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Hidden Valley Hammer Mountain Bike Race Series

May 24, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Hidden Valley Hammer is a weekly XC mountain bike race held at the beautiful Hidden Valley Recreation Area in Ely, MN. Hammer hard or simply cruise, this fun, no-frills event is for you.
Fridays, 6:00 PM, May 24 through June 14.

Race Evening Schedule: 

5:00 PM – Race Day Registration opens
5:45 PM – Race Day Registration closes
5:45 PM – Kids race ~ ½ mile
6:00 PM – Short course race start
6:05 PM – Long course race start

Race Distances: 

Each race evening will have a 5-7 mile course with the option to do one or two laps. Riders 12 and under on these courses will require a paid adult rider with them at all times. Each week will also feature a free kids race for kids of all ages, approximately ½ mile in length.


  • Adults: Pre-register for $15 per race, $20 for race day registration.
  • Register for the full series for a 25% discount on all races.
  • $5 per race for individuals 18 or younger
  • Individuals in the ½ mile kids race are free
Proceeds will be donated to Team BOREALIS, Ely’s youth mountain bike team.


Hidden Valley Ski Area
1258 Hidden Valley Rd
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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