2016 – WEMS Race #4 – Romp in the Swamp (Nine Mile Rec Area – Wausau, WI)

WEMS_ROMP_LOGOSaturday, June 4th, 2016

This is the second time that WEMS has rolled onto Nine Mile Recreation Area near Wausau, WI and we are looking forward to a long term relationship with Marathon County Parks Department. The venue is made possible with volunteers from the Central Wisconsin Off-Road Cycling Coalition (CWOCC) which is the local IMBA chapter.


Online Registration will close on Friday June 3rd at 7:00pm. (Click Here)
Day of Race registration is also available and opens at 6:30 am.
Day of Race registration will close 15 minutes prior to the start of each event.

Start times are as follows:
NOTE: This race is following a 24 hour format so your last lap must be STARTED before 5:00pm and you must FINISH after 5:00pm.

Long Race (9+ Hour): 8:00 am – final lap must be STARTED before 5:00 pm
Mid Race (6+ Hour): 11:00 am – final lap must be STARTED before 5:00 pm
Short Race (3+ Hour): 2:00 pm – final lap must be STARTED before 5:00 pm

Course description:
There will be a shorter course (around 7.5 mile loops) for the 3 Hour Solo, 6 Hour Duo, and 9 Hour Teams. The 6 Hour Solo, 9 Hour Solo, and 9 Hour Duo will do a longer course (around 14 mile loops). Much of the course will be on singletrack with some areas double track and a few hills on the longer course.

Course MAP:
Click Here

Lots of great pit area for EZ-UP tents along the course!

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude 44.879361  Longitude -89.713079
Address: 8704 Red Bud Road, Wausau, WI 54401


There will be plenty of space for tents and campers along or near the course. We are offering FREE course side camping that will be good for both Friday and Saturday night. We will also accept donations which will go to cover the cost for permits and anything extra will be donated to CWOCC.

Awards will begin around 6:30pm for the shorter course events and around 7:30pm for the longer course events.

3 Responses to 2016 – WEMS Race #4 – Romp in the Swamp (Nine Mile Rec Area – Wausau, WI)

  1. John Mancini says:

    When may we set up out tents on Friday. I’m coming down later on Friday hoping to arrive around 9pm.

  2. Joey says:

    What if you finish before 5 P.M.? Does nothing count? Is that considered DNF?

  3. bikerjp says:

    We will have a solo fat bike category in the 6 hour too.

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