First off, in mid March there is the Michaux Mash. An event run by Fast Forward Racing, a regional junior development team. Basic info:
Event: Michaux MashLocation: Michaux State Forest (Towards Big Flat Area)Date: Sunday March 15, 2009Time: 9amLength: 4 hoursCategories:Men OpenWomen OpenMasters Open(35+)Junior Open(<18)Cost: $50What you get:Pint glassPost race mealStocked Aid stationSome pretty basic mechanical support4 hours of racing/trainingFun course with plenty of climbing and a blazing fast decent. Plenty of fun single track. Proceeds go to sending some of the best juniors in the mid-atlantic to MTB nationals in Colorado this year. Full course map and lots of other details are located on the event website.Event Website: http://michauxmash.blogspot.Registration: http://www.bikereg.com/events/
Second, the event you know and love the VisitPa.com Team Relay. A 4 person team relay at the beautiful Oesterling Farm in Marysville, PA. This year, the handicap should make it difficult for an elite team to win this year, so come out and give it a shot.