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News Release: June 28, 2013

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Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 957-9365 hoy.r.murphy@wv.gov


Jesse Mestrovic, Asst. Supt. Tomlinson Run, jesse.a.mestrovic@wv.gov, 304-564-3651

Tomlinson Run XC Mountain Bike Challenge Scheduled for June 30

            NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. - A West Virginia MTB State Championship and USA Cycling MTB National's Qualifier is scheduled for June 30 at Tomlinson Run State Park in Hancock County. The ABRA Mountain Series is presented by Pathfinder of Morgantown, W.Va.

            The Tomlinson Run mountain bike course is extremely fan/spectator friendly. The laps are 7.5 miles long. The course is made up of mostly super-fast sections of flowing single track. The Tomlinson Run race is the third of a four race ABRA MTB Series, all USA Cycling Events.  There are three classes: 22-mile, 15-mile and8-mile with four-five categories in each class.  A one-mile fun run for children is planned at 12:20 p.m. at no charge. 

            There is a registration fee for all other classes. The race is open to spectators. Registration is required and detailed information is available online at www.bikereg.com.  Click Events and find June 30 listing.  

            Tomlinson Run State Park features camping, hiking, biking, lake activities, and disc golf. Activities are schedule throughout the summer. The Tomlinson Run State Park website is www.tomlinsonrunsp.com and the phone number is 304-564-3651.