This race is part of the 2013 Eastern States Cup Downhill MTB Series. 2013 brings the fourth consecutive season the ESC has been designated as aUSA Cycling Regional Downhill MTB Championship Series. There will be six USAC State DH Championships; Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Vermont and New York. The ESC DH Series will feature nine great venues and twelve exciting races (through May 19 to Oct 13, 2013) including two USAC National ProGRT races. In 2013 the ESC will be adding the Eastern States Cup Enduro Challenge. The Enduro Challenge will consist of five enduro races and has been named a Regional Downhill Enduro Championship Series.