FATS Flow Master 2018

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018
Forks Area Trail System - Clarks Hill, SC
Race bikes, raise funds for your local trails, and have fun at the FATS Flow Master!
Andy Jordan's Bicycle Warehouse & SORBA-CSRA are bringing back the Flow Master on some of the best flow in the country, Forks Area Trail System.  The hard packed Carolina clay and flowy singletrack will have you spinning and grinning for 20ish miles in the beautiful Sumter National Forest.
Who will be the Flow Master for 2018?

The first ever FATS Flow Master winners at last year's event, Dustin White and Carey Oberholtzer!
OVERALL RESULTS AT BOTTOM OF PAGE

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM THE DAY BY 
MATT SMITH PHOTO DESIGN

REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 17th at 3:00pm
Link at bottom of page.

Made Possible By:





- El Teresa's -
Mexican Restaurant
North Augusta, SC





     







GENERAL INFO
-Race limited to 150 Racers by USFS.
-Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 03, 2018 unless max capacity has already been met.
-Entry Fee is Non-refundable.  
$50 plus processing fee until September 13, 2018.  
$65 plus processing fee from September 14, 2018 to registration deadline.
-100% of proceeds benefit FATS and our local trails.
-Course includes Great Wall, Skinny, and Brown Wave trails totaling approximately 20 miles.  
Click here for official race course. 
-Chip timing by Go Race Productions.
-1 aid station at approx 11 mile mark.
-Prizes awarded to top 3 Men and top 3 Women overall from.
-Custom Flow Master prizes awarded to top 3 racers in each category.  
-Commemorative Flow Master T-Shirt for all registrants.
SCHEDULE
-No on-site registration.
-Early packet pickup will be available on Friday, October 12th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at Andy Jordan's Bicycle Warehouse.
-Sign in and race number/chip pick up from 7:00am to 8:30am on raceday.
-8:30am Pre-Race briefing.  
-Racer start staging will begin at 8:40am.  It's an approx. 5 minute downhill ride to the start line on FS662.
-Mass style race start at 9:00 am.
-Wet Trail Policy will be in effect.  Should weather or wet trail conditions keep the race from occurring, the Flow Master will be cancelled and no refunds will be given (remember, we're raising funds for trail repairs).  If weather is a threat, the decision to cancel the race will be made by Thursday, October 11th at 5pm.  This information will be posted on this page.

PARKING
-484 Woodlawn Road - Clarks Hill, SC 29821
-Parking is very limited, so carpooling is strongly encouraged.
-Parking will be available in main lot. Overflow parking will be available in a field on FS662A.
-No parking along gravel roads unless directed to do so by race volunteers.

LODGING & CAMPING
-Closest camping available at Petersburg Camground at J. Strom Thurmond Lake.
-No camping allowed at FATS.


FLOW MASTER RULES
 

*All riders are required to wear a helmet.
*It is recommended that all riders wear orange or other high visibility color due to hunting season.  Do not wear white.
*Cell phones are allowed on the course.
*Ear buds and bluetooth speakers are strictly prohibited on the course.
*All riders are to be self-sufficient.
*Stay on the designated course and on the trail.
*Do not litter.
*The gravel roads are open to the public and may have traffic- proceed across the roads with caution.
*Race is completed when the racer crosses the finish line.
*Event Director will determine start time (approx 9:00 am).
*The rider with the fastest time wins.
*If someone has crashed & needs help, help them.
*Slower riders yield to faster riders. When passing, give directions, e.g. "rider on your left".
*Course marshals will be at various road crossings and on the trail.
*We are here to have fun and raise money! If somebody has problems, help them so they can continue to ride. You may need their help later!
*You must finish the race on the same bike that you started the race on.
*Race can be ended due to trail conditions. Winners will be determined based on Race End Time.
*ALL riders must inform Event Director when dropping out of event.
*This is not a sanctioned event, USA Cycling rules do not apply.
*Event Director has final word on all decisions


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON BIKESIGNUP.COM

Past Results