Iron Range Roll 2019
Please note, this event has expired.
Iron Range Roll is a 16 mile point-to-point fun (but timed) bicycle race from Ishpeming to Marquette along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail (IOHT).
This event celebrates the heritage and recreational culture of Marquette County – all in the name of giving back to our community’s youth through the YMCA of Marquette County’s Youth Programs. Along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, from downtown Ishpeming to the iconic Ore Dock in Marquette, recreational and community enthusiasts of all ages will participate in a friendly, timed, downhill excursion.
REGISTRATIONS WILL END AT 8:00 PM ON MAY 31ST. RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE OFFERED! We will have a very limited number of extra bibs and registration forms for day-before registrants. Once we run out, registration will be closed. We encourage you to take advantage of pre-registration to ensure a spot for yourself in the race, and save money! No refunds.
In order to make things easier for participants, bibs with embedded timing chips, course information, race bags and t-shirts will be handed out at the Marquette Commons on Friday, May 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. No refunds.
T-shirts are included for all registrants that register BEFORE May 24th. After that date, shirts will be on a first come, first serve basis for registrants. Any remaining shirts will be available for purchase by non-registrants on race day.
March 1 – March 31 – $28.00
April 1 – April 30 – $38.50
May 1 – May 31 – $43.50
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
RACE ROUTE & RELAY LOGISTICS
The race starts at the Cliffs Shaft Museum and ends at the Marquette Commons, Following the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. For more information on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, visit www.ironoreheritage.com.
By law, volunteers are not permitted to stop traffic and, as such, all racers must follow rules of the road and will be asked to stop at road crossings along the trail. We ask that racers respect this request and our volunteers who are dedicating their time and energy to a safe and friendly race course. This course crosses highways and other roads, and all racers must stop at all road and highway crossings along the course. Volunteers may be present at intersections with stop signs to help warn you of the intersections, but they are not requiredto warn you. If a participant fails to stop at crossings, he/she will be disqualified from the race and will not receive a race time or award.
The course will remain secured until 3:30 p.m. At that time, the event is officially concluded and there will be no traffic protection and aid stations will cease operation.
AWARDS & AFTER PARTY
The top racer in each age category and gender will be awarded. Age categories for individual events are as follows:
8 and under
9 to 10
11 to 12
13 to 19
20 to 29
30 to 39
40 to 49
50 to 59
60 to 69
70 and above
Racers, friends, family, sponsors, and fans are invited to the Ore Dock Brewing Company from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the official Iron Range Roll after party and awards ceremony. We will serve up complimentary post-race fuel and Ore Dock Brewing Company staff will be on-hand to hydrate with refreshing craft brews and craft sodas, juice, lemonade and water for the youth racers.
Ishpeming, MI 49849