Fort Custer Stampede

The Stampede is a mountain bike race that is facilitated by the SWMMBA. This event is a trail benefit which allows us to maintain the exciting and unique trails that Fort Custer is known for. This will be the 21st Annual race held by the SWMMBA.

Race Information

Date: May 3rd, 2015

Race Categories: Elite, Expert, Sport, Sport Single Speed, Fat Tire, Tandem, Beginner, Beginner Single Speed and Kids

Race Times:

  • Elite - 10:00am
  • Expert - 10:00am
  • Sport - 12:30pm
  • Beginner - 1:30pm
  • Kids - 11:00am

Award Times:

  • Elite - 1:45pm
  • Expert - 1:45pm
  • Sport - 4:00pm
  • Beginner - 4:00pm


On-line Pre-Registration - cost is $30.00

*11 -14 boys and girls $20.00

*10 & Under boys and girls $10.00

* Kids race FREE

Pre-registration is open until May 1st at 11:45 pm, please click this link to register.

There will be Day of Registration - cost is $40.00

Special Note:

There will be packet pick-up available, Saturday, May 2nd from 4 - 6 pm at Eagle Lake Pavilion for those that are already registered, people that are not yet registered may register that day at the Day of Registration rates.


Hey not racing but want to Volunteer at the Stampede. Click this link to see a list of opportunities.

Thank You Sponsors for your generous support!


Title Sponsor

MapleHill Auto Logo wTag 4c

Exclusive Kids Race Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

keller custer cyc


Additional Sponsors


pedal bike




oldmill alfred-e




 village  Meijer

 SimplyEightJunkless LogoBlack

Racers Responsibilities

  1. Register for event in the correct class and age
  2. Show up in plenty of time to get your race number and instructions
  3. Know were the start of the race is and the finish shoot
  4. Stick around for race results. If there is a discrepancy, you must be present to object to it

Next SWMMBA Meeting


SWMMBA Meeting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time - 6:00 pm
We will be meeting at KRESA in Portage off Milham Road

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Hat Sale

Fear not Hats are still available!! For the price of $20, you get a great beanie and $5 of that price will go towards our new trail building fund. You can also pick them up at Team Active.




Special Announcement


Markin Glen Park

As many of you have already heard we are working with the Kalamazoo Parks department to get mountain bike trails on Markin Glen Park!

We are in the fundraising mode now, so we need your help to raise funds to make this dream a reality!

Report Volunteer Hours


Report Volunteer Hours

It's very important to us for everyone to record their volunteer hours. Both trail work as well as administrative. So if you could please click this link and log your hours it would be greatly appreciated.

Report Your Hours

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Donations Donating money allows our group to do trail maintenence at the park.


Get Involved We have scheduled trail days, volunteer your time.
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