FATS Flow Master

Forks Area Trail System - Clarks Hill, SC
Race bikes, raise funds for trail repairs, and make history at the FATS Flow Master!
Andy Jordan's Bicycle Warehouse & SORBA-CSRA are bringing you the first ever mountain bike race on some of the best flow in the country, the 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?  Well, it was these two!

Congratulations to the first ever FATS Flow Master winners,
Dustin White and Carey Oberholtzer!


Made Possible By:

-Family Dentistry-

Robert J. Buist D.M.D


-Race limited to 125 Racers.
-Registration deadline is Sunday, October 12, 2017 unless max capacity has already been met.
-$50 Entry Fee - Non-refundable.
-100% of proceeds benefit the FATS Facelift project and trail repairs.
-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 stocked feed zone at approx 10.82 mile mark.
-Prizes awarded to top 3 Men and top 3 Women overall from RinseKit, Giant Bicycles, Stan's No Tubes, Weevil Outdoor Supply Co., & more.
-Custom Flow Master glassware awarded to top 3 in each category. 
-Commemorative Flow Master T-Shirt for all registrants.
-No on-site registration.
-Early packet pickup will be available on Friday, October 20th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm 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 19th at 5pm.  This information will be posted on this page.

-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.

-The Partridge Inn Augusta, Curio Collection by Hilton
Use Group Name: 2017 Fall Bike Race
Click here for booking link.

-Holiday Inn Express Augusta Downtown
Use Group Code:  FFM
Click here for booking link.

Looking for stuff to do while visiting town?  Check out the official Visit Augusta Flow Master page here.


*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 BikeReg.com

Familiar with FATS?  Want to support your local trails?
Volunteer at the FATS Flow Master!

Click here for volunteer registration info.

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