Virginia's Blue Ridge is Open for Business!

Governor Northam has lifted mask mandates for fully-vaccinated individuals, except on public transit, in health care facilities, and in congregate settings. Businesses retain the ability to require masks in their establishments. Effective May 28, Virginia eased all distancing and capacity restrictions. Learn More >

Image
Search
Search

Virginia's Blue Ridge Enduro Series

Welcome to Virginia's Blue Ridge Enduro Series, presented by Cardinal Bicycle! The series features the following two races:

WooHoo at Waid Sprint Enduro - October 2

Creature from Carvins Cove - October 16

Virginia's Blue Ridge Enduro Series, presented by Cardinal BicycleThe inaugural event showcases two distinct and diverse trail systems - WooHoo at Waid Sprint Enduro at Waid Park in Franklin County on Saturday, October 2 and Creature from Carvins Cove in Roanoke on Saturday, October 16. These multi-stage races will accumulate for a 10 stage total time.

Timing will be electronically chipped timed with Zone4, thanks to sponsorship from Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge. No USAC license is needed to participate in this event. There will be no waiting in line to start a stage, just drop in and go!

Pre-registration for the series is strongly advised. The last day to register is September 29 by noon. All series participants will receive a custom jersey.

Virginia's Blue Ridge Enduro Series Race Registration >

NOTE: Participants have the option to register for the series and compete in both races or register for either race individually.


Waid Park Enduro Race - Franklin County, VA

WooHoo at Waid Park Sprint Enduro - Saturday, October 2

Waid Recreation Park - Rocky Mount, VA

Woo-Hoo at Waid - Sprint Enduro LogoThe series kicks off on Saturday, October 2 with the WooHoo at Waid Park Sprint Enduro in Franklin County. You can expect five stages, which utilize the newest and most progressive features in the Waid Park trail network.

A medium travel trail bike or maybe even a beefed up XC race bike will be fastest across these stages. Be ready for rock gardens, man-made jumps and sections with fast back-to-back corners, and yes, quite a bit of sprinting if you want to win!

Expect 7-10 minutes of accumulated time. The first 50 registered riders will receive a WooHoo logo jersey.

Rider check-in will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and the race starts at 10:00 a.m.

Food and libations will be available on location.

The following video was used to promote last year's Waid Park Enduro event.

WooHoo at Waid Park Race Registration >

VBR Enduro Series Registration >

Register now to be part of this sprint enduro race on Saturday, October 2.


Nearby places to stay in Rocky Mount and Franklin County.


This trail system in Franklin County is quickly becoming a premier spot for mountain biking.


Creature from Carvins Cove Race - Roanoke, VA

Creature from Carvins Cove - Creatureduro - Saturday, October 16

Carvins Cove Natural Reserve - Roanoke, VA

Creatureduro from Carvins Cove LogoThe Creature from Carvins Cove Enduro race will finish out the series with five mountain stages.

The stages will showcase the classic and technical descents of Carvins Cove in Roanoke, where riders can expect 800+ feet of elevation between stages. It's a unique opportunity to race enduro in the 2nd largest municipal park in the country and it's vast network of 60+ miles of trails.

Expect 12-15 minutes of accumulated time. 

The race will be chip timed by Zone 4 Timing with no start order. You can hang out with your buddies and transfer at your own pace. The average rider will finish in approximately four hours.

Race parking and staging will be held at Sherwood Archery Inc. - 2720 Timberview Road, Roanoke, VA 24019.

Creature from Carvins Cove Race Registration >

VBR Enduro Series Registration >

Register to participate in the Creature from Carvins Cove Enduro Race.


Check out the variety of lodging options in Virginia's Blue Ridge.


Over 60 miles of multi-use trails and known by many local riders as "Disneyland" for bikes.


Virginia's Blue Ridge Enduro Series Sponsors

Virginia's Blue Ridge - America's East Coast Mountain Biking Capital            Cardinal Bicycle - RoanokeWoo-Hoo at Waid - Sprint Enduro Logo Creatureduro from Carvins Cove Logo    

 

  Franklin County Parks & Recreation Logo     BROC Logo