
Join Your Homies From Flat Tire and Trailflo
Owners Tom of Trailflo and Ashley of Flat Tire believe that working together to get more people on bikes is great for our community! We consider ourselves bike shops not bike stores. Our locations aim to provide you with a great experience when you walk in the door. With a cultivated friendship from riding we support each other, our communities, and encourage you to shop small. Staff members will be there to answer any questions you have regarding bikes available from the following brands.
Kids Mountain Bike Race: 3pm
Registration: 2pm - 2:45pm
Race Brief: 2:50pm
Race Start: 3:00pm
Age Categories: 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12
Distance: 3 miles or 6 miles
Awards: 1st - 3rd each class.
Salsa Bike Raffles: 2pm - 5pm
Salsa Cycles has sponsored the event with a 24 inch Timberjack. Raffle Tickets will be $5. You can purchase tickets from 2pm to 5pm. The drawing will be at 5pm on site. Winner must be there. All the proceeds will go towards the mountain bike trail maintenance fund!
Timberjack 24 is a front-suspended plus-sized kids’ mountain bike, designed to encourage rides that will make young explorers into lifelong ones. The durable aluminum frame is equipped with a Suntour XCM suspension fork to handle bumps and obstacles on the trail, while 24 x 3” wide tires help riders stay upright with maximum stability and traction. The Timberjack 24 SUS will be there on family camp adventures and solo missions in the nearby woods, fostering independence all the way.
Kona Bike Raffles: 2pm - 5pm
Kona Bicycles has sponsored the event with a Dew. Raffle Tickets will be $5. You can purchase tickets from 2pm to 5pm. The drawing will be at 5pm on site. Winner must be there. All the proceeds will go towards the mountain bike trail maintenance fund!
The Dew is as classic to the Kona lineup as a fedora is to a Havana night. Comfort, simplicity, and efficiency are at the forefront of the Dew. Equipped with Tektro disc brakes, the Dew has exceptional stopping power, whether that’s while bombing down a hill, or perfecting your skids.
Indiana Schwinn Watershed Ride: 4pm -5pm
Excited to offer a ride for the whole family! Indiana Schwinn will host a ride down to the waterfall and back which is 7 miles. This ride is great for any fitness level and type of bike! Get out, ride, and have fun with your friends and family.
Group Mountain Bike Rides: 4pm - 6pm
Team Flat Tire Co. will be helping host all levels of mountain bike rides. We will offer three rides fast, medium, and slow. They will all be no drop, pick a group and roll with it. Group mountain rides will last will last from 4pm to 6pm.
Helltown Brewing After Party: 5pm - ?
Enjoy some brewskies, a food truck, music, bonfires, and good conversation. Camp out and get ready to race in the morning! A portion of food and beer sales will be going to the RRWA. One of the most supportive local breweries to the local cycling scene, come check out the beverages they have to offer!
AGENDA SUNDAY MAY 5TH
Roaring Run Rumble Mountain Bike Race
9:30AM - Packet Pick Up/ Day of Registration Opens ($30).
PRE REGISTER TO SAVE A FEW BUCKS!
11:00 AM - Registration Closes
11:15 AM - Riders Meeting All Classes
11:30 AM - Expert Class: 16 MILES
Men’s Expert: Cash prizes 1-5. Trophies 1-3.
Women’s Expert: Cash prizes 1-5. Trophies 1-3.
Payout based on attendance
12:00 PM - Sport Class: 13 MILES
Men’s Sport: Cash prizes 1-5. Trophies 1-3.
Women’s Sport: Cash prizes 1-5. Trophies 1-3
12:00 PM - FAT BIKE, SINGLE SPEED, CLYDESDALE (210LB+): 13 MILES
Trophies 1-3, each class.
12:10 PM - U18 HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: 13 MILES
Boys U18: Trophies 1-3
Girls U18: Trophies 1-3
12:15 PM - BEGINNER CLASS: 6 MILES
Men’s Beginner: Trophies 1-3.
Women’s Beginner: Trophies 1-3