2013 Dillon Rocks at Dillon State Park
Posted on: 19 Feb 2013

Dillon Rocks at Dillon State Park



Date/Time:  Sunday, August 25, 2013

 Race begins at High NOON at the large OMBC banner located at the beach area

Race Description:  Dillon Rocks! You want technical tough, knee busting rock gardens? Come to Dillon Fest. The race starts with a paved prolog before diving into the pure singletrack for the entire race loop. Climbing? Not a ton on this course but it does have a short steep sled hill climb, a hike a bike and a few other sections to keep you honest. Novice course avoids the two most difficult rock gardens. Everyone else must pay the piper! 


Same day Registration opens at 10am

Spectators and first timers welcome! 

Entry Fee: $30, Novice Junior High and High School divisions just $10

 Note: If you do not already have an OMBC number plate, they are available at registration. There is a $5 refundable deposit required. 

Kids:  FACT: More than 60 Kids, 12 and under, finished in 2008!

OMBC Kids Race Information: Kids 12 and under races will begin at 11AM. Kids will be grouped as follows:

Ages 5-6 and Ages 7-8 will follow an easy one mile short track course around along the mowed beginner's loop that will begin and end under the OMBC start/finish banner.  

Ages 9-10, 11-12 will follow a slightly longer loop that begins along the one mile short track course but incudes a portion of more technical singletrack, ending and finishing at the OMBC start/finish Banner.

OMBC Kids races are free, however, a $5 contribution is appreciated. All finishers will receive a custom die cast OMBC finishers medals. Helmets and signed waiver's are required.   

 Location:  Dillon State Park

Googlemaps Link:  Googlemaps Link

Driving directions:  From I-70, follow SR146 WEST to Dillon State Park

 Course Map:  

Novice race map  95% accurate, this map does not include the field portions of the race course.

 Sport and expert race map   95% accurate, however, this map does not include the expert sections or the field portions of the race course.

 General Dillon map of the trail systems: 

  The course is: Clockwise from the beach, into the field loop (Green), left at all intersections with the exception that all sport and expert riders will do both expert trails (Red).  Novice class racers and women’s expert division Lap 2 turn right at the X just below "Whine Country" on the map. 

 Distances by Class:

Men's Expert, Vet Open, Singlespeed, Expert Masters - 2 Big laps  - 29 miles

Women’s Expert - 1 Big lap and 1 Beginner lap – 24 miles

All Sport divisions - 1 Big lap – 14.5 miles

Novice/Beginner – 1 Novice lap – 9.5 miles

Note: The Novice lap does NOT include the expert (red) sections included in the sport and Expert classes. Those sections will be signed for Novice racers. 

What to Bring: Helmets required. Suggested items would include a water bottle, gloves, and eyewear. Please check to make sure your bike is in good mechanical condition or stop by Southside Cycling in Zanesville for a safety check.

Rewards: Based on OMBC payout chart: see “information” at www.OMBC.net

Pro/Expert/Vet Open: 100%-85% Cash Payback

Sport: 50% Cash Payback

Novice: Prizes

 All racers will receive a state ranking posted to the official website of the Ohio State Series at www.ombc.net.  

Lodging:  Cottages and Camping on site: visit Dillon State Park website for more info about renting a cabin or primitive campsites.