The 26th Annual Pre-Fat Bike Race



Saturday, Aug 20, 2022

Welcome to the Home of the

 Seeley Lions Club

PreFat Mountain Bike Event and Race!

This is our 26th Race!

Event Update – 8/21/2022:






Thank you for your interest in the 2022 PreFat Race. Registration will open on April 1, 2022.



Our valuable sponsors and you participants make this possible!

Check out our new race category, the 10-16-year-old Division below!

We are confident that the 2022 Seeley Lions PreFat Mountain Bike Race will take place. Following are our current plans. Obviously, we intend to hold an event that is safe and fun for all participants and our volunteers. For those reasons. the event format may be adjusted as we move forward. We will update this webpage as needed to assure that everyone is immediately aware of any changes that are needed.


The PreFat Event is our largest annual fundraiser. All funds are used to support our community service activities, including continued improvements to Silverthorn Park just north of Seeley, and the construction of a new, public warming cabin on the Seeley Trails. We welcome and appreciate and additional donations you are able to provide to the Seeley Lions to help us continue these efforts!!

Five 2022 Races /  One Free Cub Event

25 Mile EXPERT Race

In addition to the award trophy, we are excited to add cash awards to the top three overall winners in the EXPERT Race.

First Place = $150
Second Place = $100
Third Place = $75

A fast, technical, and physically challenging racecourse, for the advanced skilled, and conditioned rider. For riders age 16 and older.

17 Mile SPORT Race

A fast, less technical, yet challenging course for the moderately skilled and conditioned rider. For riders age 12 and older

10 Mile CITIZEN Race (Junior and Senior Divisions)

A less technical, rolling course for beginner to moderately skilled and conditioned riders.

New this year are two divisions:

A Junior Division for riders 10-16 and a Senior Division for riders 17 and older.


The Fat Bike race on a fast, less technical, yet challenging course for moderate to highly skilled and conditioned riders using the “Sport Course”. For riders age 12 and older.


NOTEAll bikes,  mountain, fat, and single speed race in ONE category in the Expert, Sport, and Citizen races. Sorry, but no Tandem bikes or e-bikes are allowed due to the narrow and tight single-track portions of the courses.

Special Cub Event 

This is a self-timed kid’s event, approximately one mile in length for kids age 12 and under.

·         Kids’ Race—12:30 pm. No fee.

·         Kids’ Activities—from 10 am.  Biking obstacles near the finish line (CAMBA says they have some for us), DAB game every 30 minutes

Online Registration will begin on April 1, 2022

2022 PreFat Race Registration Fees (The Cub Event is Free)

Dates                            Citizen (Sr/Jr)      Sport           Fat Bike     Expert

Until July 31                 $40/$35               $50             $50             $55

Aug 1 – Aug 16            $50/$35               $60             $60             $65

Aug 17 – Aug 19          $60/$35              $70              $70             $75


Late Registration / Bib Pickup

Registration closes on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 11:59 pm


Bib Pick-up is on Friday night and Saturday morning at the Sawmill Saloon located on Highway 63 in Seeley, WI, located 10 miles north of Hayward.

The race venue is located at the Birkie Trail Head, three miles east from Seeley on County Highway “OO”.

Sawmill Saloon, Hwy 63, Seeley, WI

Friday, Aug 19, 2022                    Race Day, Aug 20, 2022

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM                      7:30 AM – 9:15 AM

Note: Event registrations are not transferable and fees are not refundable for any reason including race cancellation.

Race Changes

Registered participants may change their event at Friday bib pick up or by going to your RunSignUp registration account. No changes on race day.

You may be charged the difference between the race fees if changing to a longer event. No refund will be given if changing to a shorter event

Race Changes cannot be made after you have picked up your bib and no later than 11:59 pm on Friday if picking up your bib on Saturday.


Larry Myhra, Race Director

Judy Rowley – Registration