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August 25, 2018

Click here for the participant email sent 8/23 full of race-day info!


Join us at this awesome new race venue, a private farm generously provided by the Burke family and wonderfully maintained by the Culpeper Area Mountain Bike Organization (CAMBO)! The CAMBO XC is a race over challenging single track for all levels, offering awesome tight, twisty, single track and a mix of log obstacles, bridges, creek crossings, steep climbs, and some rock gardens. Fun stuff.


We have two slightly different courses for the different classes. The beginners will take on a shorter, less technical route, whereas the Experts and Sport class will get to tackle some more of the technical features and ride a longer lap.


Morning course

Super Beginner class and Young Warriors will ride 1 lap (5 miles).

Super beginners are riders who have never raced before or have only just started mountain biking in the past 12 months.

Beginner class will ride 2 laps (10 miles).


Afternoon course
Experts class will ride 3 laps (approx. 22 miles)

Sport class will ride 2 laps (approx. 14 miles)



The Bike Stop out of Warrenton, VA will be on site to help out with any bike mechanical needs.


10538 Dutch Hollow Rd

Rixeyville, VA, 22737
Click here for directions.

Parking will be tight! Please carpool if possible.

About CAMBO (Culpeper Area Mountain Bike Org)

CAMBO is a mountain biking club based in Culpeper, Va. About 200+ members strong, we maintain 10 miles of single track on Deer Springs Farm in Rixeyville. The trails consist of beginner-friendly track through open fields, to twisting, rooty, wooded track, to steep, rocky, technical expert trails.  Every Thursday night at 7pm (weather permitting) we get together for a “no-drop”, conversational-pace group ride. We stop often on this ride to keep the group together. And it usually ends with a few hot dogs and burgers on the grill.

You must be a current member of CAMBO in order to access the property at Deer Springs Farm. Memberships are $25 a year for adults, and $10 a year for juniors (under 18 at the date of sign up).  Helmets are also required at Deer Springs.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at

Click here to join CAMBO


7:30 am: Packet pickup opens at the race start area

9:00 am: Race start for all Beginner categories

10:45 am:Beginner awards

12:00 pm: Race start for Sport and Expert categories

2:30 pm: Sport MTB awards

3:15 pm: Expert MTB awards


Beginner/Super Beginner

  • $25 Opening (Until 6/25/18)

  • $30 Early (Until 7/25/18)

  • $35 Late (Until 8/24/18)

  • $45 On site/race day


  • $30 Opening (Until 6/25/18)

  • $35 Early (Until 7/25/18)

  • $40 Late (Until 8/24/18)

  • $50 On site/race day



  • $35 Opening (Until 6/25/18)

  • $40 Early (Until 7/25/18)

  • $45 Late (Until 8/24/18)

  • $55 On site/race day


Young Warrior MTB Race

This event is for those racers age 16 and younger who aren't quite up to racing 1.5 hours but still love to mountain bike and want to get in on the fun! Young Warriors race 1 loop only at the cost of $20. (Please note that we also have a 16 and younger category in the 1.5- and 2-hour events.)


SPECIAL YOUTH PRICING: All participants age 16 and younger can race any distance for $20. When you enter an applicable birth date at the registration page, you will see a "Special Pricing" option to click. (No other discounts can be applied.)

Who Is Racing?


Check back here on race day for results.

Post-Race Food and Awards

Recharge at the snack station where we provide bars and fruit to help you refuel! 


The heart of a great event is its volunteers. If you have a passion for helping out and are interested in volunteering, we'd love to have you join the fun!  We have options for individuals, groups and families.  Donations to charities  are available.  Looking to complete service hours?  We can help you out with that too. Click here to choose your volunteer position!


  • Ladies and Gentlemen Beginner, Sport, and Expert

    • Young Warrior (Under 16)

    • 34 and under

    • 35+​

  • Young Warrior - ~5 miles

Race Rules

  • Entry fees are nonrefundable. No exceptions. 

  • Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. 

  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenge of any of the events.

  • Race numbers are required to participate.

  • Participants are permitted to wear earbuds or headphones, but for safety reasons, they are not recommended.

  • No race-day category changes. Failure to complete your prescribed course will result in a DNF.
  • No chip, no time. If you forget to wear your bib chip, we will not be able to give you an official race time and you will get a DNF.

Cancellations and Transfer Policy

Click here for information.


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