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Annual Iowa Gravel Classic

Great Weather and Turnout at Iowa Gravel Classic

Whiterock Conservancy hosted the 3rd annual Iowa Gravel Classic this weekend. The event had over 130 participants from across Iowa.

Starting at Star Field campground, racers began their rides at 7 a.m. and 7:15 a.m., depending on the distance of their ride.

Those beginning at 7 a.m. traveled 100 miles through Iowa backroads, seeing stunning scenery and beautiful farmland. Remaining participants rode the 100 km race, a shorter but equally gorgeous view of everything rural Iowa has to offer.

The race ended with a social immediately following to celebrate winners and racers.

Whiterock Conservancy is a 5,500 acre land trust open to the public for recreation, including hiking, biking, canoeing, ATV trails, equestrian trails, and more. Visit whiterockconservancy.org for more information.


Bikers line up for the annual Iowa Gravel Classic at Star Field Campground.