Red Earth Mountain Biking Festival

This year’s event is more than just a race…  It is a full-blown weekend of mountain biking, prizes and festival activities for everyone in the family!  We have partnered with the Italian Festival (Link website) this year and are excited to have a fun filled day on Saturday of fine food, silent auction items to bid on, children’s activities and much more!  We also have some great prizes and a huge raffle so make sure you sign up and get in!!

2014 Red Earth Short Track Raffle

Switchback Gear Exchange Raffle
  • Sign up for the short track and instantly get in the raffle for prizes
  • Race Day Raffle Tickets will be available (minimal tickets for sale)
  • Full Prize details coming soon. We are working hard to put the best prizes possible together for this years raffle. So far we have the following prize(s);
  • *Five day, Four Night U.P. Brewery and Mountain Biking Package Including two nights in Marquette, One night in Ishpeming and one night in Copper Harbor as well as gift certificates and gear (Growlers and T-shirts) from BlackRocks, Ore Dock, Jasper Ridge and KBC with accommodations provided by the Landmark Inn, Jasper Ridge Cabins and Copper Harbor Trail Club!
  • *Fat Bike (Source and Company TBD) – More Details Soon…
  • Drawings held at the Beach Party Saturday Night at 8:30 pm
  • Final Drawing held at 12:30 pm Sunday after Short Track Race Awards

 2014 GLRC Silent Auction

(Saturday 11:30 am – 6:30 pm bidding)

Proceeds from this years auction to benefit Great Lakes Recovery Center’s new in-patient care facility and West-End youth mountain biking.

Number Item Business/Donor
1 2 Tickets for Cruise Marquette Harbor Cruises
2 Dinner for 2 – Capers Restaurant Landmark Inn
3 3 Month Membership Snap Fitness
4 3 Month Membership Xcel Fitness
5 T-Shirts Yooper Shirts
6 2 Shirts / Yoopoply Board Game Globe Printing
7 2 Horseback Rides (2 persons) Heritage Hills
8 1 Night Stay Union Station Depot
9 2 Tickets for Samplers Black Rocks
10 Painted Picture Art of Framing
11 2 Lift Tickets Marquette Mountain
12 2 Show Tickets Kewadin Casinos
13 Gift Certificates Culvers Restaurant
14 Gift Certificates Casa Calberia
15 Game Tickets Grand Rapids Griffens
16 Pottery Risak Pottery
17 Prize Package Baskets Da Yoopers Tourist Trap
18 Cutting Boards Rock Shop
19 Camping Chairs HillTop RV
20 Gift Card Bell Forest Products
21 Jerseys Sisu Cycles
22 3 T-Shirts Alpen Haus Productions
23 Hoodie Sweatshirt Kuhl Clothing
24 8 Race Shirts (S,M,L,XL) Justin Koski/Dan Perkins
25 2 Hoodies UPMTB
26 Gift Certificates Daniele Carol Photography


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  • Camping Chairs from Hiltop RV
  • Custom Cutting Boards from The Rock Shop of Marquette
  • Baskets from Da Yoopers Tourist Trap
  • Mike McCarthy Signed Packers Football from Andrew Chosa
  • $50.00 gift card to Bell Forest Products
  • Cycling Jerseys(3) – From Sisu Cycles / Dan Perkins Race Team
  • 3-month membership to Snap Fitness

Schedule of Entertainment


11:00 am

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Music and announcements begin[/one-half][clear-line]


11:30 am

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Charity area opens for spectators and racers[/one-half][clear-line]


1:00 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Short Race wraps up.
– Long Race course prepped.


1:30 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Short Race Awards[/one-half][clear-line]


5:00 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Long Race wraps up.
-Jr. Classic course prepped.
-Jr. Classic Race will begin as soon as the Long Race clears the course!


5:30 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Long Race Awards[/one-half][clear-line]


5:45 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Jr. Classic Race wraps up[/one-half][clear-line]


6:00 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Jr. Classic Race Awards
a) Purse money presentation.
b) Start the Cycle Donation
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6:30 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Beer Chase begins[/one-half][clear-line]


6:45 pm

[/one-half-first][one-half]-Al Quaal clean up and tear down[/one-half][clear-line]