Looking to add a little adventure to your weekend? Well then look no further than the Terry Trueblood Recreation Area located south of town on the corner of McCollister Blvd. and South Riverside (Old Highway 218 S). While this is already a spot to find plenty to do (including ice skating, fishing and boating in the summer), this weekend is extra special as the I AM FAT Fat Bike Enduro race is romping through the surrounding trails and is sure to bring some excitement to participants and spectators alike.
Presented by ICORR, World of Bikes, Geoff’s Bike and Ski and Goosetown Cycling Club, I AM FAT is a 3-hour endurance race, which means participants (ranging from solo trekkers to teams of 3), have 3 hours to complete as many circuits on the 3-mile looped course as they can. Between laps, riders and spectators can hop inside the Park Lodge located at Terry Trueblood, where the NCJC Youth Off Road Riders will be serving warm food and family-friendly drinks for cash donations. Thanks to local rider Matt Frasier, you can check out the course map here:
Registration to ride the I AM FAT enduro race takes place on the day of, which means it’s not too late to sign you and a team into the mix. If you don’t much feel like riding that far this Saturday, the I AM FAT enduro race, in addition to the warming weather and scenic backdrop of Terry Trueblood, is a very spectator friendly event hosting a community you should get to know. Fat bike (bikes with 3.8” tires or higher) are absolutely required, and rentals are available at World of Bikes. If you aren’t completely convinced yet, be sure to check out the Hype Video that was made for the event courtesy of Pacific Blue Fin: