Sugar Bottom Scramble

IMBCS #9 Sugar Bottom Scramble
Sugar Bottom Recreational Area
Solon, Iowa
Sunday, August 21, 2016

Race Director: Mike Frasier, ICORR, Goosetown Racing

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Course Description

2016-Scramble-Map-JuniorsCAT3Cat 3 and Juniors will race on the north side trails only, as shown on the “First Race” map. After the start section, Juniors will race one main lap, and Cat 3 will race three main laps. We will try to keep the CX hill in for Cat 3, and not Juniors, if we can.

2016-Scramble-Map-CAT2CompCAT1Cat 1, Comp, and Cat 2 will use a longer course comprised of both south and north trails, as shown on the “Second Race” map. All will do the south loop once, and then Cat 2 Sport will do two main laps, Comp and Cat 1 Women will do three main laps, and Cat 1 Men will do four main laps.

Categories, Start Times, and Distances

11:30 a.m.
(was 9:30 a.m.)
Kids Race 0.5 Miles FREE
12:00 noon
(was 10:00 a.m.)
Cat 3 Novice 9.5 Miles $25 online
$30 same day
12:05 p.m.
(was 10:05 a.m.)
Juniors 6 Miles FREE
2:00 p.m.
(was 12:00 noon)
Pro/Cat 1 Men: 26.5 Miles
Women: 21 Miles
$30 online
$35 same day
2:05 p.m.
(was 12:05 p.m.)
Comp 21 Miles $25 online
$30 same day
2:10 p.m.
(was 12:10 p.m.)
Cat 2 Sport 16 Miles $25 online
$30 same day

Schedule subject to change. Classes may be combined and/or races shortened if conditions warrant.

Note: Due to recent rain, all races are delayed two hours from their previously scheduled times.

Registration and Awards

  • Online registration closes at 2:00 p.m. CDT on Friday, August 19th (1:00 p.m. MDT 8/19/16).
  • On-site registration opens at 8:00 a.m. and closes 30 minutes prior to each race.
  • Free registration for all those 18 and under. Provided by the IBMCS Youth Entry Fee Help Fund.
  • Cat 1 equal men’s and women’s cash payouts, five places deep: $150, $100, $75, $50, $25.
  • Comp cash payout, five places deep: $75, $50, $35, $35, $15.
  • Cash prizes totaling $500 for top 3 in Comp, Men Cat 2, Women Cat 2, Men Cat 3, and Women Cat 3. Provided by IMBCS title sponsor World of Wheels.
  • Held under USAC permit #2016-2492.

Additional Information

  • Registration and start/finish are located at the ICORR Shelter.
  • Free beer will be available post race for all those of legal drinking age. Provided by IMBCS sponsor Oskar Blues Brewery.
  • Marco’s food cart will be cooking up some choice eats.
  • Camping available within the park. Make reservations online.

Race Flyer

2016 Scramble Flyer

Race News

Sugar Bottom Scramble: Two Hour Rain Delay

The Sugar Bottom Scramble is delayed two hours due to the recent rain. All races will start two hours after the previously scheduled times. This will give the trails time to dry and be ready for all of us to race on Sunday! Here is the official word from the race director, Mike Frasier: Half inch of rain [Friday] night has … Continue reading Sugar Bottom Scramble: Two Hour Rain Delay