Chamois Time 2016
The Women of Iowa City Cycling Club are proud to present the Chamois Time Race Series. We have a nice variety of race formats to give both beginners and experienced racers a taste of everything: road, criterium, mountain, gravel, and cross. All races are open to everyone (men, women, juniors).
Chamois Time Road Race:
April 20, 2016
Course: same course as the Iowa City Road Race.
Parking/Race Start Location:
Fairview Mennonite Church
2605 540th Street
Southwest Kalona, IA 52247-9194
*A port-o-potty will be available. We do not have permission to use the church facilities, so please use the kaibo provided.
Registration: Opens at 5:30pm and closes at 6:15pm. Races start at 6:30pm. Men’s A will go first, followed by Men’s B, Women’s A, Women’s B, & Juniors, with 2 minute gap between each category. Juniors will go with Women’s B.
Chamois Time Criterium: May 18, 2016
Location: Hills, IA
Course: ~ 0.5 mile loop of Knoll Ridge Dr > Aspen Ln> Sierra Park Dr> Oak Ridge Ave
Registration: Corner of Knoll Ridge Dr and Aspen Ln in Hills. Opens at 5:30pm and closes at 6:15pm. Races start at 6:30pm.
6:30-6:50p Women’s B & Juniors
6:55-7:15p Women’s A
7:20-7:50p Men’s B
7:55-8:25p Men’s A
Chamois Time Mountain Bike Time Trial :
June 15, 2016 Rescheduled due to rain–>New Date: June 22, 2016 Cancelled until further notice (rained out twice)
Location: Sugar Bottom Mountain Bike Trail System, North Liberty, IA
Description: This will be a mountain bike time trial format with riders starting every 30 seconds to 1 minute, first rider starting at 6:30pm. Race course TBD, based on trail conditions.
Registration: Opens at 5:30 pm, closes at 6:15pm, held at shelter in center of trail system. Start order will be determined by order of registration within each category and we will still send off Mens A first, followed by Mens B, Womens A, Womens B, & Juniors. **Please arrive before 6:15 to register.
Parking: Beach lot on West side of trails. Gates will be locked so plan to ride back to the shelter. Refer to map for parking and registration areas.
Start/finish will either be at the shelter or top of the gravel road hill at the start of south side trails, near the back lot. Ask about start location at registration.***course subject to change for safety and as conditions dictate***
**Races will not be held if Sugar Bottom mountain bike trails are closed. Check ICORR website for trail closure information. If trails are closed we will postpone to a later date**
*Bathrooms are available in the beach parking lot on the west side of the trail system.
Chamois Time Cyclocross Race: RESCHEDULED–NEW DATE: September 15, 2016
Location: Upper City Park, Iowa City (200 E park Rd, Iowa City)
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE–Driving directions/detour!!! We recommend avoiding Dubuque St, as it is under construction. If you’re coming from the West, take the 1st Ave exit off Interstate 80. If you’re coming from the east, either take the Dodge Street exit and go through town, coming in on the south side of the park via Riverside Drive OR also take 1st Ave exit (one exit past Dubuque Street and come in via Rocky Shore Dr or Riverside Dr.
Course: laps around Upper City Park
Distance: 25 minutes +1 lap and all racers will finish on the same lap as the winner
Parking: Upper City Park and Hancher, but of course we recommend pedaling or carpooling
Registration: Opens at 4:30pm and closes 30 minutes prior to each race. Racing will start at 5:30pm.
Note: This is one hour earlier than our usual start times due to earlier sunset!
*All racers should be lined up near the start line 10 minutes prior to the start of their race*
5:30 pm Women A, Women B (beginner friendly), and Juniors (will be scored separately)
6:00 pm Men B (beginner friendly)
6:30 pm Men A
Make sure to arrive early if you want to do pre-laps, as the course will not be open between races.