Cactus Hugger

Cactus Hugger

Desert Canyons
May 16, 2020

One of the Most Scenic Desert Courses

The race will utilize much of the Desert Canyons Trail System, which is a new favorite in Utah for its fast, flowing nature. It utilizes Pushing Tin and Secret Sauce connected for an 8.5 mile lap of ripping terrain.

Tips for pre-riding the course

Access the course in Desert Canyons just off of the Southern Parkway in St. George. Take I-15 to Exit #2 and then Exit #6 off the parkway. Turn left and go under the Parkway, the trailhead is on the north side.

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Venue: Desert Canyons Trails
Address: St. George, UT
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Lap Distance
8.5 Miles

Elevation Gain
1175

Course Map

Race Info

Registration

Advance Registration: Ends May 12th at 11 PM

Elite Men and Women - $55
Other Adult - $50
Junior Men and Women - $40
Shredders & Lil Shredders - $20

Late Registration:

Elite Men and Women - $65
Other Adult - $60
Junior Men and Women - $50
Shredders & Lil Shredders - $30

Friday, April 17, 2020: Late Registration and Packet Pick-Up

4:00pm to 7:00pm
Red Rock Bicycle Co.
Corner of 100 S and Bluff St.
St. George, UT

**The race starts early, If possible, please pick your packet up on Friday.**

Saturday, April 18, 2020

1st Wave Packet Pickup 7:30 to 8:30 am

2nd Wave Packet Pickup 9:45 - 10:45 am.

Packet pick-up on race morning will be right next to the starting line.

Start Time / Distance

Wave 1

Start Time Category Lap(s) Distance*
8:30 a.m. Lil' Shredders (9 and Under) 1 (small) Mini Course
9:00 a.m. Shredder Boys (Up to 12) 2 (small) ~3-5 miles
9:01 a.m. Shredder Girls (Up to 12) 2 (small) ~3-5 miles
9:30 a.m. JV Boys 2 14 miles
9:31 a.m. Fresh/Soph Boys 2 14 miles
9:33 a.m. Sport Women Open 2 14 miles
9:34 a.m. Sport Women 35-49 2 14 miles
9:34 a.m. Sport Women 50+ 2 14 miles
9:35 a.m. JV Girls 2 14 miles
9:36 a.m. Novice Men 2 14 miles
9:37 a.m. Fresh/Soph Girls 2 14 miles
9:38 a.m. Novice Women 1 7 miles
9:32 a.m. JH Boys 1 7 miles
9:39 a.m. JH Girls 1 7 miles

Wave 2

Start Time Category Lap(s) Distance*
11:00 a.m. Elite Men 4 28 miles
11:01 a.m. Varsity Boys 3 21 miles
11:02 a.m. Expert Men (Open) 3 21 miles
11:03 a.m. Expert Men (40-49) 3 21 miles
11:04 a.m. Elite Women 4 28 miles
11:05 a.m. Singlespeed 3 21 miles
11:06 a.m. Varsity Girls 3 21 miles
11:07 a.m. Expert Men (50-59) 3 21 miles
11:08 a.m. Expert Women Open 3 21 miles
11:09 a.m. Singlespeed Women 3 21 miles
11:10 a.m. Expert Women 40-49 3 21 miles
11:11 a.m. Expert Women 50+ 3 21 miles
11:12 a.m. Expert Men (60+) 2 14 miles
11:13 a.m. Expert Women (60+) 2 14 miles
11:14 a.m. Sport Men Open 2 14 miles
11:15 a.m. Sport Men (35-49) 2 14 miles
11:16 a.m. Sport Men (50+) 2 14 miles
*Lap distance subject to change.
**If there are less than 10 racers in each category, categories may be combined.

Race Day

Race Day Schedule

Time Event
7:30 -8:30 am 1st Wave Check In, Registration, Packet Pickup
8:30 am 1st Wave Races Start
(See the "start/distances" tab for specific category time)
9:45 - 10:45 am 2nd Wave Check In, Registration, Packet Pickup
11 am 2nd Wave Races Start
(See the "start/distances" tab for specific category time)

Race Start Location

Desert Loop Trailhead
St. George, Utah

Directions to Start/Finish:

From St. George head South on I-15. Take the Southern Parkway Exit #2. Take Southern Parkway to Exit #6 for Desert Canyons. Turn left and go under the highway, the start/finish line will be in front of you. There you will find us!

Accommodations

Camping

Dispersed Camping Available

From the Southern Parkway, take the River Road exit and head south toward the Arizona Strip. There are plenty of undeveloped spots to camp and it's only a few minutes from the venue.

Hotels

There are convenient hotels right off the Southern Parkway and in St. George has many hotels and other places of accommodation near the racecourse. For more options, please see the St. George Area Tourism Office
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