#7 | Sunburst Showdown
August 4, 2013
Sunburst Ski Area – Kewaskum, WI
From The Race Director . . .
Sunburst Ski Area and Attitude Racing are looking forward to hosting WORS racers for this early August event with great riding and racing on the trails at Sunburst. Through the years WORS racers have seen the race and the area evolve. Sunburst Ski and Recreation Area is already home to the best winter skiing, snowboarding, and tubing in Southern Wisconsin and is always getting better.
Set in the heart of the Kettle Moraine, the Sunburst race course offers climbing and descending like no other course in WORS. Parts of the track present road race like speed, while others challenge competitors with tight twisting sections of wooded and rocky technical singletrack.
A spectator’s dream, the Sunburst venue is wide open. Racers start and finish in a central area and serpentine their way up, down, across and around the slopes of Sunburst with a large portion of the course visible from the aforementioned central area. The speed of this course tends to keep the racing tight.
Race director, Dave Haase and his staff of friends, teammates, the Sunburst Ski Patrol, and other volunteers are always hard at work on improvements for the Showdown. Come August 3rd and 4th, WORS racers will be able to put the terrain of Sunburst to full utilization. Dave and company have put in their order for a dry sunny weekend.
The Sunburst Ski Patrol and Sunburst Ski Area will assist on this wild ride to make the Sunburst Showdown a classic mountain bike race. Don’t miss out on all of this WORS style fun. Rough on-site camping is available a short distance from all the action and the Ski Patrol has a dinner in the works for Saturday evening.
Start Times, Distances, and Entry Fees
|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||2||$18||$24|
|First Timer||10:00 AM||5 miles||1||$22||$28|
|Citizen (Cat 3)||10:00 AM||10 miles||2||$25||$31|
|Sport (Cat 2)||11:30 AM||15 miles||3||$27||$33|
|Comp (Cat 2)||1:30 PM||20 miles||4||$27||$33|
|Elite (Pro & Cat 1) women||1:30 PM||20 miles||4||$32||$38|
|Elite (Pro & Cat 1) men||1:30 PM||25 miles||5||$32||$38|
|WORS Kids Race 1:00 PM Everybody is a Winner for 10 & under – $3|
|Distances approximate. Laps subject to change secondary to conditions!|
Register: Online through July 16th or by mail. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 14, 2012.
> Make Checks Payable To: WORS
> Mail To: WORS, 8675 Rolling Hills Road, Custer, WI 54423
Late Registration (On Site): Saturday 3-6 pm, Sunday 7:30 am until 1/2 hour before the start of your race.
2013 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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Amenities & Additional Information
- Pre-Ride * Saturday 12-7pm.
- Learn to Race Clinic with Team WORS – Saturday 3-5 pm. Free, the clinic includes instruction in off-road riding skills, race preparation and a ride-through of the Citizen race course.
- Concessions * Lunch on Sunday.
How to Get There
From Milwaukee: Hwy 41/45 north. Stay on 45 to Badger Rd just south of Kewaskum. Take Badger Rd west to Prospect Drive. Sunburst is south on Prospect. From the North: Take Hwy 41 to Hwy 28 east. Turn right at Hwy 45 and head south through Kewaskum to Badger Rd. Take Badger west to Prospect Dr. Sunburst is south on Prospect.
Where to Stay
Country Inn & Suites, West Bend- (262) 334-9400 www.countryinns.com, AmericInn of West Bend – (800) 396-5007 www.americinn.com, Super 8 Motel, West Bend – (262) 335-6788 www.kinnicreek.com.
Camping: Onsite Rough Camping Fri. & Sat. July 20th & 21st ONLY! $10/car/tent, $15 for motorhomes, buses and trailers over 8 feet. (fee is per night).
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