9th Annual Stoopid 50 Backcountry Ride

Stokesville, VA

EVENT DATE: Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

We have a great new course in Virginia for this test ride event. Here is your course map

This test ride event was intented to be invitation only as a way to gauge the quaility of ride and work though the logistics of a larger scale event coming in 2017 to Stokesville. If you found this page and the registration info on bikereg under our cancelled event "Dragon's Tale" then you are invited! Sign up online in advance or show up and register at Stokesville at 8:00 am.

The Stoopid 50 is a pretty darn tough and fun trail ride with lots of climbing. There is a spilt where you can choose a 40 mile option that would eliminate a large climb. Registration is at 8 am with the ride starting at 9am Sunday morning from the Stokesville Campground. Expect ride times of 5-10 hours

Fee Schedule:

Early Registration $50

Onsite Registration $50

Weekend Schedule:

Saturday: 11am Stokesville is open to participants

Sunday: 8:00-8:45 am Rider Check-in

8:50 Rider Meeting

9 am Ride Starts

2 pm Post Ride Food

An additional $10 per person for camping per day. $25 for a non-racing accomplice joining you who wishes to camp and eat after the event. This can be paid at racer check-in or on line when you register.

Check out some great video coverage from the 2013 event on Dirtwire.tv!

Here are some past years' results:

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

2016 will see 2 passes of 1 Aid Stations this year - at the bottom of Dowell's Draft
The Aid Stations will have water, Hammer HEED, Clifbar Products, Gatorade, salty food, granola bars, figs, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and some apples and bananas.
We will transport a drop bag for you : 1- 1 gallon zip lock bag (upon request)
Here is your course map (subject to change)

The Stoopid 50 Mile Race Test Ride will depart from Stokesville Campground on April 3rd at 9 am. Staging up by the pavilion.

The address for Stokesville Start is:

464 Stokesville Rd.
Mt. Solon, VA 22843