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Race the Lake • August 2018

Sunday, August 5:45 a.m.

Lakeside Park, 158 E. Harbor View Dr., Fond du Lac
We are celebrating our 11th Annual Race the Lake!
This year we are going back to the 90 mile race around the majestic Lake Winnebago, full of scenic diversity and is enjoyed by all abilities from professional to the beginning cyclists.  Do the event as an individual, or with a team!

DISTANCE
88 Miles
The course will stage on Harbo View Dr at the same location as the FINISH in Fond du Lac. The journey begins by heading north hugging the west side of Lake Winnebago and traveling through Oshkosh, Neenah, Menasha, Appleton and to the half way point at High Cliff State Park. Riders then take the east shoreline of Lake Winnebago - taking in lots of greenery, the mammoth blue lake and fresh country air. The course goes through Calumetville, Marytown, and St. Peter, and finishes at Lakeside Park (158 E. Harbor Drive) in Fond du Lac.

PERKS
Dri-wickshirt, finishers' medal, ample food stations. Also receive food, goody bag and hand crafted  Stone Arch  beer after the event.  Hammergel will be on the course also.

AWARDS
Cash prims:
-$500 ‘King of the Hill’ Prim
-$300  Prime for St. Peter.
-$1000 'Mph Record' Prime first to break
     record 27.7 mph
-Top 3 Tandem and Relay teams. 
   *Individuals participating as in teams
    also eligible for these awards.
Awards given to the overall male/female and traditional age divisions.
This event is part of the Aurora BayCare Series which offers additional prizes.

2016 Race Winners
Male: Stephen Wagstaff 3:21:24
Female: Jennifer Youngwerth 3:22:09
Male Team: Rock River Multisport
Female Team: Sweet Chariots
Coed Team: Diablo Cycling

EVENT INFORMATON
Bottle Exchange- This is where you can exchange your empty water bottle
for a full one.  Please bring an old water bottle that will be thrown away between the drop zone signs. Bottle exchange at High Cliff State Park and at Marytown.
SUPPORT VEHICLES- will be provided along the course.
6 REST STOPS- You can rest and there will be water, gatorade, medical supplies, foods, simple carbs and a porta potties:
1. Menominee Park (Mile 20)
2. Rec. Park Neenah (Mile 32)
3. High Cliff State Park (Mile 45)
4. Lakeshore Dr. & Quinney Rd (Mile 61)
5. Cty G (Mile 83)
6. Cty WH & Cty Rd WW (Mile 93)
Every mile and each turn will be marked
with highly visible signage.Intersections
controlled with police and volunteers.

Aero bars can be on your bike in wave 5 or higher but you can't drop down on them.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Sat., Aug.  - Lakeside Park
     Noon-4 p.m. - Registration &
                       Packet Pick Up
     2 p.m. - Course Talk

Sun., Aug.  -  Lakeside Park 
     4:15-5:30 a.m. - Registration & Packet Pick Up
     5:45 a.m. - Race START
     2:45 p.m. - Course closes

FEES

Individual $80 thru 5/24, $100 thru 8/2, $120 thru day of event
Team $70 thru 5/24, $80 thru 8/2, $120 thru day of event
2 Person Relay/Tandem $60 ea. thru 5/24, $75 ea. thru 8/2, $90 ea. thru day of event
4-7 Person Relay $35 ea. thru day of event

Relay Teams 2-7

This is a great opportunity to get family and friends involved with relay legs ranging from 8 miles to 21 miles. Team relays may switch at any or all rest stops. All members of the team receive shirts and finisher medals and are eligible for team awards.

Leg 1: 21 miles
Leg 2: 14 miles
Leg 3: 11 miles
Leg 4: 13 miles
Leg 5: 14 miles
Leg 6: 9 miles
Leg 7: 10 miles
 

Aero bars can be on your bike in wave 5 or higher but you can't drop down on them.

EVENT RULES
Only cyclists with an official race bib worn on the left side are allowed on the race course. Course will be monitored by race officials.
Disqualification issued for:
1. Crossing the center line.
2. Not wearing a helmet or bib  
    on the left side of your jersey.
3. Riding two or more abreast when 
    vehicles trying to pass. Move to
    the right to allow traffic to flow. 
5.  Using any sound devices.
6.  Using aero bars.
7.  Be to High Cliff by10:00 a.m. 
     Be to the finish by 2:45 p.m.
9.  Due to narrow roads at times, NO
     spectators to follow cyclists. It 
     creates a safety hazard for the 
     police and public safety officials.

 

VOLUNTEER
Get a front row seat as a volunteer!  Volunteers are needed throughout the event to help with participant body marking, directing athletes on and off the course, and handing out water and food.

All volunteers receive a t-shirt and a big thank you!!! To volunteer: mike@dutrirun.com or call Mike at: 920-574-2972.