Camp Mohaven
Posted on: 11 Jan 2021

Camp Mohaven

OMBC Series #2


Camp Mohaven is a premier camp and retreat center for Christians in Ohio. Owned and operated by the Ohio Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Mohaven occupies 800 acres of lush forest in the Danville area, bordering 2 ¼ miles of the scenic Mohican River. The Mohaven race course is a featured section of the Mohican MTB100 Mountain bike race with added features along NEW trail sections purpose built for this event that include some of the most unique rock features in Mid-Ohio.  

Location:  18744 Turkey Ridge Road, Danville, OH 

Racers may PRE-Ride the course this Saturday and Sunday only. Follow race parking signs to the lodge. About halfway down that lane near the check in office, and on your left is the ropes course where primitive camping will be allowed for  Saturday night. There are nearby clean Restrooms and Showers for Men and Women adjacent to the camping area. Camp Mohaven requests that campers simply make a donation to Camp Mohaven at the start of the race or Check IN.     

Entry Fee: All Divisions online registration just $40, No Race Day Registration, Novice Youth 12-14 and 8-11 just $15 for online registration. 

Registration Limit: 200

Date/Time: Sunday, April 11 at HIGH NOON (rain date May 16)

Race Distance: 5.2 Miles Per Lap

Novice- one lap

Sport- two laps

Pro/Expert Men and Women- three laps

Food Truck serving a variety of sandwiches and other items will be located in the parking area near the lodge.

No GLB Beer will be served at this event like Ohio State Parks.  

Awards: Expert and Sport divisions will be awarded cash according to the OMBC PAYOUT SCHEDULE
Prize table awards for Novice Divisions: The top third of Novice division racers will receive prize table awards.


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Course Map

Trail Description: Camp Mohaven race course is a 5.2 mile loop (so far) with new trail additions that include Rocks the size of small houses and amazing views of the Mohican River in the gorge below. Trails include a long gravel road climb up to the rock quarry followed by doubletrack and singletrack descents with plenty of room to pass. The purpose built singletrack improves two descents and adds a loop out to a peninsula with many ridable rock features, unique with some the size of small houses.  The climbs are mostly gradual with a few short steeps thrown in to keep you honest about your strength. This course is the beginning of a plans to expand the trail system in the coming years.   

Lodging: Primitive camping is available near the ropes course.  Camp Mohavens only request of primitive campers is to make a donation to the camp at the start of the race. Located to the left of the check in office. Cabins and Full hookup for RVs may also be available for future events. 

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