Rats Kids Mountain Bike Race
TARGETED TO KIDS AGES 5 TO 10
9:00 a.m., Saturday, July 29, 2017. A mountain bike race targeted to kids ages 5-10. This race will be held entirely on the Pleasant Ridge Road tract of Lake Atalanta Park. There is limited parking available at the trailhead off of Pleasant Ridge Road, or you can park in downtown Rogers and ride the paved trail down. Registration closes 30 minutes prior to start.
Below is the route map for this race. The number of laps will vary by age group.
The Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders are excited to announce the 2017 Rogers Cycling Festival! The festival consists of several road cycling and mountain bike events held in downtown Rogers, Arkansas. The festival will bring cycling enthusiasts from across the central United States and has something for everyone – from highly skilled and competitive races to family friendly rides. This year we are happy to host the 2017 Arkansas State Road Race Championships! Proceeds from the festival benefit several nonprofit cycling causes in Northwest Arkansas.
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A road and mountain ride is here for this year's Tour de Fun. What else? Our Beer Garden afterwards is at the GPP Cycling and Multisport Patio! All on Saturday, June 17.
The 2017 Tour de Fun will include a new event, Mountain Biking at beautiful Lake Atalanta. The newcomer to the Northwest Arkansas mountain bike scene, Lake Atalanta is fast becoming a regional favorite for its scenic and fast single-track. Loop around the lake or hit spur trails populated with swooping bridges, steep short climbs and gravity cavities. Starting downtown Rogers, cycling less than a half a mile on the road, passing by the crazy fun Rail Yard, you enter into Lake Atalanta Park. The mountain bike ride will be about 9-10 miles total.
On Saturday we’re bringing back the fun & challenging 100k and 50k bike rides! Rides start on 1st and Cherry Street, downtown Rogers. Finish off the ride with a refreshing brew from our Core Brewing Beer Garden on the GPP Cycling and Multisport Patio!
Please bring your families for a fun finish line – we’ll have kid’s activities!!
The Tour de Fun is TASC's biggest annual fundraiser held every year to help TASC continue in its support of local teens. Without your participation in this event, hundreds of teens in NWA would go without accessible counseling, resources, and service opportunities. We are so grateful to be able to provide our services to more teens each year - thank you for your commitment to the Teen Action and Support Center and to our community.
Join us for a night of competetive flat tire changing at Ozark Beer Co.'s new location in Rogers, AR. Presented by Phat Tire Bike Shop.
We'll have official referees on site and supply the bikes, pumps, and tools to compete. Everyone changes the same wheel/tire/tube. Compete for a high end tire set from Phat Tire plus swag from Ozark Beer Co. Fastest time clocked by 8pm is the winner. Winner takes all. Heckling is mandatory.
$5 to compete as many times as you like.
100% of proceeds goes to RATS (Rogers Area Trail Supporters).
At 5:30pm join us for a flat tire changing demonstration by one of the fastest tire changers in all the land.
Wednesday (11/9) - Kick off the festivities with a pre-opening of the expo from 12 pm - 5 pm and a special opening ceremony in the evening.
Thursday (11/10) - The summit launches with thought/industry leaders presenting dynamic topics and discussion panels throughout the day. To top off the day, celebrate our model trail awards with us at the breathtaking Crystal Bridges.
Friday (11/11) - The morning continues with cutting edge industry discussions before wrapping up to head over for an action packed afternoon at the world class bike park, The Railyard. The afternoon fun will include the expo being open from 12 pm - 6 pm, special guest appearances from Danny MacAskill and Hans Rey, a night ride, and family friendly movie night.
Saturday (11/12) - Epic ride, bbq, and beer!
Tentative Schedule - more details coming soon!
Free Child Care
The World Summit should be a memorable experience to all who attend, and we're working hard to provide a family friendly experience your youth will never forget! To qualify for free child care (includes lunch both days), you must be staying at the 21C Museum Hotel and have youth between the ages of 4 - 15 years old. To guarantee your spot, make your World Summit reservation prior to 10/26/16, and you will receive additional child care info after registration.
The Magical History Tour: Thursday (11/10) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Students will enjoy an interactive tour and scavenger hunt through three of Bentonville’s favorite historic spots. The Museum of Native American History has artifacts from 2000 BC through more recent history. The Peel Mansion is a civil war era home that will give the children a good feel for how life would be if they grew up in the 1800’s. The Walmart Museum will walk the kids through the 1950’s Walton 5&10, and past exhibits marking the company’s initiatives and accomplishments.
Discovery Day: Friday (11/11) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This day will be a great opportunity for children to explore art and science at two of Bentonville’s most popular attractions, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Scott Family Amazeum. Climb an indoor tree canopy, splash away in the water amazements exhibit, and become an inventor in the tinkering studio. Activities sure to inspire children of all ages.
Kan Jam tournament, live music and beer. All ages welcome. Proceeds will go to funding the Rats for tools, signs and events. Entry as a spectator is a donation. Entry for the Kan Jam tournament is $30. We have room for up to 32 teams.
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Friday, July 22
4:00pm - 7:00pm - Packet Pick-Up at Registration Area
4:00pm - 6:00pm - Bike Rodeo (all ages are welcome, but primarily kids)
6:30pm - 7:00pm - Frisco 5 Poker Ride (all ages)
7:00pm - 7:30pm - Cruiser Sprints (all ages)
7:30pm - 8:00pm - Prizes Awarded
8:00pm - 8:30pm - Bike Trials Demonstration at Railyard Bike Park
Saturday, July 23
7:30am - 8:30am - Race for the Spike (ages 14 and up)
9:30am - 11:30am - Wheel Sucker Team Time Trial (USA Cycling sanctioned)
9:30am - 12:30pm - Hot & Hilly MTB Relay (ages 11 and up)
Sunday, July 24
7:00am - 3:00pm - Walnut Valley Road Race (USA Cycling sanctioned)
8:00am - 11:00am - Rats Kids MTB Race (ages 5-10)