Sunday, April 21

NATIONAL HARE & HOUND ASSOCIATION PREPARES FOR 2024

NEWS RELEASE: The National Hare & & Hound Association (NHHA) is enjoyed head into 2024 as soon as again as the promoting body for both the AMA National Hare & & Hound Championship Series and the AMA West Hare Scrambles (WHS) Regional Championship Series.

Hare & & hound (H&H) racing has actually been a staple of bike competitors in the western U.S. and is, by AMA meaning, an off-road race normally in the desert and on unaltered surface over a significant course with a minimum range of 60 miles. It can be either point-to-point or run over a minimum of 2 loops, most of each loop run just as soon as.

A hare scrambles, on the other hand, “… is performed over a closed course, utilizing tracks and courses over natural surface. These races are run for either a defined variety of laps or leader’s general time; for the Pro/AA race, this is 2 and a half to 3 hours. Hare scrambles tend to be on tighter routes in the woods on courses 10-15 miles long.

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While the AMA is the sport’s approving body, the NHHA is a promos group initially developed in 2009 by 4 AMA District 37 clubs– 100s M.C., Desert M.C., Four Aces M.C. and Vikings M.C.– who had actually made the promoting rights from the AMA. The NHHA got the rights to the WHS series in 2014.

Because 2015, Meg Argubright and Jacob Michna have actually captained the NHHA, Argubright working as Chairman and Michna the Race Director. Ever since, the duo have actually grown and developed both series’ into a constant, expert, modern-day experience for racers, viewers and sponsors alike. Most just recently, Argubright obtained NHHA ownership in early 2023, together with Michna.

Modification is, nevertheless, unavoidable and after 8 years of ongoing development and development in both series, Jacob Michna has actually chosen to move equipments and carry on to a brand-new profession course. While he’ll be sorely missed out on, his effort in the sport has actually laid a strong structure for the NHHA group to continue constructing on.

Argubright will presume the NHHA management function moving forward and keeps in mind, “Our company is what it is today thanks to the efforts of Jacob Michna and his unrelenting effort and enthusiasm for the sport of off-road bike racing. The effect he produced our sport raised the bar of expectation for expert off-road bike racing in the higher Western United States and we are much better due to the fact that of him.”

“Moving into the 2024 season, I am extremely delighted to continue pursuing our vision– along with our skilled NHHA group– through our objective of raising the National Hare & & Hound and West Hare Scrambles series by offering a really genuine, constant and expert experience.”

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