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Asaayi Bike Race

Sat July 20, 2024 Directions

Events

Adult Race (20 mile)

$50 Registration ends July 19, 2024 at 11:59am MDT

Junior Race (20 mile)

$10 Registration ends July 19, 2024 at 11:59am MDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://navajoyes.org/.

Place

END OF THE PAVEMENT ON N31

Description

Asaayi Bike Race

Camp Asaayi Jct to Narbona Pass - Bowl Canyon Recreation Area 

END OF THE PAVEMENT ON N31, NOT CAMP ASAAYI

Saturday July 20, 2024 @8:30am

 

Yá'át'ééh, riders!   Welcome to the Asaayi Bike Race!


REGISTRATION – 

Online registration is now open.  The registration fee includes professional timing, event t-shirt, light post-race food, finisher’s medals to all, course support and awards to top finishers. Online registration can be found at Run Sign Up through noon on Friday the 19th.. Race day registration will also take place an hour before the start of the race at Asaayi Jct.  The race day registration fee will be $60.  Any proceeds from registration or donations will benefit the work of the Dine’ Bike Project on the Navajo Nation..  

 


ROUTES – The course is a 20.6 mile paved course from the Asaayi Jct to Hwy 12 just north of Navajo, on to Crystal Jct and then on NM Hwy 134 to Narbona Pass. The first portion of the route is scenic, among the red rock buttes and towers of the area, and the final climb to the top finishes at one of the iconic spots on the Nation!  The road will be open to public traffic and a summer Saturday is a busy time in the Asaayi area, so please be aware of your surroundings and vehicles on the roads.  

 


SUPPORT – Your registration includes light medical and minor mechanical support, There will be an aid station, roughly half-way along the route, and at the finish line at Narbona Pass.  There will be course marshals monitoring the race throughout, and assistance will be available as needed.  Riders are encouraged to carry some light mechanical items and pump. 

 


WEATHER – Expect summer conditions.  While the race is at 7500-8000 feet elevation, the temperatures are still likely to be in the 70’s and 80’s.  Cloud cover, wind or precipitation (even monsoons, of course) are possible in late July.  It is advisable to look ahead at the forecast a few days before the race, checking Window Rock, AZ.

 


AWARDS – There are finisher’s medals for all finishers.  There will be awards for overall 1st and 2nd, along with youth, masters (40+), grand masters (50+) and senior (60+)age-group winners.  

 


CONTACTS:

Tom:  928.429.0345   chuskaman@yahoo.com  

www.navajoyes.org 

 

The Asaayi Bike Race is hosted by the nonprofit organization NavajoYES, in partnership with Navajo Parks & Recreation


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Directions

END OF THE PAVEMENT ON N31

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