Timber City Adventure Race - June 29, 2013
Registration opens at 7:00 AM at Canton. Race starts at 7:30 AM at Canton. Starting times will be assigned at registration. Race ends at the Jackson County Fairgrounds .
You must provide your own equipment (bike, helmets, paddles, life jackets, canoe, etc.) If canoe rental is needed, send an extra $30 ASAP as canoe rental is limited.
The Canoe... is an 8 mi. course on the Maquoketa River beginning at .... You will wind below towering limestone bluffs and through secluded valleys on a scenic route to Royertown Bridge access. This is the 2nd bridge you will come to. Exit on left side, carry canoe past clear zone, run up drive to get bike or tag biker if on relay team. In transition area, biker must be stationary at time of tag. Recreational canoes must be 18 feet or less in length and/or weigh over 50 pounds.
The Bike... A 14 mile course that starts with a challenging incline -- one of the steepest in Jackson County, continues with several rolling hills, a steep decline with sharp right turn at the bottom and long flats to gather speed. No drafting allowed. Biker must follow all traffic laws, including stop at Highway 61 before crossing. Runner can start with no hand tag.
The Run... is a 5K (3.1mile) mostly flat course starting at Hurstville. Head south on old Highway 61, straight into Maquoketa, the race will finish at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
Water will be available at each exchange and on running course. Volunteers will be stationed throughout the course. Showers available at Maquoketa Area Family YMCA . Bring your own towels.
2 PERSON TEAM: Consists of 2 members who do all legs of race. Finish time is Average of both members times.
4 PERSON TEAM: Relay style. Must have 2 women, 2 men for Mixed Class.
You cannot do both Individual and Team Competitions.
Individual : Male / Female
2 person team: Men / Women / Mixed
4 person team: Men / Women / Mixed
AGE BRACKETS:19 & Under (No Individual); 34 & below, 35-49, 50+ (2 person team / average age)
4 person relay: Men / Women / Mixed (All Ages)
SPECIAL DIVISION - RACING
DIVISIONS: (Same as Recreation Class)
Individual, 2 Person and 4 Person relay teams.
Individual cash prizes (Racing division only)
Cash prizes: 1st place $50 - 2nd place $25
2 person/4 person team cash prizes (Racing division only)
Cash prizes: 1st place $80 - 2nd place $40
Top two teams in each category (Male, Female, Mixed)
Race Day Schedule
6:15 AM - Drop off gear at exchanges
Transportation provided back to vehicle after finish
Horseshoe Pond, Maquoketa Caves State Park, Eden Valley
Centerstone Inn & Suites, Decker Hotel, Maquoketa Inn & Suites, Squiers Manor Bed & Breakfast
Honorary Sponsor: HUSCO International
Silver Sponsors: Black Hills Energy; DAC, Inc.; Maquoketa State Bank; Osterhaus Pharmacy; PerXactly’s; Sheets Design Build;Smiles On Main - Drs. Atienza & Gehlt
Bronze Sponsors: Century Concrete, DuTrac Community Credit Union; Healing Arts Therapeutic Massage; Jackson County Abstract Company;Trenkamp Electric
Other: Fawn Brook Estates
Canoe and Bike Route
Canoe - 8 miles
Finish: - Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa, Iowa