Tallahassee is playing host to the season opener of the 2013 Florida State Championship Series at Tom Brown Park on September 14-15. The annual mountain bike race draws hundreds of mountain bike racers throughout the state and is the largest mountain bike race in Tallahassee. Saturday will start of with an individual time trial where racers will complete 1 lap of the cross country course. The fastest person around the course will win $125 for their efforts with 2nd and 3rd getting $100 and $50 respectfully.
Sunday, the cross country races start off with junior races kicking off at 8:30am. The expert and sport category racers are next starting at 9am racing for 24 miles and 18 miles. The base and novice riders round off the day starting at 11:00am completing 12 and 6 miles of the course.
Be on the watch out for local Tallahassee racers to dominate the top end of the podium with the home field advantage. Team Guardian Automotive was highly competitive earlier this year in the Georgia State Series with Darien Angelier, Jim Singleton and Brent Scarbin.