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YO! Just lettin' ya know that this event occurred in the past. So don't go planning your day around this one.

WHEN

Sat Apr 27 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WHERE

Lewis and Clark Monument
Council Bluffs, IA

WHO

Team Kaos

Description

Mountain Biking

Distance - 4.5 miles

Psycowpath Mountain BIke Series
http://www.psycowpath.com/race/lewis-clark-crusher 

Race Date: Apr 27, 2019Race Location: 19962 Monument Rd, Council Bluffs, IARace Host: Team KaosContact: Ryan Feagan 402-415-9071 or ryan.feagan@gmail.com



The Venue:
The Council Bluffs Parks and Rec. Dept. has done a beautiful job renovating the monument! It extends to the edge of a bluff where you can see the river and the Omaha skyline in full view. There are modern bathrooms and running water during the spring and summer seasons. The park hours are 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. year round. The park is monitored by a local city employee who resides in the house at the entrance.

Parking:
Because this is a public place, parking at the monument is prohibited except for race organizers. Racers can park on the road leading up to the monument or on the gravel road on the north side. Please do not park in any of the private drives.

Directions:
Take I-29 to the north side of Council Bluffs. Take the north 25th St exit. Go south to lighted intersection. Take left on Nash Blvd and head east across HWY 92. Road changes to Big Lake Rd. Follow it under a low train bridge (take note: be sure you can drive under it if you have bikes on top of your car). Follow road around Big Lake and go under second train bridge. At the intersection turn left onto N. 8th St, which will turn into Mynster Springs Rd. Take the next left on Monument Road. Park entrance will be at the top. Parking is not allowed in the park, except for race organizers.

Route

The Course:

Lewis and Clark Monument trails (known locally as L&C) crisscross along a bluff on the edge of Loess Hills. Hills being the dominant feature, this trail system will test lungs and legs. Either you’ll be going up or going down. And it’s all single track trail. The fall is the best time to ride this trail, so don’t miss out!

Loop is approximately 5 miles. Level: Moderate to difficult

Venue

Lewis and Clark Monument

19962 Monument Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 
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Registration

PRE-REGISTRATION  

Preregistration cut off is Friday before the race at 7 p.m.

Racers under the age of 18 need a parent or guardian to register them and sign the waiver at the event.

Register at USA Cycling and log into your account using your license number.This does not mean you have to buy a license. This is just to sign up for the race. If you do not have a license then just create an account. You will then use this account for the rest of the season. If you do have a license, then you don’t need to start a new account. Log in with your license number.

DAY-OF REGISTRATION
Day-of registration can only be done at the race venue. The cost is $10 on top of your entry fee. Cut off time for same day registration is 30 minutes before your event.

RACE SCHEDULE

8:00am, Trail Run Race
1. Men Under 40
2. Women Under 40
3. Men Over 40
4. Women Over 40
*Depending upon turn-out, groups may be started together.

9:30am Trail Run Podium Presentation
(Registration for morning mountain bike races closes)

10:00am Mountain Bike Race

  1. Marathon Men & Women
  2. Cat 3 Men 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
  3. Cat 3 Women Open
  4. Juniors

11:30am Awards Ceremony Cat 3/Juniors/First Timers
(Registration for afternoon mountain bike races closes)

12:00pm

  1. Cat 1 Men 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
  2. Cat 1 Women Open

12:01pm

  1. Cat 2 Men 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
  2. Cat 2 Women Open

2:45pm Awards Ceremony Cat 1/2/Marathon

Due to limited space, there will not be kiddie races at this venue.

More info on Categories here.

The Course:
Lewis and Clark Monument trails (known locally as L&C) crisscross along a bluff on the edge of Loess Hills. Hills being the dominant feature, this trail system will test lungs and legs. Either you’ll be going up or going down. The start will be at the bottom of Monument Road with racers doing looped laps that will keep them in the trees.
Race loop is approximately 5 miles. Level: Moderate to difficult

The Venue:
Lewis & Clark Monument extends to the edge of a bluff where you can see the Missouri River just as the famed explorers did so long ago. Omaha’s skyline can also be seen in full view. There are modern bathrooms and running water during the spring and summer seasons. The park hours are 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. year round. The park is monitored by a local city employee who resides in the house at the entrance.

Parking:
Because this is a public attraction, parking at the monument is prohibited except for race organizers. Racers can park on the road on the north side of the main entrance. Please do not park in any of the private drive ways.

Directions:
Take I-29 to the north side of Council Bluffs. Take the north 25th St exit. Go south to lighted intersection. Take left on Nash Blvd and head east across HWY 92. Road changes to Big Lake Rd. Follow it under a low train bridge (take note: be sure you can drive under it if you have bikes on top of your car). Follow road around Big Lake and go under second train bridge. At the intersection turn left onto N. 8th St, which will turn into Mynster Springs Rd. Take the next left on Monument Road. Park entrance will be at the top. Parking is not allowed in the park, except for race organizers.

Contact

ryan.feagan@gmail.com

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