qbp fat bike rennet race day

Racers and spectators are encouraged to cheer on the competitors and join an all-day party on Saturday. Racers should plan to arrive at least 30-45 minutes prior to their race start.

Required Equipment

All cyclists are required to wear a helmet.

All 39K racers are required to have mounted bike or helmet lights. A limited supply of headlamps may be available for purchase from vendors in the race village. Remember to bring extra batteries!

course map

13K and 39K full course
13K and 39K alternate* course

*Should there be insufficient snow on the natural snow trails, races will use an alternate route on snowmaking trails; please note that race distances for the alternate route will change to 10K and 20K.


Friday, January 18

6:00 PM: High School Rennet

Saturday, January 19

7:30 AM: Registration opens for all races
8:30 AM–1:25 PM: Ski and Skijor Starts
3:00 PM: 13K Fat Bike Start
5:00 PM: 39K Fat Bike Start


There is no fee to park. Consider carpooling to help with congestion and reduce vehicle emissions.

packet pick-up

Packet pick-up is available at a location chosen by the racer during registration on the Wednesday evening and Thursday before the event. Race day packet pick-up at Hyland Lake Park Reserve is also available. Packet pick-up locations may not be changed.

  • Boulder Nordic Sport (Bloomington)
  • Finn Sisu (Lauderdale)
  • Gear West (Long Lake)
  • Hoigaard's (St. Louis Park)
  • Pioneer Midwest (Osseo)

going green

Three Rivers is committed to lessening our impact on the environment by reducing the amount of waste generated at events. The goal of the QBP Fat Bike Rennet is to have less than 1 ounce of trash per participant.