Big Woods Classic

ATTENTION RIDERS, due to inclement weather all Big Woods races are canceled. There will not be a makeup date for this event. Please watch for an email from us next week with refund and swag information and options. We appreciate your understanding.  (August 7, 2021 - 7:30 a.m.)

August 7, 2021

Monarch Singletrack Trail
Carver Park Reserve
6920 Springview Drive
Waconia, MN 55387
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The 2021 version of the Big Woods Classic, presented by Rack Attack Minneapolis, will feature in-person racing at Three Rivers Park District's newest mountain bike trail – the Monarch Singletrack Trail. It will also feature a month-long Virtual Challenge, giving riders the opportunity to ride all four Three Rivers singletrack trails: Lake Rebecca, Elm Creek, Murphy-Hanrehan and Monarch!

Ready, Set, Race Webinar

Missed the live webinar? Watch a recording for some great tips for first-time racers as well as race logistics to help your race day go smoothly. Use this passcode when prompted to access the webinar: $mt8F8FA.

Make Every Mile Count

New in 2021: In partnership with the Three Rivers Park District Foundation, 10 percent of every race registration supports adapted programming and helps purchase adapted equipment. Make an additional donation when you register to make an even larger impact.

Online registration is closed. Register in-person Friday, August 6 from 2-8 PM at the Monarch Singletrack Trail or on race day!

New in 2021: An account is required to register for Big Woods Classic. To ensure a smooth registration process, log in to your account to verify that your household information is up to date. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

See the schedule of events, packet pick-up information, directions and parking, course maps, and more.

Your help and expertise are needed! Learn how to get involved.

We need your support to continue efforts to make Big Woods Classic a sustainable race. Current and future initiatives include sorting waste into separate trash, recycling and compost containers; shifting to cupless water stops; and more.

Signature Race Merchandise

Looking for additional Signature Race swag or merchandise for yourself, or a gift for the runner, skier or biker in your family? Check out the “I Bike Three Rivers" t-shirt and leftover race swag. Coming soon: “I Ski Three Rivers" and “I Run Three Rivers" t-shirts! Items will be shipped within two business days after placing your online order.

Race Results

For questions or issues relating to 2021 results, including help with your results submission link, please complete this Mtec form for assistance.

2021 race results

2020 race results: Youth Citizen | Youth Comp | Adult Citizen | Adult Comp

2019 race results

2018 race results

2017 race results 

2016 race results

2019 Post-Race Video

Become a Sponsor

Be a part of our community and our Signature Race series! To learn about Three Rivers sponsorship opportunities, email