Numb Bum 24 Hour Ice Race in Sandy Beach, Alberta
The Worlds Longest Ice Race
The Pembina Dirt Riders Association are hosting the world famous “Numb Bum 24 Hour” Ice Race. The “Numb Bum 24 Hour” is the longest and coldest motorcycle/ATV ice race in the world! In 1992 it became the coldest and longest ever ice race registered in the Guinness World Record Books with -48 degrees C. This race has a great history of being one of the toughest endurance races in the world. Spectators can drive around the 15km+ course and see the whole thing. In Alberta people call things what they are. What do you call a 24 hour motorcycle race on a frozen lake? “The Num Bum.”
The Num Bum is a 24 hour motorcycle & ATV Ice race with approximately 90 to a 100 racers from all the different disciplines of motorcycle racing.
The race has also had many famous entrants: Evil Kenevil, Kevin Schwantz GP World Champ, Dick Burleson 8 time Enduro Champ, Mike Bell Supercross Champ, Scott Parker Flat Track Champ, Steve Crevier Road Racing Champ, Jeff Fedette Multi-time Gold Medalist in the ISDE, Guy Perret, Shane Cuthbertson and Jim Kuster ISDE medal winners and Clint McBain 2002 Canadian Road Race Champ.
24hr Numb Bum Race
Registration takes place on Saturday February 15th between 8-10am at the Sandy Beach Hall. Cost is $250 per rider
10:30am – Riders Meeting
11am – Parade Lap
12:00 noon Saturday- Race Starts
12:00 noon Sunday – Race Ends
2:30 pm Sunday – Awards at Sandy Beach hall
Be sure to bring enough water, food and supplies for your team. Onoway is the closet town about 20 minutes away with a grocery store, gas station etc.
Come out, watch the race and support the riders! With 24hrs of non stop racing from noon on Saturday till noon on Sunday you can’t say that it won’t fit into your schedule. We will have a ring road this year that will provide spectacular views of the race. There will be parking areas along the ring road that will provide almost a 360 degree view of racers.
Spectator access to the ice is $10 (Kids under 10yo are free). Half of all proceeds go to be community league and is done by volunteers. They will have a waiver for everyone to sign to access the lake. Parking and access to the ring road available on the ice.