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Gudrun – Northwoods MTB Festival

November 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am - November 12, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Gudrun - Northwoods MTB Festival
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The STOKE METER has been busted here in Hot Springs!! We can not wait for this year’s festival and we’re excited to see all of your smiling faces in November helping us celebrate our trails, the MTB community, and the 5th year of the Gudrun – Northwoods MTB Festival!!




Early bird Registration will close on June 19th at NOON.

Late Registration begins on October 1st at NOON.

There will be limited camping offered at Cedar Glades Park Trailhead this year. We will be opening it up to 25 spots for $25 each. You can reserve through the BikeReg Registration Page. 

For other camping and lodging options, check out www.hotsprings.org.

Hotel Hot Springs is once again our host hotel offering a special rate for the event. You can visit 

The Hotel Hot Springs and Spa (windsurfercrs.com) 

The first 200 entries will be entered into a drawing for the EPIC Gudrun Vacation Package Giveaway (Entries, not registrants. If you register for 4 events prior to us hitting the 200 mark, your name will be thrown in the hat 4 times)

EPIC Bike Hot Springs Vacation Package Giveaway Items:

–  Two nights stay at The Hotel Hot Springs

– Two Passes to the Thermal Water Pools at Quapaw Baths and Spa LLC (ages 14 & up)

– Two Day Passes to Garvan Woodland Gardens

– Two Passes to Mid-America Science Museum

– Gift Card from Superior Bathhouse Brewery

– Gift Card from Parkside Cycle

– Gift Card from Spa City Cycling

– Gift package from Hot Springs Bicycle Touring Co.

– Red Light Roastery Coffee House Swag

– TACO (Trail Advocacy Coalition of the Ouachitas) Swag

– Northwoods Trails Swag

ALL EVENTS ARE ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY!! Registration for Gudrun specific events closes at 7PM on November 10th (exceptions for Jump Jam and Dual Slalom…registration for these two events will close 30 minutes prior to the event) Registration for Attila the Hun XC Race will close at 4PM on November 11th.


This year’s schedule: **Note: times are subject to change**

Friday, November 10th:

12:00 – 7:00 Spa City Running & Riding Exponin Hall B of the Hot Springs Convention Center

4:45 Güdrun Slow Roll Fun Ride: meet behind the Convention Center off Church Street

5:00 Tires on Pavement Ride Start

7:00 Opening Night Party at 420 Eats off Malvern Ave.


Saturday, November 11th:

9:00 Güdrun Full Enduro

10:00 Güdrun Mini Enduro

11:00 Güdrun Waffles & Coffee Time Trial

1:00 Spa City Cycling Strider Race

2:20 Güdrun Jump Jam

**Awards Ceremony for the Enduros, Waffles & Coffee TT, Strider Race, and Jump Jam immediately following the conclusion of the Jump Jam**

5:00 Güdrun Dual Slalom

**Bonfire and Dual Slalom awards immediately following the conclusion of the Dual Slalom competition**


Sunday, November 12th:

8:00 – 3:00 Attila the Hun XC Race

**Awards immediately following the completion of all categories**

**The Northwoods Waterworks trails will be open to the public Sunday, November 12th**

Mullet Run - Northwoods Trails - Hot Springs


Important to know:

The Güdrun – Northwoods MTB Festival weekend falls on the same weekend of the Spa City Running Festival. There will be road closures on Saturday morning, November 11th. We will be posting/sharing alternative routes to the race/festival venue along with road closure information.

The Community Bicyclist


November 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am
November 12, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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Cedar Glades Park
461 Wildcat Rd
Hot Springs, AR 71913 United States
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