#3 | Battle of CamRock

June 1, 2014

CamRock Park — Rockdale, WI

CORP_logoFrom The Race Director . . .

CamRock_start_13Captital Off-Road Pathfinders has worked for years to build CamRock Park into one of the hidden gems of mountain biking in Wisconsin. CORP is a volunteer organization that builds and maintains the majority of the off-road cycling trails in Dane County. We are working diligently to make the Battle of CamRock a race that you will look forward to every year.

The trail system at CamRock is a blend of wide and fast flowing single-track that runs through open fields of prairie grass, wooded single-track with bermed turns, and more technical single-track with a touch of roots and rocks. The Battle of CamRock course contains some great downhill sections that will have you begging for another lap. From Citizen to Elite, all courses contain fun single-track, numerous feed zones, and finish with a grass double-track climb before sprinting to the finish.

The primary parking location is located just North of the CamRock Area 3. Enter Parking area 4 at the top Highland Drive just past the intersection with Koshkongon Road.
Additional parking is available along Koshkonong Road near the primary parking area or in the CamRock 2 Camping area. We will have a free air conditioned shuttle bus running between all parking areas and the Town of Cambridge.

All riders on mountain bike trails in Dane County Parks are required to carry a valid 2014 Trail Pass. Capitol Off-Road Pathfinders will continue to pay $2 per racer to cover trail fees for all participates during the Saturday and Sunday of the race weekend.

Course Description

A mountain biking journey along the hills of the Koshkonong Creek. The start is a dash to the top, climbing for a half mile through the vendor area followed by lots of fast fun as racers negotiate trail characterized by its varied topography and beautiful landscape. Citizen and Juniors courses are less technical with significantly less climbing. The Sport course takes it up a notch and the Comp/Elite course adds even more technical challenge and climbing.

Start Times, Distances, and *Entry Fees

*Include applicable Wisconsin Sales Taxes

Race Category Start Time Approximate Distance Number of Laps Entry Fee Late/Day of Registration
Junior (age class 7-14) 9:30 AM 5 miles 1 $18.99** $25**
First Timer 10:00 AM 5 miles 1 $18.99* $25*
Citizen (Cat 3) 10:00 AM 10 miles 2 $26.38* $33*
Sport (Cat 2) 11:30 AM 14 miles 2 $28.49* $35*
Comp (Cat 2) 1:30 PM 21 miles 3 $28.49* $35*
Elite (Pro & Cat 1) women 1:30 PM 21 miles 3 $33.76*** $40***
Elite (Pro & Cat 1) men 1:30 PM 28 miles 4 $33.76*** $40***
WORS Kids Race 1:00 PM Everybody is a Winner for 10 & under – $3
Distances approximate. Laps subject to change secondary to conditions!

* Race Registrants must either purchase a $10 one day license or present their USA Cycling annual license at race registration.
** Entry Fee applies for juniors (race age 18 & under) racing First Timer, Citizen & Sport as well. Cat 1 juniors $28.49 or $35 late or day-of.
*** There is no one day license option for Pro & Cat 1 entrants

Register: Online through May 26th or by mail. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by May 24th, 2014.
> Make Checks Payable To: WORS
> Mail To: WORS, 8675 Rolling Hills Road, Custer, WI 54423
Late Registration (On Site): Saturday 2-6 pm, Sunday 8:00 am until 1/2 hour before the start of your race.

2014 USA Cycling/WORS Competitive and Non-Competitive Event Release Form

Juniors not accompanied at the race venue by their parent must present a signed form at registration.

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Awards

CamRock_Cit-MenDetails of event awards can be found on the guidelines page.

Amenities & Additional Information

  • Pre-ride – Saturday 12-7pm.
  • Learn to Race Clinic with Team WORS – Saturday 3:30-5 pm. Free to registered racers, the clinic includes instruction in off-road riding skills, race preparation and a ride-through of the Citizen race course. Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • ConcessionsIn the EXPO area on Race Day from Heathers Rockdale Bar & Grill and CamRock Cafe & Sport

How To Get There

From East (Milwaukee I94): Take Exit 267 @ Johnson Creek, Go South on Hwy. 26, Turn Right onto Hwy. 18, Turn Left onto N Main St in Cambridge, Turn Right at Spring St/Cty Rd B/Water St. From North/West (Interstate 90): Take US-12E/UW-18 E, Turn on to Spring Street in Cambridge, Continue onto Cty Rd B/Water St. From South (Illinois): Take Exit 160 onto WI-73, Head North then Turn Right onto Cty Rd B/Water St.

Where To Stay

Motels:

Country Inn & Suites in Madison (608)221-0055, Local B&B http://www.cambridgewi.com/lodging.htm

Camping:

The camping area for the WORS Battle of CamRock is located at CamRock2. This is also the location for the water stop during all races. Please park all wheeled vehicles, campers and RV’s on the paved parking. There will be a grass field to the left when you enter for strictly tent camping.

Event Sponsors

  • Wildside Adventure Sports
  • DreamBikes
  • Capital Off-Road Pathfinders/IMBA

For More Information

Thomas Harron
(608) 301-5258
thomasharron@gmail.com
www.battleofcamrock.com