Dash for Cash

Hannah Brewer, Rich Allen and Logan Krause gathered in Sarver, Pa. for (possibly?) the FINAL Dash for Cash MTB race(?)

Here is the story from Hannah:

Ag3r's trusty MTB crew Richy, Logan, and I raced the Dash for Cash. Although the weather was calling for thunderstorms all day, after a morning rain shower, we had sun and clouds the rest of the day. This was great because the course is hard enough when it is mostly dry!

Since I raced women's sport in the Bike the Wild series last year, I really wanted to bump up to expert this year. I knew the longer distance would be difficult because my "time on the bike" up until May this year was a joke. I paced myself well, and I rode more of the technical sections than I made last year.

Photo by Extreme Prestige Worldwide Photography

I finished the 19.4 mile course in 2:17:07. Thanks to a BIG racing weekend of the Mochichan 100, Short Track, and Bear Creek, I was able to take home some podium cash as the only female expert rider.

Photo by Extreme Prestige Worldwide Photography

Teammate Logan gets faster everyday, and finished 21st overall in the 14.4 mile course with a time of 1:56:32.

Photo by Extreme Prestige Worldwide Photography
Photo by Extreme Prestige Worldwide Photography
Richie is still coming back from a wreck earlier this season, but put in a solid 25th place finish.

Photo by Extreme Prestige Worldwide Photography
Photo by Extreme Prestige Worldwide Photography
Sierra Maher's boyfriend, Bobby, also rode and finished in 2:10:08. And yes, this is the guy that JUST started riding about 2 months ago!


The T-shirt confirmed that the rumor is true. As of now, 2013 was the LAST year for the Dash for Cash.

Photo by Hannah Brewer
I hope the race is able to continue in some form since the rock sections, steep climbs, loose descents, and creek and tunnel crossings are one of a kind. I also have unfinished business with the Dash for Cash because I was off of my bike on a few of the techy sections.

If this was the last year, at least we went out with a bang! I had a great day on my bike, and just as good of a time hanging out with great friends before the yummy BBQ.


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