Team Time Trials

Team Time Trail Start Times — will be posted after July 25
go to: Individual Time Trials

Time trials allow riders to race or tour the same course as the Firehouse 50 at their own pace or against the clock without the congestion of the main Firehouse 50 road race.

Two and four person team time trials enables riders to work together to enhance their performance.

Tandems are welcome to ride in the Firehouse 50, Ride the Divide or Time Trials.  See below for details.

Team Time Trials have become very popular.  Register early with a complete team to insure a spot.

+Two Person Time Trials

Date: August 5, 2017
Time: Varies coming soon
Start Location:  Grand View Ballpark, County Hwy D (see course map)
Distance:  50.5 miles
Registration:  Limited.  Deadline is July 25, 2017 or until filled.  Register early – event fills fast.
Online Registration
Printable Registration

Entry Fee:
$50 until June 1, 2017 or until filled
$55 until July 1, 2017 or until filled
$60 until July 25, 2017 or until filled
No registration the day of the race for Time Trials.

Teams Rules

  • Team members may be changed up to the registration deadline.
  • Teams may draft fellow team members, but not other teams.  See USCF drafting rules.
  • Teams can be male, female and mixed. Awards for each.
  • Team finish time recorded when the second rider crosses the finish line.
  • Each team member must complete a registration and pay the required fee.
  • Incomplete team members will be transferred to the Individual Time Trial after the registration deadline. If the Individual Time Trial is full, you will be transferred to the mass race. No refunds will be made as a result of this change.
  • Participants must be 14 years of age.

Registration & Bib pickup

  • Start times will be available at bib pickup.
  • Bib Pickup begins Friday (Aug 4) from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday (Aug 5) at 7:00 am in the Grand View Fire Hall.
  • All participants must register and properly place their timing tag before participating in the race.
  • This is an electronically timed race.
  • A timing tag will be provided at registration/bib pickup.  Place the tag as instructed in your race packet.  Failure to have your tag or not properly placed, will result in no finishing time assigned to you.
  • You may change events prior to 7/15/17 at no cost.  Absolutely no changes after that date.  No refunds will be granted.
  • Any registrant that does not indicate his/her birthdate is ineligible for awards.
  • Failure to register before participating is an automatic disqualification (DSQ)*.

Race Start

  • Race start line is at the Great Divide Ball Park (see course map).
  • Participants should check in, allowing themselves ample time to identify their start time and have a chance to warm up.
  • Two Person Teams depart every 30 seconds.
  • Race start times will be assigned by the timing company and will be available at bib pickup.
  • Early start times are no longer available for multiple event riders.

On the Course

  • The course is open to normal traffic and riders are expected to ride near the right shoulder.
  • Water stations will be at the 12 and 35 mile mark.
  • Food stations at approximately the 17, 25 & 40 mile mark.
  • First Aid will be available at the 12 mile mark.
  • Finish line station will be complete with food, water and energy drink.
  • First aid personnel and sweep vehicles will be throughout the course.  All sweep vehicles will display a “Firehouse 50″ emblem.

Awards

  • Awards given to the overall winner, male and female.
  • Award Ceremony will be at approximately 1:30 pm in the Grand View Park.
  • Age division awards for the first in each category, as identified in the race records.  See Firehouse Results for the age division categories.
  • Age division awards will be available for pickup at the clothing tent after the presentation of the overall awards for the Firehouse 50, Ride the Divide and Time Trial Events.  Awards will not be mailed.
  • * If any DSQ would affect the top three winners, the award will be held until the issue is addressed. If the DSQ for the rider stands, the next eligible participant will be granted the award.

Safety

  • Approved bike helmets are required.
  • Aero bars may be used in time trail races.
  • Use of audio playback devices such as iPods or other entertainment devices is prohibited.

Questions?

  • Race day questions should begin at the registration table. If they are unable to answer your questions, they will page the director to help. Questions during the race can be directed to the announcer and he will be able to page the proper personnel to assist. Please do not ask the announcer to page friends or relatives.
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+Tadems

Date: August 5, 2017
Time: Varies coming soon
Start Location:  Grand View Ballpark, County Hwy D (see course map)
Distance:  50 miles / 33 miles

Online Registration
Printable Registration

Entry Fee:
$50 until June 1, 2017 or until filled
$55 until July 1, 2017 or until filled
$60 until August 4, 2017 at registration table or until filled.
No registration the day of the race for Time Trials.

Tandem Rules

  • Tandems are welcome to ride in the Firehouse 50 or the Ride the Divide event, but will not be eligible for an award.
  • Tandems cannot be in the preferred start or ride in a pack.
  • All riders must identify that they are using a tandem, whether in the time trials, Firehouse 50 or Ride the Divide.
  • Tandem members may be changed up to the registration deadline.
  • Tandems may not draft other riders.  See USCF drafting rules.
  • Teams can be male, female and mixed.
  • Each team member must complete a registration and pay the required fee.
  • Participants must be 14 years of age.

Registration & Bib pickup

  • Start times will be available at bib pickup.
  • Bib Pickup begins Friday (Aug 4) from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday (Aug 5) at 7:00 am in the Grand View Fire Hall.
  • All participants must register and properly place their timing tag before participating in the race.
  • This is an electronically timed race.
  • A timing tag will be provided at registration/bib pickup.  Place the tag as instructed in your race packet.  Failure to have your tag or not properly placed, will result in no finishing time assigned to you.
  • Race number is to be worn by the second rider.
  • You may change events prior to 7/15/17 at no cost.  Absolutely no changes after that date.  No refunds will be granted.
  • Any registrant that does not indicate his/her birthdate is ineligible for awards.
  • Failure to register before participating is an automatic disqualification (DSQ)*.

Race Start

  • Race start line is at the Great Divide Ball Park (see course map).
  • Participants should check in, allowing themselves ample time to identify their start time and have a chance to warm up.
  • Tandems will depart at the end of the Two-Person time trial event.  Departure every 30 seconds.
  • Race start times will be assigned by the timing company and will be available at bib pickup.
  • Early start times are no longer available for multiple event riders.

On the Course

  • The course is open to normal traffic and riders are expected to ride near the right shoulder.
  • Water stations will be at the 12 and 35 mile mark.
  • Food stations at approximately the 17, 25 & 40 mile mark.
  • First Aid will be available at the 12 mile mark.
  • Finish line station will be complete with food, water and energy drink.
  • First aid personnel and sweep vehicles will be throughout the course.  All sweep vehicles will display a “Firehouse 50″ emblem.

Awards

  • Tandems must be entered in the 2 person time trial to be eligible for an award.
  • Award to overall tandem winner
  • Award Ceremony will be at approximately 1:30 pm in the Grand View Park.
  • Awards will be available for pickup at the clothing tent after the presentation of the overall awards for the Firehouse 50, Ride the Divide and Time Trial Events.  Awards will not be mailed.
  • * If any DSQ would affect the top three winners, the award will be held until the issue is addressed. If the DSQ for the rider stands, the next eligible participant will be granted the award.

Safety

  • Approved bike helmets are required.
  • Aero bars may be used in time trail races.
  • Use of audio playback devices such as iPods or other entertainment devices is prohibited.

Questions?

  • Race day questions should begin at the registration table. If they are unable to answer your questions, they will page the director to help. Questions during the race can be directed to the announcer and he will be able to page the proper personnel to assist. Please do not ask the announcer to page friends or relatives.
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+Four-Person Time Trials

Date: August 5, 2017
Time: Varies coming soon
Start Location:  Grand View Ballpark, County Hwy D (see course map)
Distance:  50.5 miles
Registration:  Limited to first 20 complete teams to register.  Register early – event fills fast.
Online Registration
Printable Registration

Entry Fee:
$50 until June 1, 2017 or until filled
$55 until July 1, 2017 or until filled
$60 until August 4, 2017 at registration table or until filled.
No registration the day of the race for Time Trials.

Teams Rules

  • Team members may be changed up to the registration deadline.
  • Teams may draft each other, but not other teams.  See USCF drafting rules.
  • Mixed teams must consist of 2 males and 2 females to be eligible for an award or participate in the 4 person time trial division.
  • Team finish time recorded when the third rider crosses the finish line.
  • Each team member must complete a registration and pay the required fee.
  • Incomplete team members will be transferred to the Individual Time Trial. If the Individual Time Trial is full, you will be transferred to the mass race. No refunds will be made as a result of this change.
  • Participants must be 14 years of age.

Registration & Bib pickup

  • Bib Pickup begins Friday (Aug 4) from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday (Aug 5) at 7:00 am in the Grand View Fire Hall.
  • All participants must register and properly place their timing tag before participating in the race.
  • This is an electronically timed race.
  • A timing tag will be provided at registration/bib pickup.  Place the tag as instructed in your race packet.  Failure to have your tag or not properly placed, will result in no finishing time assigned to you.
  • You may change events prior to 7/15/17.  Absolutely no changes after that date.  No refunds will be granted.
  • Failure to register before participating is an automatic disqualification (DSQ)*.

Race Start

  • Race start line is at the Great Divide Ball Park (see course map).
  • Participants should check in, allowing themselves ample time to identify their start time and have a chance to warm up.
  • Four-Person Teams depart every 60 seconds.
  • Race start times will be assigned by the timing company and will be available at bib pickup.
  • Early start times are no longer available for multiple event riders.

On the Course

  • The course is open to normal traffic and riders are expected to ride near the right shoulder.
  • Water stations will be at the 12 and 35 mile mark.
  • Food stations at approximately the 17, 25 & 40 mile mark.
  • First Aid will be available at the 12 mile mark.
  • Finish line station will be complete with food, water and energy drink.
  • First aid personnel and sweep vehicles will be throughout the course.  All sweep vehicles will display a “Firehouse 50″ emblem.

Awards

  • Awards given to the overall winner, male and female.
  • Award Ceremony will be at approximately 1:30 pm in the Grand View Park.
  • Age division awards for the first in each category, as identified in the race records.  See Firehouse Results for the age division categories.
  • Age division awards will be available for pickup at the clothing tent after the presentation of the overall awards for the Firehouse 50, Ride the Divide and Time Trial Events.  Awards will not be mailed.
  • * If any DSQ would affect the top three winners, the award will be held until the issue is addressed. If the DSQ for the rider stands, the next eligible participant will be granted the award.

Safety

  • Approved bike helmets are required.
  • Aero bars may be used in time trail races.
  • Use of audio playback devices such as iPods or other entertainment devices is prohibited.

Questions?

  • Race day questions should begin at the registration table. If they are unable to answer your questions, they will page the director to help. Questions during the race can be directed to the announcer and he will be able to page the proper personnel to assist. Please do not ask the announcer to page friends or relatives.
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Weekend Events
The Firehouse 50 Weekend offers a wide variety of events for a weekend of racing, food and fun!  See Weekend Info.

Questions?

  • Race day questions should begin at the registration table. If they are unable to answer your questions, they will page the director to help. Questions during the race can be directed to the announcer and he will be able to page the proper personnel to assist. Please do not ask the announcer to page friends or relatives.
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Waiver

By way of your attendance at the Firehouse 50 weekend, you are “agreeing to participate in one or more Firehouse Events and hereby waive, release and dismiss all claims for damages and personal injury of which I may incur before, during and after the above named event, against any and all race officials involved with the Grand View Firehouse 50, Firehouse Run, and any other Firehouse Events, including all person and organizations involved with the races. I also permit organizers of this event to use photographic and video images taken during the event for promotional purposes without compensation.”