Maps & Routes



24 Miles

Put your Mind over MANN and just do it!

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35 Miles

MANN Up to experience the most challenging gravel.

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60 Miles

Are you a MANNiac? We sure hope so!

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Rules & Instructions


Register Early!

Online registrations closes at 5pm on March 22nd.

*A portion of every race fee is donated to NIMBA (Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association), SWMMBA (Southwest Michigan Mountain Bike Association) and LMB (League of Michigan Bicyclers). Thank you to them and all organizations that support our biking industry and passion. Since our first event in 2014, Heart Smart Events has donated over $20,000 to our local biking community.

Race Day OutlineWill be posted closer to race day
Race Grounds

On-site Registration

Registration will be available Friday, March 24th, during packet pickup and on race day if the event has not exceeded 1,000 participants.
Details T-Shirt
Register by March 8th to receive event t-shirt.

Packet Pickup

NOTE - We will not be hosting a packet pick-up in Granger.  Early packet pick-up and onsite registration (if we have not exceeded 1,000 riders) will be available at the new location, Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area - Friday March 24th 4pm-7pm and race day starting at 6:30am.

Timing & Results

Timing and results will be provided by Macs Sport Timing. Chrono Track Systems will be used, featuring the disposable B-tag that remains attached to the race number.

The Top 3 in each category of the 24 Mile and 35 Mile categories as well as the Top 5 in the 60 Mile will be determined by Gun Start (who crosses the finish line first). All other results will be determined by chip time.

Results will be posted continuously during the race for review, with results posted here after the completion of the event.

Adverse Weather Policy

Heart Smart Events, LLC reserves the right to delay or cancel the start of MELTING MANN in the event of inclement weather and/or unsafe road conditions. The definition of inclement weather and unsafe road conditions belongs solely to the discretion of the Heart Smart Events, LLC, Race Directors. Sorry no refunds)

Awards & Prizes


Earn the prestige of being the Melting Mann or Melting WoMann on our 35 and 60 Mile results and you will take home big money ($500 Male /$500 Female for the 60 Mile & $250 Male/$250 Female for the 35 Mile) plus receive a 2023 Melting Mann Unique Signature Wood Medallion!

Melting Mann Awards

2022 Melting Mann total prizes amounted to over $16,000.00.Cash Purse to 60 Mile and 35 Mile Podium. Additionally, $100 payout to 24 Mile fastest Female & Male Overall and $250 to the 35 Mile fastest Female & Male Overall.

Melting Mann Medals

Spin Zone
Spin Zone $2,000 Gift Card
$2000 Gift Card to Spin Zone
Sport Crafters Rollers
Sport Crafters
2 Sets of Sportcrafters Training Rollers
Rims by Velocity
Velocity
Rims by Velocity
Orange Mud Hydration Pack
Orange Mud
2 Hydration packs by Orange Mud

Family Entertainment

Bring the entire family! Spectator’s welcome. Our celebration area is super inviting with warming fires and table seating scattered throughout.
Melting Mann Celebration Area

2023 Melting Mann Jersey

Custom Merchandise

Melting Mann custom merchandise may be purchased during the online registration process or purchased separately. We offer short and long sleeve jerseys, hoodies, mugs, beanies, growlers, buffs, insulated thermal mugs, hats and T-shirts for purchase. Some items have purchase deadlines, so order early to get your custom Melting Mann Merchandise!

All merchandise *will be available for pick-up at the event.* Jersey's ordered after January 24, 2023, may require participant to be responsible for pick up arrangements or shipping expenses. If not pre-purchased, quantities will be limited on race day.

Food & Beverages

In addition to Ron's Beans Coffee, Goshen Brewing Company Brew, Melting Mom Chocolate Chip Cookies and Post Race Snacks a lunch by Q-It Up will be included with your race fee.

Additional meals may be purchased for family members and spectators in advance for $10.00. On the day of our event, the Q-It Up catered meal will be available for purchase at Registration and in our Celebration Area from 12pm-3pm with a Day of $12 purchase, limited to caterer’s supply.

Local Supporters

Melting Mann encourages participants to take advantage of early packet pick-up held from 4pm-7pm on Friday, March 24th, 2023. We will treat you right on race day but treat yourself the night before by arriving to the area Friday night. Plan for dinner at Jaywalker Restaurant in White Pigeon, The Rock in Marcellus, or Yesterday's of Granger, Indiana.
Rob Meendering Photography

Photography

Rob Meendering Photography will be taking pictures at the event and will post a link on his site for riders to purchase photos after the race at https://www.robmeenderingphotography.com/.

Music

Join our fun atmosphere, all day music provided by a local DJ.