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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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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