Hilltop Grasshopper Kid's Race
Date:Sat, 08/17/2013 - 8:00am
Where:Hilltop Reservation, Courter Lane, North Caldwell, NJ 07006
Registration for the 4th Annual 2013 Hilltop Grasshopper
Registration is open for the Hilltop Grasshopper Annual Kid's Mountain Bike Race at the Hilltop Reservation in Essex County NJ. The event itself will be held on the 17th of August 2013 and check-in starts at 7:30am (check-in closes for each age category about 15 mins before race time).
To register please visit BikeReg here: https://www.bikereg.com/Net/19423
Jump on the competition in the 4th Annual Kid’s Bike Race in the Hilltop in North Caldwell! The Essex County Parks Department and the Hilltop Conservancy invite all cyclists, ages 4 - 15 to come and ride and race for prizes on a specially prepared 0.6 mile course.
Helmets are mandatory, cheering is encouraged. Onsite registration is open at 8am and the first race for K - 1 boys starts at 9:05am. Age-based categories will start sequentially about every 20 minutes thereafter:
There is a $10 registration fee that covers the cost of event insurance and a bicycle inspection. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to the Hilltop Conservancy.
All participants will receive a cycling related gift and top 3 finishers in each class receive medals! This is a fun event for kids to give them a chance to try a bike race!
The spectator friendly course is next to the sports field parking lot on Courter Lane and Mountain Avenue in North Caldwell.
We encourage you to register online to help us better plan for volunteer support: https://www.bikereg.com/Net/19423
If you have questions, just email email@example.com
Location & Directions
With threats of rain unrealized, 73 kids came out to the Hilltop Reservation to race their mountain bikes on a family-friendly "Kid's Kourse". We would like to thank all of our sponsors (Cyclecraft, Kent Bicycles, and Powerbar), our volunteers and all the parents and kids that came out for a morning of mountain bike racing!
Thanks as well to Luke Kelly for his awesome photography! Photos can be viewed here: http://gtluke.smugmug.com/Biking/2012-Hilltop-Kids-Race
2011 Results and Recap
You can read a full recap here: http://jorba.org/node/660 (includes photos and results)
Hilltop Grasshopper Kids Mountain Bike Race 2011
On Saturday August 20th 2011, the Hilltop Conservancy Hilltop Conservancy and Essex County Parks Commission held their 2nd Annual The Hilltop Grasshopper Kid's Fun Race at the Hilltop Reservation in North Caldwell. 78 Kids came out and fun was had by all. Thanks to the sponsors Cycle Craft (www.cyclecraft.com) and Power Bar (www.powerbar.com) for their support of this event!
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