Northwest NEWS

May 6, 2002

Sports

Whidbey Island Mudder Race

The third annual Whidbey Island Mudder Race is scheduled for Sunday, May 26. Whether you're a first-time racer or the seasoned expert, there is a course for you. More than 200 riders are expected.
   Race directors extended the course to 5.5 miles long, and added more single track to an already rolling loop with plenty of hills and fast descents. New race categories include downhill cross-country and a race for freeride hardtails. As always, single speeds are welcomed.
   Races: 10 a.m. - Beginner; 11:30 a.m. - Sport; 1:30 p.m. - Expert; 4 p.m. - Downhill cross-country.
   Make sure you register at least one half hour before your race begins. Registration opens 8 a.m. Entrance fees are $25 per adult/per race or two races for $40, and $15 per child under 18/per race.
   For information, call (360) 661-2719, email onespeed@whidbey.com or Visit the website for race criteria: onespeed.tripod.com.