SODA CREEK SCRAMBLE August 9

GENERAL INFORMATION

Welcome to the 2017 Soda Creek Scramble, August 9, 2017,  Andy Proctor Memorial, and Race #5 in the Summit Mt. Challenge MTB Race Series!
Andy Proctor started his racing career in MTB Junior League. Andy went on to become a Gravity racer, specializing in Downhill, and made it to the Pro level.  Andy was taken from us in an accident a little over three years ago and this race has been named in his honor!
The Stables folks will be serving up a great menu at very reasonable prices and the Backcountry Brewery is supplying the beer!  (Please do not bring your own alcohol).
This is a unique place with great access to some of the best trails in Summit County!
Juniors 10 and Under, and 11-12 will race a circuit-style course in and around the Stables and Keystone Science School.
All other categories will race a loop that takes them out into Horseshoe Gulch and beyond!

CATEGORIES

Racing age is Your Age by September 4, 2016

MEN CATEGORIES

  • Beginner Men
  • Sport Men 19-34
  • Sport Men 35-49
  • Sport Men 50+
  • Expert Men 19-39
  • Expert Men 40-49
  • Expert Men 50+ (will ordinarily race the Sport distance)
  • Pro/Open Men
  • Singlespeed Open Men
  • Clydesdale Men (200lbs)
  • Open Men 60+…an open category with no “Ability” distinction…

WOMEN CATEGORIES

  • Beginner Women
  • Sport Women
  • Expert + Singlespeed Women(One Category)
  • Pro/Open Women
  • Open Women 45+…an open category with no “Ability” distinction…

JUNIOR CATEGORIES

  • Junior Boys 10 & Under (15-45 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Boys 11-12 (15-45 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Boys 13-15 (30-60 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Boys 16-18 (60-75 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Girls 10 & Under (15-45 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Girls 11-12 (15-45 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Girls 13-15 (30-60 minute course depending on venue)
  • Junior Girls 16-18 (30-60 minute course depending on venue)
REGISTRATION/NUMBER PICK UP

ENTRY FEES
Races 1-6

$25 Adults Pre-Registered/$30 Day-of
$15 Juniors 18 & Under, who are not part of MTB Junior League.

Race 7 The Fall Classic-Includes Post Race Meal
$50 Adults
$30 Juniors 18 and Under

There are 3 Ways to Register!!
1.  ONLINE REGISTRATION-CLICK THE BIKEREG LOGO

2.  PRE-REGISTER AT WILDERNESS SPORTS
Pre-Register at Wilderness Sports through the close of business on Tuesday August 4th, the day the race, for $25. For those paying with Credit Cards, a $1 service fee will be added.

Wilderness Sports-701 E. Anemone Trail, Dillon, CO 970-468-5687.

3.  DAY-OF REGISTRATION OPTION
Register on Race Day for $30 beginning at 8:00am by using our Paperless Registration Process.   You can register via your smart phone or computer!
Prefer to wait until you get onsite? No Problem…Beginning at 4:00pm electronic registration kiosks will also be available at the venue.  Simply fill out your info electronically, either ahead of time or on-site, and go directly to the Day-of Registration Line to process payment and receive your number plate.
CHECKS OR CASH ONLY…NO CREDIT CARDS

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Take Highway 6 East toward Keystone.
Take right at first light onto Keystone Road…then make IMMEDIATE left to continue on Keystone Road.
Take first right onto Soda Ridge Road.
Take Soda Ridge Road to intersection with Keystone Ranch Road.
Turn Left onto Keystone Ranch Road and follow parking marshals’ directions to the Rodeo Enclosure for parking.
Once the rodeo enclosure is full we will park cars on Soda Ridge Road.

START TIMES & DISTANCE

KIDS’ COURSE-A multi-lap, spectator-friendly, loop in and around the Stables and Keystone Science School
4:45 Junior Girls 11-12 (5 Laps)
4:46 Junior Girls 10 and Under (4 Laps)
5:15 Junior Boys 10 and Under (4 Laps)
6:00 Junior Boys 11-12 (5 Laps)

SODA CREEK BIG COURSE (15.5 MILES)
5:45 Pro-Open Men, Expert Men 19-39, 40-49
5:46 Expert Men 50+, Singlespeed Men
5:47 Pro-Open Women, Expert + Singlespeed Women (One Category)
5:49 Sport Men 19-34, Junior Boys 16-18
5:50 Sport Men 35-49
5:51 Sport Men 50+, Clydesdale (200lbs), Open Men 60+

SODA CREEK SMALL COURSE (9 MILES)
5:52 Beginner Men, Junior Boys 13-15
5:53 Sport Women, Open Women 45+
5:54 Beginner Women, Junior Girls 13-15, Junior Girls 16-18

COURSE MAP & DESCRIPTIONS

SODA CREEK BIG COURSE DESCRIPTION(Please consult the Start Times section to confirm the course for your category)
Start at Keystone Stables near Big White Tent
Ride short distance through parking lot of Green Maintenance Building and turn right onto Keystone Ranch Road
Ride Keystone Ranch Rd to top of hill and access the Aqueduct Trail heading South
Aqueduct Trail to Back Ranch to Hay Trail
Hay Trail to Blair Witch
Blair Witch to Colorado Trail
Left onto Colorado Trail to Horseshoe Gulch
Cross Horseshoe Gulch Trail and bear right, continuing on Colorado Trail
Climb Colorado Trail to Red Trail
Red Trail to Aqueduct Trail
Aqueduct Trail to high spot of Keystone Ranch Road
Get back on Keystone Ranch Road here!
Turn left onto Horse Trail with Sheriff Assistance to the Finish

SODA CREEK SMALL COURSE DESCRIPTION(Please consult the Start Times section to confirm the course for your category)
Start at Keystone Stables near Big White Tent
Ride short distance through parking lot of Green Maintenance Building and turn right onto Keystone Ranch Road
Ride Keystone Ranch Rd to top of hill and access the Aqueduct Trail heading South
Aqueduct Trail to Back Ranch to Hay Trail
Hay Trail to Horseshoe Gulch Trail…
Sharp Right onto Horseshoe Gulch Trail and Descend
Right onto Soda Creek Trail
Soda Creek Trail to Back Ranch
Re-ride Aqueduct Trail opposite direction from before…
Aqueduct Trail to Horse Trail near high spot of Keystone Ranch Road
Get back on Keystone Ranch Road here!
Turn left onto Horse Trail with Sheriff Assistance to the Finish

POST RACE PARTY & AWARDS

Awards will be presented to the Top 3 in all categories.

Keystone Stables complete with Bonfire and BBQ!

The Stables will have the Chow Line cranking and the Bonfire Blazing!
There will be a Free Campfire Social for all with FREE S’MORES!
Menu items are very reasonably priced so bring an appetite and plan on hanging around the fire!