TYPICAL DISTRICT 38 RACE FORMATS
Hare & Hound
A Hare & Hound event is a marked course that is run over natural desert terrain. It consists of two or more unique loops totaling at least 60 miles. Typically, each loop is between 30 and 40 miles, with the first loop being easier than the second loop.
A Desert Scramble is like a typical desert race consisting of a marked course over natural terrain except the course is repeated to make up the total amount of miles. In a Desert Scramble, motorcycles and quads may race at the same time, but may not start on the same starting line.
A European Scramble event is a marked course that is run over natural desert terrain. It consists one loop of between 6 miles and sixteen miles. All riders run the same loop over and over for the duration of the event, which lasts between 45 minutes and 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending on the start. The European Scramble format is a great race to get your feet wet, and see what desert racing is about!
A Grand Prix is a closed-course event. The course should include both natural and graded or paved terrain.