Cohutta 100 - Big Frog 65 - Old Copper 30 - NEW DATE OCTOBER 3

NOTE EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 3.

2019 Old Copper 30 Race Results

2019 Big Frog 65 Race Results

2019 Cohutta 100 Race Results

2019 Cohutta 100/Big Frog 65/Old Copper 30 Race Photos - Dashing Images

In cooperation with the USDA Forest Service, Permit Pending
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The 2020 Cohutta 100, Big Frog 65 and Old Copper 30 Bike Races will be returning to the beautiful Ocoee Whitewater Center in Copperhill, TN. As far as the course, expect lots of fast & flowy singletrack, some amazing singletrack descents, a sprinkle of pavement, and some great gravel road riding! The 2020 race is part of the NUE Epic and NUE Marathon Series!
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Schedule of Events

Ocoee Whitewater Center
4400 US-64
Copperhill, TN 37317

The race begins and ends at the Ocoee Whitewater Center. To enter the venue in the morning, you will need to actually drive past the Whitewater Center on US 64 and enter from the far end of the parking lot. It is $3 per vehicle to park, which you an pay upon arrival at one of the USFS kiosks. Once you park, walk across the bridge and make a left towards the picnic shelter, which is where check-in will be. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO OVERNIGHT PARKING AT THE OCOEE WHITEWATER CENTER - SEE CAMPING OPTIONS BELOW.

Friday October 2nd

ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME ZONE!

2:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Race number and t-shirt pickup at Whitewater Center Pavilion - THIS IS MANDATORY FOR 100 MILE AND 65 MILE - NO RACE MORNING PICKUP FOR 100 OR 65 MILE RACE. OLD COPPER 30 RIDERS MAY PICK UP SATURDAY MORNING.

8:00 pm - DROP BAG CUTOFF - The enforced drop-bag deadline is at 8 p.m. at the Whitewater Center pavilion. If you miss the cutoff you will need to carry your drop items or rely on the aid stations for fuel. We will provide you with one-gallon sized ziploc bags or you may pre-pack your own.

If you are absolutely unable to make check-in, you MUST:
1. Print off the RACE WAIVER, sign it, AND give it to a friend to deliver to us during check in. Make sure you send your drop bags, as there is no way to deliver them to the Aid Stations on race day.
2. Your friend MUST pick up your race packet with your race number in it and get it to you before the race starts! If you do not have someone deliver the waiver and/or fail to get your number from your friend, you will not be able to race.

Please Note: There is no race-day registration or distance changes. All registrations, distance changes and transfers must be completed by September 28th. If you have questions or need to speak with the Race Director, please contact us sooner rather than later, as we most likely will not be able to get you an answer if you wait until the day before the race.

Saturday October 3rd

ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME ZONE!

6:45 am - Pre-race meeting for the Cohutta 100 at the start line
7:00 am - Cohutta 100 Race Start

7:45 am - Pre-race meeting for the Big Frog 65 at the start line
8:00 am - Big Frog 65 Race Start

6:30 am to 8 am - Number/shirt pickup for Old Copper 30 racers only at Pavilion.
8:15 am - Pre-race meeting for the Old Copper 30 at the start line
8:30 am - Old Copper 30 Race Start

Awards will be presented near the finish line when the top 5 finishers in each class have crossed the finish line.

Take Me Directly to On-Line Registration!

2020 Cohutta/Big Frog/Old Copper Accident Waiver - Bring to Race

Lodging and Camping

Please note overnight parking is not permitted at the Ocoee Whitewater Center.

The Ducktown Copper Inn is conveniently located within 5 miles of the Ocoee Whitewater Center and offers a solid deal for a simple stay. After purchasing the hotel April 2018, the new owners (Jerry and Marsha Hauck) have renovated rooms, added new mattresses and linens to create a comfortable place to rest. There is also a pavilion area with a charcoal grill and fire pit to enjoy and share stories of your adventures. There are 4 rooms with a king bed, and the rest have 2 queen beds. All rooms have a microwave, small refrigerator, A/C and WiFi. $69.00 for all rooms. For both cyclists and runners that are racing there will be a continental breakfast included on their race day - please note the number staying in each room so they can plan for breakfast. If you know you do not want the breakfast, you can make that comment in the message box as well to help them plan better. You can book now by visiting www.theducktowncopperinn.com or call 423-496-5541.

The nearest camp ground is the Thunder Rock Campground. Thunder Rock Campground is located 1.8 miles northwest of the Ocoee Whitewater Center, just behind TVA Ocoee Powerhouse Number 3. Nestled alongside the Ocoee River, this facility provides 37 regular campsites and one group campsite. Sites are first come-first served and camping is an additional fee that can be paid at the USFS kiosk at the campground or you can RESERVE YOUR SITE ONLINE. (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AS THESE FILL UP!!) There are bathrooms and showers here, but no hookups.

If you are bringing an RV and want full hookups, the Parksville Lake Campground is a few more miles west on US 64. You can RESERVE YOUR SITE ONLINE HERE for Parksville Lake.

Another hotel option 5 minutes from the Ocoee Whitewater Center is The Ocoee Inn.

If you have a large group coming from out of town, there are a variety of AirBnB or VRBO homes that end up being good deals when split among a group. Search near "Ducktown, TN" when you visit those websites.

T-shirts, Swag, and Finisher Awards

All racers will receive a super comfy cotton blend tee AND custom Handup Gloves ($28 value) as well as a commemorative finisher mug. The shirts are soft, lightweight and are likely soon to be your favorite. These are available in unisex and ladies sizing. Ladies shirts are more fitted and longer...if you like a relaxed fit, order a unisex or size up in the ladies shirts. Please register by the September 19 shirt size deadline to guarantee your size, especially in Ladies sizes. We will order a limited number of extra shirts (all unisex) for late registrants, however sizes are first come-first serve as you register. You will receive a Mountain Goat Logo Shirt if you register late and we have run out of race specific shirts.

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2020 Handup Glove Design for 30/65/100 riders.

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2019 Shirt and Mug Designs - updated colors for 2020 coming soon!

Payout and Podium Awards

Handmade Awards for all Podium Finishers

Top 3 Open Men in the Cohutta 100 is: $400/300/200
Top 3 Open Women in the Cohutta 100 is: $400/300/200
Top 3 Masters 50+ in the Cohutta 100 is: $200/125/100
Top 3 Open Singlespeed in the Cohutta 100 is: $200/125/100
Top 3 in Male 30-39 and Male 40-49 receive sponsor prizes

Top 5 Open Men in the Big Frog 65 is: $300/200/150/100/100
Top 5 Open Women in the Big Frog 65 is: $300/200/150/100/100
Top 3 Masters 50+ in the Big Frog 65 is: $150/125/100
Top 3 Open Singlespeed in the Big Frog 65 is: $150/125/100
Top 3 in Male 30-39 and Male 40-49 receive sponsor prizes
Top 3 in Non-Open Female (all ages) receive sponsor prizes

Top 3 in Open Men, Open Women, Male 30-39, Male 40-49, Masters 50+, and Open Singlespeed in the Old Copper 30 will receive prizes from our sponsors.

Aid Stations

Friday October 2nd at 8:00 pm - DROP BAG CUTOFF - The enforced drop-bag deadline is at 8 p.m. at the Whitewater Center pavilion. If you miss the cutoff you will need to carry your drop items or rely on the aid stations for fuel. We will provide you with one-gallon sized ziploc bags or you may pre-pack your own. Gallon size ziplocs are fine, as are standard grocery bags - just ensure your bottles won't leak on everyone else's stuff. WE SUPPLY OUR AID STATIONS WITH A MOUNTAIN OF RACE FOOD AND FLUIDS - UNLESS YOU HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS, THERE IS NO NEED TO SEND A TON OF FLUIDS/FOOD IN YOUR DROP BAG.

Cohutta 100

Race course includes 6 Aid stations. Bags can be dropped at aid stations 1, 3, 5 & 6. See the maps on Courses page for aid station locations. Our Aid Stations are well stocked with fresh water and snacks, and be sure to carry with you the hydration and nutrition you require according to your training and health needs. Each racer is allowed three (3) one gallon drop bags.

Aid 1 - 20 miles
Aid 2 - 42 miles (Cutoff to reach this point is 1:30 pm)
Aid 3 - 59 miles
Aid 4 - 73 miles
Aid 5 - 83 miles
Aid 6 (same as Aid 1) - 93 miles

Big Frog 65

The race has two multiple pass aid stations for a total of 5 aid stops. These allow racers to access their drop bags at two Aid Stations once on the way out, and once on the way back. See the maps on Courses page for aid station locations. Our Aid Stations are well stocked with fresh water and snacks, and be sure to carry with you the hydration and nutrition you require according to your training and health needs. Each racer is allowed two (2) one gallon drop bags.

Aid 1 - 20 miles
Aid 2 (same as Aid 1) - 27 miles
Aid 3 - 37 miles
Aid 4 - 51 miles
Aid 5 (same as Aid 1) - 61 miles

Old Copper 30

Our Aid Stations are well stocked with fresh water and snacks, and be sure to carry with you the hydration and nutrition you require according to your training and health needs. Each racer is allowed one (1) one gallon drop bags.

Aid 1 - 20 miles
Aid 2 (same as Aid 1) - 27 miles

Typical Aid Station Fuel: Water, HEED, drop bags, mechanical support, soda, Hammer Gel, granola bars, Rice Krispy Treats, fig bars, peanut M&Ms, Skittles, Cookies, Bananas, and Endurolytes.

Cancellations and Transfers

No Transfers after 9/28 - NO EXCEPTIONS. No category or distance changes after 9/30.

Please note EVENT ENTRIES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE once you register, as we plan for your attendance by purchasing your race shirt and swag, meals, insurance, etc and most other costs associated with your entry need to be paid up front. No refunds will be given in the event of an act of God or event beyond the control of the Race Organization that requires cancellation of the race for the saftey of participants. If the event is rescheduled all entries will be transferred to the reschedule date.

We do, however, understand that injuries happen, you got sick or life was just too chaotic to train for one of our events so we have a no-penalty transfer policy. You may transfer your entry to another racer in the SAME EVENT without penalty until Sept 28, 2020. You are responsible for finding the person interested in buying your entry and working out payment with them. Entries do not transfer to other events nor do they transfer year to year. If you would like to sell your entry to another racer, please contact lisa@mountaingoatadventures.com with the name and email of the person you wish to transfer your entry to no later than Sept 28th.

The race will run rain or shine, however, the Race Director reserves the right to cancel or modify segments of the event as deemed necessary for participant safety or preservation of trail. Once the race has started, no refunds will be given due to delayed start or early conclusion of the race.