20th Annual Timber City Adventure Race

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Name: 20th Annual Timber City Adventure Race
Date: June 22, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Timber City Adventure Race to be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019!!! 

See below for last years results and information.
  There was no canoe portion due to unsafe water conditions.
2019 Race Winners - Click Here
2019 Recreation Winners - Click Here
All Teams Race and Recreation Results - Click Here

Split Times - Click Here
CLICK HERE to view the detailed canoe/kayak route

CLICK HERE to view the detailed bike route

CLICK HERE to view the detailed run route

CLICK HERE  to view video

Water will be available at each exchange (and on run course). Volunteers will be stationed throughout the course.

Just you and the elements tackling all legs of the race!

2 PERSON TEAM: Consists of 2 members who do all legs of the race. Finish time is average of both members times.  2 Men, 2 Women, or Mixed.
3-4 PERSON TEAM: Relay style. All men, All women, or must have 1-2 women, 2 men for mixed class.

Minimum of 3 competitors per division for cash prizes.

CLICK HERE for a printable registration form. Completed forms and fees can be mailed to or dropped off at: Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce 124 S. Main St. Suite 2 Maquoketa, IA 52060.
Click "Register Now" above to register and pay by credit card online. 
Click Here for a printable waiver form to fill out and send in with your registration or bring with you.

You cannot do both individual and team competitions.

**NEW** For the safety of our race participants, if you have family and friends offering race support, please advise them to stay OFF the race route with vehicles.  Please take Baldwin back to Maquoketa and refrain from driving on the bike/run route.  Thank you!

You can register the day of the race as well.

No Refunds Due To Weather Related Cancellation
Event Sponsors:

Gold Sponsor

  • US Cellular/Premier Locations
  • Highway 61 Dry Cleaners
  • Maquoketa State Bank
  • Meinecke-Richards Agency, Inc.
  • Taco John's

Silver Sponsor

  • Alliance Pipeline
  • Black Hills/Iowa Gas Utility Company, LLC
  • DuTrac Community Credit Union
  • Fawn Brook Estates
  • IIW, P.C.
  • Jackson County Regional Health Center -
  • La Casa De Pancho
  • Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility
  • Medical Associates of Maquoketa
  • Miner, Gilroy, & Meade, CPA, P.C.
  • Osterhaus Pharmacy
  • Becker Veterinary Clinic

Bronze Sponsor

  • Bernard Communications Company
  • Clover Ridge Place Retirement Community
  • Codfish Hollow Barnstormers
  • Colonial Square Tax & Accounting LLC
  • Fidelity Bank & Trust
  • Flapjack Family Restaurant
  • KMAQ Radio
  • Maquoketa Feeds
  • Nissen-Caven Insurance & Real Estate
  • Smiles On Main
  • Supplemental Insurance Services
  • The Engel Agency
  • Wag More Pet Salon, Boarding & Doggy Day Care Center
Registration opens at 7 AM at Canton Canoe Access across from the HOP. Race starts at 7:30 AM.  The Hop at Canton located at 14966 4th Ave, Monmouth, IA 52309. Recreation class starts first.
You can register the day of the race as well.

Race ends on Main Street in front of the Chamber Office, located at 124 S. Main Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060. You must provide your own equipment (bike, helmets, paddles [double bladed are allowed], life jackets, canoe, etc.) If canoe/kayak, life jacket and paddles are needed, for an extra $35 Maquoketa River Rentals will provide them including drop off & pick up.  Register online ASAP as canoe rental is limited.


The Historic Decker Hotel (563) 652-1875
Centerstone Inn & Suites (563) 652-0222
Squiers Manor B & B (563) 652-6961
Whispering Meadows Resort (563) 357-3784

Camping:  Horseshoe Pond, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Maquoketa Caves State Park

Date/Time Information:
Friday June 21st, 2019

Packet Pickup/Social (light refreshments)
5:00 - 7:00pm
Maquoketa Area Family YMCA
500 E Summit
Maquoketa, Iowa  52060

Saturday June 22, 2019

Race Day Schedule:
Drop off gear at exchanges 6:15 AM
Registration at Canton opens 7:00 AM
Pre-Race Briefing 7:20 AM
Rec. canoe wave begins 7:30 AM
Racing canoe wave 8:00 AM
Post-race celebration 11:30 AM
Awards Ceremony - approximately 12:30 PM
Transportation provided back to vehicle after finish.

For Questions, call the Chamber - 563-652-4602.
Contact Information:
Wendy McCartt - 563-652-4602
You can register the day of the race as well.

FEES: $40 for Individual;$70 for 2 person; $120 for 3-4 person relay if registration received by June 7th. 
Registration after June 7 will be an additional $5 per person!

Minimum of 3 competitors per division for cash prizes.

Canoe - Single person Kayak Rental, provided by Maquoketa River Rentals, add $35 rental fee
Single person kayak can only be used by individual participants.

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