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Fossil 50 – Last Details

The Fossil 50 Challenge. 2 sweet trails, 3 single track loops, and beautiful country roads connecting them. PRE-REG ONLY until Friday @1

The event will start with Camping, music, beers, and fun at Solavaca Ranch Saturday evening. Race Number pick-up and Raffle ticket: 5-7pm at Blue trailer.

Sunday Morning Number pick-up at 6a.m.-7:30a.m.  Racer meeting 7:45 PLEASE BE THERE!

8:00 AM Race Start

COURSE:
Start: Normal direction loop at Solavaca Ranch.
Road Section 1: 
Turn left out of Solavaca Ranch onto 205, Take 2 miles to 51. Turn right on 51. take 2 miles to Paluxy. Cross river and take Right onto Edwards road. continue 6 miles until T intersection. GO LEFT. Follow to sharp left turn and continue half mile to turn into Dino Valley( look For CRAZY WATER VAN) Right Turn off pavement
DINO VALLEY: Follow jeep road across lower water crossing and up to Check point. Turn left up fire road for climb up/ stay left when climbing. Follow signs for loop. Staying left for first 6 miles. Then as finish loop. Turn Left back down fire road. Stay left when descending and watch for other riders. Back to check point.
Leaving checkpoint go left and head toward field across low water crossing /Dino tracks/Paluxy river(good  place to swim!)
Road Section 2: From river head up hill to left onto road. Then follow to right out off park( there is a store if you need ice cream) Follow park road out to FM 205. TURN RIGHT. BE CAREFUL! We have a cop and lots of signs, but this turn is blind for drivers. Follow 205 up and over some good hills for 5 miles back to solavaca Ranch on your left.
Finish Lap: Turn left into Solavaca and Do a reverse lap.

Route is shortened to 46miles. Will be around 3000 ft of climbing.

2 Aid stations: 4 stops @ 8, 20, 32, 38miles  Will be stocked with Crazy Water/ PB&J/ Bananas/ Oranges/ chips/ and other goodies!

Road loop file and lap a solovaca: http://www.trainingpeaks.com/sr/64LBEBLAW2LCYW4UWVBCOUDFWE

Please print of the route details! Report to finish judge if you are not going to finish the Challenge.

Beer / Burgers/ Dogs at Awards /raffle!

Please email bryan_fawley@hotmail.com for any other questions.

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