The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

June 14, 2013

Off-road jamboree converging on park

Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park will host the fourth annual Thrills in the Hills off-road jamboree presented by Bub’s Cycle and Polaris today and Saturday in Tams.

Hundreds of off-road enthusiasts will converge on the outdoor park for the skill-testing Time Trial course, the intense Mud Run and a brand new Youth Track.

Guests will also have an opportunity to check out the new moto cross track, which is almost complete.

After a challenging day competing in the races, families will be able to relax under the stars and listen to the West Virginia country sensation Audio Outlaws before a fireworks show.

“This event really does offer something for everyone — whether you like to get dirty in the mud, be technically challenged or just hang out with your family at a live outdoor concert — Thrills in the Hills at Burning Rock is really the place to be this weekend,” said Jerry Sweeney of Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park.

Following is the weekend schedule as it appears on Burning Rock’s website:


4 to 8 p.m., Registration; Kid’s Zone, MX Track open for practice

4 to 6 p.m., Time Trial course and Mud Pit open for practice

8 to 10 p.m., Burning Rock Bonfire – S’mores

8 p.m. to midnight, Guided Night Ride hosted by Mountaineer Trail Riders

All Day, Burning Rock Express Zip Line Rides and Open trail riding


8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Registration

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moonshine Poker Run

4 to 8 p.m., Time Trial competition and MX Track event

5 to 7 p.m., Mud Pit competition

8 to 11 p.m., live music: Audio Outlaws

11 p.m., fireworks

All Day, Burning Rock Express Zip Line Rides and Open trail riding


All Day, Burning Rock Express Zip Line Rides and Open trail riding

For information on fees, call 683-3630.


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