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Sunday, June 3, 2012 -- Parkersburg, WV / North Bend State Park
Race Around the Bend - WVMBA #5 (iPO Event Id#: 13903) [Overall Results]

North Bend Photo by Mountaineer Extreme Productions
Photo by Mountaineer Extreme Productions
This Mountain Bike (MTB) Cross Country Race features a Youth/Kids MTB Skills Clinic! Hosted by North Bend State Park Foundation.

SATURDAY . June 2 . 1PM

Youth and Kids Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

On Saturday, enjoy this mountain bike skills clinic for youth using the high school mountain bike training curriculum of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, the national body for high school mountain bike racing. A variety of skill development stations will be available at 1:00 PM, helmets required.


Registration begins at 9:00 am . . . Race Start at 12 noon.

The Perks

Cash Prizes for Expert Class & Prize Table for Sport/Beginner Hot dinner post race. Camping and Pool packages, and other events scheduled for the weekend.

The Park

North Bend was named for the horseshoe curve of the North Fork of the Hughes River, North Bend State Park offers a multitude of recreational facilities in a beautiful pastoral setting. The fishing streams, hiking trails, abundant wildlife and excellent overnight accommodations are among this year-round park's most popular features.

The park also features the 72 mile North Bend Rail Trail,which is a trail designed for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The rail trail runs along the old B & O Railroad bed from Parkersburg, WV to Wolf Summit, near Clarksburg, WV.


North Bend State Park, Harrisville, WV 26362
(phone) 304-643-2931 | (web)


Located in the north-western section of the state, North Bend is easily accessible from four-lane U.S. 50 which stretches across north central West Virginia from Parkersburg to Clarksburg. Driving east, take U.S. 50 to the junction of WV 31 (21 miles).

Take WV31 to Cairo and follow signs to the park. Driving west, take WV 16 to Harrisville and follow signs to the park. Consult your highway map for further details.

* WVMBA Points Series Event *

Part of the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) Points Series. WVMBA supports the efforts of The International Mountain Biking Association and encourages all riders to adhere to the rules of the trail. Visit them at:

Start Date: 2012-06-03     Start Time: 12:00pm
Event Name: Race Around the Bend - WVMBA #5
Location(s): Parkersburg, WV 26101
North Bend State Park
Event Type(s): Bike
Event Distance(s):
Contact(s): West Virginia Mountain Bike Association
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