Join us for fun and help celebrate the beauty of movement and connection to nature at one of our events.

Pop-up Events


WEMS Rock N’ Root

Fatbike day

Snowshoe Hare

Enterprise group ride

Pop-Up Events & Group Rides

We have 3 major events we run every year. But depending on the weather and how everyone’s feeling (sometimes we just feel the need to get together) we may organize a quick event or someone out there may be organizing a group ride.

You might even feel like trying to organize one yourself!

Keep us close on Facebook and look out for group rides and pop-up events to keep you on the trails and in good company.


RASTA Rally Logo

Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Noon


RASTA Rally 2024 Results

Watch the Facebook event here: RASTA Rally on Facebook

Thank you for a great event in 2024! Check out the race results above and get out on the trail in preparation for RASTA Rally 2025.

Join us for RASTA’s annual spring mountain bike race and celebration for all ages!

The event takes place at Washburn Silent Sports Trails, a premier mountain bike destination in Rhinelander. Whether you are a small tyke, a new rider or an experienced racer, there will be a course for you.

Race courses will be determined closer to the event.

Approximate length of courses: 1 mile (ages 0 – 10), 7 miles, and 14 miles. Distances subject to change.

Registration: 9:30am – 11:30am

Race Start: Noon

Come celebrate the beginning of biking season and our volunteers efforts to build and improve amazing trails in the Rhinelander area!


If you’d like to volunteer please email us


Join our sponsors and help make this a great event. Please check out our sponsorship page!


Bikes N Boards
Rhinelander Tourism and Marketing Committee
RASTA Rally setup
Rally start
Family posing ready to ride
Kids finishing the race together
Muddy rider
Pickle stop challenge

WEMS Rock N’ Root

Saturday, July 20th, 2024 at Noon

2024 dates for the Rock N Root have not been finalized yet. The event typically takes place in July.

Watch this space for more information coming soon!

In 2022 Rhinelander Area Silent Trails Association (RASTA) held the 10th Annual WEMS Rock’n Root race and WEMS Series Championship at the Washburn Lake Silent Sports Trails Area, Perch Lake Shelter, 7650 County Park Rd, approximately 6 miles west of Rhinelander, WI, on Saturday, September 25th, 2021. The park consists of an enclosed, heated shelter building with a covered deck with fireplace, vault toilets, disabled access fishing pier and a grassy picnic area with grills and tables.


  • Washburn Lake Silent Sports Trails Area
  • 7650 County Park Rd




Fat bike day 2023 collage

Global Fatbike Day

Saturday December 7th, 2024 at 3pm

Join us in celebration of Global Fat Bike Day, the beginning of the Fat Biking season and our local trails!

Group ride begins at 3:00pm, potluck around the campfire to follow. Bring a dish to share.

All are welcome! Whether you are an experienced rider, new to the sport or merely considering buying your first bike, come meet others who like to ride and learn about the trails in the area.

Snowshoe hare

Snowshoe hare race logo

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Cancelled due to lack of snow. Check back next year!

Join us at Holiday Acres for a fun 6K and 10K snowshoe race that goes through the beautiful woods of Wisconsin.

Holiday Acres
4060 S Shore Dr. Rhinelander, WI

Big thanks to our generous sponsors

Lime green runner
Woman Happy to be here
Woman running with dog

Big thanks to our generous sponsors