3rd Annual Riley Suhan Invitational

This unique mountain race will traverse a large loop of the Quartz Creek riding zone and be executed in a relay format.

Compete or watch – there will be a BBQ, great viewing and good times to be had by all.

When: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Where: Quartz Creek (event to start and finish in front of Quartz Creek Cabin)

How Much: 40 spots will be reserved for invited riders, and 40 spots will be open for public registration. All riders will pay a $100 registration fee.  Registration will open on February 1, 2020.

Bib Draw & Rider Meeting: The bib draw, rider meeting and team selection will take place on Friday, April 3, 7:00 pm at Mountain Motorsports in Golden.

Awards & After Party: No better way to celebrate a day well spent than over a few beers at the Dugout, Golden’s sledder bar. We’ll gather after the event on Saturday, April 4 at 7:00 pm for awards, photo slide-show, and general good times.

Race Day: Rider sign in at 9:00 am at Quartz Cabin.  Cool lap of course at 10:am pm for all riders. Start at 11:00 am, all riders finished by 2:00 pm.  The Dugout will have a BBQ fired up from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm so bring some cash for a burger.  Note: schedule subject to change based on avalanche conditions.

Other Details

The course will be announced on the day of the competition, pending avalanche concerns and terrain stability.  The course will form one large loop of the Quartz Creek riding zone.

Riders will be in teams of four and complete the course sequentially in an order of the teams choice.  We will do the team draw on Friday, April 3 in Golden. Each team will have one pro, one lady shredder (if we have enough) and two randomly selected other members.

The prize purse will be $2500: $1250 to first place team, $750 to 2nd place and $500 to 3rd place.  Prizes will also be given out for the fastest lap, fastest rider on the timed climb, and for sportsmanship.

Huge thanks to our sponsors for providing sick prizing and swag.