Iron Furnace Challenge
The Iron Furnace Challenge is a mountain bike race in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. The race is held on 16,000 acres on the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation. Mountain Bikers of all levels are invited to participate in the beginner, intermediate, and expert races. Come ride the great trails that are ordinarily closed to mountain bikers. Beginner Race (Gravel and Single Track Trail) 10 Miles Starting time: 9:20 AM Intermediate Race (Cross Country style singletrack w/ technical downhill) 19 Miles Starting time: 9:10 AM Expert Race (Double Cross Country style race with technical climbing and downhill) 34 Miles ' Aid stations will be placed along the course for rider convenience. Tickets: $30.00 Early Admission by July 20th $35.00 by August 10th $40.00 after August 10th .