KILLINGTON—This summer the USA Cycling Pro Gravity Tour will be stopping at the Killington Bike Park for an exciting downhill event. Come out to watch some of the sport’s top riders compete in this three day race series taking place on Thursday, July 28 through Sunday, July 31. Competitors will battle it out on the brand new Goat Skull trail at Ramshead Mountain. The Pro GRT is a USA Cycling sanctioned event.
Pre-registration is available online at USACycling.org, and will be open until Monday, July 25 at 11:59 p.m. EST. On-site registration will be available Thursday, July 28 through Saturday, July 30. Entry fees are $110-$135. A lift ticket will be required.
All participants of the Beast of the East Pro GRT must complete an Express Assumption of Risk form. If you are under 18, a parent or guardian must sign the form. These forms will be available for all participants to sign at registration, but if you need a parent or guardian to sign prior to the race, please download and print the form here.
Divisions include Female Expert and Amateur open; Clif Kids class 14 and under; Male Open 50+; Male Amateur age categories (4); Male Expert age categories (4); and Male and Female pro.
Thursday, July 28
Registration/check-in, pit load-in, 9-5, Ramshead
Killington Bike Park open for freeriding, 10-6:30
Course walk only (no bikes), 11-5 on course
Friday, July 29
Registration/check-in, 9-3, Ramshead
Course walk only (no bikes), 9-10, on course
Pit load-in, 9-3, Ramshead base area
Course open for pro/CAT 1 junior practice only, 9-1:30, on course
Course open for adult CAT 1/2/3 practice only, 1:30 -6, on course
Mandatory meeting for elite rider/team managers, 5-5:30, Ramshead Lodge
Saturday, July 30
Registration/check-in, 8-1:30, Ramshead Lodge
Pit load-in, 8-2, Ramshead base area
Cat 1/2/3 practice only, 8-12, on course
Pro/Cat 1 junior practice only, 12-3, on course
Seeding runs (Pro/CAT 1 junior only), 3:30-4:30, on course
Course walk only (no bikes), 4:30-6:30 p.m., on course
Adam Ezra Group Free Concert, 3:30-6:30, Snowshed
Sunday, July 31
CAT 2/3 practice (2 practice runs), 8-9:30, on course
Rider’s meeting Cat 1/2/3, 9:45-10, Ramshead
CAT 2/3 race, 10-11:30, on course
Cat 1 practice (2 practice runs), 12-1, on course
Pro/Cat 1 junior practice, 1- 2, on course
CAT 1 junior/pro women/pro men race, 2:30-4, on course
Awards will follow race completion, Ramshead
Spectator tickets for the Ramshead lift will be available on-site for $10; $15 for K1 Gondola. Spectator tickets are one-way foot traffic only; no downloading. Spectators may walk down to the course from the top. Sunday spectator tickets may be purchased in Snowshed Lodge or K1 Lodge.
For more info, visit killington.com.