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Background

The first Rowdy Dawg mountain bike race was held in 1988 and has become a longstanding tradition in Southwest Virginia. This race is renowned for its grueling course and typically draws a large, diverse field of participants. Ride the trails of the Poverty Creek Trail System right here in Montgomery County!

The Rowdy Dawg and Enduro Super D are part of a double header weekend with the Brush Mountain Breakdown Trail Run, which features three different races – a 12 miler, 7 miler, and 5k fun run.

 

Complete the 12 mile trail run, Enduro Super D, and 35 mile XXC course to contend for Top Dawg!

 

Rowdy Dawg highlights

  • Racers from all over the Mid-Atlantic States expected
  • Large number of spectators
  • Grass roots racing at its finest
  • Reputation as one of the best race courses in Virginia
  • Long tradition of racing in Southwest Virginia
  • Race categories including: beginner, Sport XC, Expert XC, XXC, Super D

Real singletrack + real mountains = real fun!

 

Race Categories

Click on the categories below to view the map for each course.

NEW – Enduro Super D

The Enduro Super D features three fun and fast downhill segments, and will take place on Saturday, October 26. Registration will be set up at the bottom of Old Farm Trail from 2:00-2:30 p.m. If you are preregistered for the Rowdy Dawg on Sunday, this race is free. Otherwise, the cost is $10 for your chance to be top downhill dog. Participants must be at the top of Old Farm Trail by 3:00 p.m.

 

Dates

  • October 26 – Brush Mountain Breakdown
  • October 26 – Enduro Super D
  • October 27 – Rowdy Dawg

 

Cost

The cost is $25 when you pre-register, and $30 for day-of registration. The Enduro Super D is free with Rowdy Dawg registration, or $10 without.

 

Location and Check-In

  • The race check-in and Start/Finish line is located at the Upper Pandapas Parking Lot, 4171 Pandapas Pond Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060.
  • Check-in and day-of registrations for the Enduro Super D will take place on October 26 from 2:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Check-In and day-of registrations for the Rowdy Dawg can be made starting at 7:00 a.m. on October 27, and will go until each race start time.
  • Races will take place on the Poverty Creek Trail System on Brush Mountain.

Race Start Times

  • Enduro Super D – 3:00 p.m.
  • XXC – 8:30 a.m.
  • Beginner, Sport XC, Expert XC – 10:00 a.m.

 

Lodging

 

For a list of area hotels, see the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce website.

 

Directions to the race

 

From I-81

Take exit 118CBA, Blacksburg/Christiansburg. Then exit B. Follow U.S. 460 West toward Blacksburg/Virginia Tech. Stay on bypass around Blacksburg, climbing Brush Mountain. At the bottom of Brush Mountain, take a left into the Pandapas Pond Recreation Area. The parking area will be on your left; parking attendants will assist you.

From I-77

Take U.S. 460 East at Princeton, WV. Follow 460 East, crossing into Virginia. After passing Newport you will begin a long grade up Gap Mountain. At the bottom of Gap Mountain, take a right into the Pandapas Pond Recreation Area. The parking area will be on your left; parking attendants will assist you.

From Richmond, VA

Take I-64 West to I-81 South

Take exit 118CBA, Blacksburg/Christiansburg. Then exit B. Follow U.S. 460 West toward Blacksburg/Virginia Tech. Stay on bypass around Blacksburg, climbing Brush Mountain. At the bottom of Brush Mountain, take a left into the Pandapas Pond Recreation Area. The parking area will be on your left; parking attendants will assist you.

From Washington, D.C.

Take I-66 West to I-81 South. Take exit 118CBA, Blacksburg/Christiansburg. Then exit B. Follow U.S. 460 West toward Blacksburg/Virginia Tech. Stay on bypass around Blacksburg, climbing Brush Mountain. At the bottom of Brush Mountain, take a left into the Pandapas Pond Recreation Area. The parking area will be on your left; parking attendants will assist you.

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Contact
Montgomery County
Government Center
755 Roanoke St., Ste. 1E
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-6975
Fax: (540) 382-4596
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Hours: Mon.-Fri.,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.