Sure enough, it started pouring at 7 AM. The rain quit at 9:30, just in time for the race organizer to reroute us to a much shorter course. Off we went at 11:00.
Boy was it muddy! But oddly fun. Here are some pictures from after the race.
Some people pay to get mud facials.
Do you have to pay for this service, too?
Even those of you that don't know bike maintenance very well can probably figure out that this is not good for the bike.
But in the end it was all worth it. Drew took 5th place. Lucy had her worse showing ever in a mountain bike race...