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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Head for the Hills! An XC Mountain Bike Race to Save the Forests



HEAD for the HILLS!
“An XC Mountain Bike Race to Save the Forests”

February 21, 2009; Saturday, 6:30am
Timberland Heights, San Mateo Rizal.

The Head for the Hills! Cross Country Race is a 20-kilometer MTB fellowship event to help build and save the San Mateo Forests and Mountain Bike Trails

MTBikers for a Cause
Each registered participant will be given a “Tree Planting Society of the World” Lifetime Membership Card, participants shall have the privilege to have a Tree planted and named after them. The card shall also indicate the specie of tree planted as well as the plot coordinates where your tree was planted. These plots of trees shall be registered with the DENR and “your tree” may be visited regularly in Google Earth.

Registration also includes a Head for the Hills XC race event T-shirt for the first 200 participants, XC race numbers, a free lunch catered by Aling Tina’s Cycling Station, Raffle Prizes, Trophies and Medals for the Winners and the Fun Experience of MTB Racing amongst friends in the knobby community.

The XC Race Route:
The race starts with a 1.5 km. Fellowship 8 kmh. rolling Mass Start “Warm-Up” Ride from Mandala Phase I up to Timberland Club House. Flag Down of actual race starts of dirt road towards Tree Nursery area towards newly developed XC section towards Old Church. Turn Right at Timberland Gate 2 then U-Turn back towards cemented road to negotiate rolling climbs of reverse Roxas Trail and back the main timberland fire road to again go back the fast XC descent towards the Nursery area. Racers will negotiate 2 laps with a total of approximately 20kms including fellowship lap route.

The XC Race Categories:

Beginners/ Sport Category 1- Age group 32 y.o. and Below (2 loops= Approx. 20kms)

Beginners/ Sport Category 2-Age group 33 y.o. and Above (2loops= Approx. 20kms)

Open/ Elite Category- Experienced riders of any age group or class but has not yet competed in the national level
(3 loops= Approx.30kms.)

* Details regarding registration outlets, raffles prizes, trophies and medals shall be updated in a few days.

Registration Fee: P450.00 only

The Head for the Hills Mountain bike fellowship XC event for a cause supports the World-Wide Tree Planting project to save the environment and is sponsored by Timberland Heights and organized by the Metro Re-Cyclists for a Greener Earth.

Lets Head for the Hills and help save our forests and trails while doing what we enjoy… this time, an XC Mountain biking for a cause!

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