Wednesday, February 8, 2017

2017 God's Country Fat Tire Festival

Results and photos are up -

Update 4/6/17:  Registration closes today at Noon.  Race day registration is available (additional fees apply) - see below guide for details.

Friday the Lawrence Mountain Bike Club will be out working on the course and getting everything setup for this weekend.  Any course changes will be announced on Friday afternoon.  Please check back. 

Cow Town Cycling presents the 15th Annual God's Country Fat Tire Festival.  We invite you to join us in Lawrence, Kansas  April 8 & 9, 2017 for this years Festival. We have two fun filled days of off-road excitement planned at the Lawrence River Trails.

NEW:  Download athlete guide: 2017 God's Country Fat Tire Festival Athlete Guide

REGISTRATION is now open: 2017 God's Country Fat Tire Festival Registration.
  • Free t-shirts for first 175 entries
  • Free post event food
  • Free event photos
  • Custom awards
  • Fun course = "Fat Tire Fun"
  • Online entry fee INCLUDES license fee 
  • Onsite entry increases $10.00 so save and register today.

    Saturday morning (9:00 am) brings us the God’s Country Off-Road Duathlon presented by Harwood Chiropractic.   For 15 years this has been a fun and challenging multisport event for all ability levels.  This year we again increase the fun opportunities by offering both Long and Short course options.  Age-Group, Clydesdale, Relay Teams and Unicycle divisions are available.  It’s a great event for first timers

    Saturday afternoon brings us a challenging 3 hour event - the God's Country Marathon MTB presented by Club Ride Apparel.  We have moved the popular Marathon event to Saturday which will allow everyone to enjoy the course and challenge themselves with the course all to themselves.

    Sunday is the popular God’s Country Mountain Bike Classic presented by   This will be the opening round of the 2017 Unified Federation of Dirt West series.  Traditional cross country mountain bike classes for all ability levels Male and Female: Expert (Cat 1), Sport (Cat 2), Beginners (Cat 3), Clydesdale (225+) Juniors and Masters 60+.  We have also two special classes for this years event.  A tandem class and a  BMX division (BMX and Cruiser bikes allowed).

    Both days Stan will be providing free food.  We will also have free music. Come on out and get some FAT TIRE FUN.