Registration now open for Gudrun
Registration is now open for the Second Annual Gudrun Mountain Bike Competition, a three-day celebration of the Northwoods Trails system that will probably be held Nov. 13-15.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, preregistration is required. Registration will probably be online-only till Nov. 12, the day earlier than the occasion. To register now, go to the brand new Northwoods web site at http://www.northwoodstrails.org, Go to Sizzling Springs mentioned in a information launch.
Aggressive occasions will happen on the Northwoods Trails beginning on the Cedar Glades Trailhead, and there will probably be noncompetitive occasions within the downtown space, together with a “creepy” nighttime Sluggish Roll Experience via the downtown space on Friday the thirteenth.
About 500 riders — some from as far-off as Canada — took half within the preliminary Gudrun Competition in 2019.
The pageant traces its origin to the early days of the Attila the Hun Mountain Bike Race, which started in 1992, the place the Northwoods Trails are situated at this time. Following the occasions of 9/11 in 2001, the race was moved to Charlton Campground on Freeway 270 west of Sizzling Springs after which finally to Cedar Glades Park the place The Attila has been held annually since.
The Attila the Hun aggressive race to be held Nov. 15, would be the closing race of the season for the 2020 Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Sequence. There will probably be loads of locations for spectators to see the racers and cheer them on, the discharge mentioned.
“We’re excited to have fun the second birthday of the Northwoods Trails with the Second Annual Gudrun Mountain Bike Competition,” Traci Berry, trails coordinator for VHS, mentioned.
“Sizzling Springs is all about enjoyable,” she mentioned, “so who would not wish to put Vikings and bikes collectively?
“After the 12 months we’ve had thus far in 2020, having enjoyable is far wanted. What higher method than to be using bikes? We all know we will placed on a protected, enjoyable occasion for all ages following the right COVID-19 social distancing protocols.”
Berry outlined some details about the 2020 Gudrun Competition:
• There will probably be “mandatory-mask zones” in impact throughout the pageant.
• Occasions will embody the nighttime Sluggish Roll Experience; the Mini-Enduro race; the Full Enduro race; a Soar Jam competitors, and the Attila the Hun XC MTB Race.
• The total and mini-enduros will probably be facilitated by Slaughter Path Guides.
The Gudrun Competition was named after a Germanic heroic legend, Berry mentioned.
“Gudrun was a warrior. A Viking! Spouse to Attila the Hun and later defeater of the Huns,” she mentioned.
For extra data, contact Berry at 501-321-2027.
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