Blue Star Blitz August 22, 2020

Please note: Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, the Blue Star Blitz is being postponed to August 22, 2020.  All registrations for this event will be transferred to this new date. Thank you for your understanding.

BSB 2020 FBEvent
Kick off spring with some adventure and join us at our 4th Annual Blue Star Blitz Outdoor Recreation Festival on March 28, 2020! Show us how you get outside; whether you’re tearing it up on our short track mountain bike course, cruising along our single track 5K/10K trail run courses, conquering our marked hiking course, tackling our kid’s scavenger hunt or just enjoying live music and tasting the different beers on site – we have something for you!
EventEarly Bird (1/1 - 1/31)Regular (2/1 - 3/27)Day Of
5K Trail Race$30$35$40
10K Trail Race$40$45$50
Adult Short Track Race$30$35$40
5K Untimed Hike Challenge$20$20$25
Kid's Scavenger Hunt$5$10$15
Souvenir Cup*$10Pour with cup: Full $5 | Half $3Reg pour: Full $7 | Half $4

*Limited-edition 2020 cups! Other cups will be available for purchase. | *Long-sleeved Recover brand shirt guaranteed to all registered before March 10, 2020.
*Kids scavenger hunt guaranteed Greenway sunglasses instead of shirt.

Craft Beer Blitz

Whether you participate in race day or come just for the atmosphere, all are invited to enjoy live music, food (beginning at 11:30am) and a variety of craft beers on tap from some of your favorite local breweries. Half-pint pours are available for purchase or buy a limited-edition Blitz souvenir cup and receive special pricing!

Hiking Challenge
Get fit, support the Greenway, enjoy the outdoors and, of course, get a cool race t-shirt by taking on our hiking challenge. In its second year, the hiking challenge is for those who want to be part of the race, help support the Greenway but want to take a little more time to enjoy the trail. Hiking participants will hike our marked 5k course. Register just like a race participant, but enjoy the trail at a non-timed, non-competitive pace. The Hike Challenge is a great way to be part of the day’s events, so grab your family, friends and your dog and come hike with us!
 
Kid's Scavenger Hunt

From 9a-1p, kids (12 and under) will be able to register for the scavenger hunt, pick up their scavenger card, awesome Greenway sunglasses and set off on Trekker Loop to take on the challenge of our Blitz Scavenger Hunt! With hunt card in hand, it is your challenge to go out on Trekker Loop to find the marked clues. All those who complete the scavenger hunt will receive a special scavenger hunt prize!

Refund & Weather Policy
Race registration is non-refundable. More than two weeks out, you may transfer your race registration to another competitor or to another Greenway race of equal or lesser value. All transfers are at the discretion of the Race Director.
 
Our events run rain or shine unless there is severe weather. While we never want to cancel a race, in situations such as tornado warnings, thunderstorms, heavy and persistent rain etc., we will need to cancel. Should we cancel, you will be notified via social media, our website, and email. Should we cancel, there will be no refunds as that money has already been put toward the race.

MTB Short Track Categories

Expert Men | Expert Women

Expert Men: Just as stated...Experts. This category races for approximately 1 hour.

Expert Women: Just as stated...Expert Women. This category is designed for our most experienced and fastest ladies. This category races for approximately 40 minutes.

Expert 40+ Men
Expert Men 40 years of age and older.
 
Sport Men | Sport Women

Sport Men: Sport Men will be broken into two ages groups. This category is designed for those who have raced in the beginner category or who for those with a little bit of racing experience but are not quite ready to race with the super sport or expert men. Race time approximately 1 hour.

Sport Women: Sport Women is designed for those who have raced in the beginner category or who for those with racing experience but are not quite ready to race with Expert Women. Race time approximately 40 minutes.

Beginner Men | Beginner Women
Beginner Men: Beginner Men will also be broken into two age groups. This category is designed for the true beginner race participant. If you have raced the past two seasons, you are not a beginner. This category is strictly designed for the entry level mountain bike racer. Race time approximately 30 minutes.
 
Beginner Women: This category is designed for the true beginner women mountain bike enthusiast. Race time approximately 30 minutes.
Masters Men
Master Men is designed for Men ages 50 and older. Race time approximately 40 minutes.
Single Speed
Just as stated, for those of you breaking out the single speed bike. Who's going to nail the right gearing?
Clydesdale
Clydesdale category is designed for participants 200lbs or greater, NOT including the bike.
Juniors
Juniors are broken down into three age groups. If Juniors race sport or export in USAC sanctioned races, it is recommended they race sport or expert in this race series as well.

MTB Short Track Schedule of Events

CategoryTimeDuration
Junior Boys (14-18)9:30 am30 minutes
Junior Boys (8-13)9:31 am30 minutes
Junior Girls9:32 am30 minutes
Expert Women10:05 am40 minutes
Sport Women10:06 am40 minutes
Beginner Women10:07 am30 minutes
Beginner Men (19-39)10:50 am30 minutes
Beginner Men 40+10:51 am45 minutes
Sport Men (19-39)11:40am45 minutes
Sport Men 40+11:41 am45 minutes
Single Speed12:30 pm40 minutes
Clydesdale12:31 pm40 minutes
Expert Men1:15 pm60 minutes
Expert Men 40+1:16 pm60 minutes

Course Maps

Thank You to Our Title Sponsor

When:
March 28, 2020

Where:
Field Trial Barn at the Adventure Road entrance

What:
Run, Bike & Hike event kicking off spring on the Greenway. Events include 5k & 10k trail races, adult short track mountain bike race, 5k untimed hike challenge and kid's scavenger hunt.  Beer tasting and live music also on-site.

Packet Pick Ups
Friday, March 27, 4:30p - 7:00p
Amor Artis Brewing Company
204 Main St #101, Fort Mill

Saturday, March 28, 8:00a-1:00p
Field Trial Barn
104 Adventure Road, Fort Mill

Awards
5K and 10K Trail Race
Medals & Prizes given to Top 3 Overall Male and Female for both 5k & 10k races

Medals will be given to top 3 finishers in each age group:
5K - 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over
10K - 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over

Short Track
Top 3 finishers in each category will receive medals. First place will receive prizes.

Questions? Contact Sara Lee at SaraLee@ASCGreeway.org.

BLITZ DAY SCHEDULE

7:30a | Parking Opens

8:00a - 1:00p | Day of Registration & Packet Pickup

9:00a - 1:00p | Kid's Scavenger Hunt

9:30a |  Short Track Races Start*

10:30a  | 10k Trail Race

11:00a | 5k Trail Race & Hike Challenge

12:00p - 3:00p | Craft Beer Blitz & Live Music

1:00p | 5k & 10k Award Ceremony

 
*Awards ceremony for each short track category occurs after every two races.