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Mt. Kearsarge Hill Climb

August 24 - August 25 2019
Warner, New Hampshire, USA

The Mt. Kearsarge Hill Climb includes two divisions: an 8 mile climb from the Town of Warner to the Mt. Kearsarge summit parking lot (the "Summit" division), including a 3.5 mile segment with an 8.7% average grade and 1,738’ rise, and a 4.5 mile climb (the “Rotary” division) from the same starting point to the access road leading to the summit parking lot.The first segment includes some level and downhill sections.

This is race 10 of 11 in the BUMPS Northeast Hill Climb Championship Series.

Helmets are mandatory for both the Summit and Rotary divisions. Participants finishing at the summit parking lot (Summit division) will descend by car or via a controlled group descent, following the completion of their climb.

Record Holders
31:15 Eric Follen
37:28  Amber Ferreira

Routes: 8.0 miles, 8.7%, 1,738 feet
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Entry Limit: 250
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary

Race day registration and number pick up opens at 6:30 AM
Course is open to cars driving to the summit parking area finish from 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. The course will close to traffic to the summit parking area promptly at 8:00 AM
Drop bags (with clothes, water bottles, etc.) may be left at the registration table by 8:00 AM to be transported to the Rotary and Summit finish lines, respectively
Race starts promptly at 8:30 AM with waves (based on age categories, which may be combined) going off at 3 minute intervals
No riders or vehicles will be allowed down the course of the Summit division until the last rider has finished (approx. 10:00 AM)


Pre-registration Online
Registration limited to the first 250 participants

Registration Fee:

For the Summit division: $50 until 9/25 (under age 18, $25); $75 on race day.
Tandem Fee: $60 until 9/25; $85 on race day.

For the Rotary division: $15 until 9/25; $25 on race day.
Tandem Fee: $25 until 9/25; $40 on race day.


What's Included?

Participants will receive a free race t-shirt

Prize / Race Categories

Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded to the overall top 3 men and women finishers in the Summit category: 1st Place $150, 2nd Place $100, 3rd Place $50. Prizes will also be awarded to the top finishers in each age category in both the Summit and Rotary divisions.

Age Categories: Men & Women: 15-17, 18-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Tandem, Clydesdale & Filly

The Dennise Maslakowski $500 Prime

for the First "Summit" Rider to the Access Road Rotary
(approx. 4.5 miles) - winner must finish the race within 60 minutes.

Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Start Address: Warner, NH 03278
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