The race is on (soon), mountain bikers!


The Missouri State Championship “Down and Dirty Mountain Bike Race” is the works!

Organizers  and sponsors include Osage Lakes Greenway Corp., the United Federation of Dirt (UFD) and several local businesses.

Registration open now

Register now online here, or …

Register on site June 12, starting at 8:00 a.m. and until 20 minutes before race times.

Sanctioned by USA Cycling

Event organizer Mac Vorce pointed out that Warsaw’s June 12 mountain bike race is sanctioned by USA Cycling under its Permit No. 2016-562. Participants earn points that are reported along with all race results to the National Ranking System.

logoUSACyclingThe 501(c)3 membership-based organization is the

…official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States…

Vorce is president of the Warsaw Cycling Club, one of the clubs nationwide licensed under USA Cycling. He is also chairman of the Board of Directors of the Osage Lakes Greenway Corp, and the owner of Truman Lake Bikes that hosts the event website.

Contact Vorce by email at

Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park

Participants will race over the 22-mile long trail at Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park. Enter at 28565 Benton House Avenue for events starting at 10:00 a.m.

Race-Day Schedule


Check out the bike race start times here for kids, juniors, men, women and pros according to age groups and special categories.

Participants and spectators get opportunity to engage in fitness and fun, and enjoy lively entertainment during intermission.

Fees and Prizes

Unlicensed participants pay a $10.00 one-day license fee, plus applicable entry fees. Kids race for free; juniors pay $20.00; men and women in the eight-mile single speed race pay $30.00, and men and women in the long-course categories pay $40.00.

Cash prizes are three-deep for races with at least nine participants.

Trails open on non-race days

Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park trail is open to the public for biking, hiking and walking on days when no special events are scheduled.

Osage Lakes Greenway Corp. cooperates with the City of Warsaw and the Army Corps of Engineers to develop and maintain the trail, as well as the several others situated throughout the area.

Local residents and community leaders take pride in the fact that in 2014 the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation identified Warsaw’s walking and biking trails as among the best in the nation.

Mark your calendars

Come ready to ride, or at least to watch!

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