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Date

Saturday, June 24, 2017


Site

Start/Finish
Alluvial Brewing
3715 W 190th St. | Ames, IA | 50014


Time - PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE FOR LONG COURSE:

Long Course:

Check-in: 7:00 AM
Pre-Race Meeting: 7:50 AM
Race: 8:00 AM

Short Course:

Check-In: 9:00 AM
Pre-Race Meeting: 9:50 AM
Race: 10:00 AM


Commissioners

Josh Magie
j.magie@mchsi.com

 

Competition Format

The Gravel Bike Race is a non-stop, self-supported, solo competition along the gravel roads of rural Iowa. Two distances will be offered: 30 miles and 60 miles.
Tandem bikes are allowed, however, each rider must register and pay the entry fee.

Click HERE to view the Short Course map

Click HERE to view the Long Course map


Rules

Bike choice is up to the rider however a 26 inch, 700c, (bigger than 700 x 28) or 29er tire is required.    

Riders must wear an ANSI or Snell approved helmet.

Riders must obey the Rules of the Road and obey city, county and state laws.  


Age Determining Date

December 31, 2017
Racers must be 18 years of age by the day of the event.


T-shirts

Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt.  Pre-registered athletes have the option to upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $10.
T-shirts will be available at your venue.


Awards sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Medals will be awarded to the top three place finishers in each age group within each event.

 

Age Divisions

18-29 | Female Male

30-39 | Female & Male

40-49 | Female & Male

50-59 | Female & Male

60-69 | Female & Male

70 & Over | Masters | Female & Male

Single Speed | Female & Male

Tandem | Female, Male & Coed*
*All members of a tandem team must register and pay entry fee.

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Registration Deadline

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE

$26 Entry Fee

Postmark: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Online: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE

$31 Entry Fee

Online Only:  Thursday, June 15 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tandem bikes are allowed, however, both riders must register and pay the entry fee.

On-Site Registration

$31 Entry Fee

On-site registrations will be accepted from 9:30 - 9:45 AM

Pre-Registration is preferred