Wild Bear MTB Stage Race

National Park Tara, Serbia

If you are looking for an epic MTB adventure, to explore hidden gems and the untouched nature of Tara National Park you are at the right place!

Welcome to the third edition of the Wild Bear MTB stage race which will be held from 4-7 of September 2024 at Tara National Park in Serbia.

Established in 1981, Tara National Park is well known for its beauty and perfect MTB terrains. A lot of open areas, forest roads, single trails and forest diversity offer a variety of options for one of a kind MTB thrill.

Last year riders from Slovenia, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Hungary and North Macedonia gave the best score to Wild Bear MTB Stage race organisation and now it is your time to see why this stage race is one of the fastest growing stage races in Europe!

Register your team until February 29 and book your spot under the best possible conditions with a full race package that includes a lot of benefits for each rider!

4 days, 4-7 September 2024


Race in pairs / Teams of two
145km distance
4022m climbing
Serbia / NP Tara

The race starts and finishes, for all 3 stages, in Mitrovac na Tari, NP Tara.

Registration for the “Wild Bear MTB Stage Race” is done online via www.prijavazatrku.rs.

Entry info

Wild Bear MTB Stage Race



  • 3 days of mountain biking in Tara National Park
  • Full marking of each race stage
  • Professional timekeeping system
  • Personalized race kit ( race numbers with chip, race stickers, stage profile stickers) available for registration until 31.5.2024. 
  • Daily post-stage meal (3)
  • Official race T-shirt
  • Finisher medal (for official finishers of all three stages)
  • Nutrition stations throughout the race route and finish zone
  • Professional on course medical service (The Mountain rescue Team)
  • Medical assistance at the start and finish of each stage (Ambulance with paramedics) 
  • Daily self-service bike wash in the race village
  • Bike service station in the race village
  • Stage award and final award ceremony
  • Online results
  • Online certificate (for official finishers of all three stages)
  • SIM card with free Internet for International teams *
  • Relaxing massage for all participants after every stage in length of 10 minutes per participant


* eSIM or SIM card with free Internet for a limited period of use for all International teams, which is delivered prior to team arrival in Serbia. 



  • Transportation from/to Airport Belgrade (SRB), Tuzla (BIH)
  • Professional massage after every stage, booking in advance


For more information about transportation and massage please contact us via email: info@wildbearmtb.com.



  • Man (18+) / Both riders in team are male
  • Woman (18+) / Both riders in team are female
  • Mixed (Male and Female 18+) / One female and one male rider in team
  • Masters 40+ / Both riders are 40 years or older on the day of the race
  • Masters 50+ / Both riders are 50 years or older on the day of the race
  • Open E-bike (18+) / Open for all riders



  • Man (18+)
  • Woman (18+)


TierPrice per team *Registration deadline
Tier 1380 eur29.2.2024.
Tier 2480 eur31.5.2024.
Tier 3580 eur15.8.2024.

TierPrice per individual **Registration deadline
Tier 1250 eur31.7.2024.
Tier 2300 eur15.8.2024.

If the decision of withdrawal is communicated before April 30th, 2024, the participant will be reimbursed 90% of the race fees. In case of withdrawal from the race After April 30th, 2024 please find more information in the withdrawal terms and conditions.


Registration for the “Wild Bear MTB Stage Race” is done online via www.prijavazatrku.rs. . The number of participants is limited to 100 teams. By filling the registration and paying the entry fee, the participant acquires the right to the competitors package.


Stage 1 / Stage 2 / Stage 3

Stage 1

September 5, 2024

Lenght: 42,2 km
Altitude difference: 968 m
Time limit: 4 h



Stage 2

September 6, 2024

Lenght: 59,7 km
Altitude difference: 1789 m
Time limit: 6 h



Stage 3

September 7, 2024

Lenght: 46 km
Altitude difference: 1466 m
Time limit: 5 h




From 4th to 7th September, 2024

Wednesday / September 4, 2024 / Opening day

10:00 Stage 1 course is open for training

16:00 – 19:00 Race Village

16:00 – 19:00 Bike wash

18:00 – 22:00 Race office – Registration of participants

20:00 – 21:00 Technical briefing

Thursday / September 5, 2024 / Stage 1

7:30 – 9:00 Race office – Registration of participants

9:00 – 16:00 Race Village

9:00 – 16:00 Bike wash / Bike service

10:00  Start of Stage 1

13:00 Stage winner ceremony

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 Closing the Stage 1 finish line

16:00 – 16:30 Technical briefing

Friday / September 6, 2024 / Stage 2

9:00 – 17:00 Race Village

9:00 – 17:00 Bike wash / Bike service

10:00  Start of Stage 2

14:00 Stage winner ceremony

14:30 – 15:30 Lunch

16:00 Closing the Stage 2 finish line

17:00 – 17:30 Technical briefing

Saturday / September 7, 2024 / Stage 3

9:00 – 16:00 Race Village

9:00 – 16:00 Bike wash / Bike service

10:00  Start of Stage 3

14:00 Stage winner and overall winner ceremony

14:30 – 15:30 Lunch

15:00 Closing the Stage 3 finish line

16:00 Closing of the event

Sunday / September 8, 2024 / Socializing

10:00 – 14:00 Organized activities and gatherings of participants and their family and friends. More information will be provided in the upcoming months.


Explore the region
  • All
  • Adventure
  • History
  • Unesco Heritage

SUP / Boat ride


Monastery Rača


Hiking / Wild animal watching


Šargan and Railroad tour


The bridge on the Drina / Andrićgrad

History - Unesco Heritage

Mećavnik – Drvengrad


Rock climbing / Canyoning


SUP / Kayaking


Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards

History - Unesco Heritage


Other information

Rider experience

Wild Bear MTB Stage Race is about more than simply turning up and hitting the trails. Riders can expect a premium experience where every need is provided for and serviced.


How to find accommodation

Let us share some suggestions you may find useful when looking for accommodation during the race.


How to get there

Here you can find suggestions as to how to arrive to the Tara mountain and the start of the race, by car or airplane.


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Recap Wild Bear MTB Stage Race 2022