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Race #1 - St. Croix Woolly - July 10 --Rescheduled Date--

***RESCHEDULED TO JULY 10***

 (Race registration has been re-opened)

ON-LINE REGISTRATION ONLY

Early Pre-Registration closes Thursday, July 7 at 8:00 PM 

Late Pre-Registration closes Saturday, July 9 at 8:00 PM

Previous registrations for the Woolly (originally scheduled for May 1) will be honored.


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Race Updates 7/4/2022

POSTED 7/7/2022 10:30 PM

Course marking has started and all of the course and parking maps below have been updated.

Course markings won't be fully complete until race morning as the course crosses a number of public trails and we will not be setting up the start/finish area until after soccer has been completed on Saturday afternoon.  It should be mostly sufficient by Friday evening for you to find your way around if you head out for a pre-ride.

 

POSTED 7/4/2022 6:00 PM

 

Hey Woolly Land and MN MTB Series Riders!

Time for another go at the Woolly Race for 2022.  After a washout in early May we are hoping for much better weather this coming weekend.

This page is being updated with all of the latest and greatest information on courses, parking, and payouts.  Check it all out.

Possibly the most important thing to note is the parking situation this year.  With construction on going at the highschool, parking immediately at the race start will be extremely limited.  Good news though is that our title sponsor Trap Rock Brewing is just two blocks away and has room for us to park there and on the adjacent streets!

Cheers,

The Woolly Crew


No Day-Of Registration....Pre-Registration Only

No Day-Of Class Changes

Registration Check-In

ALL racers, please CHECK-IN at Registration at least 30 min before your race.  (If you have your race number, please bring it to check-in.)

Racers who have NOT raced a Series race this year will pick up their race number on race day.

Racers who HAVE raced a Series race this year will use their existing race number and will NOT pick up a new race number.


Start Times, Distances, Fees : ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY

Class Start Time Approx. Distance # of Laps Early Pre-Registration (closes 7/7 @ 8:00 pm) Late Pre-registration (closes 7/9 @ 8:00 pm)
Kids Comp 9:00 AM 4 miles 1 $18 $28
Citizen Men & Women 9:30 AM 8 miles 2 $29 $39
Marathon 10:50 AM 4 hrs 4 hrs $38 $48
Sport Men 11:00 AM 12 miles 2 $34 $44
Comp Women 11:00 AM 12 miles 2 $34 $44
Sport Women 11:00 AM 7 miles 1 $34 $44
Elite Men 1:10 PM 25 miles 4 $38 $48
Elite Women 1:10 PM 19 miles 3 $38 $48
Comp Men 1:20 PM 20 miles 3 $34 $44
All riders 18 and under $23 $33

Awards

Medal presentation ceremonies will follow each class of racing.


2022 Race Information

We are working hard to put on the same great race you have come to expect in Woolly Land.  From a race course and start/finish area perspective things will look much like they did last year.

In addition, expect to find Marathon Class back as well as Sir Smokes-a-Lot back to provide you with some post race BBQ.


Free SWAG

Every racer this year is going home with a new Woolly race coffee mug as the free give away.

Elite Payout

The City of St. Croix Falls Tourism Board has donated cash for prizes in the elite race.  Men's and Women's payouts as follows:

1st - $100

2nd - $75

3rd - $50

4th - $40

5th - $35


Race Course Description and Maps

*Courses are subject to change based on trail conditions and discretion of the race director and property owner.
 

2022 - Course Maps 

Courses are planned to be the same as 2021.


Marathon/Men's Comp/Elite

Men's and Women's Sport and Women's Comp

Kids Comp and Citizen

Start/Finish Details

Please note that the portion of the trail behind the school on the community walking trail will only be open for riding on race day.  Please help us be good trail stewards and do not ride the walking trail prior to race day.  You can enter West Ridge near the normal entrance to the south side of the school and construction area.

There are NO changes to the start/finish in 2022.  So the map below that states "DRAFT 4/182021" is still accurate for 2022.  Note that the start/finish area will not be setup until late Saturday afternoon the day before the race.  There will be soccer games occurring on Saturday prior to that.  Please do not interfere with other facility users during your pre-riding.

Parking Details

With the continued construction at the high school this year we are down even more parking spots that last year.  There is still plenty of parking in the area, but realize that you may have to park a little further away than you have in the past.  On the upside, you might just have to park at Trap Rock Brewing and stop there after the race...


Sponsored by Trap Rock Brewing

Trap Rock Brewing

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Woolly is excited for Trap Rock Brewing to be the presenting sponsor of the 2021 Woolly Race.  Not only are they the top sponsor, they will also be our next door neighbor to the race venue where you will find food trucks and recovery beverages.  Located just two blocks from the race venue you won't have a hard time finding them.

Trap Rock Brewing Company is a production microbrewery based in Saint Croix Falls, WI that uses mostly locally sourced ingredients to produce a variety of classic and cutting-edge beer styles. The recipe for a great tasting beer starts and ends with people. At Trap Rock, this philosophy is reflected in the way we treat our employees, patrons, and community. Trap Rock found its origins in the love of a craft. The product of that craft fosters an environment where people just flat out enjoy being together. Every member of Trap Rock's team is passionate about the beer that we make and the people we serve. When people think about Trap Rock's beers, we want them to think good people, good beer, and good life.

Sponsored by Maklin Bike Shop

Maklin Bike Shop

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Maklin Bike Shop is a Trek, Niner, Salsa and Electra bikes dealer located along the Swedish Immigrant Trail in the small town of Shafer, MN between the Chisago Lakes Area and the St. Croix River Valley. Maklin is about 7 miles from the Woolly Bike Club Trails in St. Croix Falls, WI and easy to get to, only a half mile off Highway 8.

Sponsored by Due North Homes

Due North Homes

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Now more than ever, it will take a custom home to meet your needs.

From dedicated home offices, flexible "school" space, or an activity room for workouts & entertainment, a new Due North Home will be tailored to your specific demands (and the demands of your loved ones.)

Whether we start with a blank sheet of paper, an existing plan you've found elsewhere, or one of our many varied stock plans, we efficiently build our homes with a focus on sustainability. But our goal is to bring your ideas to life, and deliver on your vision. Along with our key supplier, Amwood Homes, we say, "If you can dream it, we can build it!"

If you are interested in building in Polk, Burnett, St. Croix, Chisago, or Washington counties, call or email Due North Homes and let us show you how, from our first contact, we are "the builder who listens."

Sponsored by City of St. Croix Falls

City of St. Croix Falls

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The bluffs and dalles of the wild and scenic St. Croix River form the backdrop of the City of St. Croix Falls. Located just an hour northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, St. Croix Falls is an ideal place to live, work and play.

The City of St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, population 2100, is a historic River Town located along the St Croix River at the junctions of US Hwy 8 with State Hwys 35 and 87 in western Wisconsin.  St Croix Falls is known as the City of Trails with access to the Gandy Dancer Trail, the Ice Age Trail, Woolly Mountain Bike Trail and a number of hiking trails through local parks, Wisconsin Interstate Park and the St Croix National Scenic River Way.

Sponsored by Edward Jones - Matt Fisk

Edward Jones - Matt Fisk

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I have been an Edward Jones financial advisor since 2015. My wife, Alicia (Brace) Fisk, and I are currently living in the house that I was raised in with our five children: Sage (9), Jude (8), Foreman (6) and Teal and Tate (3). Alicia teaches piano, guitar and voice lessons from our home and is on the steering team of the St. Croix Valley MOPS group. We are active members of the Woolly Bike Club, where I was a former chair. I am an elder at Hope Church in Osceola and a member of the St Croix Falls-Taylors Falls Rotary Club.

As a lifelong resident of St. Croix Falls, having the opportunity to work and truly make a difference in the lives of the people in the community where I grew up is important to me.

Sponsored by Linda Shober Marketing and Design

Linda Shober Marketing and Design

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We specialize in small and mid-size business marketing and advertising services. In a fragmented marketplace with so many options for product and media, it becomes a challenge to capture and motivate an audience. Connecting with your customers funnels your audience into qualified leads and buyers. We want your customers to have the moment where they “click” and take action toward your product or service.

Sponsored by Osceola Autobody

Osceola Autobody

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Osceola Auto Body was founded in 1975 and has been growing ever since. Brian and Barb Johnson established the business and successfully owned it until 2004. Dan Tronrud, who was the manager at Osceola Auto Body at the time, along with his wife Kierstin, became the new owners and continue to run the business today. It is our privilege to serve you, and we appreciate your business!

Sponsored by Bike Jacket

Bike Jacket

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Protect your two-wheeled investment

Corroded chains, stuck cables, and pitted disc brakes wreck your ride and your bike. Bike Jacket is an easy, simple way to protect your bike from the elements that could damage it.

Avoid road crud

Bikes are often on the back of a vehicle being transported somewhere. Driving along the road less traveled can be great—but what dirt and gravel do to bike components is no good.

No more hassling with offhand solutions

Hey, we’ve been there and done that. We’ve messed with plastic bags that flew off on the road and other crazy mishaps. You want to spend your time biking and not hassling with protecting your bike on the road. That’s why we created Bike Jacket! Easy, fast and effective.


DIRECTIONS

 Driving Directions from the Twin Cities

 Take I-35 North out of the Metro to Hwy 8 (Exit 132) in Forest Lake.  East on Hwy 8 ( about 23 miles) to Wisconsin.  After you cross the bridge into God's Country, you will proceed about 1 mile and turn left onto Industrial Pkwy (opposite KFC) for 2 blocks.  Left onto Maple Drive for 2 blocks.  St Croix Falls High School will be on the right. 

Driving Directions from the North (Minnesota)

South on I-35 to North Branch.  In North Branch go East on  Hwy 95 (exit 147) for about 20 miles into Taylors Falls.  At the stop light you will go right onto Hwy 8 into Wisconsin.  Proceed about 1 mile east on Hwy 8.  Left on Industrial Pkwy (opposite KFC) for 2 blocks.  Left onto Maple Drive for 2 blocks.  St Croix Falls High School will be on the right. 

 Driving Directions from the East 

 Take US-8 into St. Croix Falls.  Right on Industrial Pkwy (opposite KFC) for 2 blocks.  Left on Maple Drive for 2 blocks.  St Croix Falls High School will be on the right.

(FYI - If you are coming to pre-ride or anytime other than race weekend, you will probably want to park at the Woolly Trailhead.  Instead of turning left on Maple Drive, you would turn right.   You will see the Woolly Trailhead directly ahead of you after driving 2 blocks.)

If you are going to use a maping program, here is the physical address for the St Croix Falls High School:

740 Maple Drive St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


CAMPING and HOTELS

Please plan to make a great weekend of the race and head up Saturday...or even Friday.  Our first choice for your stay would be one of our past Race Sponsors at the Holiday Inn Express or the Dalles House Motel.  Be sure to tell them you are in town for the race!

We DO NOT have camping available at the race.  The high school will not allow it.  We have several great options within minutes of the race.

Wisconsin Interstate Park  715-483-3747

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Minnesota Interstate Park  651-465-5711

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Wildwood Campground  651-465-6315

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Ben Mullin

Ben Mullin

Woolly Bike Club

Phone: 651-261-9649

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WOLLY BIKE CLUB - Your source for everything WOOLLY!!

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Trail Conditions?  Upcoming Events?  Directions?  Group Rides?  Trail Work Days?  Trail Maps?  We update our website regularly, so check back frequently. 

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