Free parking and event entry for non-racers on Tuesday, September 15. Parking opens at 4:00pm, along with on-site preregistration. Follow the below map to Irvine Lake (located south of Chapman Ave. and Jamboree) on Santiago Canyon Road, approx 1.5 miles) Turn into Irvine Lake gate (sign on East side of Santiago Road, 1.5 mi south › Read more
We’re doing our first trail work day.  Come see the Irvine Lake Course, and help get it ready to race. Bring tools, clippers, etc.  We’ll have some, too. Email matt@overthehumpseries.com if you’re in! › Read more
Over the Hump Course
There’s been a lot of questions coming in from http://raceoc.com and STR’s thread on Over the Hump Race Series subjects like: Can we pre-ride? Will you be posting GPS tracks for viewing of the trail map?  What’s the elevation gain, and distance of the course?  – All good questions. Here’s a real, if not good answer. › Read more
Over the Hump is Orange County’s race. Irvine Lake is private, so few riders have ridden even parts of the course, and we’re adding single track between now and our fires race day, August 26. Irvine Lake is excited to be the host of Over the Hump Mtn Bike Race .  Here’s a quick view › Read more
Registration is now open! Stay tuned for updates: Over the Hump Mtn Bike Race Series- Midweek at Irvine Lake! You can now stay up to date with our RSS feed and sign up for email updates.  Looking forward to seeing you at the races. -The Over the Hump Team › Read more

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