2021 Borah Epic

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2021 Borah Epic - June 5, 2021

What is the Borah Epic? Since 2013, the Borah EPIC has donated over $117,000 to the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association. This annual funding not only serves as a powerful support tool for CAMBA, but one that ultimately comes full circle with new and improved trails for the Epic mountain bike race each year and the greater riding community in the woods of northern Wisconsin.

The Full Epic

The Full Epic is a day filled with miles upon miles of pristine single-track trails that define the Borah EPIC racecourse. The Full Epic will require riders to surf through smooth banked turns, traverse rock gardens, and navigate through twisting turns for 38 memorable miles. Racers will start at Hatchery Creek near Hayward with a wave start that opens up in Rosie's Field and concludes with an exciting finish party at the Great Hall Birkie Start Area in Cable, Wisconsin. As always, the course offers an experience that will leave you grinning from ear to ear!

*New for 2021: The course will no longer use the Fire Tower Climb or Gravity Cavity. Instead, we will utilize more single-track and a more direct route.

WAVE START

Hatchery Creek Park | Hayward, WI - Get Directions

10:30 am: Wave 1

For athletes finishing in the top 75 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:33 am: Wave 2

For athletes finishing in places 76 - 150 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:36 am: Wave 3

For athletes finishing in places 151 - 225 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:39 am: Wave 4

For athletes finishing in places 226 - 300 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:42 am: Wave 5

For athletes finishing in places 301 - 375 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:45 am: Wave 6

For athletes finishing in places 376 - 450 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:48 am: Wave 7

For new athletes or those who finished in places 451 and above Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

**Final Gate placement is subject to verification and Race Director discretion.

**When a gate fills - you'll automatically be put in the next open gate.

**Start gate corrals open at 6 am

FINISH

Great Hall / Birkie Start Area | Cable, WI

PARKING & BUSING

Parking is available from the race finish in Cable, WI with busing to the race start, or at Hatchery Creek, where the full Epic starts. For important parking & busing details please click here.

If you’ve already registered for the Epic and would like a spot on the bus, please contact us.

The Half Epic

Half the distance, full of fun! Mile upon miles of pristine single-track defines the Borah Half Epic racecourse. The challenge will require riders to surf through smooth banked turns, traverse rock gardens, and navigate through twisting turns for 17 miles. The new looped racecourse allows riders to start and finish at the Birkie start area in Cable, Wisconsin. As always, the course offers an experience that will leave you grinning from ear to ear upon completion.

WAVE START

Great Hall / Birkie Start Area | Cable, WI

10:00 am: Wave 1

For athletes finishing in the top 40 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:03 am: Wave 2

For athletes finishing in places 41 - 80 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:06 am: Wave 3

For athletes finishing in places 81 - 120 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:09 am: Wave 4

For athletes finishing in places 121 - 160 Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

10:12 am: Wave 5

For new athletes or those who finished in places 161 and above Overall (Male or Female) in the last 4 years.

**Final Gate placement is subject to verification and Race Director discretion.

**When a gate fills - you'll automatically be put in the next open gate.

**Start gate corrals open at 6 am

FINISH

Great Hall / Birkie Start Area | Cable, WI

PARKING

Parking is available at the Great Hall / Birkie Start Area in Cable, Wisconsin.

The Gravel Epic

Miles upon miles of forested gravel roads define the Gravel Epic racecourse. Riders will do a timed (self-supported) loop route through some of the area’s great gravel roads for 23 & 35 miles. The Gravel Epic is a great option for riders looking to do something different without having to spend hours navigating tricky single-track. Bring your gravel bike, mountain bike, fat bike, or anything in between. The Gravel Epic offers a wide range of riders a beautiful ride through the woods.

START

Great Hall / Birkie Start Area | Cable, WI

10:00 am: Start (all riders)

FINISH

Great Hall / Birkie Start Area | Cable, WI

PARKING

Parking is available for the race at the Great Hall / Birkie Start Area in Cable, Wisconsin. Since the Gravel Epic starts and finishes at the same spot, riders should plan on parking there.

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