Illiniwek Abermination

IMBCS #3 Illiniwek Abermination
Illiniwek Forest Preserve
Hampton, Illinois
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Race Director: Mandy Griesenbeck, FORC

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*For the 2019 race FORC will be waiving entry fees for all 18 and under racers.

Registration is now open for the 2019 Illiniwek Abermination! Join FORC for the 6th running of this thrilling race on Sunday May 5, 2019 Save $10 and get registered by Thursday May!

Pre-register and save a few bucks while making things much smoother for yourself and registration volunteers. See below for price breakdown and note a $10 1-day USAC license is required for non-license holders. On race day, registration opens at 7:00 am and closes 45 minutes before each race begins. Online registration closes Friday May 3rd at 10:00 PM.

Race Course

The course consists of a 5 mile loop of wooded singletrack on the Mississippi River bluffs at Illiniwek Forest Preserve in Hampton, IL. These trails are jam packed with flowing corners, large berms, and ripping descents that are sure to please riders of all skill levels! There are also multiple sections of doubletrack per lap to make passing easier. The race course will be marked and available for pre-riding Saturday afternoon before the event.

Categories, Start Times, and Distances

Racing Class Start Time Distance Awards Payouts Age Divisions Entry Fee
Novice (Cat 3) ♂ | ♀ 9:00 am | 9:02 am 2 Laps
[10 mi]
Top 3: Trophies, Age div.: Medals None 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+ $20|$301
Juniors 9:04 am 1 Lap
[5 mi]
Medals None 10-14, 15-18 Free!1
Kids Race2 12:00 pm 0.25 mi T.B.D. None 9 and under Free
Sport (Cat 2) ♂ | ♀ 10:45 am | 10:47 am 3 Laps
[15 mi]
Top 3: Cash, Age div.: Medals Cash [$30,20,10] 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+ $25|$351
Expert (Cat 1) ♂ 1:00 pm 5 Laps
[25 mi]
Top 5 overall Cash [$100/80/60/40/20]3 All Ages $25|35
Expert (Cat 1) ♀ 1:02 pm 4 Laps
[20 mi]
Top 5 overall Cash [$100/80/60/40/20]3 All Ages $25|35
Comp 1:04 pm 4 Laps
[20 mi]
Top 3 overall Cash [$40/30/20]4 All Ages $25|$351

A mandatory riders meeting will be held at the starting line 10 minutes before each race starts.
1: Riders without annual USAC License must purchase 1-day license for an additional $10.
2: Kids race is just for fun and not part of the race series. Scoring will not be recorded.
3: Total payouts capped at 100% of field entry fees or listed amounts; whichever is smaller.
4: Total payouts capped at 50% of field entry fees or listed amounts; whichever is smaller.

Lap mileage is approximate and subject to change based on course conditions.
This race is also a part of the Illinois State Championship Race Series.

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