Cruise across Lake Mendota in the Frozen Assets Fat Bike Race!
The Frozen Assets Fat Bike Race is a unique NIGHT race on Madison’s iconic Lake Mendota. Cruise across the ice and pass by downtown Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on our lit course. Choose from a 4.25-mile or 12.75-mile chip timed race that starts and ends at The Edgewater.
Your registration for the Frozen Assets Fat Bike Race includes admission to the race with chip timing. Online registration closes Wednesday, January 30th. The adult registration pricing schedule (17 and older) is listed below.
$40 :: Early bird
$50 :: Regular price
$65 :: Same day
Best of all, your registration supports work to protect and improve water quality in our lakes!
Fat Bike Race:
4.25 or 12.75-mile course, fat bikes only
4.25-mile course, ANY bike welcome (have fun and try your favorite bike on the ice!)
4.25-mile course, ages 10-16, any bike welcome
Top finishers in all divisions will get medals. Fat bikes are generally defined as 3.8-inche tires or wider. We suggest 3 inches minimum to compete in the Fat Bike Race division.
Terms & Conditions of Entry
By registering for this event, you agree to the Frozen Assets Fat Bike Terms & Conditions of Entry
. Click the link to read and agree to this declaration.
Race organizers reserve the right to alter the course due to factors including, but not limited to, ice conditions and weather. If conditions are deemed unsafe, the event may be cancelled or moved to an alternate location. Participants will be notified of any changes ahead of the event.
Is there parking available?
Event parking will be available at The Edgewater for $5. Participants may also find street parking or use other City of Madison parking ramps
What is the course?
The course is a 4.25-mile loop on frozen Lake Mendota. Participants racing 12.75 miles will complete the loop three times.
When can I check-in or pick up my bag?
Participant check-in and registration the day of the event will begin at 5:30 p.m. An optional bag pickup will be held on Thursday, Jaunary 31st from 4-8 p.m.
What happens if ice conditions are unsafe?
Clean Lakes Alliance will make every effort to hold this event, while keeping safety in mind for all competitors. If conditions are deemed unsafe, the event may be cancelled or moved to an alternate location, with entrance fees being considered a tax-deductible donation to support our lakes.Participants will be notified of any changes ahead of the event.
What is the refund policy?
Registrations are transferrable and non-refundable. Thank you in advance for your donation to support our lakes!