2015 Spring Classic ProGRT & Super D


Don’t miss our first event of the season.  Back for the 4th year, The Mountain Creek Spring Classic brings out the best local, national and international riders to New Jersey for some great racing action.  Racers will compete for double points in the USA Cycling ProGRT Series as well as the Eastern States Cup Atlantic Series.  The race will also mark the USA Cycling New Jersey State DH Championships as well as UCI points for Pro and Cat 1 Junior classes.

Back again for 2015!  We’ll be running the Eastern States Cup Super D race on Saturday in conjunction with the ProGRT Downhill and hosting our Kids Fun Race on Sunday before the ProGRT Finals.

The Spring Classic is not to be missed.   Mark your calendars to join some of the world’s best mountain bikers at Mountain Creek Bike Park this May 29-31st.





May 29-31, 2015


 Mountain Creek Bike Park - Vernon, NJ

Nearest Airport:

 30 Miles - Stewart International Airport, Newburgh, NY

 37 Miles – Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ


Downhill – Individual Time Trial Race – Expected Finish Times of 2+ Minutes

Super D – Mass Start by Class. No Individual Times – Expected Finish Times

of 7+Minutes Kids Fun Race – 3 Laps on the Great Lawn for Fun




Super D

Pro Men & Women* 

Pro Men & Women

Female Amateur (Cat 1-3) 

Male Open < 18

Female Amateur <18

Male Open 19-29

Male Amateur (Cat 2/3) <14

Male Open 30-39

Male Amateur (Cat 2/3) 15-18 

Male Open 40-49

Male Amateur (Cat 2/3) 19-29 

Male Open 50+

Male Amateur (Cat 2/3) 30-39 

Female Amateur Open

Male Amateur (Cat 2/3) 40+


Male Expert (Cat 1) <18


Male Expert (Cat 1) 19-29


Male Expert (Cat 1) 30-39


Male Expert (Cat 1) 40+




*Indicates UCI recognized categories

Racer’s age is determined by their age on December 31st, 2015



$7,750 Cash Pro Purse/ $9,000 in Product for Amateur Prizes

Downhill Payouts: 

Pro Men: 1st - $1,500, 2nd - $700, 3rd - $400, 4th - $300, 5th - $150,6th - $100,                   7th - $75, 8th - $50 
Pro Women: $1,500, 2nd - $700, 3rd - $400, 4th - $300, 5th - $150, 6th - $100,                          7th - $75, 8th - $50

Amateur Prizing 1st – 5th by Category

Super D Payouts:

Pro Men: 1st - $300, 2nd - $200, 3rd - $100

Pro Women: 1st - $300, 2nd - $200, 3rd - $100

Amateur Prizing 1st – 5th by Category


Race Fees


$100 Pro / $85 Amateur Pre-Registered (Prices Increase $10 On-site)

Includes: Saturday & Sunday Lift Tickets

Super D:

$40 Pro / $30 Amateur Pre-Registered (Prices Increase $10 On-site)

Includes: Saturday Lift Ticket

Lift Tickets

$25/day Thurs & Fri Day Tickets for Participants Only

*Race Fees Include Number Plates 

 ** Pre-Registration CLOSED
*** USAC Annual or Day License Required for All Racers

Spectators will be provided FREE Cabriolet Access with Spectator Ticket.  Spectator Tickets may be picked up at the Bike Center in the Red Tail Lodge.  Best race spectating will be in the Rock Garden on the Asylum trail (follow Great Northern Ski Trail down from top of Gondola) or in the finish area behind Red Tail Lodge.  No outside alcohol allowed on premises.

Kids Race
Immediately preceding the Super D finals on Saturday we will be hosting a Kids Race on the Great Lawn outside the Red Tail Lodge.  All kids are encouraged to join us for a few laps around the lawn.  No winners, just for fun!  Open to kids ages 10 & younger on any type of bike.

Pit Fees: 

Pit spaces will be located near the base of the Cabriolet. The Pits will open on Thursday and Close on Sunday at the conclusion of the Race. The Pit lots are open to paid guests only. No employee or guest parking.


10X10 Space - $150


10X20 Space - $300


20X20 Space - $600


20X40 Space - $800

No tents allowed in the Red Tail Lodge Lot without pre-reserved pit spaces. No Exceptions.  Pit spaces will be monitored during the event. Prices above are for participating race teams.  Vendors looking for expo space should
email egilardi@mountaincreek.com

Pit spaces do not include power or water hook up.  Handicap and Fire Zone Parking Rules Still Apply.


Registration:  ONSITE ONLY



20% Lodging Discount for all Participants

Lodging is available on-site through the resort at the following properties

Appalachian (Trailside Lodging)

Black Creek Sanctuary (1-3Bdrm Townhomes)

Minerals Resort & Spa (Family Friendly, Full-Service Resort)


Call 973-827-2000 to book – Mention Promo Code “ProGRT”



2015 Spring Classic Pro-GRT Event Schedule
Thursday May 28th Lift Open - 9AM – 6PM

9AM – 6PM - Bike Park open for public riding ($25 racer lift tickets)
9AM – 5PM - TRACK WALK ONLY (No riders on course until Friday)
9AM - 5PM - Super D Course Practice
9AM – 5PM - On-Site Registration
9AM - 5PM - Early Check in for Downhill / Super D Registrants

Friday May 29th Lift Open 9AM – 6PM

8AM - 9AM - Track Walk
9AM – 3PM - Registration
9AM – 3PM – Pit Load In
9AM - 5PM - Super D Course Practice
9AM – 1PM - Course open for Pro / CAT 1 Junior Practice ONLY
1:30PM - 5:30PM - Course open for CAT 1 Adult / CAT 2 / CAT 3 Practice Only

Saturday May 30th Lift Open 9AM – 6PM

8AM – 1:30PM Registration Open at Red Tail Lodge (Super D Registration Closes at 9:30AM)
9AM – 11AM – Course Open for PRO / CAT 1 Junior Practice Only
9AM - 12PM - Super D Course Open for Practice 
11AM - 1PM - CAT 1 Adult / CAT 2 / CAT 3 Practice
12:45PM - Super D Rider's meeting (start of course)
1PM – Super D Amateur Race Start by Category
1:30PM - Super D Pro Race Start
2PM – Access to Pit Load-In Closes
1:30PM – 3PM – PRO / CAT 1 Junior Practice
3:30PM Seeding Runs (PRO / CAT 1 Jr. ONLY)

4:15PM - Free Kids Race - Agese 3-10 (behind lodge)
4:30PM Super D Awards Ceremony at the Biergarten

Sunday May 31st Lift Open 8AM – 6PM

7:30AM – Bike Center Opens
8AM – 9AM – Last Call Registration Open in Red Tail Lodge - Amateur Only
8AM – 10AM – Course open for CAT 1 Adult / CAT 2 / CAT 3 Practice
10AM – 11:30AM – Course open for Pro / CAT 1 Junior Practice
11:45AM - Rider's Meeting at Lift Base
12PM – CAT 2 / CAT 3 Race Start
1:30PM – Cat 1 Junior / Pro Women / Pro Men Race Start
Upon Completion– Awards Ceremony at the Biergarten

*Exact Times Subject to Change


Race & Event Rules:

  • All event class fields are limited. Due to the popularity of this event, pre-registration is highly recommended and is first-come, first served
  • This is USAC sanctioned event.  All racers must have either an Annual  or 1-Day (Cat2/3) License to compete.  1-Day licenses may be purchased with your registration online or on-site for a fee of $10 per day.
  • All participants will be required to sign a waiver and photo release form at onsite registration. Participants under 18 years of age are required to have a parent or guardian signature
  • Helmets are required for all events including practice and freeriding
  • Athletes are required to have valid lift tickets and athlete number plates in order to gain access to the race course
  • Competitors may only engage in practice runs during official, class-specific practice sessions or open practice times.
  • Official field start-times will be posted at the mandatory riders meeting, at the base of the gondola, DH start area and at registration
  • Race number plates may not be cut, folded, altered or defaced in any way
  • Athletes are encouraged and required to be at the start area at least 20 minutes prior to their posted (time-of-day) start times. Athletes that are not present at the start area for their posted start time may lose their opportunity to race
  • Winning athletes must be in attendance at the official awards ceremony in order to receive prizes - awards will not be mailed.
  • Registration fees and competitor lift tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • No outside alcohol is allowed on property
  • Dogs are allowed in the base area and on the trails when on leash.  Dogs are not permitted on the lift or in the Red Tail Lodge


Questions?  Contact Evan Gilardi egilardi@mountaincreek.com 973-864-6373