Monongahela Moxie

Monongahela Moxie 4- to 8-Hour Adventure Race in Morgantown, West Virginia. Ready to take on what West Virginia has to offer? Come try “The Moxie.” During this full-day adventure race adventurers will experience some of the best mountain biking and wilderness trails in the country. You and your teammates will need to find all mandatory points (and optional checkpoints, if you’d like) and have a fun time with friends while riding bikes and trekking from point to point. Other challenges, including paddle boarding, will test your body and mind. If you are an experienced racer, you will be pushed to your limits as you try to clear all the mandatory and optional checkpoints within 8 hours. Come out and experience the fun city of Morgantown, WV and the great adventure REV3 has lined up. It just takes a little moxie to have a ton of fun.

Race Info:

Name: Monongahela Moxie
Date: August 2nd, 2014
Location: Morgantown, WV
Description: Ready to take on what West Virginia has to offer? Come try The Moxie. During this full-day adventure race adventurers will experience some of the best mountain biking and wilderness trails in the country. You and your teammates will need to find all mandatory points (and optional checkpoints, if you'd like) and have a fun time with friends while riding bikes and trekking from point to point.
National Qualifying Race: USARA
Check-in: Saturday, August 2nd, 7:30AM
Race Starts: Saturday, August 2nd, 9:00AM
Race Ends: Saturday, August 2nd, 5:00PM
Categories: Soloist (Male & Female), Two-person teams (Female, Male, and Co-ed), and Three person teams (Female, Male, and Co-ed)
Awards: Top three in each catergory
Prizes: Tons of sponsor products
Fees: Per team member
  • Early $90
  • Regular $120
  • Late $140
  • Solo
  • Early $120
  • Regular $140
  • Late $160
  • . An additional $8 fee for USARA is required on race day.
    Included: Maps, race shirts, paddleboards, paddles, PFD, and one of the best adventures of your life.
    Early Registration Discount Ends: January 31st, 2014, May 31st.
    Registration Closes: July 15th, 2014
    Distance: 20-40 miles depending on route choice
    Disciplines: Mountain biking, trail running, challenges, paddling & navigation
    Checkpoints: Mandatory and optional

    Gear

    Supplied Gear:

    Paddleboard, paddles, PFD’s, race maps, race passport, ePunch & list of rules

    Mandatory Gear:

    A final list of mandatory gear will be made available four weeks before the race. Prior to race start all teams will be spot checked for mandatory gear. Spot checks will also take place on the course. Any team missing items of mandatory gear will be subject to time penalties and/or disqualification. All Mandatory gear is required to ensure racers have the proper equipment to safely complete the course.

    All times during the race must have on their the following equipment:
    • Pack to carry gear
    • Food
    • Hydration System (Camelbak or equivalent, water bottle)
    • Headlamp with extra batteries
    • Whistle
    • Knife minimum 2.5 inch blade
    • Emergency blanket or bag
    • 1 long sleeve smart wool or Under Armour type insulated top
    • Fleece hat
    • Waterproof jacket
    While biking each racer must also have:
    • Mountain bike (No cross or road bikes allowed)
    • Helmet (CPSC, ANSI, or SNELL certified)
    • Rear light
    • Front light
    Team Gear:
    • Bike tool kit and at least one spare bike tube
    • Compass
    • Cell phone
    • Dry bag
    Recommended Gear:
    • Sunglasses, Sun block, Bug spray
    • Waterproof map case
    • Map bag for race map and passport (gallon zip-lock bag)
    • Rain jacket
    • Post race change of cloths

    Mandatory gear is considered the minimal amount of equipment needed.

    Medical Kit:

    A medical kit is not required but it is always a good idea to have one when you are out in the wild. We reccomend the Adventure Medical Kit Ultralight 0.7

    Lodging

    Lodging: Host hotel is the Waterfront Place Hotel (http://www.waterfrontplacehotel.com/)