May 6th at Matthiessen State Park Vermilion River Area in Oglesby, IL

Matthiessen is the second stop of the Illinois Homegrown Race Series

Join us as we host our 4th mountain bike race in the Illinois Valley. Matthiessen State Park is a surprisingly hilly and fast course that will provide a great challenge for racers of all abilities with good areas for spectator viewing all in a cozy state park atmosphere.
Racers will find Matthiessen to be one of the most promising and varied riding areas in the state; fast flowy single-track punctuated with challenging technical sections, big climbs and open prairie will truly test a racer's mettle.

Start Times
Cat 3 (novice)  10:00am       12miles*
Cat 2 (sport)     12:00pm       18miles*
Cat 1 / Open     12:00pm       24 miles*             *distances are approximations and may change slightly

Men's Divisions                                                           Women's Divisions

Cat 1 / Open                                                                Cat 1 / Open
  all ages                                                                         all ages

Cat 2 & 3 (sport & novice)                                       Cat 2 & 3 (sport & novice)
  19 & under                                                                  29 & under
  20-29                                                                            30+
Online Registration

Race Flyer

Rules and Prizes
1. All Cat 1 racers must have a Cat 1 license.  Cat 2 & 3 can purchase a one-day license 
2. Open, Cat 2 and Cat 3 racers without a USAC license are eligible for all other prizes and awards.
3. All riders will finish on leader's lap.
4. All USAC rules apply
Cash and awards for Men's Cat1/Open and Women's Cat 1/Open
Merchandise and awards for Men's and Women's Cat 2
Awards for Men's and Women's Cat 3

Questions email

2011 Results
Results& Photos

Course Map

2012 Matthiessen Mountain Madness
                2012 Matthiessen Mountain Madness