“The best 25 miles the Noxubee Hills Trail System has to offer.”
— Shannon Estes
Featured Race Oct 1, 2017
Race held under USA Cycling permit. USA Cycling mountain bike rules apply. ANSI‐approved helmets required. All riders are required to sign a USA Cycling waiver Pro/Cat 1 riders must have a USA Cycling annual license. Cat 2 and3 must have an annual USA Cycling license or a one-day license. One-day licenses are available for $10.
Are you ready for a true Cross Country Racing experience? A wide open, paved hill climb start quickly chokes down to some of the best technical singletrack in the state. Get a fantastic wilderness experience as you navigate the hills of the Tombigbee National Forest.
Family Friendly: Primitive and RV campsites are available. There will be a Juniors (9-18yrs) age category.
Need to Know
Camping is available and encouraged at the Choctaw Lake Campground. Great hotel/cabin accommodations are available at Lake Tiak-O'Khatta just miles down the road. Bring cash for the $5-day National Forest use fee and same-day registrations. Pre-registration is open through USA Cycling through 9/28/17 @ 10pm. This is a USA Cycling sanctioned race event with points up for grabs. All riders must have a valid USA Cycling race license. One-day licenses are available for $10. See the Facebook event page for more details. Racers must have photo ID and proof of active race license.
This trail system typically hosts a 50-mile endurance XC race here each year. This year for a flavor of something different, Starkville Cycling Club is proud to host a multi-experience level event that will appeal to all ages and all fitness levels. This particular route is the most difficult Pro/Cat 1 Loop, but other options are offered like the Cat 2 Loop
or the beginner friendly Cat 3 Loop