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XIII ANNUAL MONSTER CROSS! powered by GroundForce IT
Monster Cross offers a 25 and 50-mile race/ride.
The course supports cross, gravel or mountain bikes. Awards are given in over 20 divisions.
Here is what you will receive for your entry:
Race: Chip timed race: either the 50 or 25-mile distance
Event Swag: Custom Monster Cross socks
Post Race Grub: Lee's Chicken located at the "food" tent post race.
Beverage: Monster Cross is buying your 1st. Friends of PSP will be selling beer for spectators and extras as a fundraiser for the park/trails.
Course Map/GPS: Course: Mini=1 lap and full MX =2 lap
Pocahontas State Park
10301 State Park Rd.
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Awards 50 mile:
Top 3 Pro/Expert M/F are eligible for prize money $400, 250 and 100 for third
Top 8 Pro/Expert M/F receive awards and free entries into Monster Cross 2025
Top 6 finishers in each category M/F receive awards with the 1st place in each category also receives a free entry into Monster Cross 2025
Awards 25 mile:
Top 3 receive awards in each category (jr, open and over 50)
Pro Tip: Arrive by 8am. Too many will try to enter the park between 830 and 9 and the park entrance will get backed up. It is a one lane road and every car has to stop at the parking station.
State Park charges $7 parking per carload. If you have a VA state park permit, please have it on your mirror/dash (they also accept REI receipts for payment) otherwise have $7 handy for quick entry into the park. Once you enter the park you will continue straight on State Park Rd for 1 1/2 miles. You will run into the parking lot. Race morning packet pickup will take place under shelter #2 which is located on the left side of the back of the parking lot, as your drive in.
Bathrooms: There are two seperate indoor options at the parking lot. One is 1/2 way into the parking lot on the right (it is behind the vending machines). The other is the building located nearest to shelter #2 (were race day packet pickup is located.
Wave 1 Pro/Expert M/F 10 a.m
Wave 2 All other 50 mile divisions
Wave 3 All 25 mile divisions
Packet Pickup: Monster Cross 2024 powered by GroundForce IT, early packet pickup locations and times!
Early packet pickup locations TBD
Sunday race morning at Pocahontas State Park 8-10am.
50 or 25 miles on rolling fire roads and double track.
On all pre-rides: Please do not ride on any trails that state no bikes! We have approval to use two short segments race day only.
Age divisions information:
For age group divisions we will take your age as of 12/31/2022. So, if you turn 50 in 2024you can enter 50+
We will offer two on-course aid stations and one at the start/finish area.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.