Ewing Park Kickback Classic

IMBCS #8 Ewing Park Kickback Classic*
Ewing Park
Des Moines, Iowa
New date: July 30, 2017
Old date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

*Marathon included

Race Director: Colby Brommel & Ben Brommel

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by: Karl Bengston
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Race Video – Flow Trail Start

Course Description

Racing will consist of miles of flowy black dirt singletrack in the middle of town. 1 Lap is 3.1 miles long and will include Ewing Park’s freshly built FLOW TRAILS.

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Categories, Start Times, and Distances

9:00 a.m. Marathon 4 Hours $30 early/ $35  on-site
10:00 a.m. Men
10:03 a.m. Women
Cat 3 Novice 2 laps – 6.2 miles $30 early/$35  on-site
10:05 a.m. Juniors 1 lap – 3.1 miles FREE
12:00 noon Men
12:03 p.m. Women
Pro/Cat 1 7 laps – 21.7 miles
6 laps – 18.6 miles
$30 early/$35  on-site
12:05 p.m. Comp 5 laps – 15.5 miles $30 early/ $35  on-site
12:15 p.m. Men
12:16 p.m. Women
Sport/Cat 2 4 laps – 12.4 miles $30 early/ $35  on-site

Schedule subject to change. Classes may be combined and/or races shortened if conditions warrant. Final laps will be announced soon.

Registration and Awards

  • On-site registration and start/finish are located near the BMX track.
  • On-site registration opens Sunday the 30th at 8 AM, and closes 30 minutes before the start of each race.
  • Free registration for all those 18 and under. Provided by the IBMCS Youth Entry Fee Help Fund.
  • IMBCS MTB CAT 1 Men/Women payout schedule is based on # of racers, scale is gender equal 🙂 It is predicted that Women will be paid 3 deep, and Men 5 deep.
  • All other Categories will receive medals three deep.
  • Held under USAC permit #2017-1405

Additional Information

  • USAC license required, with 1-day licenses available for purchase on-site. https://www.usacycling.org/
  • Start/Finish line will be on the West side of the park, near the BMX track.
  • Restrooms and running water available down the hill near the Ashley Okland playground.
  • Parking for the race will be at  the Ewing Park Flow Trails Trail Head/BMX Park (1651 E McKinley Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320)

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Race News

Ewing Opens New Flow Trails

NEW Flow Trails Eight different trails wind you around the Ewing Park on the south side of Des Moines. Ewing has had trails for years now to allow mountain bikers to get their dirt riding fill. But after years of fundraising, Central Iowa Trail Association announced that the new flow trials next to the BMX…