We offer several categories for participation in The APEX.
1. Start by deciding how many days you want to ride.
2. If you want to ride 4 days, choose between the Pro/Open, Age Group and Open Duo Categories, or if you want to ride 1 day, choose between the Prologue on Thursday and Stage 4 on Sunday.
The 4-Day MTB Challenge
September 22-25, 2022
We offer three category options to compete in the 4-day MTB Challenge.
- Pro Women or Open Categories
- Select either Pro Women or Pro Open to compete for the $25,000 Cash Prize Purse
- Age Group Categories
- Select your Age Group Category to compete for Product Prizes
- Open Duo Category
- Select this category and register two riders (ages 14+) to share a number and ride as a team. This category IS NOT eligible for prizes.
September 22 and 25, 2022
We offer two 1-Day Options.
- Prologue Option: Stage 1 on September 22, 2022
- Final Stage Option: Stage 4 on September 25, 2022
Due to concerns about physical distancing and trail usage, we are limited to 370 entries.
Standard Refund Notes
- Refund requests will be accepted through June 30, 2022. We will give a refund in the amount of 90% of your registration payment, excluding BikeReg service fees.
- Beginning July 1st, we will not offer refunds, but we will offer an option to defer 90% of your paid entry as a credit toward the 2023 event (excluding BikeReg service fees) until September 1 you may choose to defer .
- After September 1, 2022 the only cancellation option will be to put 50% of your entry fee toward a 2023 entry fee.
- You may transfer your registration to another rider until September 1, 2022. There is a $20 transfer fee.
- If we are forced to cancel the event due to COVID-19 and local/state precautions, we will credit 100% of your paid entry fee towards a 2023 entry OR give you a 90% refund.
- Email us to upgrade registrations for 1-Day Options to the 4-day MTB Challenge.
This non-profit event supports the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance Trail Stewardship Fund. Please consider giving back to the trails. If you would like to give back by making a donation for the maintenance and improvement of trails in the Pikes Peak region, you will have an opportunity to donate during the registration process. See more details in the "PledgeReg" section. We will have special prizes for the top fundraisers!
2022 APEX Jerseys by Assos are in production. All 2022 jerseys purchased with registrations through BikeReg will be available to pick up at The APEX in September. If you cannot pick up your jersey at packet pickup or would like it shipped instead, email us, and we will send it to you.
All other merchandise will ship out immediately to the address listed in 'Participant Contact Information.' To provide an alternate address or for questions, please email us.